A Covina woman says she captured this image when opening a bag of spinach she bought from a local Sam's Club. (Photo courtesy Donna Souza via SGV Tribune)

Dead Frog Reportedly Found In Bag Of Organic Spinach Leaves

A San Gabriel Valley woman reportedly claims to have found a dead baby frog in a bag of prepackaged spinach she bought at a local big-box retailer.


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Huntington Beach City Council Votes To Repeal Plastic Bag Ban

A single vote was cast in favor of keeping the plastic bag ban that’s been in place in Huntington Beach for two years.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/21/2015

Thelmo Garcia was arrested off campus. (credit: CBS)

4th Grade Teacher Accused Of Placing Plastic Bag Over Student’s Head For ‘Several Seconds’

A Los Angeles elementary school teacher who’s accused of placing a plastic bag over a student’s head in class pleaded not guilty Friday to one count of child abuse.


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Signatures Submitted To Fight California Bag Ban

If the referendum qualifies, the nation’s first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags will be suspended until voters weigh in, effectively buying plastic bag manufacturers more time.


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Plastics Industry Fights Proposed Statewide Bag Ban

Lobbyists for the plastics industry Wednesday warned jobs could be lost if Sacramento lawmakers vote to phase out single-use plastic bags in California grocery stores.


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Plastic Bag Ban Takes Effect For LA Shoppers

Angelenos have said goodbye to 2013 – and to plastic bags.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/01/2014

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Councilman Bags Groceries Ahead Of Impending Plastic Bag Ban

Angelenos will soon have to bring their own bag to their favorite supermarket – and local officials want to make sure everyone’s ready for the transition.


Juan Peralta, 31, was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving and child endangerment. (courtesy Glendale PD)

Report: DUI Suspect Hid Beer Cans In Diaper Bag

Police say a Glendale man was allegedly driving under the influence while his two young daughters were not secured in their car seats.


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Pacoima Lawmaker Pushes For Statewide Ban On Plastic Bags

An increasing number of retailers in Southern California no longer provide plastic bags for customers – and now one local lawmaker wants the ban to go statewide.


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Plastic Bag Ban Takes Effect In Laguna Beach

Retail customers in Laguna Beach will no longer be able to choose between paper and plastic without paying a little extra.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/01/2013

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Alleged Thief Makes Mistake Of Grabbing Cop’s Wife’s Handbag

A California Highway Patrol officer chased after a man who allegedly ran off with his wife’s handbag in Palm Springs.


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No Paper Or Plastic? LA Shoppers Wary Of Proposed ‘Nightmare’ Ban

The effort may sound like a political long-shot, but one city councilman thinks the public will eventually warm up to the initiative.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–09/07/2011

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Authorities Find Dead Newborn In Plastic Bag

San Diego County sheriff’s deputies say the body of a newborn was found in a plastic bag in the backyard shed of a home in El Cajon.