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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.

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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Incumbents could face new restrictions on mass mailers

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A bill aimed at cracking down on taxpayer-funded mailers to promote incumbents breezed through the legislature and awaits action from Gov. Brown.

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OC honors farmworkers that have toiled in its soil

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Orange County officials recently unveiled a memorial to agricultural workers at the the county fairgrounds entitled “Table of Dignity.”

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