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OC sheriff to testify in jailhouse snitch scandal

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| Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens will testify Wednesday in a hearing aimed at determining who knew how much about the improper use of jailhouse informants.

Spending mounts in recall fight over Dem state senator

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About a month and a half into the campaign to recall state Senator Josh Newman, supporters and opponents have collectively raised about $1.5 million for the effort.

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OC supervisors reject cost-saving, easy-voting centers

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Without explaining their reasoning, five Republican supervisors vote against measure that would make it easier for the county’s 1.2 million voters to cast a ballot.

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Grand jury: No jailhouse snitch program in Orange County

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An grand jury found no widespread misuse of jailhouse informants to convict suspects in Orange County, despite court documents suggesting otherwise.

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Homeless advocates decry lack of funds for housing in OC budget

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Advocates for the homeless plan to protest at the Orange County Board of Supervisors meeting over the lack of funding for housing in the county's proposed budget.

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OC lifeguards prepare for new, sharky reality

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As an unusually large number of sharks continue to be spotted near Orange County and L.A. shores, lifeguard agencies are preparing for a new reality.

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.

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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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