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New musical brings a message of religious tolerance to the LA stage

Photo Courtesy of Ruth Broyde Sharone
| A longtime interfaith activist is using musical theater to bring her message to a mainstream audience.

OC Considers Airport Enhancements for Private Jets

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Orange County residents living near John Wayne Airport fear noise and pollution will increase if the county Board of Supervisors expands operations for private jets.

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Orange County prepares for an older population

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Orange County's senior population is rising while every other age group is declining. The county hopes to be prepared when the so-called "grey tsunami" hits hard.

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LA day laborers recognized on first 'Dia del Jornalero'

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Last month, the City Council declared May 3 "El Dia del Jornalero," the day of the day laborer. We talked to workers at a nonprofit day labor center near downtown.

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Lawsuit seeks to stop transfer of immigrant detainees from OC jails

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The ACLU is suing to stop immigration officials from transferring detained immigrants out of Orange County jails. The lawsuit follows an announcement in late March by the county, which said it will end its contract to house detainees for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

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LA street vendors can sell legally now, but costs are a worry

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Some street vendors who cheered the City Council's move to legalize sidewalk sales back in November are now worried about whether they'll be able to afford the cost of operating legally. Others are upset about having to leave the no-vending zones the city created, including the busy Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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Nearly 2,000 trek to California desert for 50th Anniversary of Manzanar pilgrimage

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The first pilgrimage to Manzanar was organized in 1969 by Japanese-American activists.

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FBI says it stopped terrorist attacks planned across Southern California

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Law enforcement officials announced Monday that they've arrested a man from the San Fernando Valley neighborhood of Reseda who they say was planning multiple terrorist attacks across Southern California.

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Nearly 60 percent of Orange County homeless sleep outside

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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.

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