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A Rancho Palos Verdes couple was busted for running this marijuana grow. (credit: LA County Sheriff's Dept.)

Rancho Palos Verdes Couple Accused Of Running $1M Pot Operation

A Rancho Palos Verdes couple is accused of running a $1 million marijuana operation out of their home.

05/18/2013

Local mom Elizabeth Borsting knows what Girl Scout cookies taste best with wines. (credit: CBS)

Local Mom Knows How To Pair Girl Scout Cookies With Wine

Who said Girl Scout cookies were just for a child’s palate?

01/30/2013

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LA City Council Votes To Put Sales Tax Hike To Voters

The Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday tentatively voted to place a proposed sales tax increase before voters next year.

11/13/2012

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Best Ways To Save During The Holiday Sales Rush

The race is on to be first in line for this year’s best deals on holiday gifts: Black Friday is almost here. Every year, the stores open earlier in the wee hours of the morning, some even open at midnight after Thanksgiving Day, while other stores start the Black Friday sales on Turkey Day itself. If you’re going to get up that early (on a day off, no less), it is important to be prepared.

11/13/2012

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LAPD Chief Warns Layoffs Likely If Voters Reject Sales Tax Hike

A proposed vote next year on a half-cent sales tax increase could affect more than just the city’s finances, according to a dire warning from the head of the Los Angeles Police Department.

11/09/2012

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‘More Cuts’ Or Tax Hike? LA City Council Mulls Options

The Los Angeles City Council will consider several tax measures Wednesday, including a motion to ask voters to raise the city’s sales tax by one-half percent.

10/31/2012

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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

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