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Playing tag with SoCal's great white sharks

Courtesy: Cal State Long Beach Shark Lab
| White sharks have been hanging around LA and Orange County beaches in record numbers this year. Here's what researchers are learning about them.

Rising seas could bring chronic flooding to Orange County

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A new study on sea level rise suggests that some Southern California communities, especially in Orange County, will face chronic flooding much sooner than expected.

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OC Republicans' feud headed to ballot box in 2018 DA's race

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Orange County Supervisor Todd Spitzer announced plans to run against District Attorney Tony Rackauckas in June. The two have a longstanding feud.

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OC sheriff acknowledges informant use in county jails

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Sheriff Sandra Hutchens conceded in testimony that jail deputies used confidential informants to elicit incriminating statements from defendants.

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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.

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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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