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DOJ Report: LA County Jails Fall Short In Suicide Prevention

Despite progress in some areas, the Los Angeles County jail system fails to provide sufficient suicide-prevention practices to protect prisoners from self-harm, federal prosecutors announced Friday.

06/06/2014

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Animal Rights Activists Warn Public About Toxic Pet Treats Made In China

The FDA has been unable to establish what was causing the pets to die and develop kidney-related problems.

05/21/2014

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Gun Rights Groups Mull Recall Campaign Against Assembly Speaker

Gun owners’ groups are considering recall campaigns against five Democratic state lawmakers, including Assembly Speaker John Perez.

10/24/2013

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Calif. Lawmakers OK Bill To Let Transgender Students Decide Restroom Preference

The bill would make the state the first to give youths the right “to participate in sex-segregated programs, activities and facilities” based on their self-perception, regardless of their birth gender.

07/04/2013

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County OKs Naming Rights To Portions Of Hollywood Bowl

If you’ve ever wanted to see your name in lights, this could be your chance.

03/06/2013

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Beverly Hills Hotel Boycott Aimed At Alleged ‘State-Sponsored Homophobia’

Gay rights activists on Wednesday called for a boycott of the Beverly Hills Hotel, citing the hotel owner’s ties to alleged “state-sponsored homophobia.”

02/13/2013

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STAPLES Center Named Top Veggie-Friendly NBA Arena

When it comes to enjoying sporting events meat-free, Lakers and Clippers fans have a lot to celebrate, according to a new survey released Wednesday.

02/13/2013

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Dinner With Betty: ‘Cleveland’ Star Auctions Date For SPCA Benefit

Betty White wants to take you out to dinner – as long as it’s not a steakhouse.

11/28/2012

Larry Brinkin, seen here on this video posted to YouTube in February of 2011 by user "hatecenter".

LAPD Trace Leads To Arrest Of Gay Rights Activist On Child Porn Charges

(WARNING: Please be advised this article contains extremely disturbing content.) LOS ANGELES (CBS) — A tip from Los Angeles Police Department investigators has lead to the arrest of a gay rights icon in San Francisco […]

06/26/2012

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Landlord Underwater? What To Do If You’re Renting A Foreclosed Home

What happens when you’re renting a house and the owner goes into foreclosure?

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/03/2011

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End Of The Traveling Circus? Activists, Celebs Say Animals Overworked

Animal rights activists who want to put an end to the traditional traveling circus are getting some support from a few Hollywood celebrities.

11/02/2011

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MLB Asks Bankruptcy Judge To Order Sale Of Dodgers

Major League Baseball has asked a bankruptcy judge to order the sale of the Dodgers, according to the Los Angeles Times.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/23/2011

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West Hollywood Becomes 1st-Ever US City To Ban Sale Of Fur

City Council members voted Tuesday to approve an ordinance that prohibits the sale of animal hair, wool or fur as clothing or other personal attire.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–09/20/2011

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‘Anti-Mutilation’ Group Calls For Santa Monica Ban On Male Circumcision

The ban, which would even extend to procedures performed for religious purposes, is aimed at supplementing existing California law that prohibits female genital mutilation and extending that protection to young boys.

05/25/2011

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Thousands March Downtown For Organized Labor

Thousands of union leaders and workers marched through the streets of downtown Los Angeles, vowing and shouting that they would fight for organized labor in California after recent union setbacks in Wisconsin.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/26/2011

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