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Blue Ribbon Panel Urges Tight Regulation For Proposed Calif. Pot Legalization

A new report on proposed guidelines to implementing marijuana legalization in California may be changing the views of one of the state’s most high-profile pot advocates.

07/22/2015

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For 1st Time In Nearly 30 Years, Anaheim Allowing Residents To Buy Fireworks

KCAL9’s Brittney Hopper spoke to residents eager for the July 4th holiday to get here.

06/28/2015

The city is considering a plan to make illegal apartments legal to help ease the housing crunch. (credit: CBS)

LA Considers Making Illegal Apartments Legal To Help Ease Housing Crisis

A city official told Lopez that he had no idea how many apartments were operating without proper permits.

06/11/2015

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Deadline Looms For ACA Enrollees To Verify US Citizenship

About half of 100,000 Californians who enrolled for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act still must prove they are in this country legally to continue to receive benefits.

09/29/2014

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

Jean and Casey Kasem attend a Hollywood event in November 2003. (credit: Doug Benc/Getty Images Entertainment)

Casey Kasem’s Widow Sued By Lawyers Representing Her In Battle To Keep Radio Icon On Life Support

Haney & Young LLP filed a breach-of-contract suit against Jean Kasem Tuesday in Los Angeles Superior Court, claiming she owes $50,500 in legal bills.

CBS Los Angeles–07/30/2014

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Missing TV Legend Casey Kasem Reportedly Found In Washington State

The children of legendary broadcaster and producer Casey Kasem says he has been found.

05/14/2014

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City Council OKs Request To Pay For Up To $200K In Legal Fees For Huizar

The Los Angeles City Council Friday agreed to pay for legal fees for Councilman Jose Huizar following a sexual harassment lawsuit filed against him by a former staffer.

04/11/2014

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Reports: County Spent Nearly Half Of Litigation Costs On LASD Lawsuits

Lawsuits involving the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department accounted for $43 million in expenditures – nearly half the county’s overall litigation costs – last year, according to county officials.

01/10/2014

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‘Glut Of Attorneys’ May Mean Lower Legal Fees For Consumers

An excess number of attorneys working in California could mean lower legal fees for consumers – at least for now.

08/21/2013

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Google’s ‘Driverless’ Cars Are Now Legal On Calif. Roads

Google’s self-driving cars will soon be seen on California roads. Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill Tuesday, officially making Google’s cars legal to drive on the street.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/25/2012

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Gun Rights Advocates Likely To Challenge Calif. Handgun Ban

Will a statewide ban aimed at California gun owners firearms backfire on lawmakers?

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–02/20/2012

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Report: LA County Spent $107M On Legal Claims In 2011

If you’ve ever wondered where your county tax dollars go, look no further than your local courthouse.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–02/15/2012

Former Bell council member Victor Bello (credit: Al Seib-Pool/Getty Images)

Case Against Ex-Bell Official Delayed After Lawyer Quits

A judge has given Victor Bello a little more time to apply for a public defender after a series of legal setbacks.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–02/02/2012

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Lawmakers Question Cost Of Vernon’s Legal Bills

Lawmakers are questioning the cost of legal bills for the city of Vernon, which is under investigation for its financial dealings.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/28/2011

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