Can you believe it? My sources are reporting that Santa Ana College has purchased the land on the corner of Bristol and 17th, where several businesses were force off their land by the City of Santa Ana, due to the Bristol Street widening project. I am told that Santa Ana College plans to use this highly trafficked corner for – a parking lot for their administrators.
What a revolting development! This land should have gone to a retail establishment – particularly a restaurant or a convenience store. Instead the city is going to lose the resulting tax revenue and the poor Washington Square neighbors are going to have to put up with noise and trash from a parking lot that most likely will be operating at all hours. Continue reading