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Jill Replogle is KPCC's Orange County Reporter.
Prior to joining KPCC, Jill was managing editor for the English-language Tico Times newspaper in San Jose, Costa Rica, where she often researched and wrote stories, largely focused on immigration, the environment, politics and human rights.
Before that, she reported for the Fronteras collaborative, covering the U.S.-Mexico border, immigration and changing demographics in San Diego and Imperial counties.
Stories by Jill Replogle
A slew of lawsuits is challenging municipal restrictions on where sex offenders can live. A 2015 California Supreme Court ruling cast doubt on the legality of such rules.
Several coastal cities have passed restrictions on the short-term rental industry. But the California Coastal Commission, which regulates coastal land, is also weighing in. Commission officials want property owners to have more freedom to rent their homes on sites like Airbnb.
The event is an annual, worldwide event started in 2013 by a New York woman as a way to encourage religious tolerance by inviting non-Muslim women to try wearing a hijab for a day.
Attorneys for people held under President Trump's immigration ban at LAX say border agents tried to get the detainees to abandon their legal residency status.
The National Weather Service issued a high surf warning for Orange and San Diego counties from Thursday afternoon through Tuesday.
The Flower Festival in Orange County's Little Saigon offers flowers, trees and decorations for Vietnamese families to ring in the new lunar new year.
President Obama designated Orange County's rocky, coastal islands as part of the California Coastal National Monument, 17 years after the monument was created.
A program run by the City of Newport Beach takes much of the cost and burden of eelgrass mitigation off individual home and dock owners.
The California supreme court will hear oral arguments Wednesday in a dispute over Newport Beach's Banning Ranch parcel, one of the last remaining stretches of unprotected open space along the Southern California coast.
Santa Ana’s city government is ending the year in turmoil after the city council voted in a special meeting Wednesday to put City Manager David Cavazos on leave.
Thought the price of homes in Orange County were already unaffordable? This year they got even more unaffordable. Prices are rising while wages stagnate.
The Trace Up - Stack Up surf competition judges competitors across the world via data collected through trackers on their boards.
Anaheim’s new city council signaled its intention to make a sharp break with its Disney-friendly past during its first, full-agenda meeting on Tuesday.
The firm behind the proposed Huntington Beach desalination plant is seeking a seemingly minor permit. But foes see a new opportunity for derailing the project.
In the last election, Latinos won city council seats in three of four Orange County cities that recently switched from "at large" to "by district" voting.