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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.

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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Can eelgrass save our oysters?

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Once considered a nuisance, the underwater plant is on the frontlines of the fight to prevent ocean acidification and save shellfish.

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No portable toilets for OC homeless camp

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Anaheim's city council decided not to grant advocates for the homeless a license to put three portable toilets on city-owned land near Angel Stadium.

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Skyrocketing sheriff's costs threaten OC city budgets

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Orange County cities that contract with the sheriff’s department for policing services are studying ways to contain ballooning costs.

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Seal Beach shooting victim's husband hopes judge rules out death

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The fate of Scott Dekraai, the perpetrator of the 2011 Seal Beach beauty salon massacre, could become clear on Friday. Victims' family members want closure.

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Orange County's wealthiest cities have biggest opioid problem

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In Orange County, the highest rates of opioid-related emergency room visits and deaths are in its wealthiest cities, according to a new report.

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Anaheim to consider tightening rules on lobbyists

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The Anaheim City Council is expected to vote Tuesday on new rules governing how lobbyists interact with city staff and elected officials.