Gabriel San Roman
Santa Ana City Council to Strike Pious Pose With ‘In God We Trust' Sign
In case folks haven’t noticed, SanTana is in a celebratory mood these days. With the city’s 150th anniversary, there’s been new murals unveiled, throwback breakfast parties in downtown and a mariachi festival this weekend to mark the occasion. Last month, interfaith leaders even gathered to offer a blessing for SanTana with its sesquicentennial in mind.
Lord knows, it sure seems like SanTana could use a prayer or two, especially with the city in fiscal shambles and homicides on the rise. But the City Council wants to make public piety much more visible in the form of a city seal placed behind the dais with the words “In God We Trust” posted above it.
Read more on my latest OC Weekly Navel Gazing Blog post: