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Family Thrilled They Get To Keep 3-Story Treehouse Built In Late Father’s Memory

Joni Doherty’s husband was killed in a surfing accident. As a memorial to him, she had the treehouse built two years ago.


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LA Considers Making Illegal Apartments Legal To Help Ease Housing Crisis

A city official told Lopez that he had no idea how many apartments were operating without proper permits.


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Agency Approves Fire Pits In Some Of Newport Beach

A state agency has approved a plan for fire rings in some of Newport Beach after years of heated debate over the summertime tradition.


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Elaborate Halloween Display Gets Green Light, Riverside Homeowners Say

An elaborate Halloween show in Riverside is expected to resume after the display’s creators say they received the “green light” from the city.



Ordinance Sought To Prevent Adult Businesses From Getting Permits On Valley Roads

A Los Angeles City Council committee is seeking an ordinance that would prevent permits from being issued to strip clubs, liquor stores and adult businesses along three San Fernando Valley roads.


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Applications For Concealed Gun Permits Surge In California

About 56,000 Californians have a concealed-weapons permit in a state of 38 million residents.


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Report: Plunge In Porn Permits Linked To Condom Measure

A reported 95 percent reduction in film production permits in Los Angeles County is being linked to a voter-backed measure requiring condoms to be used in all locally-produced adult films, according to reports.


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NoHo’s Tokyo Delve’s Struggling After Police Demand Entertainment Permit

The co-owners of a local restaurant known for parties say they are struggling to stay in business since police required the venue to obtain a permit for its shows.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/17/2013


Menifee Residents Can Soon Apply For Permits To Build Doomsday Bunkers

Residents of the city of Menifee, once known for its farming and mining, can begin applying for permits to build their subterranean housing this month after the City Council passed a hotly contested ordinance allowing the practice.


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City Council Fast-Tracks Permits For Property Owners After Arson Fires

Local lawmakers moved Wednesday to help Los Angeles property owners rebuild quickly after a rash of recent arson fires.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–01/04/2012

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Thousands Of Elevators Found Running With Expired Permits

Even though elevators are supposed to be inspected every year, we found permits in elevators well past the deadline — tens of thousands of expired permits statewide. It’s a potential for a hazard.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/12/2011


Permits Suspended For Promoter Of Fatal Off-Road Race

The Bureau of Land Management has suspended future event permits for the promoter of last weekend’s off-road race in the California desert where eight spectators were killed by a racing truck.