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Jaywalkers, Distracted Drivers Face $100 Tickets In Crackdown Near Metro Blue Line

LA County Sheriff’s deputies want to cut down on what they say are dangerous habits for both drivers and pedestrians along one of LA’s most popular light railways.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/24/2012

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Panel Removes OC Judge Who Fixed Traffic Tickets For Friends, Pastor

An Orange County Superior Court judge was removed by a state oversight panel for helping friends and relatives get out of traffic tickets for minimal costs.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–01/11/2012

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Calif. Agency Calls For $99M Fine In Malibu Fire

A state safety agency is recommending $99.2 million in fines against Southern California Edison and four cellphone companies for overloading power poles and causing a Oct. 2007 Malibu fire that destroyed 14 structures.


Feds: Utilities May Face $1M-A-Day Fines For SoCal Power Outage

Federal officials on Friday began their investigation of state utility practices in the wake of a disruption that left millions without power.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–09/09/2011

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For Safety Or Revenue? Drivers Wary Of Higher Penalties For Cell Phone Use

Despite safety warnings, many drivers are suspicious of the motivation behind the proposed increase at a time when the state faces a systemic fiscal crisis.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–08/17/2011

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LA City Council Targeting Homeowners Who Allow Filming On Their Property

The Los Angeles City Council is targeting property owners who allow their places to be used by film crews which have not pulled the proper permits.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/27/2011

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California Bill Bumps Fines For Drivers’ Cell Phone Use

The California state Senate has approved a bill that would increase fines for texting or using a handheld cell phone while driving.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/25/2011

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OC Judge Accused Of Waiving Ticket Fines For Friends, Family

An Orange County judge has been accused of waiving fines on traffic tickets for relatives, friends and his pastor.


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Newport Beach Police Want To Fine Rowdy Partiers

The Newport Beach Police Department wants the city to levy fines against those who throw and attend rowdy parties.


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LA City Council Members Fined For Accepting Award Show Tickets

Four Los Angeles City Council members will pay a total of $13,300 in fines for accepting free tickets to various events, such as the Oscars and Emmy Awards.


Larry Flynt's Hustler Video was fined for not using condoms during production.

Hustler Video, Another Porn Producer Fined For Shoots Without Condoms

California workplace safety officials have fined Larry Flynt’s Hustler Video and another porn producer for not using condoms on set to protect sex performers from exposure to disease.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/30/2011


Moreno Valley Truancy Sweep Nets 66 Students

More than five-dozen students enrolled in Moreno Valley schools were caught ditching class and slapped with citations ranging from $100 to $500 during a truancy sweep.


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Airline Delays Plunge After US Levies Hefty Fines

Three hours or less: that’s all the airlines can now set you back before having to pay up big fines to the feds.


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Calif. Drivers Face Higher Traffic Fines In 2011

The state will add $4 to the price of every traffic ticket effective New Year’s Day.


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New Law May Bring Fines To Online Impersonators

A law taking effect with the new year will make impersonating someone online through social network pages, texts or e-mails a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of up to $1,000 and a year in jail.