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Santa Ana receives three public works awards

Santa Ana receives three public works awards By RON GONZALES / ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER SANTA ANA – The city has received three 2012 Project of The Year Awards from the Southern California chapter of the American Public Works Association. The awards recognize outstanding capital improvement projects and public works programs. The three projects were: MacArthur

 
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Santa Ana sues state over redevelopment money

Santa Ana sues state over redevelopment money   Eileen Frere, ABC News  SANTA ANA, Calif. (KABC) — The city of Santa Ana is suing the state over its demand to return millions in redevelopment money, officials said. Work on a 41-unit low-income apartment housing for developmentally disabled people in Santa Ana is about 75 percent

 
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Mayor Pulido suggests a gun buyback program to make our city safer

Gun Buyback Program Moved Up After Conn. Shooting By: Bob DeCastro, Reporter, CNBS News Santa Ana, CA – (CNS) Inspired by Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa’s plan to move up the city’s gun buyback program to this month in light of the mass killing at a Connecticut school, Santa Ana Mayor Miguel Pulido said today

 
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Santa Ana council seats new members

Santa Ana council seats new members Claudia Alvarez, who had served for 12 years, and Carlos Bustamante, who had served eight, say farewell. By RON GONZALES / THE ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER SANTA ANA – Two new members joined the Santa Ana City Council on Tuesday, and by acclamation the body named Sal Tinajero mayor pro

 
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Pulido Declares Opposition to Santa Ana’s Downtown Business Tax

Pulido Declares Opposition to Santa Ana’s Downtown Business Tax The Voice of OC Santa Ana Mayor Miguel Pulido said Monday he opposed allowing a controversial downtown property tax to continue, the mayor’s first declaration on the issue since he was given the OK by the city attorney to vote on the tax district. City Attorney

 
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The Santa Ana Public Library welcomes author Gustavo Arellano on 12/6

City of Santa Ana, Downtown Orange County Community Alert: Santa Ana Public Library Welcomes Author: Gustavo Arellano SANTA ANA, CA (November 29, 2012) – The Santa Ana Public Library is pleased to present award winning columnist and author, Gustavo Arellano who will discuss his new book, Taco USA: How Mexican Food Conquered America. Arellano is

 
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Santa Ana City Council Installation and Reception set for 12/11

Mayor Miguel Pulido invites you to the Santa Ana City Council Installation and Reception, that has been set for Tuesday, December 11, 2012, at 6 pm, at the City of Santa Ana’s Council Chambers, located at 22 Civic Center Plaza, in downtown Santa Ana. Immediately following the installation will be a reception hosted by the Bowers

 
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How the O.C. High School of the Arts ended up in Santa Ana

Arts School Survives Early Setbacks From: Musings on the Coast, the Laguna Beach Independent By: Michael Ray A high school music teacher named Ralph Opacic founded the Orange County High School of the Arts (OCHSA) in 1987. By the late 1990s, it had some 400 students and was at an excess school site in Los

 
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The Birth of the Discovery Science Center, Part Two

Graceful Endings and Transitions From: Musings on the Coast, the Laguna Beach Independent By: Michael Ray In my last column, I wrote about the founding of the Taco Bell Discovery Science Center (DSC) in Santa Ana. Its founders were my brother Walkie and his wife Janet. A week before the official opening, City Manager Dave

 
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The Birth of the Discovery Science Center

The Birth of the Discovery Science Center From: Musings on the Coast, the Laguna Beach Independent By: Michael Ray Earlier, I described the non-profit Art Spaces Irvine (ASI) and its program to put public art in Irvine, a program eventually killed by then Irvine City Councilwoman Christina Shea. Nevertheless, out of ASI came two seminal

 
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