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LA County Probation Officer Charged In Alleged Child-Care Fraud Scheme

A Los Angeles County probation officer is one of five people accused in a child-care fraud scheme that allegedly cost taxpayers $1.6 million.

08/02/2013

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Blue Ribbon Commission Determined To Fix Problems Plaguing DCFS At First Meeting

The panel was created after the deaths of several children in the care of L.A. County.

08/01/2013

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Sheriff’s Officials Under Fire For Promoting Racially Offensive Comedy Show

Officials from the Sheriff’s Department are under fire Wednesday for hosting what some called a racially offensive comedy show during a department luncheon.

07/25/2013

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Calif. Unemployment Falls To 8.5 Percent

California’s unemployment rate fell to 8.5 percent in June as the state continues to close the gap on the national jobless rate, the state Employment Development Department announced Thursday.

07/18/2013

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Officials Warn Of Tax Collection Letter Scam

The Department of Consumer Affairs has recorded several complaints from consumers who received phony letters in the mail that look like official government documents.

07/09/2013

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Suspicious Package Left In Parking Lot Of County Building Is Harmless

A suspicious package left in the parking lot of a county building was deemed to be non-hazardous, according to authorities.

06/27/2013

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Mega Millions Ticket Sold In LA County Worth $729,000

California Lottery officials announced Saturday that one ticket sold in Los Angeles County is worth $729,000.

06/22/2013

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Ventura County Passes Law Requiring Porn Actors To Wear Condoms

Ventura County has passed a law requiring actors in porn films to wear condoms during production, the Ventura County Star reported.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/08/2013

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LA County To Offer Free Meningitis Vaccines To Low-Income, Uninsured Residents

Los Angeles County’s top health official says free meningococcal vaccines will be offered to low-income and uninsured residents following a recent death in West Hollywood.

04/17/2013

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Residents Urged To Prep For ‘Two Weeks On Your Own’ On Quake Anny

Fire officials are urging residents in the Southland to use the anniversary of the Tokyo earthquake and tsunami to prepare for the next major disaster here at home.

03/11/2013

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Gas Prices In Los Angeles County Now Highest In Calif.

Gas prices in Los Angeles County are now the highest in the state with the average price for a gallon at $4.28.

02/17/2013

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1 Traffic-Related Death Reported In LA County During New Year’s Holiday

At least one person died on a Los Angeles County roadway during the New Year’s holiday, even though the California Highway Patrol reported no traffic fatalities between Friday and Jan. 1.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/01/2013

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Illegal Social Networking Parties On The Rise Around Southland

Illegal social networking parties are on the rise around the Southland.

12/22/2012

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LA County To Bury Remains Of 1,656 ‘Unclaimed’ People

Los Angeles County will bury the remains of 1,656 people in a mass grave Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/04/2012

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Red Flag Warnings In Effect Monday For Local Mountains

Red flag warnings are expected to go into effect on Monday for parts of the Southland as a result of a combination hot temperatures and low humidity.

09/30/2012

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