Orange County

Orange County has nearly 100 cases of COVID-19 (at last count).

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Orange County has transformed from consistently voting red to now hueing blue. Last week’s Super Tuesday vote confirmed that.

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Orange County turned blue two years ago, when Democrats won all four Republican-held Congressional districts.

Will Republicans take back Orange County on Super Tuesday?

Orange County turned blue two years ago, when Democrats won all four Republican-held Congressional districts.

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Orange County District Attorney Todd Spitzer announced last week that the city would not move forward with charges brought against Newport Beach surgeon Grant Robicheaux and his…

OC prosecutor delays decision on Newport Beach sexual assault case

Orange County District Attorney Todd Spitzer announced last week that the city would not move forward with charges brought against Newport Beach surgeon Grant Robicheaux and his…

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Orange County District Attorney General Todd Spitzer says he plans to drop charges against a Newport Beach doctor and his girlfriend who had been accused of drugging and sexually…

Prosecutor drops charges against Newport Beach couple accused of serial rape

Orange County District Attorney General Todd Spitzer says he plans to drop charges against a Newport Beach doctor and his girlfriend who had been accused of drugging and sexually…

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The state of California wants cities in the southland to build 1.3 million new housing units in the next 10 years.

OC cities oppose state housing mandate

The state of California wants cities in the southland to build 1.3 million new housing units in the next 10 years.

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We speak with a member of the Disney Parks Moms Panel, which is made up of 14 men and women who help people plan their Disney vacations.

Planning a trip to Tomorrowland? Disney Parks Moms can help

We speak with a member of the Disney Parks Moms Panel, which is made up of 14 men and women who help people plan their Disney vacations.

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In 2018, Huntington Beach sued the state over SB 54, the so-called "Sanctuary State" law that limits cooperation between local law enforcement and federal immigration officials.

Huntington Beach must comply with California’s sanctuary law, says appeals court

In 2018, Huntington Beach sued the state over SB 54, the so-called "Sanctuary State" law that limits cooperation between local law enforcement and federal immigration officials.

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Orange County used to be the bedrock of the Republican party in Southern California. But the party is facing an existential crisis.

A civil war is brewing in the OC GOP

Orange County used to be the bedrock of the Republican party in Southern California. But the party is facing an existential crisis.

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A judge ruled that Orange County cannot arrest people for sleeping in public spaces if there are no alternatives.

Orange County homelessness: Growing pains in creating emergency shelters and the search for long term solutions

A judge ruled that Orange County cannot arrest people for sleeping in public spaces if there are no alternatives.

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A sergeant at the Orange County Sheriff’s Department says dozens of internal affairs complaints have been buried.

Another scandal plagues the Orange County Sheriff’s Department

A sergeant at the Orange County Sheriff’s Department says dozens of internal affairs complaints have been buried.

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For more than 24 years, the OC Weekly was distributing its coverage of local news and entertainment at coffee shops and bookstores around Orange County.   But last week, the paper was…

The sudden demise of OC Weekly

For more than 24 years, the OC Weekly was distributing its coverage of local news and entertainment at coffee shops and bookstores around Orange County.  But last week, the paper was…

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The most recent count of Orange County’s homeless population is nearly 7000.

Santa Ana shoulders the brunt of OC’s homelessness

The most recent count of Orange County’s homeless population is nearly 7000.

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Distilleries are places that make alcohol and spirits on-site. They distill spirits such as whiskey, brandy, rum.

OC distillery is shut down after serving more than the limit

Distilleries are places that make alcohol and spirits on-site. They distill spirits such as whiskey, brandy, rum.

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In Fullerton, some bloggers accessed documents related to allegations of misconduct in the city’s police department. But the city sued the blog to prevent publication.

The fight over documents about alleged police misconduct in Fullerton

In Fullerton, some bloggers accessed documents related to allegations of misconduct in the city’s police department. But the city sued the blog to prevent publication.

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Orange County’s Board of Education is trying to cut the district’s budget by about $170,000, which is less than 1% of the overall budget.

A fight over OC’s education budget

Orange County’s Board of Education is trying to cut the district’s budget by about $170,000, which is less than 1% of the overall budget.

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In 1994, California passed Prop 187, which sought to deny people without documentation access to public healthcare, social services and education.

The legacy of Prop 187

In 1994, California passed Prop 187, which sought to deny people without documentation access to public healthcare, social services and education.

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It’s much tougher to get a bacon-wrapped hot dog, a taco, or elote in Orange County than in Los Angeles.

Why it’s tough to be a street vendor in Orange County

It’s much tougher to get a bacon-wrapped hot dog, a taco, or elote in Orange County than in Los Angeles.

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Crime is on the rise in Santa Ana, and there have been several accusations of police misconduct.

Santa Ana wants to establish a police oversight commission

Crime is on the rise in Santa Ana, and there have been several accusations of police misconduct.

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Rising sea levels are making visible impacts on Orange County.

OC Line: What are homeowners and businesses doing about rising sea levels?

Rising sea levels are making visible impacts on Orange County.

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