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‘LA Sidewalk Day’ At City Hall To Focus On Proposed Repairs Plan

Community members along with Los Angeles City Council officials were set Monday for a public hearing on a proposed sidewalk repair program.

08/18/2014

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Malibu Cracks Down On Short-Term Rentals, Subpoenas Companies For Records

Malibu City Council members discussed tightening enforcement on an occupancy tax similar to those required of hotels – something Mayor Skylar Peak calls a matter of fairness – at Monday night’s meeting.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/11/2014

Authorities say Frank Mendoza (right) was killed by Sheriff's deputies during a near 8-hour standoff last Friday. (credit: Mendoza Family)

Pico Rivera Officials Hold Special Meeting On Deputy Shooting That Killed Local Grandfather

Local officials Friday held a special meeting demanding answers after deputies shot and killed an innocent man last week.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/08/2014

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Arcadia City Council To Vote On Tightening Water Restrictions

KCAL9’s Adrianna weingold reports the city council plans to vote on a measure Tuesday night.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/05/2014

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LA Mayor, City Officials Voice ‘Solidarity’ With Israel In Wake Of Gaza Fight

Mayor Eric Garcetti and other city officials joined the consul general of Israel in Los Angeles to express the support for Israel’s right to defend itself against Islamic terror group Hamas.

08/05/2014

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Irvine OKs Plans To Turn Portion Of OC’s Great Park Into Veterans Cemetery

Lawmakers in Irvine are moving forward with plans to use a portion of the Orange County Great Park for a veterans cemetery.

07/24/2014

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Lawsuit Claims City Of Bellflower Blocks Minority Candidates

The suit, filed Monday, says Bellflower’s system of electing five council members at large instead of choosing each one from a specific area dilutes the voting strength of minorities.

07/14/2014

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Malibu Chain Stores Face Uncertain Future

A grassroots effort to keep chain stores out of the city of Malibu is set for a critical vote Monday night.

07/14/2014

Former Bell council member George Mirabal, looks over some documents on the opening day of closing arguments session on February 13, 2013 in Los Angeles.  (Photo credit: IRFAN KHAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Former Bell City Councilman Sentenced To Probation, 1 Year In Jail

A judge Friday placed former Bell City Councilman George Mirabal on five years probation and ordered him to serve about one year in jail for bilking taxpayers through an inflated salary.

07/11/2014

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Arleta Lawmaker Pushes To Ban ‘For Sale’ Signs On Parked Cars

A San Fernando Valley lawmaker is calling for an ban on advertising and selling personal cars on certain streets in the city of Arleta.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/03/2014

Dean O'Malley flies using a JetLev, a water-powered jetpack flying machine in the Newport Beach harbor in Newport Beach. (Photo credit: Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images)

Jetpacks Grounded For Six Months In Newport Harbor

The city of Newport Beach has temporarily grounded the use of jetpacks after residents complained about noise and possible injuries.

06/26/2014

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City Council Bans Segways, Other Scooters Along Venice Boardwalk

The Los Angeles City Council voted Tuesday to ban the use of Segways and other similar electric and hybrid personal vehicles or scooters along the Venice Beach boardwalk.

06/24/2014

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Rancho Santa Margarita Could Become 1st California City To Outlaw Bullying

Orange County attorney and Rancho Santa Margarita Mayor Pro-Tem Brad McGirr spoke to a crowd of school kids about being bullied, after the suicide resulted from a case of online bullying in-part motivated him to write an anti-bullying ordinance.

06/23/2014

Carlos Bustamante (pictured) faces several charges for alleged crimes against women stemming from his time as head of Orange County Public Works.(credit: CBS)

Attorney: Ex-Santa Ana Councilman Trial ‘A Waste Of Taxpayer Money’

Attorneys for a former Orange County public official accused of sexually abusing female employees said Tuesday the trial involving their client is “a waste of taxpayer money and time”.

06/10/2014

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City Council Honors Student Hero Who Survived Fiery Bus Crash

The Los Angeles City Council Tuesday honored a student who survived a fiery bus crash that claimed the lives of 10 people in Orland last month.

CBS Los Angeles–06/03/2014

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