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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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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Metrolink Train

Metrolink Overnight Works

Metrolink has announced they are doing some track work maintenance in Santa Ana starting tonight the work will start at 5 pm and, run to about 7 am each night through Thursday night. During these times you could hear train horns and noise as well as light maintenance vehicles even in normal quiet zones. There […]

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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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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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Fakas Restaurant 4th Street Market

On my recent trip to the 4th Street Market in Santa Ana i walked around checking out all the various food options available and, decided on Fakas Restaurant. All the restaurants in 4th Street Market are as they are pictured small kitchens with a serving window to order your food which you then take to […]

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Santa Ana Council Split On Grocery Workers Hazard Pay

The Santa Ana City Council is divided on if to require $4 per hour hazard pay for Santa Ana grocery workers. If enacted the law would require grocery stores to pay their employees an extra $4 per hour for four months. The council will decide by March if they want to enact this law with […]

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4th Street Market

Recently i headed over to the 4th Street Market in Downtown Santa Ana its a food hall that aims to foster new and emerging ideas in food. Instead of a traditional food hall with a big open space with restaurants on each side this food hall is several corridors with a wide arrange of small […]

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