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70 years ago, Latinos in OC helped end school segregation

Jill Replogle
| 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.

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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You can smoke weed in California — but it's still hard to buy it

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Want to purchase a joint at your local pot store Jan. 1? Good luck. Most California cities and counties have banned cannabis businesses.

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SoCal's great white sharks return to migrating behavior

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The baby and juvenile white sharks that spent the past couple years along Southern California's coast have largely left the area in recent weeks.

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San Clemente considers relaxing rules on short-term rentals

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The city is being forced to backtrack on harsh restrictions passed in 2016 because of a lawsuit filed by short-term rental owners.

ACLU slams Anaheim for high rate of officer-involved deaths

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Since 2003, more than 30 people have died as a result of force used by on-duty Anaheim police officers, according to a new report from the ACLU.

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Mission Viejo contemplates switch to by-district voting

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Mission Viejo is the latest Orange County city to be threatened with a lawsuit if it doesn’t reform its local voting system to give minorities more power.

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