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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.

Orange County Fair welcomes its first 2018 guests

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The fair focuses on food again this year with its theme, "Free your inner farmer." Which doesn't sound easy in suburban Orange County.

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Irvine says it's pulling out of regional fire service

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The city has long complained about paying more than its fair share for fire and emergency services. The OC Fire Authority says it hopes to convince them to stay.

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OC eyeing record turnout in primary election

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Thanks to hot races, including for congressional seats, OC officials predict turnout from Tuesday's election will be the highest in any midterm primary since 2002.

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Could cannabis help keep seniors in pain off opioids?

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The Laguna Woods Medical Cannabis Collective has more than 800 members on the books, a sign that seniors are open to using pot for chronic pain and other issues. The community has had a high rate of opioid overdose deaths.

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Orange County still awaiting new homeless shelter sites

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Despite a series of failed attempts to set up new homeless shelters in Orange County, local leaders and advocates for the homeless say there's no turning back.

In Orange County DA's race, candidates' debate is elusive

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OCDA Tony Rackauckas was a no-show for what could have been the first, real candidates' debate in the hotly contested race. He said he was working on the Golden State killer case.

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OC mayors have picked a new, remote site to shelter evicted homeless

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Homeless advocates had criticized similar proposed sites, raising concerns about access to services, transportation and jobs, since the goal is to move as many people as possible off the the streets permanently.

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