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San Diego Mayor Bob Filner speaks after agreeing to resign at a city council meeting Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, in San Diego. Filner agreed to resign on Aug. 30, bowing to enormous pressure after lurid sexual harassment allegations brought by at least 17 women eroded his support after just nine months on the job. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Bob Filner pleads guilty to 3 crimes

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner has pleaded guilty to felony false imprisonment and two misdemeanor counts of battery. The plea came Tuesday in Superior Court, weeks after Filner was forced […]

10/15/2013

Retailer sues West Hollywood over landmark fur ban

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — Less than a week after West Hollywood became the nation’s first city to ban the sale of fur, a retailer has filed suit to have the new law overturned. Mayfair […]

09/26/2013

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Large-capacity ammo magazines to be illegal in LA

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Possessing large-capacity ammunition magazines would be illegal in Los Angeles under an ordinance approved today by a City Council committee.

04/26/2013

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LA settles with women fired on in Dorner manhunt

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The city of Los Angeles has reached a $4.2 million settlement on injury claims by two women who were injured when police mistakenly opened fire on them during the manhunt for disgruntled ex-cop Christopher Dorner.

04/23/2013

LA to get $1.2M from building-wrapping sign maker

LOS ANGELES (AP) — City Attorney Carmen Trutanich says a sign company will pay $1.2 million in penalties to settle a dispute over supergraphics, the massive signs that “wrap” buildings with vinyl advertisements.

03/29/2013

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L.A. appeals homeless possessions ruling

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Attorneys for the city of Los Angeles are appealing a ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court that prevents the seizure and destruction of possessions that homeless people leave on sidewalks.

03/01/2013

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Glendale wants gun show ban on city property

GLENDALE, Calif. (AP) — Reacting to the Connecticut school shooting massacre, the city of Glendale has decided to draft a law banning gun shows on city-owned property.

01/23/2013

Judge tosses anti-paparazzi counts in Bieber case

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A judge dealt a blow Wednesday to a California law meant to crack down on reckless driving by paparazzi by saying the statute is overly broad and should not be used […]

11/14/2012

Halloween sex offender law provision blocked

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A federal judge has temporarily blocked a key provision of a Southern California city’s new Halloween sex offender law. The Los Angeles judge says Simi Valley cannot require its convicted child […]

10/30/2012

City official warns of 'black clouds' in budget

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The city’s top budget adviser urged the City Council today to follow through and move quickly on a pledge to eliminate 209 city jobs in the face of a $16.6 million […]

10/24/2012

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