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Anaheim to start inspecting residential motels

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| Motels in Anaheim that serve as long-term homes for low-income people will soon be subject to inspections to ensure safe, sanitary living conditions.

Fearing deportation, Orange County immigrants sign POAs

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Many immigrants in Orange County are preparing for potential detention or deportation by designating others to care for their children and handle their assets.

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Orange County wildflowers burst into spring

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Take a prolonged drought, add some wildfires, then pour on abundant rain. That is the magic potion for a fabulous display of wildflowers in Southern California.

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Watchdog cites subpar conditions for immigrants in OC jail

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Department of Homeland Security's inspector general found immigration detainees held at the Theo Lacy jail in Orange were being fed spoiled meat and held in unsafe conditions.

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Santa Ana tightens rules on food trucks

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Santa Ana City Council voted Tuesday to tighten regulations on food trucks, potentially setting off a battle with the city’s popular mobile vendors.

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Oil firms ordered to clean up operations on Banning Ranch

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California's oil and gas regulator has ordered two companies to clean up leaks and debris from their operations on Orange County’s Banning Ranch.

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Judge orders Orange County to respect property of homeless

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A federal judge granted a temporary restraining order that requires Orange County to take extra measures to protect homeless people’s belongings, including providing 24-hour notice and storing seized property no more than a mile away.

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ICE to stop holding immigrants in Santa Ana Jail

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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is ending its contract with Santa Ana for use of the city’s jail to detain immigrants.

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