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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 Orange County Sheriff’s Department began patrolling homeless encampments along the Santa Ana River. Homeless residents said deputies were mostly taking names.
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.
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.
A bill aimed at cracking down on taxpayer-funded mailers to promote incumbents breezed through the legislature and awaits action from Gov. Brown.
Orange County officials recently unveiled a memorial to agricultural workers at the the county fairgrounds entitled “Table of Dignity.”
Once considered a nuisance, the underwater plant is on the frontlines of the fight to prevent ocean acidification and save shellfish.
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.
The members of Task Force 5 are like the Navy Seals of the fire service. They've responded to disasters around the country and even the world.
Orange County cities that contract with the sheriff’s department for policing services are studying ways to contain ballooning costs.
Superior Court Judge Thomas Goethals rules that withheld evidence and improper use of a jailhouse informant violated the rights of confessed mass killer Scott Dekraai.
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.
In Orange County, the highest rates of opioid-related emergency room visits and deaths are in its wealthiest cities, according to a new report.
The Anaheim City Council is expected to vote Tuesday on new rules governing how lobbyists interact with city staff and elected officials.
An Orange County judge will rule whether a jury should be allowed to consider the death penalty for the man who confessed to the Seal Beach beauty salon massacre.
Scott Dekraai faces either the death penalty or life in prison for a 2011 shooting spree in Seal Beach that left eight dead and one injured. His sentencing has been delayed for years due to a jailhouse informant scandal.