4th Grade Teacher Accused Of Placing Plastic Bag Over Student's Head For 'Several Seconds'A Los Angeles elementary school teacher who's accused of placing a plastic bag over a student's head in class pleaded not guilty Friday to one count of child abuse.
Signatures Submitted To Fight California Bag BanIf the referendum qualifies, the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags will be suspended until voters weigh in, effectively buying plastic bag manufacturers more time.
Plastics Industry Fights Proposed Statewide Bag BanLobbyists for the plastics industry Wednesday warned jobs could be lost if Sacramento lawmakers vote to phase out single-use plastic bags in California grocery stores.
Plastic Bag Ban Takes Effect For LA ShoppersAngelenos have said goodbye to 2013 - and to plastic bags.
Councilman Bags Groceries Ahead Of Impending Plastic Bag BanAngelenos will soon have to bring their own bag to their favorite supermarket - and local officials want to make sure everyone's ready for the transition.
Report: DUI Suspect Hid Beer Cans In Diaper Bag Police say a Glendale man was allegedly driving under the influence while his two young daughters were not secured in their car seats.
Pacoima Lawmaker Pushes For Statewide Ban On Plastic BagsAn increasing number of retailers in Southern California no longer provide plastic bags for customers - and now one local lawmaker wants the ban to go statewide.
Plastic Bag Ban Takes Effect In Laguna Beach Retail customers in Laguna Beach will no longer be able to choose between paper and plastic without paying a little extra.
Alleged Thief Makes Mistake Of Grabbing Cop's Wife's HandbagA California Highway Patrol officer chased after a man who allegedly ran off with his wife's handbag in Palm Springs.
No Paper Or Plastic? LA Shoppers Wary Of Proposed 'Nightmare' Ban The effort may sound like a political long-shot, but one city councilman thinks the public will eventually warm up to the initiative.
Authorities Find Dead Newborn In Plastic Bag San Diego County sheriff's deputies say the body of a newborn was found in a plastic bag in the backyard shed of a home in El Cajon.