Jill Replogle

Orange County Reporter

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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

Voting by district gives Latino candidates a boost

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.

Santa Ana declares itself 'sanctuary city,' but what does that mean?

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.

Pact clears the air for Huntington Beach neighborhood

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.

Balance of power shifts away from Disney on Anaheim City Council

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.

Cal Democrats' Senate 'supermajority' hangs on this OC district

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.