Full Dates, City-States/Countries as Adjectives

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The December 12, 2012 issue of 'Newsweek' had a great article on financial preservation.
(Instead of: The December 12, 2012, issue of 'Newsweek' had a great article on financial preservation. Can the comma after '2012' be omitted?)

The London, England rock band will debut next week.
(Instead of: The London, England, rock band will debut next week. Can the comma after 'England' be omitted?)

The Sacramento, California man was arrested on a charge of conspiracy.
(Instead of: The Sacramento, California, man was arrested on a charge of conspiracy. Can the comma after 'California' be omitted?)

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The December 12, 2012 issue of 'Newsweek' had a great article on financial preservation.
(Instead of: The December 12, 2012, issue of 'Newsweek' had a great article on financial preservation. Can the comma after '2012' be omitted?)

The London, England rock band will debut next week.
(Instead of: The London, England, rock band will debut next week. Can the comma after 'England' be omitted?)

The Sacramento, California man was arrested on a charge of conspiracy.
(Instead of: The Sacramento, California, man was arrested on a charge of conspiracy. Can the comma after 'California' be omitted?)

Thanks again.

Where did you find these examples?
 

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Where did you find these examples?

I concocted them off the cuff. Do you agree that those commas can be left out? This, of course, would be a stylistic preference.
 

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Can the comma after '2012' be omitted?

Doesn't this suggest that you have accessed a rule rather than simply making something up?
 

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Forget I asked.
 
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