Increase

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AP: More Narcotics Are Coming Into California Jails

A 2011 California law that sends lower-level felons to county lock-ups to serve their time instead of state prison has caused a spike in narcotics smuggling in county jails, sheriff’s officials say.

11/29/2014

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UCLA Students Rally Against Tuition Hikes

Students at UCLA joined in protests at other university campuses Monday statewide following the announcement by UC officials of potentially hefty tuition increases.

11/24/2014

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Rates For OC Toll Roads Increase Tuesday

Rates to drive on Orange County’s four toll roads will increase Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/01/2014

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Edison Cites Natural Gas Prices, Design Changes For Higher Residential Rates

Natural gas prices and a new rate design structure were among the factors cited to explain why SoCal Edison is raising electricity rates.

06/18/2014

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In-N-Out Raises Prices, Blames Cost Of Ingredients

In-N-Out is the latest fast food chain to raise its prices due to the soaring costs of core ingredients like dairy and beef.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/17/2014

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LA Religious Leaders Call On Mayor To Reject Proposed Metro Fare Hikes

A Southland coalition of multi-ethnic religious leaders Monday called on city officials to reject proposed fare increases over claims the move would harm the region’s poorest residents.

05/19/2014

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Disneyland Raises Ticket Prices, Suspends Passport Passes

Disneyland has raised its single day ticket price by $4 to $96 for those 10 years old and up for both California Adventure and Disneyland park.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/19/2014

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Gov. Brown Signs Bill To Increase Minimum Wage

Gov. Jerry Brown Wednesday signed a bill to increase the state’s minimum wage to $10 an hour by 2016.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/25/2013

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Gov. Jerry Brown Supports Bill To Increase Minimum Wage

Gov. Jerry Brown Wednesday said he supports a bill to increase the state’s minimum wage.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/11/2013

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Statewide Gas Tax Increase Goes Into Effect

California now has the highest gas tax in the nation at 39.5 cents.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/01/2013

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State Insurance Commissioner Calls Anthem Blue Cross’ Rate Hikes ‘Unreasonable’

California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones is accusing Anthem Blue Cross of placing an “unreasonable” rate increase on small businesses.

CBS Los Angeles–01/09/2013

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City Council Votes To Put Sales Tax Increase On March Ballot

The Los Angeles City Council voted Tuesday to place a half-cent sales tax increase on the March ballot.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/20/2012

CSU

CSU Postpones Talks On Tuition Rate Hikes

The Cal State Board of Trustees on Tuesday postponed a scheduled vote on undergraduate tuition increases.

11/13/2012

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LAPD Chief Warns Layoffs Likely If Voters Reject Sales Tax Hike

A proposed vote next year on a half-cent sales tax increase could affect more than just the city’s finances, according to a dire warning from the head of the Los Angeles Police Department.

11/09/2012

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City Council To Vote On DWP Rate Increase Despite Salary Report

At least one City Council member said a vote will not go forward unless allegations of higher-than-average salaries at the utility are addressed.

09/25/2012

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