Mesa, AZ street trees

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Nov 17-20 walking main street, park across from Mormon Temple Mesa, AZ saw 3 kinds street trees perhaps Mesa resident can tell names?
Had no camera so maybe description will help;
1. 2 pines, one is Aleppo other has also fine needles about 5-6" long in 2s, grows epicormic branches, reddish bark, cones perhaps 3" long or so(could only see at distance of several feet)?
2. Some sort live oak has small leaves about 1/2-3/4" x 1 1/2-2" mostly smooth edged with some very weak suggestion of lobes, acorns small dark brown maybe 1" long by 1/2" pointed, smooth gray branches?
3. Shrub having very small compound Locust like leaves with bright red beautiful fireworks burst of sparkler like flower about 1 1/4"- 1 1/2" across?

Any help with ID please?
 
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Oak is most likely holm oak (sometimes called holly oak)

I’m not sure about the bushes (maybe a kind of rosemary?) and couldn’t find any pines along E Main in front of the temple
 

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Thank you;).
Came to conclusion Oak is Q. virginiana. Pines are in park across street approximately. Only 3 pines shown seemed lacking in info. Shrub with fireworks flowers not found. Wrestled with street view some and drove me bugs😖. Have to try again but will not have name of shrub on it.
 

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