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Embattled Huntington Beach desal plan enters next battle

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| 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.

Voting by district gives Latino candidates a boost

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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.

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Pact clears the air for Huntington Beach neighborhood

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An Orange County waste management firm agreed to fully enclose its dump on the edge of the Oak View neighborhood after years of complaints from neighbors.

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Cal Democrats' Senate 'supermajority' hangs on this OC district

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California’s Democratic and Republican parties are anxiously awaiting the outcome of the ultra-tight race for state Senate District 29, which straddles Orange, Los Angeles and San Bernardino counties.

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OC supervisor's race a window into a changing region

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In the once mostly white, conservative stronghold of Orange County, a Latina and an Asian-American are vying for a Board of Supervisors seat.

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Anaheim, other OC cities move to 1-member council districts

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Anaheim is one of several Orange County cities where Latinos, Asians and others have challenged at-large elections, seeking a greater political voice.

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