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Court: Calif. cities can ban medical pot shops

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The California Supreme Court ruled Monday that cities and counties can ban medical marijuana dispensaries, a decision likely to further diminish the network of storefront pot shops and fuel efforts to […]

05/06/2013

Calif. high court won’t review child-dragging case

(CNS) – The California Supreme Court refused today to review the case against a man convicted of second-degree murder and other charges for driving drunk and hitting a 13-month-old girl who was being pulled by her father in a wagon in a crosswalk.

03/27/2013

LA sewage to head to Kings County farms

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — When Los Angeles residents flush their toilets, they could soon be helping fertilize crops in Kings County. By the end of the year human waste will be treated at an LA County facility still being built, and then trucked north.

03/07/2013

Files on accused LA priests could soon be public

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Secret files kept for decades by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles on priests accused of sexually abusing children could soon become public as a five-year legal battle over the release reaches its endgame.

12/10/2012

Court: Judge erred in tossing Smith case verdicts

LOS ANGELES (AP) – An appellate court said a trial judge erred in dismissing conspiracy convictions against Anna Nicole Smith’s psychiatrist and manager, a ruling that defense attorneys said could send the case in different […]

10/19/2012

Life sentence for 81-year-old 'Black Widow' upheld

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The California Supreme Court today upheld the murder and conspiracy conviction of an 81-year-old woman who — with a co- conspirator — took out insurance policies on two homeless men who […]

10/15/2012

Fed judge upholds begging ban at LAX

(CNS) – A federal judge has upheld a city ordinance that bans begging for funds inside the terminals, parking areas or sidewalks at Los Angeles International Airport, it was announced today. U.S. District Judge Consuelo […]

08/10/2012

Calif. high court rules in lunch break labor case

(AP) – The California Supreme Court says employers are under no obligation to ensure that workers take legally mandated lunch and rest breaks. The ruling Thursday comes after worker’s attorneys argued that abuses are routine […]

04/12/2012

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