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Dr. Lucy Jones has been a seismologist with the USGS and a Visiting Research Associate at the Seismological Laboratory of Caltech since 1983.  (Photo credit: CBS)

USGS Seismologist Warns LA Quake Could Knock Out Power Grid, Disrupt Water Supply

On the eve of the “Great ShakeOut,” Dr. Lucy Jones updated Los Angeles officials on ways the city can better prepare for an earthquake, and potential losses in the event of a quake.

10/15/2014

In this rendering released by AEG, the proposed football stadium to house a NFL team in Los Angeles, California is seen. It was announced February 1, 2011 that AEG has sold the naming rights for the proposed stadium to Farmers Insurance Group for $650,000, calling the stadium 'Farmers Field.' (credit: AEG via Getty Images)

Officials Give AEG 6 More Months To Lure NFL Back To LA

A Los Angeles City Council committee Friday backed a request from entertainment giant AEG for six more months to secure a National Football League franchise to play in Los Angeles.

10/10/2014

A man identified only by the name “Bijan” told reporters he’s part of a group called CopWatch Santa Ana. (Photo courtesy Facebook/Copwatch Santa Ana)

Mayor Cancels Santa Ana City Council Meeting Over Anti-Police Hat

Santa Ana’s mayor canceled a City Council meeting after a protester refused to remove a cap with an anti-police expletive on it.

10/08/2014

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LA City Council Seeks $13.25 Minimum Wage, Exploring $15.25

Four City Council members Tuesday introduced a plan to raise the citywide minimum wage to $13.25 an hour.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/07/2014

A political battle is brewing at City Hall over this home located at 1829 N. Kenmore Avenue in Hollywood. (Courtesy photo)

Fight Looms At City Hall Over Historic Hollywood Home

Preservationists opposed to a developer’s plan to raze a 100-year-old Hollywood home were expected Thursday to make their arguments before a City Council panel.

10/02/2014

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City Council Tentatively Approves Wage Increase For LA Hotel Workers

The City Council Wednesday tentatively approved a large wage hike for Los Angeles hotel workers.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/24/2014

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Replace Strip Malls With ‘Lifestyle Centers’? City Councilman Says It’s Time

A Los Angeles City Councilman wants to eliminate strip malls that dot many of the city’s street corners and replace them with multi-use “lifestyle centers”.

09/23/2014

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City Council Mulls Easing Ban On Street Construction During Rush Hour

The Los Angeles City Council is considering relaxing a ban that prohibits construction on city streets during rush hour.

09/18/2014

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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

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