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Immigration Battle Continues As Dozens Rally To Support Undocumented Teens Detained At Port Hueneme

Dozens of people rallied Tuesday outside the Port Hueneme Naval Base, where 575 undocumented immigrants have been detained since last month.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/08/2014

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SoCal Immigration Coalition Prepares For Trip To Vatican, Meeting With Pope Francis

The coalition’s members are hoping Pope Francis takes a specific stance on U.S. policy to grant amnesty to immigrants and urges Mr. Obama to break up the log jam in congress.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/20/2014

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LA Sheriff Candidates Stick To The Issues In 2nd Major Debate

KCAL9’s Dave Bryan reports Todd Rogers, Jim McDonnell, Bob Olmsted, James Hellmold and Lou Vince stuck to the issues at Mercado La Paloma in South L.A.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/20/2014

Los Angeles Fire Department firefighter

Mayor Halts ‘Fatally Flawed’ LAFD Hiring Process, Vows Reform

Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Thursday a halt to what he called a “fatally flawed” recruiting process for the Los Angeles Fire Department and pledged further reform efforts.

03/20/2014

Los Angeles Fire Department firefighter

Report: Leadership Overhaul, EMS Changes Key To LAFD Reform

A new report says more job stability for LAFD chiefs and an overhaul of the agency’s paramedic operations will help reduce concerns over emergency response times.

03/03/2014

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Ex-Calif. Governors Back Petition For Death Row Reform Push

Three former California governors voiced their support Thursday for a signature-gathering campaign underway to reform California’s death penalty system.

02/13/2014

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OC Immigration Activists To Resume ‘Fast For Families’

A handful of immigration reform activists were set to begin a four-day fast Monday outside the offices of an Orange County lawmaker.

12/09/2013

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About 2,000 March In Hollywood Immigration Rally

About 2,000 supporters of immigration reform marched through Hollywood on Saturday as part of rallies nationwide to push for congressional action, while California’s governor signed a series of bills on the topic, saying he was not going to wait on Washington.

10/05/2013

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DA: DNA Samples Should Be Collected From Immigrants During Citizenship Process

San Bernardino County’s top prosecutor wants lawmakers to require immigrants applying for citizenship to provide a DNA sample as part of the matriculation process.

01/30/2013

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County Officials Scramble To Retain ‘Paying Patients’ Ahead Of Health Care Reform

Los Angeles County health officials were expected to give a progress report Tuesday on how the county plans to implement federal health care reform laws.

12/04/2012

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Brown Signs ‘Biggest Reform Ever’ For Calif. Pensions Into Law

California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law on Wednesday sweeping pension reforms that he defended as benefiting both workers and taxpayers.

09/12/2012

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Villaraigosa Calls For Pension Reform For City Workers

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is calling for pension reform for city workers. In a letter dated Tuesday, Villaraigosa ordered the city’s top budget analyst to expedite a report detailing ways the city can enact several changes.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/08/2012

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Voter Fraud Allegations Dog Vernon Reform Efforts

A councilman in the scandal-plagued city of Vernon faces allegations that he may be unfairly influencing a ballot for City Council.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/29/2012

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Mayor Orders Fire Chief To Use Reserve Funds For More Ambulances, LAFD Reforms

Mayor Villaraigosa wants more ambulances on the streets and a complete overhaul of management in the fire department to help improve slow emergency response times.

03/23/2012

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LA Unified Teachers Ratify New Labor Agreement Giving Them More Decision-Making Power

Los Angeles Unified teachers have approved a new labor agreement with the school district that will give teachers wide-ranging decision-making power in running their schools.

12/15/2011

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