Did Santa Ana Violate Surplus Land Act by Putting Bristol Parcels Up for Bid?
Along a four-mile corridor of Bristol Street in Santa Ana, fenced in vacant lots are a common sight. There’s enough dormant dirt to total more than 400,000 square feet of land combined. For the past two years, activists have campaigned to keep “community lands in community hands,” seeing potential in transforming the 88 city-owned parcels into affordable housing projects and pocket parks.
Following last night’s Santa Ana city council meeting, realizing that vision may be a little further out of reach.
Read more on my latest OC Weekly Navel Gazing Blog post: