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‘Call Me Caitlyn’ Costume Sparks Outrage, But Some Insist It’s All In Good Fun

Caitlyn Jenner has been making headlines for months and now a costume based on her likeness is doing the same.

08/25/2015

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Petition Started Amid Release Of ‘Call Me Caitlyn’ Halloween Costume

Still months away, some retailers have already started debuting Halloween costumes, including a “Call Me Caitlyn” costume.

08/24/2015

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More Than 20K Support Petition To Halt ‘Del Playa’ Horror Movie, Citing Similarities To Isla Vista Shooting Tragedy

The release of a trailer earlier this week for a horror film titled “Del Playa” has sparked outrage from thousands of people who claim the movie hews too closely to the story of last year’s mass murder in Isla Vista.

08/09/2015

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Online Petition Started In Support Of Teahouse In Griffith Park Constructed By Anonymous Artists

A group of anonymous artists constructed a teahouse in Griffith park overnight on Monday.

07/02/2015

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Petitions Submitted For Vote On Proposed Stadium In L.A.

The plan to build a football stadium in the Los Angeles suburbs that could become home for an NFL team has taken a step forward.

01/26/2015

A cyclist rides the 110 Pasadena Freeway, the oldest on the US west coast, during the Arroyo Fest, a festival of the Arroyo Seco Community, in Pasadena. (Photo credit: HECTOR MATA/AFP/Getty Images)

Petition Urges Officials To Fix ‘Increasingly Dangerous’ Arroyo Seco Parkway

Angelenos are asking state officials to bring some new safety measures to the city’s oldest freeway.

01/16/2015

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Hundreds Rally To Save Saddleback Hospital From Closing In San Clemente

Hundreds of residents gathered on Saturday to protest against turning a hospital into a medical office building in San Clemente.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/20/2014

16-month-old Delaney, who has Down syndrome, is the inspiration behind one couple's effort for more diversity in Disney films. (Photo credit: Kristine Lazar)

Petition Asks Disney To Include Kids With Down Syndrome In Animated Films

Activists are calling on Disney executives to represent children with Down syndrome and other disabilities in its animated films.

CBS Los Angeles–11/26/2014

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Musicians + Sports: Weird Al Yankovic On His Chances Of Performing At The Super Bowl

A recent Change.org petition hoping to get Weird Al onstage during halftime of the year’s biggest football game got the “Eat Singer” thinking just what he would do if ever given the opportunity.

08/08/2014

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Consumer Advocacy Group Wants Auto Insurance Companies To Stop Granting Professional Discounts

A consumer advocacy group is calling on the California insurance commissioner to stop allowing automobile insurance companies to grant discounts for those who belong to professional organizations.

01/29/2014

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Group Fights To Save Culver City Ice Rink From Closure

Save Culver Ice is leading the crusade to salvage the Culver City Ice Arena, which has been a fixture of the community for more than 50 years.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/09/2014

The Armenian orphan rug - which measures 11' 7" x 18' 5" and is comprised of 4.4 million individual knots - was reportedly delivered to President Coolidge on Dec. 4, 1925. (Photo courtesy ANCA)

Historic Armenian Rug At Heart Of Complaint By Valley Congressmen

A San Fernando Valley lawmaker wants the White House to put a rug woven by Armenian orphans and given to President Calvin Coolidge nearly a century ago on public display.

11/11/2013

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Starbucks Asks Customers To Sign Petition Calling For End Of Gov. Shutdown

The world’s biggest coffee chain said Thursday that it will ask customers and businesses to sign a petition calling for an end to the partial government shutdown that has forced hundreds of thousands of federal workers off the job.

10/11/2013

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Petition Drive To Recall San Diego Mayor Begins

The effort to recall San Diego’s embattled mayor is kicking off in the nation’s eighth-largest city Sunday, one day before Bob Filner is set to return to work at City Hall after undergoing behavior therapy.

08/18/2013

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LA Urged To Sever Sister-City Relationship With St. Petersburg Amid Recently Passed Anti-Gay Laws

The city of Los Angeles is being urged to sever its sister-city relationship with St. Petersburg amid recently passed anti-gay laws in Russia.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/01/2013

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