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‘The Cookie Jar Is Empty’: Brown Urges Voters To Pass Tax Hike

With less than two weeks before California voters head to the polls, Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday sought to bolster support for his sales and tax increase proposals.

10/26/2012

Tesco PLC, the UK's biggest retailer, opened its first six stores in southern California in 2007, making heavy use of pre-packaged produce, in contrast to U.S.-based grocery chains, to reduce overhead and refrigeration costs. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Rally Targets Self-Checkout Alcohol Sales At Fresh & Easy Stores

A coalition of Southland community groups on Wednesday urged grocery chain Fresh & Easy to crack down on sales of alcohol to minors through the chain’s self-checkout machines.

09/19/2012

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Shoppers Scramble For Amazon Deals Ahead Of Sales Tax

If you’re an Amazon fan, you have just hours left before a California sales tax takes effect on all purchases from the online giant.

09/14/2012

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Realtors, Banks Warn Plan To Seize Distressed Homes May Backfire

A controversial plan to help struggling homeowners in the Inland Empire by invoking eminent domain in order to rescue distress properties was under fire on Friday.

07/06/2012

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OC City Faces Bankruptcy, Unincorporation As Revenues Plunge

The city manager of Stanton says drastic reductions to public services are coming in the face of an annual deficit of over $2.8 million.

06/25/2012

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Calif. Housing Market Projected To Stave Off Double-Dip Recession

Housing starts specifically in residential construction are expected “to take off in earnest in 2013″ after a slow but steady 2012, according to economists.

06/20/2012

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Southern California Home Prices Climb In April

Southern California home prices increased in April as the supply of properties for sale — especially low-cost homes in foreclosure — remained tight, a research firm said Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/16/2012

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BP: Reports Of Arco Exodus From SoCal ‘Blown Way Out Of Proportion’

Company officials said plans to downsize the number of Arco gas stations have been “blown way out of proportion”.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/19/2012

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AG Harris Proposes ‘Bill Of Rights’ For Homeowners At Risk Of Foreclosure

There may be more relief on the way for struggling homeowners in Southern California.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–02/29/2012

Mortgage Workshops Set Up To Help Wachovia And Wells Fargo Customers

San Fernando Valley Homeowners Hoping Obama Re-Fi Plan Will Stabilize Plunging Home Prices

A slumping housing market — and struggling homeowners — in the San Fernando Valley could soon get a much-needed boost from Washington.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–01/25/2012

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‘Somebody Lives There!’: ‘Occupy’ Protesters Booted From LA Foreclosure Auction

An auction was briefly interrupted Friday by a group of protesters affiliated with a nationwide anti-Wall Street campaign.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–01/13/2012

Actress Zhang Ziyi talks to fans on the red carpet prior to the screening of The Devil Inside Me at the ScreenSingapore 2011 opening night gala on June 5, 2011 in Singapore. (credit: Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

‘Devil Inside’ Lifts Hollywood Spirits With $34.5M

The fright flick “The Devil Inside” scared up a monstrous $34.5 million opening weekend to help Hollywood exorcise its recent box-office demons, according to studio estimates Sunday.

01/08/2012

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Feds Charge 12 In Attempted Sales Of Protected Animals

A dozen people were charged with violating wildlife laws by allegedly trying to sell a live piranha, other endangered or protected fish, birds and items such as a polar bear pelt and sea turtle boots, federal prosecutors announced Friday.

01/06/2012

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FDA To Pull Popular Asthma Inhaler From Store Shelves In 2012

It could get much more difficult to breathe in the new year for millions in the Southland who suffer from asthma.

12/30/2011

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UPS To Deliver 26 Million Packages Worldwide Thursday

UPS officials say they will deliver 26 million packages worldwide Thursday. UPS is expecting to handle more than 120 million packages over the course of the week.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/22/2011

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