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Orange County Reporter
Orange County is changing — too fast for some; not nearly fast enough for others. As the county shifts demographically and politically, my goal is to illuminate accompanying challenges, such as homelessness, and help people understand what’s at stake.
Stories by Jill Replogle
The official number of homeless people in Orange County is up 43 percent from 2017 but the increase is likely due, in part, to a change in methodology.
Orange County's Medi-Cal insurer, CalOptima, plans to spend $100 million to address the health care needs of people living on the streets and in shelters.
Some are pleased with the district's response while others say it's too little, too late in schools with a history of offenses against marginalized groups.
As Orange County squabbles over how to address homelessness, a previously unreleased count found the number of people living on the streets of north Orange County is nearly 60 percent higher than the last official estimate in 2017.
The lawsuit alleges that homeless people have no way to comply with laws prohibiting sleeping and loitering in public places because they have no option of sleeping indoors.
Residents will soon vote by mail, or at one of around 200 vote centers, rather than at traditional polling places. The model follows the 2016 Voter's Choice Act.
Orange County is about to go from 1,200 places to vote to 188. Here's why that could be a good thing
The option of new polling places called "vote centers," along with other changes, are aimed at making voting more flexible.
Anaheim's Diamond apartments opened 10 years ago to formerly homeless residents. Now, homeless advocates say it's proof that permanent supportive housing works.
KPCC reporter Jill Replogle’s family of four gave up single-use plastic for the month of January.
Can an urban, middle-class family of four eliminate plastic waste from their lives?
An "army" of enthusiastic campaigners, willing and wealthy donors, a slow tide of demographic transformation and a loathing for President Trump. All were factors.
So are several other parts of Southern California. But the blue wave hasn't crested... yet.
It’s not just about this one battle — it’s a snapshot of NIMBY showdowns all over SoCal.
In this multi-part series, we take an inside look at one battle in the crusade to get California's more than 90,000 unsheltered residents off the streets.
Democratic candidate Harley Rouda hopes to unseat longtime congressman Dana Rohrabacher in the 48th Congressional District in Orange County.