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LA City Council Honors CBS2/KCAL9 Anchor Kent Shocknek

The Los Angeles City Council honored longtime CBS2/KCAL9 anchor Kent Shocknek for his contributions to local media and to congratulate him on his retirement at a council meeting Wednesday.

09/10/2014

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Anaheim Police Officers To Wear Body Cameras Starting Next Spring

The city council Tuesday night voted unanimously in support of the $1.1 million investment, manning the department with 250 body cameras. KCAL9’s Stacey Butler reports.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/09/2014

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City Councilmen Call For End To FDA Ban On Gay Blood Donors

Los Angeles city officials introduced a resolution Tuesday calling for the U.S. government to lift a longstanding prohibition on gay men giving blood at donation drives.

09/09/2014

City officials may put an end to a long-running tradition of pony rides at one of Santa Monica's farmers' markets. (Photo courtesy Tawni's Ponies & Petting Farm/Facebook)

Santa Monica City Council To Vote On Ending Pony Rides At Farmers’ Market

Pony rides for children at a weekly Santa Monica Farmers’ Market may soon be coming to an end.

09/09/2014

Police officials have been testing various body-worn technologies for 18 months and recently selected TASER Axon platform for deployment. (CBS)

City Council To Vote On Body Cameras For Anaheim Police

Small video cameras could soon be mounted on the uniform of every police officer in Anaheim following a City Council vote set for Tuesday evening.

09/09/2014

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Supervisor Molina Plans To Run For City Council

Los Angeles County Supervisor Gloria Molina plans to run for Los Angeles City Council, her press deputy confirmed to CBSLA on Friday.

09/05/2014

Rob Reiner is one of the big names spearheading Measure R. (credit: CBS)

Big Stars Band Together In Malibu To Try To Limit The Number Of Large Chain Stores

Rob Reiner believes the big chain stores are effectively killing the mom and pop stores that give a community its personality.

08/28/2014

Councilman Felipe Fuentes (second from left) convened a special public meeting over renewed concerns about the DWP billing system. (Photo courtesy Councilman Felipe Fuentes/Twitter)

Special Public Meeting Held To Focus On New Wave Of DWP Billing Issues

Months after concerns were first raised over the utility’s billing system, a new wave of issues has been reported.

08/27/2014

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Monrovia Official Wary Of National Monument Plan For San Gabriel Mountains

A Monrovia city official Tuesday voiced his opposition to a plan to declare the San Gabriel Mountains a national monument.

08/26/2014

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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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