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Welfare Unit Cell Phone Calls Cost LA County $500K

Auditor-Controller Wendy Watanabe says about one-fourth of the $2.2 million cellular telephone budget went toward questionable charges.

01/04/2011

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Homeowners Hit By Storm May Be Eligible For Tax Relief

County tax officials say property owners who have suffered $10,000 or more in damage from the recent storms could be eligible for tax relief.

12/29/2010

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New Storm Makes Its Way Toward Southern California

California is in for another round of cold, wet, snowy and blustery weather. The National Weather Service says a storm moving down into the state Tuesday is being fueled by a plume of subtropical moisture from north of Hawaii combined with low pressure over the Northeast Pacific.

12/28/2010

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LA County Sees Increase In Holiday DUIs

The California Highway Patrol reports that 83 people were arrested for driving under the influence this holiday weekend compared to 72 during the first 36 hours of Christmas in 2009.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/26/2010

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LA County: Hate Crimes Drop, Jews Targeted More

The number of reported hate crimes in LA County dipped in 2009, but a growing number used white supremacy symbols, including swastikas.

12/21/2010

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LA County Child Abuse Investigator Suspected Of Sexual Assault

Police say a Los Angeles County child abuse investigator has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting the mother of a child he was assigned to assess.

12/01/2010

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LA County To Vote On Food Truck Ratings

The days of the “roach coach” could soon be over after the L.A. County Board of Supervisors votes on whether to more tightly regulate the popular lunch wagons.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–10/13/2010

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Some Classes Suspended At LA County Police Academy

A possible breach in test security has forced the suspension of some classes at a Los Angeles County police academy.

10/06/2010

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Man Dies When Car Rear-Ends LA County Fire Engine

Authorities say a 49-year-old man was killed when his car rear-ended a parked Los Angeles County fire engine on the 105 Freeway in Lynwood.

10/03/2010

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Poverty Rate Rises In LA County, California

Census Bureau data show more than 16 percent of Los Angeles County residents lived in poverty in 2009 — up from 15 percent from the year before.

09/29/2010

The San Diego County Fair Comes to Southern California

L.A. County Fair Debuts In Pomona

Ever had a bacon-wrapped Oreo cookie? Starting this weekend, you can enjoy that and a whole lot of other goodies at the Los Angeles County Fair in Pomona.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/04/2010

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