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City Leaders Consider Raising Minimum Wage At First Of Several Public Hearings

The move to raise the minimum wage in Los Angeles was considered Tuesday during the first of a series of hearings to consider the issue.

03/24/2015

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LAUSD Approves Ethnic Studies Course For Graduation

School officials are expected to vote on a resolution calling for the addition of an ethnic studies course to the district’s graduation requirements.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/18/2014

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Studies Suggest Voice-Activated Systems May Increase Distractions For Drivers

Just because you can talk to your car doesn’t mean you should.

10/07/2014

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Arsenic Detected In Many Popular Foods, Beverages

Arsenic is a dangerous poison that for decades has frightened people by its name alone, but now the substance is finding its way into popular foods.

05/02/2012

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Studies: Liquor Store Density Linked To Youth Violence

Violent crime could be reduced significantly if cities limit the number of neighborhood liquor stores and ban the sale of single-serve containers of alcoholic beverages. That’s according to separate studies led by UC Riverside researchers.

09/11/2011