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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.

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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Orange County, ACLU settle lawsuit over homeless encampments

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A settlement reached Friday between the ACLU and Orange County opens fencing that had penned in homeless encampments along the Santa Ana River.

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2 lawsuits aim to halt homeless evictions in Orange County

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Two lawsuits have been filed in the last week to try and stop evictions of homeless people from encampments along the Santa Ana River in Orange County.

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Jousting for curb space in suburban Orange County

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As curb space in Orange County becomes scarcer, cities like Anaheim are facing high demand for residential permit parking that pits homeowners against renters.

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Homeless camps removed from Santa Ana River in Orange County

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Orange County Public Works began removing homeless camps along the Santa Ana River on Wednesday, saying it needs the land to store boulders and sand for flood and erosion control.

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Where sex offenders can live in California

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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.

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