A planned storage and check-in center is seen by many as a rare example of progress in helping homeless people who gather at the county Civic Center. But some who would be served say they're suspicious of the city's motives.
While name recognition, campaign cash, endorsements and support from both business and union interests seem to fall in favor of former State Senator Lou Correa for First District Supervisor, it will likely be voter turnout -- specifically, Vietnamese turnout -- that will determine who wins the seat in Tuesday's special election.
The District Attorney's Office says the December killing of a 17-year-old provides justification for a gang injunction in Santa Ana's Townsend Street neighborhood. Defense attorneys say prosecutors are exploiting the death.