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Sergio Garcia can begin practicing law in California despite his immigration status following the court's ruling. (Photo credit: CBS)

Calif. Supreme Court Grants Law License To Illegal Immigrant

The California Supreme Court announced Thursday it will grant a law license to a man living in the U.S. illegally who graduated from law school and passed the state bar exam.

01/02/2014

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LA County Supervisor Files Motion To Add Cross To County Seal

The move comes almost 10 years after its redesign in 2004, when the cross and other images were removed under the threat of legal action by the ACLU.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–12/31/2013

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HazMat Crews Investigating Suspicious Item At Santa Ana Police Dept.

SKY2’s Gordon Spencer reports a person walked in with the package or substance at approximately 5:05 p.m. Monday.

12/30/2013

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Calif. DOJ To Start Keeping Long Gun Ownership Records

Starting Jan. 1, the California Department of Justice will require gun dealers to register all long-gun purchases with the state.

12/27/2013

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Coalition Of Conservative Groups File Lawsuit To Block Transgender Student Restroom Change

California is the first state to pass a law allowing such choices by transgender K-12 students.

12/20/2013

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Obamacare Key Dates In 2014

Implementation of the health reform law continues through 2014 with these key dates.

11/25/2013

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Gun Rights Groups Mull Recall Campaign Against Assembly Speaker

Gun owners’ groups are considering recall campaigns against five Democratic state lawmakers, including Assembly Speaker John Perez.

10/24/2013

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Grads Sue Southwestern Law School Over Employment Rate Claims

A group of former Southwestern Law School students are taking their alma mater to court over its claims of a 98 percent employment rate after graduation.

10/16/2013

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Family Of Man Fatally Shot By Long Beach Police Officer To Sue

Thirty-nine-year-old John Del Real was killed in front of his house on East 17th Street September 26.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/10/2013

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Law Extends California Funding For Pediatric Trauma Centers

Funding for pediatric trauma centers throughout California will be extended after a Los Angeles legislator’s bill was signed into law Tuesday.

10/08/2013

Obamacare supporters celebrate the Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Health Act on June 28, 2012 in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Will Obamacare Lead To Longer Wait Times At The Doctor’s Office?

Sweeping changes to the health care system are underway now that the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare, is now law.

10/03/2013

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Calif. Law Will Require OT For Domestic Workers

Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday signed a bill that will temporarily require overtime pay for domestic workers in California.

09/26/2013

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Fontana Police In Pursuit Of Stolen Vehicle Suspect

The Fontana Police Department reports a male driver crashed into another vehicle at Arrow Route and Tokay Avenue before possibly fleeing on foot.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/11/2013

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Gov. Brown Signs Law Closing Rape Loophole

Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law Monday a bill closing a legal loophole that allowed a rape conviction to be overturned because the woman was not married.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/09/2013

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State Senate Approves Bill To Make Improper Gun Storage A Crime

The state Senate has approved a bill making it a misdemeanor to store a firearm where it is accessible to a child.

09/09/2013

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