Los Angeles County California

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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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Thousands To Join LA County Social Workers’ Strike

A spokesman with the Service Employees International Union Local 721 said up to 10,000 Department of Public Social Services workers will join the strike Monday morning.

12/08/2013

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‘Thousands’ Expected At DCFS Strike After Contract Talks Break Down With County Officials

Lowell Goodman, spokesperson for Service Employees International Union Local 721, told CBS2 negotiators successfully reached settlements on 25 of 28 bargaining units but talks stalled on Tuesday on the remaining issues.

12/04/2013

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L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca Launches Investigation Into Questionable Hires

Baca explained many of the hires were brought on board in the 90s, creating an extra challenge for the department.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/04/2013

8-year-old Gabriel Fernandez (pictured), died in May after documents showed at least six complaints of child abuse and brutality were filed with Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS). (credit: CBS)

Couple Charged In Beating Death Of Palmdale Boy Appear In Court

A Palmdale couple accused of beating the woman’s 8-year-old son to death appeared before a judge for a pre-trial hearing Tuesday.

CBS Los Angeles–08/13/2013

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$10K Reward Offered For Suspect Sought In Alondra Park Carjacking, Kidnapping

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies have been searching for the suspect since July 19.

08/07/2013

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Blue Ribbon Commission Determined To Fix Problems Plaguing DCFS At First Meeting

The panel was created after the deaths of several children in the care of L.A. County.

08/01/2013

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LA Firefighter Who Trained Late Granite Mountain Hotshot Reveals Dangers Of The Job

L.A. County Fire Department Engineer Roy Rodriguez said this weekend’s tragedy brought back a stream of memories about the close calls he and his fellow firefighters have experienced on duty.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/02/2013

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Family, Friends Remember 3 Orange County Firefighters Who Died In Arizona Wildfire

Loved ones are remembering three firefighters from Orange County who perished over the weekend in an Arizona wildfire.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/02/2013

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LAPD Releases Surveillance Footage Of Suspect In Officer-Involved Shooting At Wilshire Station

Los Angeles police are seeking the public’s help in finding the gunman who ambushed two LAPD officers Tuesday morning.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/26/2013

Gabriel Fernandez was beaten to death. (credit: Facebook)

DCFS Details Prior Allegations Of Abuse In Case Of Deceased 8-Year-Old Palmdale Boy

Gabriel Fernandez had suffered a skull fracture, several broken ribs and severe burn marks over various spots of his body before he was hospitalized last month, according to the LA County Sheriff’s Department.

06/12/2013

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LA County Park Worker Arrested For Committing Lewd Acts On Children

Sixty-two-year-old Donald Johnson was taken into custody Wednesday after a fellow park employee found a SIM card from a cell phone at the Ted Watkins Memorial Park near Watts, where Johnson has worked for four decades.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/06/2013

8-year-old Gabriel Fernandez (pictured), died in May after documents showed at least six complaints of child abuse and brutality were filed with Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS). (credit: CBS)

DCFS Director Says He Needs A Lot More Social Workers

Gabriel Fernandez died after documents showed at least six complaints of child abuse and brutality were filed with Los Angeles County DCFS.

06/05/2013

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Antelope Valley Residents Divided On ‘Eco-Friendly’ Solar Farms

First Solar, Inc. is behind an effort to make the region more environmentally friendly, with plans to put in 3.7 million solar modules in the region.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/29/2013

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Former Marine Wrongfully Convicted Of Murder Allowed To Sue LA County

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A former Marine who served 24 years in prison after he was wrongfully convicted of murder will be allowed to move forward with his lawsuit against Los Angeles County. A federal […]

05/08/2013

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