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Orange County, California: County in California, United States
Orange County is a county located in the Los Angeles metropolitan area in the U.S. state of California. As of the 2010 census, the population was 3,010,232, making it the third-most populous county in California, the sixth most populous in the U.S., and more populous than 21 U.S. states. Although mostly suburban, it is the second most densely populated county in the state, behind San Francisco County. Each of the county's three most populous cities, Anaheim, Santa Ana, and Irvine has a population exceeding 200,000. Huntington Beach, the fourth most populous city, has a population of slightly under 200,000 people. Six cities are on the Pacific coast, including Seal Beach, Huntington Beach, Newport Beach, Laguna Beach, Dana Point, and San Clemente.

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Scant progress against two new California wildfires [Video]

Scant progress against two new California wildfires

[NFA] More than 750 firefighters using 14 helicopters managed to contain only 5% of the Silverado fire, while a second fire, the Blueridge fire, charred roughly 8,000 acres. This report produced by..

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Tens of thousands evacuated as crews battle California wildfires [Video]

Tens of thousands evacuated as crews battle California wildfires

Crews are attempting to beat back two wildfires in Southern California whichhave kept tens of thousands of people out of their homes as expected highwinds threaten to spread the flames. Fierce winds..

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100,000 evacuated due to fast-moving wildfires [Video]

100,000 evacuated due to fast-moving wildfires

Wildfires forced evacuation orders for more than 100,000 people and left twofirefighters seriously injured in Southern California on Monday. Powerfulwinds across the state prompted power to be cut to..

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Thousands evacuated in Orange County ahead of wildfire [Video]

Thousands evacuated in Orange County ahead of wildfire

Tens of thousands of people were ordered evacuated in Orange County, California, early on Monday ahead of a wildfire blaze, the Orange County Fire Authority said in an alert to residents.

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Where your early ballot goes once cast [Video]

Where your early ballot goes once cast

As millions of Americans vote early in this year’s presidential election, workers at voting centers like one in Orange County in Santa Ana, California, are busy opening and processing ballots..

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Firefighters hope for a break in the wind as 2 wildfires burn in California's Orange County with little containment

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California Wildfires Grow and Force Thousands to Flee

The Silverado Fire and the Blue Ridge Fire nearly doubled in size overnight, and have forced more evacuations in Irvine and other parts of Orange County.
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A Half-Century Later, Police Identify a Homicide Suspect and His Victim

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