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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.

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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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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Applications for CA immigrant driver's licenses declining

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As of this July, about 915,000 unauthorized immigrants had obtained California driver's licenses after they became available to them in January 2015. Application numbers have gradually been dropping off.

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Anti-immigration group dwarfed by counter-protesters at Laguna Beach rally

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A small group of people demonstrating against illegal immigration were outnumbered on Sunday by hundreds of counter-protesters.

Charlottesville: Could it happen in Southern California?

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California has had its share of violent clashes involving extremists. Can unrest on the scale of Charlottesville break out here?

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School parents join warehouse debate in San Bernardino

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A massive warehouse project near an elementary school in San Bernardino County has mobilized parents and activists.

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