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$2M Moreno Valley Overpass On Indefinite Hold Due To Birds Nests

Part of the Theodore Street Overpass in Moreno Valley needs to be demolished following a big-rig accident back in January.

03/23/2015

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L.A. County Passes Measure Requiring Cat Owners To Spay Pets

Los Angeles County supervisors have passed a measure requiring residents in unincorporated neighborhoods to spay and neuter their cats.

02/17/2015

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FAA Reveals Proposals For New Regulations On Commercial Drone Use

The Federal Aviation Administration has revealed new proposals for regulations supporting the commercial use of small drones.

02/15/2015

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Revenge-Porn Website Operator Convicted Under New California Law

Kevin Bollaert was found guilty Monday of identity theft and extortion. It’s one of the first convictions under a new California law that outlawed revenge porn.

02/02/2015

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Nevada Considers Condom Requirement That Caused Porn Production To Flee L.A.

Nevada currently has no rules specifically covering pornography production. And no permit is needed to film on private property, a home or in a hotel room, according to the state film office.

01/23/2015

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Hundreds Of Undocumented Immigrants Apply For Driver’s Licenses

Hundreds of undocumented immigrants lined up Friday outside California Department of Motor Vehicles locations to apply for driver’s licenses.

01/02/2015

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Signatures Submitted To Fight California Bag Ban

If the referendum qualifies, the nation’s first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags will be suspended until voters weigh in, effectively buying plastic bag manufacturers more time.

12/29/2014

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Local Ex-Convict Among 105 To Receive Official Pardon By Governor On Christmas Eve

California Governor Jerry Brown celebrated Christmas Eve by pardoning over one hundred former convicts, one of them a local man who now works with recovering drug addicts.

12/24/2014

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Federal Ruling A Win For California’s Bullet Train

A federal agency that has jurisdiction over California’s bullet train says it has the authority to pre-empt state environmental law, creating uncertainty for numerous lawsuits fighting the project.

12/15/2014

Tailback Maurice Clarett #13 of the Ohio State Buckeyes takes in the victory over the University of Miami Hurricanes in the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl at Sun Devil Stadium on January 3, 2003 in Tempe, Arizona. Ohio State won the game 31-24 in double-overtime, winning the NCAA National Championship. (credit: Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

5 Sports Careers Busted By Legal Troubles

We take a look at five other athletes whose careers were wrecked by trouble with the law.

09/10/2014

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Cyclists Eager For ‘3 Feet For Safety’ Law To Kick In

Starting later this month, bicyclists riding the streets of Southern California will have a little more room to maneuver through traffic.

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Woman Says Beverly Hills Store Broke The Law After Asking Her To Breastfeed In Private

A local mother has accused the retailer Anthropologie of breaking the law, when she says a manager did not allow her to breastfeed her baby on sales floor of the store.

08/19/2014

Police are hoping the public can help identify the two men and one woman captured on surveillance tape during a salon robbery Tuesday. (credit: Hawthorne Police)

3 People Rob Salon In Hawthorne For $9K In Cash, Hair Extensions

Authorities said three people came into the salon and tied up an employee around 11 a.m. Tuesday.

08/13/2014

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It’s No Longer Illegal For Jurors To Use Electronic Devices During Trials

Gov. Jerry Brown signed AB2683 on Tuesday, repealing a law that made it a misdemeanor to disobey a judge’s order to stay off electronic devices during a trial.

07/08/2014

Maira Garcia (R) and Maria Vargas hold hands while waiting on line to get married at the Brooklyn City Clerk's office on July 24, 2011 in New York City. Today was the first day gay couples were allowed to legally marry in New York state. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown Finalizes Repeal Of Marriage Definition ‘Between A Man & A Woman’

California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation replacing language in state law that defines marriage as “between a man and a woman.”

07/07/2014

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