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Incumbent Councilman Jose Huizar Leads Race For Council Seat

As Los Angeles County primary election results come in, incumbent City Councilman Jose Huizar holds an early lead.

21 hours ago

An undercover David Goldstein investigation explains how kids are getting their hands on medical marijuana. (creditL CBS)

Only On 2: Investigation Reveals Medical Marijuana Is Getting Into School Kids’ Hands

So exactly how did these kids get their hands on it?

02/25/2015

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LA City Council Vows To Spend $27M For 40K Miles Of Needed Sidewalk Repairs

City Council has yet to spend $27 million which was set aside to fund the 40,000 miles of required city-wide sidewalk repairs.

02/03/2015

After banning alcohol ads at bus shelters last year, city officials want to extend the ban to buses and other city-owned vehicles. (Photo credit: NoAlcoholAds.org)

City Council Votes To Ban Alcohol Ads On Buses, Public Property

The City Council Tuesday unanimously voted to ban advertisements for any alcoholic beverages on public property.

01/20/2015

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LA City Officials To Vote On Raising Cat Limit Per Household

An Los Angeles City Council committee was set Tuesday to take up a plan that would change a law limiting the number of cats Angelenos can keep as pets.

01/20/2015

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$50,000 Reward Offered In Connection With Rash Of Koreatown Robberies

The Los Angeles City Council approved a $50,000 reward Friday for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect responsible for a series of robberies in Koreatown.

01/16/2015

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LA City Council Approves Proposal To Ban Parking Spot Apps

The Los Angeles City Council Wednesday approved a proposal to ban apps, like ParkingMonkey, that allow users to auction off parking spots.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/07/2015

Former Costa Mesa Mayor and Pearl Harbor survivor Jack Hammet receives the city's Lifetime Service Award in 2007. (credit: costamesa.gov.)

Pearl Harbor Survivor, Ex-Costa Mesa Mayor Dies At 94

The city’s sports complex is named in Jack Hammett’s honor.

12/13/2014

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LA City Council Committee Rejects Ban On Genetically Modified Food

The vote was 3-2. Opponents cited the unknown costs of enforcing a ban and said state and federal agencies are the proper authorities to deal with the issue.

12/08/2014

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‘The Karate Kid’ Marks 30th Anniversary At City Hall

The Los Angeles City Council marked the 30th anniversary of the release of “The Karate Kid” during its meeting Friday at Van Nuys City Hall.

12/05/2014

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City Officials Eye Plan To Legalize LA Street Vendors

A committee gathered Tuesday to consider a proposal that would allow street vendors to sell food and wares in Los Angeles.

12/02/2014

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City Council Approves Steps To Make LA More Film-Friendly

The measures include a five-year extension on a waiver of fees charged for filming at city-owned or controlled properties, like City Hall, libraries, airports and police department facilities.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/02/2014

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2-Pet Limit Divides Hermosa Beach Neighborhood As Family Is Asked To Remove Cats

Steve and Betty Fry share Eevee, Daisy, Sabastian and Tiger. But in Hermosa Beach the couple is breaking the law, according to an ordinance that only allows two adult dogs or cats per household.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/01/2014

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LA City Council Tentatively OKs Mandatory Gun Locks, Digital Ammo Records

The Los Angeles City Council tentatively approved a pair of new gun-control measures Tuesday, including a proposal to require gun owners to store their firearms in locked containers or use trigger locks to prevent accidental firing of the weapon.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/25/2014

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LA Ordinance Would Require Gun Owners To Store Firearms In Locked Containers

A half-dozen City Council members are calling for gun owners to put a lock on it.

11/07/2014

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