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LA Abuzz About Push For Urban Beekeeping

Hundreds of beekeepers in Los Angeles have been raising bees in the city’s residential areas — but so far, it’s illegal.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/11/2014

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Councilmember: Businesses Should Share Sidewalk Repair Costs With City

In order to move forward with repairing nearly half of Los Angeles’ sidewalks, a Los Angeles City councilmember proposed a motion that private businesses would share the cost of repairs with the city.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/05/2014

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CBS2 Investigates: Taxpayer-Funded Luxury Cars For LA City Councilmembers

With the city of Los Angeles facing a $200 million deficit, we found some city councilmembers purchasing fancy cars at the expense of taxpayers.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/30/2014

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LA City Council Debates Whether Police Should Again Be Allowed To Check Motel Registries Without A Warrant

The LA City Council is debating whether police should be allowed to inspect hotel and motel registries without first obtaining a warrant.

01/30/2014

Cans of energy drinks are displayed in a store in San Diego, California 10 November 2006. The kick from caffeine has a growing number of consumers jumping into energy drinks-soft drinks spiked with nutritional aids and stimulants despite warnings from health professionals. The drinks are often aimed at the youth market with edgy names like Rockstar and Full Throttle, and the provocatively named Cocaine Energy Drink, which despite its name contains no illegal ingredients. The typical energy drink sells for two dollars or more per can or bottle, well above the average price of traditional soft drinks. (credit: EARL S.CRYER/AFP/Getty Images)

LA May Become First City In US To Implement Age Restriction On Energy Drink Purchases

Los Angeles could become the nation’s first city to ban minors from purchasing energy drinks, as the City Council considers restrictive policies on the beverages.

01/27/2014

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City Settles For $575K In LAPD Coerced-Sex Lawsuit

The Los Angeles City Council has agreed to pay $575,000 to settle a lawsuit from a former police informant who alleged that two officers forced her to have sex.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/15/2014

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City Council Delays Vote On Urban Bee Keeping Proposal

The Los Angeles City Council Tuesday delayed a vote regarding a proposal that would allow homeowners to keep beehives in their backyards.

01/14/2014

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City Council Exploring Duck Boat Tours For LA River

The Los Angeles City Council is floating an idea to bring duck boats to the LA River.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/11/2013

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UCLA, LAUSD Help Kick Off National Computer Science Education Week

The Los Angeles City Council has officially declared this week Computer Science Week in LA.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/10/2013

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$50K Reward Offered In Murder Of 14-Year-Old Boy In South LA

The Los Angeles City Council approved a $50,000 reward Wednesday for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person who murdered a 14-year-old boy in South Los Angeles last month.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/04/2013

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City Council Approves Moratorium On DWP Shutoff Notices

The council voted 12-0 to place a moratorium on disconnection notices.

11/27/2013

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Assembly Special Election Goes Down To Wire Between Democrat Matt Dababneh, GOP’s Susan Shelley

Democrat Matt Dababneh of Encino and Republican Susan Shelley of Woodland Hills were locked in a tight race Tuesday night in a special election for a state Assembly seat.

11/19/2013

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Group Rallies For Legalization Of Street Vendors In LA

A group rallied in Koreatown Thursday night to support the legalization of street food vendors in Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/14/2013

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LA City Council Approves Law For Rewards Reporting ‘Swatters’

An ordinance allowing the city to offer rewards in “swatting” pranks was approved Wednesday by the Los Angeles City Council.

11/06/2013

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City Council Votes To Crack Down On ‘Swatting’ Suspects

The Los Angeles City Council Wednesday will meet to vote on a proposal that would crack down on individuals who make false 911 calls to high-profile residences.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/30/2013

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