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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

Officials say a proposed system to alert drivers of a severe or fatal hit-and-run would resemble the current Amber Alert system.

City Council Approves Alert System For Deadly Hit-And-Run Crashes

The Los Angeles City Council Wednesday unanimously approved legislation that calls for a new system to send out alerts when a vehicle description is available following a serious or fatal hit-and-run incident.

05/28/2014

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Anti-Bullying Ordinance Gains Traction With Carson City Council

CBS2’s Serene Branson reports council members aim to make history by approving the anti-bullying ordinance, which would ticket offenders targeting victims between the ages of 5 and 25.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/20/2014

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OC Seniors To Ask City Council For Permission To Shoot Rabbits

Seniors in Mission Viejo want permission to shoot bunnies in their communities with pellet guns.

05/19/2014

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LA City Council Doubles Budget To Clean Up Skid Row

The L.A. City Council Tuesday added another $2.2 million to a program aimed at cleaning up homeless areas.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/13/2014

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Supporters Of Proposed Ordinance To Legalize Street Vending In LA Gather At City Hall

Supporters of a proposed ordinance that would permit legal street vending in the city of Los Angeles gathered Tuesday to discuss the measure.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/13/2014

Over 200 signs similar to the one pictured above will be rolled out at various locations throughout the city of Los Angeles. (Courtesy LAPD)

Ex-LAPD Chief Hints Vandals May Target Police Memorial Signs

A Los Angeles City Council member and former police chief sounded off Wednesday about his concerns over a plan to honor hundreds of individual police officers who made the ultimate sacrifice.

05/07/2014

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Sultan Of Brunei Asked To Divest Ownership In Beverly Hills Hotel Or Reject ‘Inhumane’ Islamic Law

In a 5-0 vote, council members approved a resolution compelling the Sultan of Brunei to either sell the hotel or denounce an Islamic law imposed in Brunei last month

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/06/2014

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Los Angeles City Council Bans Elephant Bullhooks

The council’s vote on Wednesday also outlaws the use of pitchforks, baseball bats, ax handles and other goads or prods to wrangle pachyderms in circuses and other shows.

04/30/2014

L.A. council member Bernard Parks

Councilmember Bernard Parks Wants City To Condemn Sterling’s Alleged Racial Comments

Parks asked his staff to draft a resolution to have the City of Los Angeles take an official position on the racial comments.

04/27/2014

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Some Huntington Beach Residents Speak Out Against Plastic Bag Ban

Some residents in Huntington Beach spoke out against a plastic bag ban at a city council meeting Monday night.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/21/2014

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City Council OKs Request To Pay For Up To $200K In Legal Fees For Huizar

The Los Angeles City Council Friday agreed to pay for legal fees for Councilman Jose Huizar following a sexual harassment lawsuit filed against him by a former staffer.

04/11/2014

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Vietnamese-Americans Fight Irvine City Council Member’s Friendship-City Proposal

KCAL9’s Stacey Butler reports leaders heard from hundreds of people at a city council meeting Tuesday night as they spoke out against city council member Larry Agran’s proposal to become a friendship-city with Nha Trang.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/08/2014

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