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Family of Justin Perkins sues Anaheim police for his death

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| The family claims Perkins was doing nothing wrong when police beat him. The city says the police were responding to a call of alleged assault and that two officers were seriously hurt arresting him.

In OC, once-controversial apartments for homeless turn 10

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Anaheim's Diamond apartments opened 10 years ago to formerly homeless residents. Now, homeless advocates say it's proof that permanent supportive housing works.

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My family tried to ditch single-use plastic. Results: mixed.

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Can an urban, middle-class family of four eliminate plastic waste from their lives?

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OC breaks ground on its largest veteran housing project yet

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The new 75-unit complex comes with a community center, a reflection walk, and a pet spa. It aims to decrease the 12% of homeless residents that are veterans.

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Democrats won big in Orange County this year. Here's how.

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An "army" of enthusiastic campaigners, willing and wealthy donors, a slow tide of demographic transformation and a loathing for President Trump. All were factors.

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Nimby or not: One battle to house the homeless

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In this multi-part series, we take an inside look at one battle in the crusade to get California's more than 90,000 unsheltered residents off the streets.

In coastal OC congressional race, environment is key issue

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Democratic candidate Harley Rouda hopes to unseat longtime congressman Dana Rohrabacher in the 48th Congressional District in Orange County.

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OC Supervisors address illegally recorded phone calls

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They vote to investigate jail phone recordings violating attorney-client privilege, and discuss terminating their contract with the company that recorded the calls.

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