Santa Ana

Aresenio’s Mexican Food

Arsenio’s Mexican Food

Arnsenio’s Mexican Food in Santa Ana is a part of a chain of eighteen restaurants across Southern California. The locations were often former locations of chain restaurants so they vary in size. The Costa Mesa location for example was a former original style Taco Bell location with very little inside seating and a small amount […]

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In N Out Burger Sign

In N Out Burger

Yes some people love East Coasts Shake Shake or Texas staple Whataburger but for me the best burger joint is Orange Counties own In N Out Burgers. I have had Shake Shake in Las Vegas its good but expensive compared to the simple greatness that is a Double Double Burger from In N Out. I […]

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Black Bear Diner

Not a bad way to start the day Several years ago i visited a Black Bear Diner location in Klamath Falls, Oregon but until more recently there wasn’t locations in Southern California. The chain begun in Mount Shasta, California in 1995 and now has 143 locations in 14 states. Black Bear Diner is known for […]

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Concert At 4th Street Market

The 4th Street Market in Downtown Santa Ana is having a music event with three musicians performing in the Songwriter Sessions in an event sponsored Francis Co & Company. The three performers are Eddie Navega, Molly Walburn and Vox H. The show takes place this Saturday at 1 pm with it taking place on the […]

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happy ethnic woman eating radish in backyard

Sidewalk Dining Should It Remain?

During the pandemic many cities allowed restaurants to add tables on the sidewalks and even parking spaces or parking lots to help the businesses mostly restaurants maintain social distancing. By allowing these businesses to do that it helped them stay open and employ staff which with no eating allowed inside for a long time or […]

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Santa Ana Trash Can

Republic Services Is New City Trash Hauler

The Santa Ana City Council has approved Republic Services as the new trash hauler for the city with the new contract starting on July 1st 2022 and, running ten years until June 30th 2032. The new contract isn’t just for trash and recycling pick up the contract also includes provisions for cleaning up public spaces […]

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OC Bus: Cuts Fares Starting Today

Starting today the OCTA has started a program with lower bus fares to encourage riders to return to OC Bus after ridership levels dipped because of COVID-19. The Welcome Back Fare Reduction Program was paid for with cap and, trade funding from the State of California  The discounted fares are $40 for a 30 day pass which […]

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Inside The Walt Disney Archives At The Bowers Museum

You still have time to check out Inside the “Walt Disney Archives: 50 Years of Preserving the Magic” a great exhibition going on through June 20th at the Bowers Museum. The name pretty much explains what it is and, its well worth checking out if you are a Walt Disney fan. Information: 2002 North Main […]

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Vaccine Site To Open At Santa Ana College

A third super vaccine site is going to open at Santa Ana College the new site is in addition to the two sites now open at Disneyland and, Soka University in Aliso Viejo. Santa Ana has been hit especially hard by the COVID-19 pandemic so a nearby vaccine site for those eligible is good news. […]

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No Mask No Ride On OC Bus Service

Recently President Joe Biden signed an executive order requiring masks be worn on all public transport. Because of the recent executive order the OCTA is requiring masks be worn at all times on all OC Bus services. Previously it was required but drivers wouldn’t enforce the rule which annoyed most riders by the small percentage […]

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