Orange County

Orange County Ends Jail Contract with ICE

The Sheriff’s Department in California’s Orange County is ending its contract with the Department of Homeland Security to hold illegal migrants in jail.

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement / ICE

Democrat Katie Porter Accused of Flip-Flopping on Gas Tax

Democrat Katie Porter, who is challenging incumbent Rep. Mimi Walters (R-CA) in California’s 45th congressional district, has been accused of flip-flopping on the state’s controversial gas tax and misrepresenting her earlier support for raising it.

Katie Porter and Obama (Barbara Davidson / Getty)

Newport Beach Bans Electric Scooters After 3 Days

A flock of 50 Bird dockless electric scooters that arrived at the Newport Beach Peninsula last weekend without a permit caused lots of complaints and were promptly banned by the city.

electric scooters (Mario Tama / Getty)

CA Poll: Majority of OC Residents Oppose ‘Sanctuary Cities’

A majority of Californians in Orange County oppose sanctuary cities, according to the most recent UC Berkeley Institute of Government Studies (IGS) poll released on Friday. The poll found that 51% of Orange County residents oppose the state’s sanctuary laws for illegal immigrants while 47% approve.

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Revolt Against California’s ‘Sanctuary State’ Laws Grows in Orange County

The revolt against the State of California’s “sanctuary state” laws is growing in Orange County, with supervisors scheduled to discuss a resolution Tuesday condemning the state’s defiance of federal immigration law, and possibly directing the county to join the federal lawsuit against the Golden State.

Los Alamitos council meeting (KABC-7 via Associated Press)