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Group Works to Repeal CA Plastic Bags Ban

Group Works to Repeal CA Plastic Bags Ban

A move is underway to overturn a state law before it even takes effect. Larry Gerston reports. Watch »

Dec 1, 2014
NewsConference: Hutchinson,

NewsConference: Hutchinson, "Many See the Brown and Ford Shootings the...

Earl Ofari Hutchinson is an often critic of the LAPD. He is President of the LA Urban Policy Roundtable an host of... Watch »

Nov 30, 2014
NewsConference: Compelling Case for Feds to Step in to Investigate Ferguson Incident

NewsConference: Compelling Case for Feds to Step in to Investigate...

Earl Ofari Hutchinson is President of the LA Urban Policy Roundtable and host of the "Hutchinson Report" on KPFK... Watch »

Nov 30, 2014
NewsConference: Police Commission Pres.

NewsConference: Police Commission Pres. "Ferguson Needs a Consent Decr...

Steve Soboroff is the President of the Los Angeles Police Commission..the civilian body that oversees the LAPD. He... Watch »

Nov 30, 2014
NewsConference: Yaroslavsky,

NewsConference: Yaroslavsky, "It's About the People You Never See"

LA County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky is termed-out Dec. 1. At 12 noon he leave office for the last time. NBC4's... Watch »

Nov 23, 2014
NewsConference EXTRA:  CHIRLA, Stepping Out of the Shadows

NewsConference EXTRA: CHIRLA, Stepping Out of the Shadows

NBC4'S Conan Nolan talks with Polo Morales, the political director of CHIRLA---Coalition for Human Immigrant Rights... Watch »

Nov 23, 2014
NewsConference:  Zev Yaroslavsky Reflects on His Political Life After 40 years in Office

NewsConference: Zev Yaroslavsky Reflects on His Political Life After...

Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky has been part of L-A City and County government for four decades.... Watch »

Nov 23, 2014
NewsConference: Yaroslavsky

NewsConference: Yaroslavsky "Never Had Burning Ambition to be an Elect...

Los Angeles County Board of Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky gets personal. He talks with NBC4's Conan Nolan about his... Watch »

Nov 23, 2014
Obama Immigration Speech Draws Eager Eyes in SoCal

Obama Immigration Speech Draws Eager Eyes in SoCal

A group of Southern California immigration reform advocates gathered at LA City Hall Friday to watch a landmark... Watch »

Nov 21, 2014
Illinois Pension Overhaul Ruled Unconstitutional

Illinois Pension Overhaul Ruled Unconstitutional

An Illinois judge ruled Friday that a law intended to fix the nation's worst state employee pension crisis violates... Watch »

Nov 21, 2014
Obama Immigration Order Explained

Obama Immigration Order Explained

Executive action is immediate, although Congress can pass legislation that "trumps" the President. Conan... Read »

Nov 20, 2014
With All Ballots Counted, SoCal City Council Race Locked in Tie

With All Ballots Counted, SoCal City Council Race Locked in Tie

The razor-thin race for a Chula Vista City Council seat has ended in a tie, two weeks after Election Day, San Diego... Watch »

Nov 20, 2014
VIDEO: Democrat Jim Webb to Explore 2016 White House Run

VIDEO: Democrat Jim Webb to Explore 2016 White House Run

Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb launched an exploratory committee to consider a Democratic presidential campaign in... Read »

Nov 20, 2014
Clinton Could Announce Run in January

Clinton Could Announce Run in January

Hillary Clinton is expected to announce in January that she will run for president in 2016, Democratic sources told... Read »

Nov 19, 2014
Chihuahua Named

Chihuahua Named "Mayor of SF" For One Day

A small female Chihuahua named Frida was to be named "Mayor of San Francisco" for one day Tuesday in supp... Read »

Nov 19, 2014
NewsConference: Billion Dollar Savings

NewsConference: Billion Dollar Savings

It all deals with a century old legal conflict between Los Angeles, Inyo, Mono and Alpine Counties and the dried-up... Watch »

Nov 16, 2014
NewsConference: Janet Napolitano, A Cap for  Out-of-State Students?

NewsConference: Janet Napolitano, A Cap for Out-of-State Students?

The president of the UC system, Janet Napolitano on out- of- state students. NBC4's Conan Nolan asks, "Should... Watch »

Nov 16, 2014
NewsConference EXTRA: After 100 years...A Historic Pack between Los Angeles and Owens Lake

NewsConference EXTRA: After 100 years...A Historic Pack between Los...

Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer on the history pack made this week that will save millions of dollars for Ange... Watch »

Nov 16, 2014
Janet Napolitano Discusses UC Tuition Hike

Janet Napolitano Discusses UC Tuition Hike

The president of the University of California says nobody within the UC administration can remember any "deal&... Watch »

Nov 16, 2014
Officials Tout Huge Water, Money Savings In Dust Deal

Officials Tout Huge Water, Money Savings In Dust Deal

Officials reached a deal to control dust more efficiently in what's considered the nation's biggest source of dust... Watch »

Nov 16, 2014

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