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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

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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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CA Senate OK Bill On Abortion Clinic Building Code

The bill would bring construction standards for clinics that perform abortions into line with all other primary care clinics.

09/09/2013

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Leaders Seek To Avoid Early Calif. Inmate Releases

The deal relies on the state persuading three federal judges to give California time to let rehabilitation programs work.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/09/2013

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2 Nevada Children Found In Sacramento Following Statewide Amber Alert

Two children missing out of Elko, Nevada, were found safe early Saturday in Sacramento.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/17/2013

Actress Halle Berry made her second appearance before lawmakers in Sacramento. (credit: CBS)

Actresses Berry, Garner Call For Tougher Paparazzi Laws

Two of Hollywood’s most celebrated actresses went before state lawmakers Tuesday to call for restrictions on paparazzi access to their kids.

08/13/2013

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Authorities See Family Ties In Deadly Sacramento Arson, Murder-Suicide In OC

Four autopsies were being conducted Wednesday as authorities continue to link two deadly California crime scenes hundreds of miles apart.

07/24/2013

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Hearing Held On Potential Of Increased Greenhouse Gases Following San Onofre Closure

Southern California Edison, which owns San Onofre, said the utility’s greenhouse emissions rose last year after the plant shut down due to safety and equipment issues.

07/10/2013

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Only On CBS2: Wounded Marine Says He Was Humiliated By State Capitol Security, Airport TSA

In an exclusive interview with CBS2, a wounded Marine says he was humiliated and singled out by State Capitol security guards and Sacramento Airport TSA.

07/10/2013

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Latinos Expected To Become Calif.’s Largest Ethnicity

State demographers estimate that whites and Latinos are now an equal share of California’s population, with Latinos poised to become a plurality by early next year.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/01/2013

Actress Halle Berry made her second appearance before lawmakers in Sacramento. (credit: CBS)

Halle Berry Testifies For Calif. Bill That Would Limit The Paparazzi’s Ability To Photograph Celeb Kids

Halle Berry appeared at the California Capitol on Tuesday to testify for a bill that would limit the ability of paparazzi to photograph the children of celebrities and public figures.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/25/2013

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Calif. Lawmakers, Gov. Brown To Get Pay Raise

California lawmakers will get a pay raise of nearly $5,000 this year while the governor will see an increase of nearly $9,000 after a citizens’ panel voted Wednesday to restore some of the cuts it made during the recession.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/19/2013

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California Legislature Nears Budget Vote

Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg says Democratic leaders and Gov. Jerry Brown are close to a state budget deal that maintains fiscal balance.

06/11/2013

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State Sen. Ron Calderon Promises He’ll Be Cleared In FBI Probe

Democratic State Sen. Ron Calderon of Montebello returned to the Capitol Monday, nearly a week after FBI agents searched his Sacramento offices to investigate alleged criminal wrongdoing.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/10/2013

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