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‘Courage Campaign’ Video Takes Aim At Kim Kardashian

An online video is taking aim at Kim Kardashian as part of a campaign for a proposed November ballot initiative to raise taxes for California’s wealthiest residents.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/04/2012

City Measure Mandating Condom Use In Porn Qualifies For June Ballot

A proposed ballot measure that would require porn actors to wear condoms while filming in the city of Los Angeles has qualified for the June ballot.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/27/2011


‘Dream Act’ Over? Opponents Say Demand For Petition ‘Off The Charts’

A Southland celebration of the passage of the California Dream Act could be short-lived.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/28/2011

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Should Circumcision Ban Be Cut From The Ballot?

A group seeking to ban the circumcision of male children in San Francisco has succeeded in getting their controversial measure on the November ballot, meaning voters will be asked to weigh in on what until now has been a private family matter.


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Crowded Field May Trigger Runoff In Race To Replace Harman

Sixteen candidates from across the political spectrum will vie to take the seat in place of Harman, who resigned earlier this year.


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Parents, Teachers Push Tax Hikes To Fund Public Schools

Parents are joining teachers in their week-long series of protests, demanding that state lawmakers make sure public schools are adequately funded.


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Voters To Decide On Cityhood For Jurupa Valley

Voters in unincorporated communities north of Riverside may approve cityhood for the Jurupa Valley Tuesday.


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Oscar Ballots Mailed Out

Nearly 6,000 ballots were mailed Wednesday to members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/02/2011

Oscar Nomination Ballots Mailed To Academy Members

Oscar nomination ballots have been mailed to the 5,755 voting members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.


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Voters To Decide On LA Medical Marijuana Tax

City attorney Carmen Trutanich has ruled that a tax would be illegal, but that didn’t stop City Council members from approving a tax on medical marijuana.



City Council Eyes Ballot Measures To Curb DWP Abuses

Among the proposals: a new Office of Public Accountability that would evaluate proposed rate increases and investigate charges of fraud and abuse.


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Harris More Than Doubles Lead In Calif. Attorney General’s Race

San Francisco District Attorney Kamala Harris holds a 31,483-vote lead over Los Angeles County District Attorney Steve Cooley in the attorney general’s race entering Tuesday’s ballot count.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/16/2010


Proposition 19 Goes Up In A Puff Of Smoke

California voters gave serious thought Tuesday to whether it was high time or a dopey idea to make their state the first to legalize recreational marijuana use and sales.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/02/2010

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Millions Of Mail Ballots May Delay Calif. Election Results

Officials say that results for Tuesday’s vote may not be counted until well after election night, which may make the most competitive races too close to call.


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Feds Oppose Calif. Prop 19 To Legalize Marijuana

Attorney General Eric Holder says the federal government will enforce its marijuana laws in California even if the state’s voters approve a ballot measure to legalize the drug.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/15/2010