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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

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

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