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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
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.
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.
As curb space in Orange County becomes scarcer, cities like Anaheim are facing high demand for residential permit parking that pits homeowners against renters.
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.
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.
Several coastal cities have passed restrictions on the short-term rental industry. But the California Coastal Commission, which regulates coastal land, is also weighing in. Commission officials want property owners to have more freedom to rent their homes on sites like Airbnb.
The event is an annual, worldwide event started in 2013 by a New York woman as a way to encourage religious tolerance by inviting non-Muslim women to try wearing a hijab for a day.
Attorneys for people held under President Trump's immigration ban at LAX say border agents tried to get the detainees to abandon their legal residency status.
The National Weather Service issued a high surf warning for Orange and San Diego counties from Thursday afternoon through Tuesday.
The Flower Festival in Orange County's Little Saigon offers flowers, trees and decorations for Vietnamese families to ring in the new lunar new year.