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Simi Valley Approves Porn Condom Law

The city of Simi Valley has passed a new law that is aimed at keeping adult film productions from entering the municipality.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/24/2012

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Police Seek Victims Of Disbarred La Mirada Lawyer

Police are looking for victims of a dis-barred Alhambra lawyer accused of bilking clients.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/12/2012

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Councilman Warns Brown Against Repeal Of Euthanasia Waiting Period For Stray Pets

Gov. Jerry Brown says repealing the Hayden law could save $23 million — but one city councilman strongly disagrees.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/07/2012

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Feds Seize Gambling Site Bodog, Indict Founder

The sports gambling site Bodog was shut down and four Canadians indicted, including founder Calvin Ayre, for illegal gambling that generated more than $100 million in winnings, federal prosecutors announced Tuesday.

02/28/2012

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Boys’ And Girls’ Locker Room? Calif. Bill Would Blur School ‘Gender Identity’ Rules

An Irvine lawmaker is among those considering a proposed bill that would potentially allow genders to mix in school locker rooms.

01/10/2012

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Car Seats Until Age 8? Doctor Says New 2012 Law Prevents Brain Damage

Parents and kids alike are grumbling over the new law, but doctors from the Children’s Hospital insist it’s worth it.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–01/03/2012

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SoCal Lawmaker Wants To Require College Coaches To Report Sex Abuse Charges

A Southland lawmaker unveiled proposed legislation on Wednesday that would protect kids at California colleges from sexually abusive coaches.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–11/23/2011

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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

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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.

10/06/2011

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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.

08/17/2011

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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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