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The Hixson Metal Plant was cited by AQMD for producing a dangerous air quality in and around their Newport Beach plant. (credit: CBS)

State Regulators Demand OC Metal Plant Make Major Changes Or Shut Down

The South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) issued notices to the County saying — Hixson poses an “unacceptably high” cancer risk to its neighbors.

04/02/2014

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Can All That Time Spent On Social Media Be Killing Your Relationship?

“He was on social media all the time, all the time — and it drove me absolutely out of my mind.”

03/13/2014

A UCLA study says men might have an increased risk of heart attack by taking testosterone therapy. (credit: CBS)

UCLA Researchers Warn Testosterone Therapy May Double Risk Of Heart Attack

The study followed nearly 56,000 men who used the therapy for just three months.

01/29/2014

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Womb Transplants Performed In Sweden Catch Attention Of LA Fertility Specialists

Womb transplants performed in Sweden are catching the attention of fertility specialists in Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/13/2014

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OC Bible Study Leader Convicted Of Sexually Molesting 2 Young Male Relatives

A self-appointed pastor who hosted regular “church” meetings and Bible studies in his Westminster home was convicted Wednesday of sexually assaulting two young male relatives.

11/27/2013

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Study: LAUSD Truancy Tickets Plunge, But Racial Disparity Lingers

The number of truancy citations issued to students by Los Angeles Unified School District police has plunged over the last four years, according to a new study.

11/04/2013

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Not Happy With Work? Wait Until You’re 50 Or Older

A study by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds that 9 in 10 workers who are age 50 or older say they are very or somewhat satisfied with their job.

10/27/2013

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Study: More Women Becoming Family Breadwinners

More women are becoming breadwinners for their families, according to a recent study by Pew Research Center.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/21/2013

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Study: More Higher Income Parents Opt Out Of Whooping Cough Vaccine

A surge in whooping cough cases reported in the Southland and nationwide in 2010 may be linked in part to parents’ refusal to vaccinate their children, according to a new study.

10/14/2013

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Study: On Screen Hollywood Loves The Gays, Off Screen Not So Much

A new study suggests the proliferation of gay and transgender characters in films and television shows has not prevented gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender actors from experiencing discrimination in Hollywood.

09/27/2013

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Study: Nearly 1 In 4 Edison Utility Poles Overloaded

Nearly a quarter of the Southern California Edison utility poles checked in a study were overloaded and didn’t meet safety requirements.

08/19/2013

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Study: ‘Distracted Walking’ Injuries Triple

The city of Los Angeles is still one of the most dangerous cities in which to walk and talk or text, according to a new study.

08/09/2013

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LMU Study Finds Boys Raised With Sisters More Likely To Vote GOP

It turns out behind every conservative Republican man is a sister, according to researchers.

07/23/2013

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Oil Drilling Study Set To Begin In Hermosa Beach

Hermosa Beach is debating whether to get back into the oil business, 80 years after the Southern California beach town first banned them.

07/22/2013

Michael Jackson Trial Continues

Sleep Deprivation Expert Spends 2nd Day On Stand In Jackson Wrongful Death Trial

Renowned sleep expert Dr. Charles Czeisler spent a second day on the witness stand testifying at the Michael Jackson wrongful death lawsuit against AEG.

06/21/2013

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