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Orangewood Children S Home Overcrowding

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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 7, 1996 | SHELBY GRAD, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
While the overcrowding and early inmate releases at Orange County's adult jails capture the headlines, two smaller institutions that serve troubled youths are quietly bursting at the seams. The inmate population at Juvenile Hall hit a record high of 501 a few weeks ago, even though the detention center is supposed to house only 374. At the Orangewood Children's Home, which provides temporary shelter to abused and neglected children, a record 314 kids were registered recently.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 7, 1996 | SHELBY GRAD, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
While the overcrowding and early inmate releases at Orange County's adult jails capture the headlines, two smaller institutions that serve troubled youths are quietly bursting at the seams. The inmate population at Juvenile Hall hit a record high of 501 a few weeks ago, even though the detention center is supposed to house only 374. At the Orangewood Children's Home, which provides temporary shelter to abused and neglected children, a record 314 kids were registered recently.
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