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Lawmakers, Women’s Groups Outraged Over ‘Arcane’ Rape Law

An appellate court ruling overturning a rape conviction because the victim wasn’t married prompted anger Friday from women’s groups and a state legislator who plans to introduce a bill that would close the legal loophole.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/04/2013

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NWS: High Weekend Surf Expected North Of LA

The National Weather Service says high surf is expected along some coastlines north of Los Angeles this weekend.


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Panel Recommends Parole For Charles Manson Follower

A California parole board panel recommended parole Thursday for a Charles Manson follower who has been imprisoned for 40 years.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/04/2012

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Former CHP Officer Denied Parole For 1986 Murder

A former California Highway Patrol officer convicted of murdering a woman motorist while on duty 25 years ago has been denied parole.


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‘Geezer Bandit’ Robs Bank, Leaves His Day Planner Behind

Authorities say the “Geezer Bandit” targeted yet another bank last week and left some important evidence behind.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/06/2011


Field Trip: Central Coast

This fall, experience the changing colors, temperate climate, pristine vineyards and breathtaking sights offered by San Luis Obispo and the vicinity.

CBS Los Angeles–10/03/2011

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Pulitzer Prize-Winning LA Times Reporter, Former USC Professor George Ramos Dies

Former Los Angeles Times reporter George Ramos, who played a key role in the paper’s 1984 Pulitzer Prize-winning series on Hispanics in Southern California, has died at his Morro Bay home at 63.


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3rd Rape Reported At Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Another rape of an unconscious, intoxicated woman has been reported at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.


Suspected Central Coast Meth Trafficking Ring Busted

Investigators say the ringleader of a California central coast methamphetamine organization and three others have been arrested, and eight pounds of meth have been confiscated.


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Diablo Canyon Nuclear Plant Shuts Down For Refueling

The Unit 2 reactor at California’s Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant has been shut down for scheduled refueling and maintenance.


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Water Pump Repairs Complete On Diablo Nuclear Power Reactor

Water pump repairs are complete on a Diablo Canyon nuclear power reactor that was shut down for a week after sensors detected a problem at the California coastal plant.


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County Wants Hold On Diablo Nuclear Plant’s License Renewal

County supervisors on California’s central coast want operators of the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant to suspend license renewal efforts until more earthquake safety studies are completed.


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Accused Forger Shows Up In Court With Phony Doctor’s Note

A California woman facing nearly five years in prison for forging drug prescriptions showed up for sentencing with a phony doctor’s note seeking a delay in the proceedings.


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Central Coast Nuclear Plant Shut Down For Repairs

One of the Diablo Canyon nuclear power reactors has been shut down for repairs because of a problem with a water pump supplying the steam generators at the California coastal plant.


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Congresswoman Wants Diablo Canyon Plant’s License Renewal Halted

A California congresswoman wants federal regulators to stop considering a license renewal for the Diablo Canyon nuclear plant until earthquake threats are thoroughly reviewed.