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You can smoke weed in California — but it's still hard to buy it

Jill Replogle
| Want to purchase a joint at your local pot store Jan. 1? Good luck. Most California cities and counties have banned cannabis businesses.

SoCal's great white sharks return to migrating behavior

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The baby and juvenile white sharks that spent the past couple years along Southern California's coast have largely left the area in recent weeks.

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San Clemente considers relaxing rules on short-term rentals

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The city is being forced to backtrack on harsh restrictions passed in 2016 because of a lawsuit filed by short-term rental owners.

ACLU slams Anaheim for high rate of officer-involved deaths

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Since 2003, more than 30 people have died as a result of force used by on-duty Anaheim police officers, according to a new report from the ACLU.

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Mission Viejo contemplates switch to by-district voting

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Mission Viejo is the latest Orange County city to be threatened with a lawsuit if it doesn’t reform its local voting system to give minorities more power.

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Anaheim school's Confederate mascot gets the boot

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The Anaheim Union High School District voted Monday night to rebrand Savanna High School's "Johnny Rebel" mascot, which depicts a Confederate soldier.

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Anaheim school considers replacing, rebranding Rebel mascot

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Savanna High School's Confederacy-inspired Rebel mascot could be scrapped by the school board after students voiced concerns about its potentially racist symbolism.

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Was Orange County's devastating Canyon Fire 2 preventable?

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The Orange County Fire Authority is facing tough questions about its response to the Canyon Fire 2, which burned more than 14 square miles and destroyed 15 homes.

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