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OC Market Fined $527K For Falsely-Labeled ‘Halal’ Meat

An Anaheim supermarket agreed to pay a $527,000 fine for falsely advertising generic meat as being Islamic approved.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–11/22/2011


California Schools To Offer Transitional Kindergarten In Fall 2012

A new grade will be added to California elementary schools by the fall of 2012: Transitional Kindergarten. It would be the first new grade level introduced in the state since 1891.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/09/2011

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Families Affected By Autism Celebrate New Law Extending Health Insurance Coverage

Governor Jerry Brown has signed into a law a bill that will require health insurance companies in the state to cover treatment for autism and other severe behavioral disorders.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/10/2011

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Feds Target CA Pot Dispensaries Over Drug Laws, Warn Of Shut Down

Federal prosecutors have launched a crackdown on pot dispensaries in California, warning the stores that they must shut down in 45 days or face criminal charges and confiscation of their property even if they are operating legally under the state’s 15-year-old medical marijuana law.


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For Teens Or Unions? Law May Ban Alcohol Sales At Self-Checkout Counters

Union officials and other supporters argue the law would not only prevent teenagers from buying alcohol, but would also save the jobs of supermarket cashiers.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–09/06/2011

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Money 101: Renters Vs. Landlords

Need help resolving a dispute? Renters and landlords get their questions answered.


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For Safety Or Revenue? Drivers Wary Of Higher Penalties For Cell Phone Use

Despite safety warnings, many drivers are suspicious of the motivation behind the proposed increase at a time when the state faces a systemic fiscal crisis.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–08/17/2011

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Dugard Case Spurs New Law To Limit Early Release For Calif. Parolees

A California lawmaker says that if convicted rapist Phillip Garrido had served a longer prison term, Jaycee Lee Dugard would not have lost her childhood years to captivity.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–08/03/2011

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Gov. Brown Signs Landmark Law To Teach Gay History In Calif. Classrooms

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a landmark bill adding lessons about gay history to social studies classes in California’s public schools.


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Proposed ‘Caylee’s Law’ Starts To Foment In California

Legislators all over the country are introducing so-called “Caylee’s Laws” — proposed laws that would make it a felony for a parent or guardian to fail to report their child missing.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/13/2011

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New Law Prevents Hybrid Owners From Driving In Carpool Lanes

Due to a new law in effect Friday, tens of thousands of hybrid car drivers will no longer be allowed to use the carpool lane.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/01/2011

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New Bill Ignites Political War Between Calif., Amazon.com

A controversial budget-related bill that was signed into law by Governor Brown Wednesday has already touched off a political war between the largest online retailer and the State of California.


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Law Requires Students To Show Proof Of Whooping Cough Vaccine

Some 3 million public and private school students in California must prove they have had a booster vaccination against whooping cough to attend grades 7 through 12 this fall.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/29/2011

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Carbon Monoxide Detector Law Goes Into Effect Friday

Carbon monoxide detectors will become mandatory in many California homes on July 1.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–06/28/2011

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Huntington Beach Offers Traffic School For Cyclists

The city of Huntington Beach is offering traffic school to bicyclists who break the law and get ticketed.