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‘Freedom Initiative’ Calls For $23 Cap To Parking Fines In LA

Staffers with Mayor Eric Garcetti’s office Thursday met with several leaders of a group seeking to cap parking fines at $23 per citation in Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/12/2014

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Garcetti Initiative Aimed At Hiring 10,000 Veterans In LA By 2017

Mayor Eric Garcetti has unveiled a citywide hiring initiative that seeks to employ 10,000 Southland veterans by 2017.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/09/2014

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Death-Penalty Reform Initiative Pushed To 2016

A coalition of law enforcement officers, prosecutors and crime victims announced Friday that it will wait until November 2016 to place a death-penalty reform measure on the ballot.

05/10/2014

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Mayor’s Proposal To Hire More Parking Enforcement Officers Met With Strong Criticism

Critics charge the new enforcement hires could generate $5 million in additional revenue, but Garcetti says the parking ticket rebellion may be premature. KCAL9’s Dave Bryan reports.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/22/2014

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President Clinton Hosts Infrastructure Forum At LA City Hall

President Bill Clinton was in Los Angeles Thursday for a forum on strengthening infrastructure in the Southland and cities nationwide.

04/03/2014

President Obama Addresses The Nation During State Of The Union Address

Hundreds Of Companies Sign On For President’s Initiative To Help Unemployed

“There are a lot of talented people out there looking for jobs,” said one woman.

01/31/2014

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City Officials, LAPD Clean South LA Alleys In Wake Of Anti-Gang Efforts

A group of city elected and law enforcement officials will be in South Los Angeles Friday to help clean up communities affected by some of the city’s most notorious gangs.

11/22/2013

Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey (CBS)

Kamala Harris, Jackie Lacey Unveil Initiative To Curb Inmate Recidivism

The initiative specifically bolsters programs to keep people like the mentally ill, veterans who suffer from PTSD and people who are addicted to drugs or alcohol from returning prison.

11/20/2013

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UCLA Project Eyes 100 Percent Reliance On Renewable Energy, Water Sources

An environmental research project at UCLA is aiming to make Los Angeles 100 percent reliant on renewable energy and local water supplies without hurting biodiversity by 2050.

11/15/2013

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Impact Of ’50 Parks’ Plan On Villaraigosa’s Legacy Still Unclear

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa was scheduled Monday to tout what his administration considers one of his major accomplishments while in office.

06/17/2013

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Ballot Initiative Would Hold Health Insurance Premiums Down

Leaders of Consumer Watchdog Campaign along with patients and the state’s Insurance Commissioner delivered to the Los Angeles County Registrar’s office in Norwalk hundreds of thousands of petition signatures in support of a health insurance rate justification ballot initiative.

05/18/2012

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Lakers ‘Team Up’ To Give Back To Los Angeles Community

The Los Angeles Lakers will begin an employee service campaign dubbed “Lakers Team Up” Tuesday, which will include assembling and distributing care packages for the homeless, preparing and serving food to senior citizens and cleaning up beaches.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/01/2011

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