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Firefighters Extinguish Blaze At Pomona Recycling Plant

A large pile of plastic at a recycling plant in Pomona went up in flames on Saturday evening.

03/23/2014

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Westside Lawmaker Eyes Ban On Micro-Plastic ‘Beads’ In Beauty Products

A Santa Monica state lawmaker says micro-plastic particle abrasives – commonly known as “microbeads” – pose a “pervasive” environmental threat to local waterways.

02/17/2014

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Plastic Bag Ban Takes Effect For LA Shoppers

Angelenos have said goodbye to 2013 – and to plastic bags.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/01/2014

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Councilman Bags Groceries Ahead Of Impending Plastic Bag Ban

Angelenos will soon have to bring their own bag to their favorite supermarket – and local officials want to make sure everyone’s ready for the transition.

12/24/2013

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Family: Aunt Found Fatally Stabbed, Wrapped In Plastic At South LA Apartment

A woman Wednesday said she discovered the body of her aunt stabbed and wrapped in plastic in a South LA apartment.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/18/2013

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California Company Recalls 60K Pounds Of Ground Beef That May Contain Plastic Bits

A California meat company is recalling nearly 60,000 pounds of ground beef believing the product — bound for school lunches in several states — might contain small pieces of plastic.

09/19/2013

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General Mills Voluntarily Recalls Pillsbury Cinnamon Rolls With Icing

General Mills is voluntarily recalling refrigerated “Pillsbury Cinnamon Rolls with Icing” over concerns that the products may contain fragments of plastic.

09/08/2013

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Body Discovered Wrapped In Plastic In Gorman Area

A body was discovered wrapped in a black plastic bag Wednesday afternoon in the Gorman area.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/28/2013

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Bill Aims To Reduce Plastic Pollution Along Calif. Coast By 95 Percent

It’s a common sight on the nation’s beaches: among the sand, sea foam and gnarled kelp lay plastic bottles, bags and other garbage.

CBS Los Angeles–05/24/2013

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Pacoima Lawmaker Pushes For Statewide Ban On Plastic Bags

An increasing number of retailers in Southern California no longer provide plastic bags for customers – and now one local lawmaker wants the ban to go statewide.

04/15/2013

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Plastic Bag Ban Takes Effect In Laguna Beach

Retail customers in Laguna Beach will no longer be able to choose between paper and plastic without paying a little extra.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/01/2013

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No Paper Or Plastic? LA Shoppers Wary Of Proposed ‘Nightmare’ Ban

The effort may sound like a political long-shot, but one city councilman thinks the public will eventually warm up to the initiative.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–09/07/2011

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KNX Exclusive: Former Beverly Hills Cosmetic Surgeon Arrested In Sting

A former Beverly Hills cosmetic surgeon, who KNX 1070 has been reporting on for almost a year, walked into an LAPD sting Friday morning and was arrested.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–07/22/2011

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Money 101: The Price Of Plastic Surgery

Dr. Anthony Youn and Alan Eisenstock talk plastic surgery and what you need to know before you go under the knife.

05/02/2011

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Study: One-Third Of Local Fish Ingesting Plastic

Researchers from two local marine life groups say about a third of the fish collected in the northern Pacific Ocean had plastic in their stomachs.

03/11/2011