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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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UCLA Student Council Narrowly Defeats Israeli Divestment Effort

Student leaders rejected a resolution urging University of California officials to divest from any companies that profit from what they call the Israeli “occupation” of Gaza and the West Bank, according to reports.

02/26/2014

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Anaheim To Vote On Electoral Changes After Lawsuit

Anaheim Tuesday approved a settlement in a voting rights lawsuit that challenged its citywide elections as unfair to the city’s Hispanic majority.

01/08/2014

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City Council Votes To Crack Down On ‘Swatting’ Suspects

The Los Angeles City Council Wednesday will meet to vote on a proposal that would crack down on individuals who make false 911 calls to high-profile residences.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/30/2013

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Pit Bulls Required To Be Sterilized In Unincorporated Areas Of Riverside County

Riverside County supervisors Tuesday approved an ordinance requiring all pit bull dogs older than four months in unincorporated areas of the county to be sterilized.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/08/2013

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City Council Mulls Moratorium On Fracking

Two Los Angeles City Council members introduced a motion Wednesday calling for a moratorium on a controversial natural gas extraction process.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/04/2013

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City Council Rescinds Ban On Parking At Broken Meters

The Los Angeles City Council voted Wednesday to rescind a policy that allows the city to ticket people for parking at broken parking meters.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/31/2013

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