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LA City Council Votes To Ban E-Cigarettes In Public Areas

The Los Angeles City Council Tuesday voted to ban e-cigarette use at bars, nightclubs, restaurants and other public areas.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/04/2014

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Proposed Pay Hike For Hotel Workers Would Nearly Double Minimum Wage

Under the proposal, employees at some of the city’s largest hotels could see a raise to a living wage of $15.37 an hour.


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Strict New Rules For Valets Go Into Effect In Los Angeles

Strict new rules for valet companies went into effect this evening in Los Angeles.


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OC Board Approves Dangerous Dogs Ordinance

The Orange County Board of Supervisors Tuesday approved an ordinance changing how vicious dogs will be defined and handled.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/17/2013

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Rally Planned Over LA Homeless Feeding Ordinance

Homeless advocates are planning a rally on Saturday on Hollywood against a new regulations they fear could potentially shut down a food truck that has been feeding the hungry.


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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.


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Monterey Park Drops English-Letter Sign Ordinance

A Los Angeles suburb with a large Asian immigrant population has dropped a proposal that storefront signs contain letters used in English.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/05/2013

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Seal Beach Expands Hog Ban To Include Smaller Pigs

The city of Seal Beach is officially pigging out.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/29/2013

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New Policy Prohibits Tour Bus Companies From Sidewalk Vending

City leaders Monday are expected to announce a new policy that prohibits the solicitation and sale of tour bus tickets on city sidewalks.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/21/2013

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Riverside County To Consider Mandatory Sterilization For Pit Bulls In Unincorporated Areas

Riverside County supervisors set a public hearing date to consider a public safety ordinance mandating sterilization for pit bulls in unincorporated communities.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/24/2013

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Tour Bus Companies To Be Banned From Sidewalk Vending Under Amended Ordinance

Tour bus operators would no longer be allowed to solicit customers on sidewalks in bus tourist spots in Hollywood under a newly amended ordinance.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/05/2013

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Ordinance Would Ban Amplified Music From Ice Cream Trucks In Long Beach

The days of amplified music on ice cream trucks that attract children seeking a cool, creamy treat may be over in the city of Long Beach.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/09/2013


L.A. City Council Approves Ordinance Restricting Food Truck Parking Near LACMA

The thousands of people working in the commercial high-rises along Wilshire Boulevard in the Miracle Mile district are going to have fewer lunch options now that the L.A. City Council approved a measure Wednesday that will restrict food truck parking, according to a news source.


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OC Parents Wary Of Proposed Underage Drinking Fines

The Laguna Beach City Council will move forward on a proposed “Social Host” ordinance to penalize adults who serve alcohol to minors.


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West Hollywood Adopts Ordinance Banning Plastic Bags

The City Council adopted an ordinance Monday night banning the use of the bags.

CBS Los Angeles–08/21/2012