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Orange County to aid homeless on Santa Ana River

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| The Orange County Board of Supervisors is funding a pilot project aimed at getting homeless people off the Santa Ana River and eventually into permanent housing.

Could tent camps alleviate homelessness in Orange County?

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Experts say getting homeless people into housing as quickly as possible is the best solution. But what happens when "rapid rehousing" isn’t rapid enough?

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San Juan Capistrano’s swallows may be back

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Though the San Juan Capistrano mission is famous for its cliff swallows, the birds have largely been absent for nearly 30 years. Now they may be coming back.

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OC GOP congressman is pot industry's great federal hope

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Dana Rohrabacher has made headlines lately for alleged ties to Russia but in California, he's a hero to the growing marijuana industry.

Santa Ana moves to create deportation defense fund

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The Orange County city of Santa Ana plans to follow Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco in setting up a legal defense fund for immigrants facing deportation.

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Homelessness up 7 percent in Orange County, latest count shows

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Homelessness in Orange County went up more than 50 percent since 2013, according to this year's Point-In-Time homeless count.

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Year-round homeless shelter opens in Anaheim

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Orange County opened its first year-round shelter and service center for homeless people in Anaheim, part of a push to come to grips with the homeless crisis.

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Huntington Beach program tries organic pesticides

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The coastal city becomes the third in Orange County—after Irvine and San Juan Capistrano—to stop using synthetic pesticides on city-owned land.

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