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L.A. NOWThe cost of marijuana would drop as much as 80% and consumption would rise if Californians vote for Proposition 19, the legalization measure on the November ballot, researchers at Randâs Drug Policy Research Center have concluded in a detailed analysis....
Today's culture warriors have better things to argue about than pot-smoking hippies, yet federal marijuana laws are still stuck in the Nixon-era days when conservatives feared that reefer madness was destroying the minds of America's youth. Amid that time...
Los Angeles TimesSACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown signed a new law that will allow hundreds of thousands of young illegal immigrants to obtain driver's licenses and vetoed another that would have restricted sheriffs from helping federal authorities detain undocumented...
Recent changes to state law will result in many theft-related crimes formerly charged as felonies to be handled as misdemeanors. Locally, this means many thieves who commit property crimes in La Cañada Flintridge and surrounding areas will be spending...
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KTLA NewsSACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Under a new bill, sex offenders in California would not always be required to register for life. The new measure, approved Tuesday by the State Assembly's Public Safety Committee, would creates a 3 tiered system based on a felon's...
Tags: Crime, Law and Justice, Crimes
FOX40 NewsA pro-marijuana group launched a television advertisement Wednesday in California advocating legalization and taxation of the drug to help solve the state's budget woes. The 30-second spot, airing Wednesday and paid for by the Marijuana Policy Project,...
Associated PressA drug deal plays out, California-style: A conservatively dressed courier drives a company-leased Smart Car to an apartment on a weekday afternoon. Erick Alvaro hands over a white paper bag to his 58-year-old customer, who inspects the bag to ensure that...
Tags: Judges, Politics, Crimes, Richard Lee, Dining and Drinking
The Associated PressA marijuana advocacy group is set to launch a new television advertisement in California promoting the drug as a solution to the state's budget woes. The 30-second spot calling for legalizing and taxing the drug features a retired state worker who says...
Associated PressGov. Arnold Schwarzenegger told a joint session of the Legislature on Tuesday that California's budget crisis will require a transformation in state government. The state faces a $24.3 billion deficit and a looming cash crisis that jeopardizes its...
The Associated PressLawmakers are racing to pass major pieces of legislation. They have until tomorrow for the bills to pass either the House or the Senate. Here is a look at some of those bills: State Employee Pay: State employees would get paid if the Legislature fails to...
Tags: Politics, Punishment, Crimes, Teen-agers, Cell Phones
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