Santa Ana Blog 


Discover what is cool, delicious, and artsy in Santa Ana.

Teresa Saldivar

Owner, Teresa's Jewelers Q: Where were you born? A: I was born and raised in Santa Ana. Q: What is something most people don’t know about you? A: I am a die-hard Los Angeles Dodgers fan. Q: What is unique about your business? A: Our team at Teresa’s Jewelers has been providing professional…

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Vanessa Pozzobon

Owner, Mission Bar Q: Where were you born? A: I was born in Long Beach, California, but grew up in Orange County. Q: What is something most people don’t know about you? A: I am a paralegal by trade and attended school in Australia. Q: What is unique about your business? A: What sets Mission…

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JJ Jensen

Owner, Chapter One: the modern local Q: Where were you born? A: I was born and raised in Santa Ana. Q: What is something most people don’t know about you? A: I used to work as a craps dealer in Las Vegas, dealing with games like blackjack and roulette. Q: What is unique about your business? A:…

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Ali Coyle

Musician, Ali Coyle Music Q: Where were you born? A: I was born and raised in Orange County. Q: What is something most people don’t know about you? A: A favorite movie of mine is the 1986 cult classic Labyrinth. Q: How did you begin your career as a musician? A: I have always gravitated towards…

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Your Guide to Santa Ana's Pizza

Pan-style, thin crust, New York-style, deep dish— pizza is the all-season, every week (maybe even everyday) dish that will quite simply never go out of style. From the beloved neighborhood staples to the new up-and-coming favorites, Santa Ana offers a myriad of pizza spots guaranteed to indulge your…

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California’s Largest Selection of Mexican Wine

At the Alta Baja Market in the heart of downtown Santa Ana, you can expect to find a spread of foods, drinks, crafts, and goods that reflect the vibrancy of the cultural intersections between California, Mexico, and the American Southwest. What you might not expect to find— California’s largest…

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Best Burgers in Santa Ana

Santa Ana’s food culture is steeped in tradition, so it should come as no surprise that the city has perfected the ultimate American culinary tradition: the burger. From unpretentious old-school joints to new cult-favorite smashburger spots, Santa Ana knows how to make a good burger. With the…

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Top 5 Parks in Santa Ana

Santa Ana, known for its vibrant culture, historic landmarks, and picturesque neighborhoods, also boasts a remarkable selection of city parks. Whether you're a local resident or a visitor exploring the city, these parks offer fresh air and a chance to connect with nature. Discover Santa Ana's top…

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Carlos Barragan

Owner, Charlie’s Tattoo Supplies Q: Where were you born? A: I am from Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico Q: What is something most people don’t know about you? A: I love music and have a passion for collecting vinyl records. Q: What is unique about your business? A: We are a one-stop shop for all your…

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Bob Bergman

Creative Principal, Visioneering Studios Q: Where were you born? A: I was born in Kansas. Q: What is something most people don’t know about you? A: I would travel through countries to work on resorts and theme parks. I would also give up my vacation time to do disaster relief mission work. Q:…

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