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Hawthorne Mayor, Police Chief Call For Body Cameras On Officers

Officials in Hawthorne Tuesday were expected to call for a vote to put body cameras on the uniform of every police officer in the city.

08/19/2014

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LA Panel Recommends Chance At Cash Prize To Boost Voter Turnout

Los Angeles city officials Thursday are considering the idea of a big cash lottery prize as a way to boost low voter turnout.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/14/2014

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LA County Approves Full Implementation Of Laura’s Law To Address Treatment Of Mentally Ill

CBS2’s Cristy Fajardo reports the county Board of Supervisors voted 4-0 to fully implement Laura’s Law, which allows families and counties to get court-ordered outpatient treatment for the seriously mentally ill.

CBS Los Angeles–07/15/2014

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Washington Vote Could Bring West Coast Closer To Full Earthquake Warning System

Congressman Adam Schiff, of Burbank, has pushed to secure $5 million from the federal government for a system that could give people a few seconds to a minutes notice depending on how far you are from the epicenter.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/14/2014

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Malibu Chain Stores Face Uncertain Future

A grassroots effort to keep chain stores out of the city of Malibu is set for a critical vote Monday night.

07/14/2014

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Advocates Say Disabled Often Banned From Voting

At a time when election officials are struggling to convince more Americans to vote, advocates for the disabled say thousands of people with intellectual or developmental disabilities have been systematically denied that basic right in the nation’s largest county.

07/09/2014

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Nearly A Million California Ballots Still To Count

Elections officials in all 58 counties provided estimates to the state as they wade through ballots dropped off at polls and provisional votes cast on Election Day.

06/06/2014

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Southland Voters Hit The Polls For 2014 Primary Election, As Turnout Looks To Hit All Time Low

The LA County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk is urging Californians to hit the polls for Tuesday’s primary amid concerns a mere 20 percent of eligible voters will show up to cast their ballots.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/03/2014

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Candidates For LA County Board Of Supervisors Make Last-Minute Push For Votes

KCAL9’s Dave Bryan spoke with leading candidates Bobby Shriver, Sheila Kuehl and John Duran as they prepared for the final stretch in the race to represent residents of the Westside.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/02/2014

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Bill Would Ban ‘Gay Panic’ Defense In Slayings

A bill making its way through the Legislature would prevent defendants from using a so-called “gay panic” defense to escape murder charges.

05/28/2014

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LA County Faces Poll Worker Shortage Ahead Of Primary Vote

Are you busy next Tuesday? If not, election officials say they can use you.

05/27/2014

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GOP-Backed Plan Would Let LAUSD, Other School Districts Opt Out Of Healthy Lunches

House Republicans are proposing to let some schools opt out of healthier school lunch and breakfast programs if they are losing money.

05/20/2014

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LA Religious Leaders Call On Mayor To Reject Proposed Metro Fare Hikes

A Southland coalition of multi-ethnic religious leaders Monday called on city officials to reject proposed fare increases over claims the move would harm the region’s poorest residents.

05/19/2014

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Deadline Looms For LA County Voters To Register

Time is running out for Los Angeles County residents to register to vote in the upcoming primary election.

05/19/2014

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Toxic Plan For Vernon Battery Plant Approved

The South Coast Air Quality Management District says it approved the plan for Exide Technologies on Wednesday.

03/20/2014

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