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OC Sheriff Rolls Back Easing Of Rules For Concealed Carry Permits

It’s about to get tougher to get a concealed carry permit in Orange County.


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City Denies Permit For Sold-Out Slip-And-Slide Event Downtown

The City Friday denied a permit for a massive 1,000-foot-long traveling water slide event in downtown Los Angeles, citing drought concerns.


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California Issues First Permits For Self-Driving Cars

Computer-driven cars have been testing their skills on California roads for more than four years — but until now, the Department of Motor Vehicles wasn’t sure just how many were rolling around.


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Officials Deny Plan To House Siberian Tigers At Malibu Home

Ventura County officials Thursday denied a request for a permit to house five white Siberian tigers for commercial use for filming at a Malibu home.

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Concealed Weapon Permit Applications Skyrocket In OC After Court Ruling

Officials in Orange County may need some help after a federal court decision on loosening standards for concealed weapon permits has resulted in a sharp rise in applications.



OC Sheriff Eases Restrictions For Concealed Weapons Permits

In a controversial move, Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens Thursday reacted to the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals opinion, and loosened requirements for obtaining a concealed weapons permit.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/20/2014

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Plans For Bull Run Stir Controversy In Riverside County

Plans for a Rock ‘n’ Roll-style bull run in Riverside County are stirring controversy and firing up animal rights activists.


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City Council Inches Closer Toward Enforcement Of Condoms For Porn Actors

City officials have signaled they will move to enforce Measure B even as one porn producer goes to court to overturn the measure.


Measure B Passes, Forcing Porn Actors To Wear Condoms

Measure B, also known as the “Safer Sex in the Adult Film Industry Act,” passed with 56 percent of the vote, according to the California Secretary of State.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/07/2012

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Organizers Say Sunset Junction Festival Has Been Canceled

Organizers of the Sunset Junction street festival say this weekend’s planned event has officially been canceled.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/24/2011

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LA Rejects Permit For ‘Sunset Junction’ Festival, Cites Unpaid Bills

The Los Angeles Board of Public Works rejected a special permit application for this weekend’s planned Sunset Junction festival.

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Feds Settle Lawsuit Over Walnut Refusal To Build Zen Buddhist Center

The federal complaint alleged the city treated the Zen center differently because it was to be the first non-Christian religious center in Walnut.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–08/04/2011


Ventura County Rescinds Permit For Controversial Fumigant

Ventura County officials have withdrawn the state’s first permit for a controversial fumigant a day after granting it to an Oxnard-area farmer.


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LA Film School, Farmers’ Market Clash Over Hollywood Permit

The organizers of the street market between Hollywood and Sunset boulevards are in a dispute with the L.A. Film School, which claims vendors are blocking access to a school parking lot on Sundays.


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Judge Strikes Down Rules For Venice Beach Vendors

A federal judge has struck down city regulations governing who gets to sing and sell along crowded Venice Beach in Los Angeles.