Why Pulido’s business is not in the Renaissance Plan

There was quite an uproar when folks found out that Santa Ana city planners had removed Mayor Miguel Pulido’s business, Ace Muffler, from the proposed Renaissance Plan area. I drove by Ace Muffler today. Now I can see why it was removed from the RSP. I will let the pictures do the talking.

For one thing, check out the weeds that pass for landscaping (see the picture above). The decrepit cars parked alongside the street are likewise a nice touch. Below you can see that the weedy landscaping is quite consistent:

But wait – there’s more. Check out the nice pavement below, in the driveway leading into Ace Muffler. Looks like Pulido has invested in the authentic “Santa Ana” surface design:

Ace Muffler has something for everyone. Below you can see they even have a graffiti exhibit:

And of course Pulido has a special parking space reserved for the owner:

Somebody call code enforcement!

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