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San Diego Mayor Bob Filner speaks at a press conference announcing his intention to seek professional help amid sexual harassment allegations on July 26, 2013 in San Diego, Calif. (credit: Bill Wechter/Getty Images)

Second Recall Effort Launched Against San Diego Mayor

Opponents of San Diego Mayor Bob Filner launched a second recall effort against the mayor Monday, in the wake of accusations from seven women of sexual harassment.

CBS Los Angeles–07/29/2013

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Activists Warn Rumored Sale To Turn LA Times Into ‘Another Fox News’

Members of MoveOn.org and other protesters are warning the owners of the Los Angeles Times not to sell the newspaper to “political propagandists”.

04/01/2013

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2 OC Cities Fight Over Potential Fire Ring Ban

A meeting Thursday will help determine the fate of fire rings on two popular Orange County beaches.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/27/2013

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Cardinal Mahony Visits Vatican, Will Participate In Conclave Despite Petition

Los Angeles Cardinal Roger Mahony was in Rome Thursday despite protestors’ calls for him to abstain from taking part in Pope Benedict XVI’s farewell and the upcoming conclave.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/28/2013

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Group Doesn’t Want Cardinal Mahony To Help Pick Next Pope

Some local Catholics don’t feel Cardinal Roger Mahony should be able to participate in the upcoming papal conclave in Rome.

02/15/2013

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LAUSD Receives ‘Parent Trigger’ Petition From Parents Demanding Change At LA Elementary School

Dozens of parents delivered a “Parent Trigger” petition Thursday to the Los Angeles Unified School District demanding a change at their children’s elementary school.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/17/2013

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SEIU Worker Sought Fake Names To Sabotage LA Pension Switch

Former Mayor Richard Riordan says he has evidence that a low-level union member is behind an alleged illegal counter-campaign against his effort to change pensions plans for newly-hired public employees.

11/21/2012

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SoCal Target Worker’s Petition Against Thanksgiving Hours Goes Viral

We’ve all heard of black Friday, but this year, Target stores are opening their doors at 9 p.m. on Thanksgiving.

CBS Los Angeles–11/13/2012

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LA City Clerk Approves Medical Marijuana Petition

The Los Angeles City Clerk has approved a petition that aims to get a question on next May’s ballot asking voters to limit medical marijuana dispensaries in the city.

10/29/2012

As many as 50 billboards similar to this advertisement located in Venice have been spotted throughout the San Fernando Valley. (courtesy BanBillboardBlight.org)

West Hills Mom Leads Fight Against Strip Club Billboards

A San Fernando Valley woman is the driving force behind a campaign to prohibit strip clubs from advertising on billboards.

09/10/2012

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Angeleno Petitions In-N-Out To Offer Veggie Burger

Ari Solomon started the “In-N-Out Burger: Offer a veggie burger!” campaign on Aug. 23 on Change.org.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/30/2012

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Telephone Workers Strike Oil In Carson Neighborhood

AT&T utility workers came in contact with huge pools of oil Wednesday while doing routine work at 311 244th Street in Carson.

08/30/2012

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Citizens Collect Signatures, Demand For State Probe Of Anaheim PD

Orange County activists have collected approximately 17,000 signatures for a petition demanding the State Attorney General conduct a full investigation into the Anaheim Police Department following two deadly shootings and subsequently violent protests.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/30/2012

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Signatures On A ‘Parent Trigger’ Petition Debated In Adelanto

A school board in Adelanto Wednesday night debated the signatures of a petition that would convert a school to a charter under the state’s so-called “parent trigger” law.

03/28/2012

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Families Of LA Prisoners Petition Against Solitary Confinement

California prison inmates who are held in solitary confinement are petitioning the United Nations to step in and end the practice.

03/20/2012

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