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Attorneys for tenants at a commercial building located at 5700 South Hoover say only three showers served over three dozen residents. (Photo credit: Margaret Carrero)

Tenants Forced To Vacate South LA Building Say City Ignored Complaints

Dozens of residents under orders to vacate a building in South Los Angeles that has been deemed unsafe were granted a two-week extension Friday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/04/2014

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Panel Urges End To US Ban On Transgender Troops

The United States should join the dozen other nations that allow transgender people to serve in the armed forces, a commission led by a former U.S. surgeon general said in a report.

03/13/2014

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‘Octomom’ Pleads Not Guilty To Another Count Of Welfare Fraud

“Octomom” Nadya Suleman pleaded not guilty Tuesday to the latest count against her in a welfare fraud case.

03/11/2014

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City Attorney, LAPD To Partner With Realtors On Pot Shop Ban

City prosecutors are teaming up with the LAPD to to help property owners and real estate agents comply with a voter-approved measure regulating medical marijuana dispensaries.

03/10/2014

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Octomom Charged With Another Felony After Receiving Nearly $10K In MediCal Benefits

“Octomom” Nadya Suleman was charged Wednesday with another felony count in a welfare fraud case, Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office officials said.

02/05/2014

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Santa Monica To Hold Public Hearings On Plans To Allow Medical Pot Shops

A wave of medical marijuana dispensaries that have opened up throughout Los Angeles in recent years could soon be spreading to the Westside.

12/11/2013

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Care Harbor LA Holds Free Clinic Thursday Through Sunday

Care Harbor LA is holding a clinic Thursday through Sunday to provide free medical, dental and vision care to thousands of uninsured families.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/31/2013

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Care Harbor LA Draws Crowds For Massive Free Health Clinic

Hundreds of people lined up early Monday morning for wristbands guaranteeing admission to a free health clinic this week in Exposition Park.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/28/2013

Prosecutors say Richard Alan Nolan was a licensed vocational nurse at the Western Medical Center in Anaheim for approximately five years before the sexual assaults. (courtesy OCSD)

OC Male Nurse Convicted Of Assaulting Incapacitated Male Patients

A male nurse was convicted Friday of sexually assaulting two male patients who were medically incapacitated and another male patient under the guise of a medical exam.

06/21/2013

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Judge Rules Walkout OK For Some UC Medical Center Workers

A judge has ruled that some workers at the five largest University of California medical centers can go on strike for two days starting Tuesday.

05/20/2013

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Elective Surgeries Canceled Ahead Of Looming UC Walkout

A potential walkout among 13,000 workers at five University of California medical centers statewide next week has already prompted officials to cancel elective surgeries.

05/17/2013

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Calif. Supreme Court Rules Cities Can Ban Pot Dispensaries

The California Supreme Court ruled Monday that city governments have the authority to outlaw local medical marijuana dispensaries.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/06/2013

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4 SoCal Hospitals Close Their ER Doors

The emergency departments of Bellflower Medical Center, Newport Specialty Hospital and Los Angeles Metropolitan Medical Center’s Los Angeles and Hawthorne campuses will close Thursday.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/03/2013

Jedi (center) is a three-month-old diabetic alert dog. (credit: CBS)

‘Crowdfunding’ Making It Easier For Cash-Strapped Families To Pay For Medical Care

Cash-strapped families are embracing the concept of “crowdfunding” to meet the financial challenges that may result when a loved one is diagnosed with a medical condition.

02/01/2013

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City Council May Bypass Voters To Limit Medical Pot Shops

The Los Angeles City Council will vote later this month on an initiative that would drastically reduce the number of medical marijuana dispensaries citywide.

01/03/2013

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