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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
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.
A complicating factor in the potential showdown between Trump's administration and so-called sanctuary cities: There's no legal definition of what a sanctuary city is.
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.
A late surge in the vote count in Anaheim's District 3 city council race propelled a Latino neighborhood activist to victory over the business-friendly incumbent.
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.