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The future of Orange County's water is at stake

Courtesy of Poseidon Water
| More than 15 years after it was proposed, a controversial Huntington Beach desalination plant faces a crucial regulatory hurdle. Environmental and neighborhood groups aren't happy.

OC woman fights for life after family fights for US visa

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A Garden Grove woman has renewed hope in her fight against leukemia after her sister from Vietnam was allowed into the country to attempt a stem cell transplant.

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Ex-Santa Ana police chief sues city over 'forced' resignation

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Santa Ana’s former police chief filed suit against the city claiming he was forced to resign after raising questions about possible corruption among city officials.

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Santa Ana considers emergency rules for homeless camp

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Santa Ana officials say trash, urine and needles around the Civic Center homeless encampment are creating a public health and safety hazard.

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Teaching Vietnamese in OC classrooms means 'striking a balance'

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Orange County hosts two of the nation's six dual language Vietnamese immersion programs. Producing culturally and politically appropriate teaching materials is a challenge.

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OC sheriff begins patrolling homeless encampments

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The Orange County Sheriff’s Department began patrolling homeless encampments along the Santa Ana River. Homeless residents said deputies were mostly taking names.

Anaheim declares homelessness emergency

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Anaheim City Council voted Tuesday to declare a public health and safety emergency because of the hundreds of homeless people living along the Santa Ana River.

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Orange County to police homeless encampments

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Orange County is increasing law enforcement in and around the homeless encampments that line the Santa Ana River in an effort to cut down on crime.

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