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Anaheim, other OC cities move to 1-member council districts

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| Anaheim is one of several Orange County cities where Latinos, Asians and others have challenged at-large elections, seeking a greater political voice.

Latino civic engagement group to press feds for undisrupted elections

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GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump's claim that the election will be rigged is raising fears that self-appointed "poll watchers" could harass voters of color.

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Jury still out on Adelanto detention center health care

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A new health care provider brought in by the private operator of the Adelanto immigrant detention facility after two detainees died last year has been met with mixed reviews.

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Some who applied for citizenship may not get to vote

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As of June 30, more than half a million applications for naturalization were pending nationwide, or over 100,000 more than a year earlier.

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Hate crimes on the rise in LA County

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The Los Angeles County Commission on Human Relations tallied 483 reported hate crimes in 2015, an increase of nearly 100 offenses over the previous year.

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Music video depicting burglars in 'Chinese neighborhood' angers Chinese-Americans

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The video went up on YouTube in 2014, but lately it has been making the rounds on WeChat, a Chinese social media app. Some Chinese-Americans say it plays to racial stereotypes and is offensive.

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Haitian deportations to resume as more arrive at California border

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Most Haitians had been protected from deportation after that country’s devastating earthquake in January 2010, but those protections are being lifted.

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Illegal immigration dips and diversifies in California

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A new report finds that the number of unauthorized immigrants in the U.S. has stayed roughly the same since 2009 and dropped a little in California. But the countries they are coming from have shifted.

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