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Santa Ana City Council: Rescind the $25M Police Association Contract

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Tell Santa Ana Council: Don’t Destroy Police Misconduct Records!

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Tell The Los Alamitos City Council, California’s Sanctuary Law Is Here To Stay

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Deport This! is a partnership between Chispa, OC Weekly, and Orange County Immigrant Youth United. The column is a rebuttal to Donald Trump’s racist politics and his OC cheerleaders, who’ll no doubt get triggered week after week by the news and vies undocumented young people and our allies.

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Karla Cordero’s Poetry Is A Call To Home

Poet Karla Cordero’s backyard in carlsbad, california holds sugar snap peas, broccoli sprouts, and young to towering sunflowers that greet you as you sit down. Before talking about her book on a cool December morning, Karla gave photographer Arlene Mejorado and I a tour of

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Will Todd Spitzer Be a Rubber Stamp DA on Police Brutality, Too?

In the “Blue Wave” that hit Orange County, the District Attorney continues to bleed red, with a bit of sweetness. Republican Todd Spitzer defeated twenty-year incumbent, Tony Rackauckas, who left two decades of political corruption behind him to clean up. The Orange County District Attorney’s

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Anaheim

A Conversation With West Anaheim’s Poet, Jesus Cortez

“…Poetry is not a luxury. It is a vital necessity of our existence. It forms the quality of the light within which we predicate our hopes and dreams toward survival and change, first made into language, then into idea, then into more tangible action.” –Audre Lorde

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