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Orange County Reporter
Jill Replogle is KPCC's Orange County Reporter.
Jill has worked as a journalist since 2001, reporting from Central America, Mexico, California and the U.S. Southwest. Prior to joining KPCC, Jill was managing editor for the English-language newspaper The Tico Times in San Jose, Costa Rica.
Before that, she was based at KPBS in San Diego, covering the U.S.-Mexico border, immigration and changing demographics for the Fronteras Desk public media collaborative.
Stories by Jill Replogle
Orange County’s two winter emergency shelters close on April 15. That means tough choices for people who have relied on them for a roof and a meal.
As this year's rainy winter promises a bumper crop of mosquitoes, Orange County is spraying urban wetlands to kill off mosquito larvae for the first time in years.
A tour of several housing developments in Orange County reveals why it's so hard to keep up with demand for new housing in the face of local opposition.
Orange County is trying out ride-hailing as a replacement for bus lines with declining ridership. San Clemente has the county's first such pilot program.
California's high court ruled Thursday that the environmental impact report for a controversial Orange County coastal development project was inadequate.
After the abundant winter rains, a biologist discovered an endangered crustacean known as the Riverside fairy shrimp in a vernal pool in Costa Mesa’s Fairview Park.
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.
Many immigrants in Orange County are preparing for potential detention or deportation by designating others to care for their children and handle their assets.
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.
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.
Santa Ana City Council voted Tuesday to tighten regulations on food trucks, potentially setting off a battle with the city’s popular mobile vendors.
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.
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.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is ending its contract with Santa Ana for use of the city’s jail to detain immigrants.
A settlement reached Friday between the ACLU and Orange County opens fencing that had penned in homeless encampments along the Santa Ana River.