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Homeless advocates decry lack of funds for housing in OC budget

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| Advocates for the homeless plan to protest at the Orange County Board of Supervisors meeting over the lack of funding for housing in the county's proposed budget.

OC lifeguards prepare for new, sharky reality

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As an unusually large number of sharks continue to be spotted near Orange County and L.A. shores, lifeguard agencies are preparing for a new reality.

Orange County to aid homeless on Santa Ana River

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The Orange County Board of Supervisors is funding a pilot project aimed at getting homeless people off the Santa Ana River and eventually into permanent housing.

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Could tent camps alleviate homelessness in Orange County?

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Experts say getting homeless people into housing as quickly as possible is the best solution. But what happens when "rapid rehousing" isn’t rapid enough?

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San Juan Capistrano’s swallows may be back

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Though the San Juan Capistrano mission is famous for its cliff swallows, the birds have largely been absent for nearly 30 years. Now they may be coming back.

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OC GOP congressman is pot industry's great federal hope

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Dana Rohrabacher has made headlines lately for alleged ties to Russia but in California, he's a hero to the growing marijuana industry.

Santa Ana moves to create deportation defense fund

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The Orange County city of Santa Ana plans to follow Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco in setting up a legal defense fund for immigrants facing deportation.

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Homelessness up 7 percent in Orange County, latest count shows

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Homelessness in Orange County went up more than 50 percent since 2013, according to this year's Point-In-Time homeless count.

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