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State Lawmakers Take Ethics Training In Wake Of Corruption Scandals

State senators in Sacramento are receiving a refresher in ethics as part of the fallout from a series of legal cases involving two Southland lawmakers this year.

04/23/2014

Franc Cano, 27, and Steven Dean Gordon, 45, both of Anaheim, are being held for the suspected murders of all four women, according to Anaheim and Santa Ana police departments. (credit: Megan's Law)

State Senate Leader Seeks Review Of GPS Tracking

The leader of the state Senate is seeking an independent review of how parole officers tracked a sex offender charged with four Southern California slayings.

04/16/2014

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Governor Calls Special Session On Rainy-Day Fund

Saying the state’s budget surplus should be used to pay down debt, Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday called a special session of the Legislature to make changes to a rainy-day fund measure on the November ballot.

04/16/2014

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California Man Charged With Aiding Terror Group

A federal grand jury in Sacramento has indicted a California man on a single charge of attempting to provide support to a foreign terrorist organization.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/26/2014

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Brown Raises $20M For Gov. Race; GOP Rivals Lag

Gov. Jerry Brown reported Monday that he has raised nearly $20 million for his re-election campaign, far outpacing the two leading Republican candidates competing for the right to challenge him.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/24/2014

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2 Congressmen Seek Momentum To Build New Reservoir

Democratic Rep. John Garamendi and Republican Rep. Doug LaMalfa held a news conference near the location of the proposed reservoir to announce their bill.

03/19/2014

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Applications For Concealed Gun Permits Surge In California

About 56,000 Californians have a concealed-weapons permit in a state of 38 million residents.

03/12/2014

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Race For LA County Board of Supervisors Heats Up

The race is on to succeed Zev Yaroslavsky, one of the big names on the County Board of Supervisors, pitting a current member of the Kennedy clan against a former TV sitcom star-turned-lawmaker.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/05/2014

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California Welcomes Much-Needed Rain, Snow As Drought Continues

Southern California experienced scattered showers early Thursday.

02/06/2014

The Los Angeles Aqueduct carries water from the snow-capped Sierra Nevada Mountains, which carry less snow than normal, to major urban areas of Southern California.

Feds Announce Another $14M For Calif. Drought

Federal officials have pledged another $14 million to help California through its worst drought in recorded history.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/05/2014

Rudy Gay goes for the dunk vs. the Grizzlies. (credit: Rocky Widner/Getty Images/National Basketball Association)

Slumping Kings Beaten By Grizzlies, 99-89

Isaiah Thomas scored 24 points and Rudy Gay had 23 for the Kings, who have lost five straight and seven of eight.

01/29/2014

UFC On FX: Alves v Kampmann

Demetrious Johnson Defends UFC Featherweight Title

Demetrious Johnson had a little something to show anybody who still doubts the UFC’s small guys can produce big knockouts.

12/14/2013

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Only On KCAL9: Southland Assemblyman Calls For Investigation Into LAUSD’s Purchase Of iPads

A Southland Assemblyman is calling for an investigation into the LAUSD’s purchase of iPads for all students.

10/27/2013

Environmentalists have voiced concerns about fracking. (credit: CBS)

Gov. Brown Signs State’s First Fracking Rules

Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Friday that will establish California’s first rules detailing how oil drillers use a technique known as fracking.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/20/2013

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Calif. Cities, Counties Get Money To Hire Police

Cities and counties across California will receive nearly $20 million in federal grants to help hire more than 100 new law enforcement officers, officials said Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/17/2013

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