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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.

05/14/2014

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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.

12/24/2013

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.

05/15/2013

(courtesy Senator Alex Padilla)

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.

04/15/2013

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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.

11/18/2012

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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.

10/29/2010