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Orange County Reporter
Jill Replogle is KPCC's Orange County Reporter.
Prior to joining KPCC, Jill was managing editor for the English-language Tico Times newspaper in San Jose, Costa Rica, where she often researched and wrote stories, largely focused on immigration, the environment, politics and human rights.
Before that, she reported for the Fronteras collaborative, covering the U.S.-Mexico border, immigration and changing demographics in San Diego and Imperial counties.
Stories by Jill Replogle
Orange County opened its first year-round shelter and service center for homeless people in Anaheim, part of a push to come to grips with the homeless crisis.
The California Supreme Court heard oral arguments Thursday in a case that could affect how much the Coastal Commission can prepare for sea level rise.
The coastal city becomes the third in Orange County—after Irvine and San Juan Capistrano—to stop using synthetic pesticides on city-owned land.
A toxic algae bloom off Southern California continues to ravage the local sea lion population, especially pregnant females.
A federal judge has taken the unusual step of touring Orange County's biggest homeless encampment to look for solutions to a growing problem.
Costa Mesa City Council voted this week to tighten controversial regulations on group homes for recovering alcoholics and drug addicts.
Want to make or test medical marijuana products in Costa Mesa? It'll cost you around $50,000 to operate in the city's new medical cannabis manufacturing district.
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.