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LA’s Notorious Traffic Would Get Worse With Proposed ‘Green’ Transportation Overhaul

The Los Angeles City Council is trying to get drivers to ditch their cars and take alternative modes of transportation.


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Pilot Killed When Single-Engine Plane Crashes In Compton

Authorities say one person has been killed as a result of a small plane crash in Compton.



Financial Advisor Jeffrey Harwood Explains How To Set Up A Trust

Harwood, of Ventura Advisors, talks with KCAL9’s Amy Johnson about how to avoid common mistakes in estate planning.


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Ready To Tango? French Jazz Band ‘Paris Chansons’ Offer Preview

Ready to Tango? The French jazz band “Paris Chansons” will be performing at the Sofitel on Wednesday.


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Your Guide To ‘CicLAvia: Culver City Meets Venice’

The six-mile route starts at 9 a.m. and runs from Culver City to Venice. There is no official beginning or end point so participants can start anywhere on the route and proceed in either direction.



In The Garden With Nick Federoff: How To Make A Planter From Cinder Blocks

Gardening guru Nick Federoff appeared on KCAL9 News Saturday morning to demonstrate how to make a low-cost planter from cinder blocks. For more information, visit



LADWP Holds Public Meeting Over Rate Hikes

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power is holding the first in a series of public meetings on Saturday to discuss possible rate hikes.


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Pets2Love: Sonya & Joey

This week’s Pets2Love is Sonya and Joey!


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50 Years Later, Beautician-Turned-Activist Recounts Living Through Watts Riots

This month marks the 50th anniversary of the Watts Riots. To look back at the historic civil unrest, CBS2’s Pat Harvey talked to a leader, who not only survived the chaos, but decided to stay and rebuild her community.


Armed National Guardsmen march toward smoke on the horizon during the street fires of the Watts riots, Los Angeles, California, August 1965. (credit: Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Events Slated To Take Place Locally In Remembrance Of Watts Riots

The following events are expected to take place across the Southland in remembrance of the Watts riots:


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For Parents, The Hardest Part Of Kids Going Off To College Can Be The Cost

This should be an exciting time of year for Niko Alzate. She’s headed to Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in a month. But her anticipation at starting college is being dampened by the stress of figuring out how to pay for it.


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Disneyland Rolls Out Its Own Wait-Time App

After a slew of unofficial apps came out listing wait times for rides at Disneyland and California Adventure, Disney has released its own app.


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Search Continues For Mother Of Abandoned Newborn Found On Sidewalk In South LA

Detectives continued to search on Wednesday for the mother of an abandoned newborn who was found in a stroller near a church in Exposition Park.



More Than You Bargained For: See How Discounters Arrive At Comparison Prices

The comparison price is what discount retailers claim you could pay elsewhere, but a class action lawsuit filed in California claims the “compare prices” printed on T.J. Maxx tags are deceptive advertising.


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Teen Whose Mother Died At Early Age Starts Charity To Help Those Similarly Situated

A young man’s tragic loss has prompted him to help others by starting a charity for kids who’ve also lost their mothers.