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Juan Fernandez

juan fernandez 08062010 Juan FernandezJuan Fernandez joined CBS 2 News as a general assignment reporter in January 1996.

These days Fernandez wears many different hats. He reports for various editions of CBS 2 News. He also anchors and even does the weather when duty calls.

Before coming to Los Angeles, Fernandez was a general assignment reporter at WSVN-TV, Miami, FL. Prior to WSVN, he served as general assignment reporter for WLTV/Univision in Miami for January 1991-1994. He also spent some time with the Telemundo magazine/variety show “Contacto.”

Fernandez is a recipient of the Golden Mike award for best 30-minute newscast. He has also been honored by the Los Angeles County Office of Education for his participation in Hispanic Heritage events.

Fernandez is fluent in Spanish. He is an advocate of the importance of learning more than one language and is a champion for literacy. He often mentors students who want to pursue a career in broadcasting.

Fernandez earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications and Broadcast Journalism from Florida International University.

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Hundreds Of Arco Stations Becoming USA Gasoline

A major change is coming to gas stations as BP moves forward with plans to move out of Southern California.

03/17/2012

A 59-year-old school counselor was fatally stabbed allegedly by a student at a Job Corps school Wednesday. (credit: CBS)

Job Corps School Counselor Fatally Stabbed In Hollywood Allegedly By Student

A counselor at a Job Corps school in Hollywood was fatally stabbed by a student Wednesday, according to officials.

03/14/2012

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LAUSD Finalizes Budget Plan To Avoid Cuts Of Teachers, School Programs

The Los Angeles Unified School District board approved a budget-balancing plan Tuesday that would save the majority of school programs if furlough and salary agreements can be reached with labor unions and if voters support a $298 parcel tax.

03/14/2012

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Woman Targeted In East Hollywood Shooting Tells Her Story

It was a story that involved deadly gunfire and a house torched in East Hollywood about two weeks ago. Now, a woman who survived that attack is speaking about it for the first time from her family’s home in Winchester.

03/01/2012

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Underground Monitoring Center Keeps LA’s Traffic Lights On Track

How often do you find yourself sitting in traffic, waiting for the light to change? You may not know it, but there is a hidden room where a small number of people control your destiny on the road in the underground world of L.A. traffic signals.

02/15/2012

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Thrift Store Fire Sends Heavy Smoke Over Van Nuys

Firefighters battled a major fire that ripped through a Van Nuys thrift store and threatened to spread to neighboring businesses Wednesday night.

02/15/2012

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Hotel Proposal Sparks Heated Debate In Santa Monica

A special meeting of the Santa Monica planning commission Wednesday drew quite a crowd, as people sounded off over a brewing land dispute involving some prime real estate with million-dollar ocean views.

02/08/2012

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Mother Talks About Chasing Alleged Voyeur Through Mall

GLENDALE (CBS) — A woman told CBS2 News Thursday about how she chased a man through The Grove after catching him allegedly using his cell phone to take photos up her daughter’s skirt Monday. Later [...]

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Lincoln Heights Killings Stirring Fear In The Community

Two unsolved murders of women from Lincoln Heights has fueled a firestorm of fears through the community, sparking talk among resident of a potential serial killer.

01/30/2012

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Police Investigate Possible Connection Between Slaying Of 2 Women

Police are planning to investigate whether there’s a possible connection between two murder cases.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/28/2012

Vera Mullen, 89, of Glendora was the victim of a distraction robbery Tuesday. (credit: CBS)

Woman, 89, Says Thieves Used 5-Year-Old Girl In Distraction Robbery

Five year old kids are adept at a lot of things…coloring, finger painting and reciting the alphabet.

01/18/2012

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Only On CBS2: Parents Paying Big Bucks To Store Children’s Teeth For Later Stem Cell Use

Four-year-old Blair is about to lose her first tooth. Her parents have chosen to put it in a deep freeze could help her one day if she ever needs it.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/03/2012

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2 Men Rob A Wells Fargo In Placentia, Avoid Dye Pack

Police Tuesday night searched for two robbers, who were caught on camera holding up a Wells Fargo inside a Placentia grocery and then ditching a dye pack moments before it exploded.

11/22/2011

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LAPD: Sexual Predator May Have Used Twitter To Find A Victim

Police are investigating whether the suspect in a brazen daytime sexual assault last week used the social networking site Twitter to prey on his victim.

11/10/2011

Sky9 was overhead minutes after an attempted kidnapping was reported in Monrovia. (credit: CBS)

Boy, 6, Fights Off Attempted Kidnapping In Monrovia

A 6-year-old boy fought off an attempted kidnapping Friday afternoon in Monrovia.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/04/2011

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