Cockfighting file photo. (credit: CBS)

Assembly OKs Stiffer Fines, Jail Time For Cockfighting

If you enjoy a good cockfight, it could cost you.


Chuck and Stephanie Fromm (third from right) were fined $300 by city officials last November for holding “a regular gathering of more than three people”.(credit: CBS)

San Juan Capistrano Adopts Changes To Shield Home Bible Studies

City officials have taken steps to prevent future conflicts after sparking national outrage for fining and threatening a home Bible study group.

CBS Los Angeles–06/21/2012

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13 California Hospitals Fined For Safety Violations

The California Department of Public Health has released its list of hospitals they have find for safety violations.


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Proposed Hike Would Push Parking Fines Up Nearly Double From ’05

A proposed increase in parking fines could end up costing taxpayers nearly twice as much as they paid when Mayor Villaraigosa first took office.

CBS Los Angeles–05/08/2012

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LA County Updates Ordinance On Ball, Frisbee Throwing At Beaches

When you head down to the beach for a little fun this summer, county officials want you to know about some updated rules.



Parents, School Officials Push City Council To Cut Fines For Truant LAUSD Students

Students, parents and school district officials have complained the penalties could have a negative effect on attendance.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–02/14/2012


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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