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Judge to hear arguments in OC homeless lawsuit

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| A federal judge will hear arguments for and against halting Orange County's efforts to clear homeless encampments from the Santa Ana River.

Homeless advocates sue to stop Orange County from clearing homeless camps

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Advocates for the homeless filed a lawsuit Monday seeking to stop Orange County from removing the roughly 500 to 1,000 people living along the Santa Ana riverbed.

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Homeless being told to leave Santa Ana River encampment

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Orange County sheriff's deputies are going tent to tent, telling people they need to move. "I didn’t know I was going to end up here, didn’t want to, either," said one man.

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Orange County to start clearing out massive homeless encampment Jan. 22

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County officials plan to start evicting hundreds of homeless people camped along the Santa Ana River flood control channel, citing biohazards, deferred maintenance.

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Anaheim school to rethink its 'Rebel' identity in 2018

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Savanna High School recently opted to sever its ties to its Confederate mascot, Johnny Rebel. In 2018, it will be replaced by a new "Rebel" identity.

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70 years ago, Latinos in OC helped end school segregation

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In 1947, Latino parents in Orange County helped set off the desegregation movement when they won a federal court case. Now, schools are again deeply segregated.

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App helps art lovers find OC muralist Emigdio Vásquez's work

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As part of The Getty's Pacific Standard Time LA/LA, an app lets art and history lovers tour murals painted by Chicano artist Emidgio Vásquez in Orange County.

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Coastal Commission tells Laguna Beach to loosen up on Airbnb

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The Coastal Commission has a mandate to preserve and expand access to the coast and it sees short-term rentals as a key, lower-cost lodging option for visitors.

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