Santa Ana, California
Santa Ana, California, the county seat of Orange County is part of a thriving metropolis. Often combined with the metropolitan areas of Los Angeles and Long Beach, the entire area comprises the second largest metropolitan area in the United States with almost 13 million people.
The city of Santa Ana itself is home to 324,528 people according to the 2010 United States Census. The ethnic makeup of the city is 78% Hispanic, 10% Asian and 9% white. The median age is 29. In December 2011, Forbes magazine proclaimed Santa Ana the 4th safest city in America with a population over 250,000. In the first half of 2011, the FBI crime statistics indicate that crime fell in the city of Santa Ana, with violent crime falling by 15% and property crime falling 1%.
Santa Ana was incorporated in 1886, the result of a Spanish land grant given to Jose Antonia Yorba and Juan Peralta. The area was originally developed for farmland and cattle grazing and was known as Rancho Santiago De Santa Ana. In area, it has 27.2 square miles.
Santa Ana is home to many attractions such as the Bowers Museum, Heritage Museum, Discovery Science Center, Santa Ana Zoo and California State University Fullerton Grand Central Art Center. It is conveniently located only a few miles from major attractions Disneyland, located in the nearby city of Anaheim and Knotts Berry Farm, located in Buena Park. The Mediterranean climate averages winter daytime temperatures in the 60’s and 70’s Fahrenheit and summer daytime temperatures in the 80’s and 90’s.
Central Justice Center, Superior Court of California, Orange County is located at 700 Civic Center Drive West, Santa Ana. The 11 story building handles misdemeanors, felonies and traffic matters, as well as civil cases.
The Law Office of Rudolph E. Loewenstein defends people charged with crimes in all parts of Orange County. Mr. Loewenstein appears regularly in courtrooms in Central Justice Center. If you are charged with a crime in Santa Ana or anywhere in Orange County, call our office for a free consultation. Your liberty may depend on the quality of the lawyer you select. Please visit the Extraordinary Results section of the website to see why people retain Mr. Loewenstein.