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Updated: 2011-09-05T11:43:17.688-07:00

 



john,growing up there 'til the ripe old age of 18 ...

2007-10-11T13:22:00.000-07:00

john,

growing up there 'til the ripe old age of 18 and then back to visit gremma, I was certainly aware of the dangers of being a white-ish looking mexican girl in the "hood".
especially after dark!

speaking of downtown, I used to ride the bus after school up to the civic center, grab a hot dog, walk around the main library and then catch a bus home (less than 3 miles away). if i remember correctly, it was a lovely library? (maybe I need some memory refresher)

I don't miss the sound of gunshots and sirens and very loud late night music from parties. (usually ending in gunshots followed by sirens)

i laugh when folks here in utah complain about "certain neighborhoods" they really have no clue.



how wonderful :)

2007-10-11T09:58:00.000-07:00

how wonderful :)



It wasn't a park so much as the walkway adjacent t...

2007-10-09T17:43:00.000-07:00

It wasn't a park so much as the walkway adjacent to and south of the main branch of the Santa Ana Public Library.

I like downtown Santa Ana in the daytime, but walking around last night, the only white-looking guy wandering lost from park to park on poorly lit streets was a little unnerving. Clearly, I need to get out of my comfortable suburbia little more.



It was a park that was a few blocks away from the ...

2007-10-09T12:40:00.000-07:00

It was a park that was a few blocks away from the main public library on Civic Center Dr. Not Birch park, but another nearby park. :)

My fondness for Santa Ana is growing, although it might be in the parts of the community that have changed since you lived there: the Artist's Colony, the Gypsy Den, and my Quaker Meetinghouse (read: a suite in a building that's across the street from the clocktower)



Jana,Santa Ana? What park?I was born and raised in...

2007-10-09T09:45:00.000-07:00

Jana,

Santa Ana? What park?

I was born and raised in that city I still dream of my childhood home--it's the only place i've ever lived that I "miss".