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View of a damaged hotel in San Jose del Cabo, on September 15, 2014 after hurricane Odile knocked down trees and power lines in Mexico's Baja California peninsula. Odile weakened to category two on the five-level Saffir-Simpson scale but still packed powerful winds of 175 kilometers (110 miles) per hour after crashing ashore overnight near Cabo San Lucas, according to the US National Hurricane Center. Some 24,000 foreign tourists and 6,000 Mexican beachgoers spent the night in hotels where conference rooms were transformed into shelters.  (credit: RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)

Relatives Fear For Family In Hurricane-Ravaged Cabo As Mexican Government Evacuates Stranded Tourists

Back at home, relatives remain anxious about the well-being of their loved ones, with vacationers left stranded in areas so flooded the only way out is to wait for a flight.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/16/2014

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UCLA Survey: Financial Aid Plays Bigger Role For Incoming College Freshmen

College costs and financial aid are playing an increasingly decisive role in how incoming freshman in the U.S. determine where to attend school, according to a new UCLA survey.

03/06/2014

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Group Of Health Professionals From Mammoth Among First To Aid Typhoon-Stricken Philippines

Mammoth Medical Missions was among the first groups to reach the Philippines to help people in that typhoon-stricken country.

11/16/2013

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Email Asks For Legal Fund Help For LA County Assessor

Supporters of Los Angeles County Assessor John Noguez are being asked to donate money so he can make bail in his public corruption case.

11/04/2012

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Calif. Sends Aircraft, Personnel To Aid East Coast During Sandy

The California National Guard and the state Emergency Management Agency have dispatched aircraft and rescue personnel to aid the East Coast during the superstorm.

10/29/2012

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‘Dream Act’ Opponents Corral Signatures From ‘Black Friday’ Shoppers

A grassroots effort to repeal the controversial law is headed to the Inland Empire on Friday.

11/25/2011

Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) (credit: Tim Sloan/AFP/Getty Images)

Sherman: Plan To Continue US Aid To China An ‘Insult’ To Americans

A San Fernando Valley lawmaker sided with Congressional critics opposed to sending millions of dollars in U.S. aid to the nation’s biggest foreign creditor.

11/15/2011

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‘Dream Act’ Over? Opponents Say Demand For Petition ‘Off The Charts’

A Southland celebration of the passage of the California Dream Act could be short-lived.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/28/2011

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US Debt Deal Likely To Cut Billions in Calif. Health Care, Education

Health care for lower-income residents, transportation and education sectors could all see deep cuts once the federal money is cut off.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–08/02/2011

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Military Families Return From Japan; LA Mayor Convenes Aid Panel

Thousands of family members of American service personnel stationed in Japan are back in California as officials warn the need for aid following the earthquake and tsunami is still alarmingly high.

03/29/2011

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LA County Fire Sends Elite Rescue Team To Japan

An elite Los Angeles County Fire Department Urban Search and Rescue team is en route to Japan to assist with search and recovery efforts.

03/12/2011

A tsunami tidal wave smashes vehicles and houses at Kesennuma city in Miyagi prefecture, northern Japan on March 11, 2011. A massive 8.9-magnitude earthquake shook Japan, unleashing a powerful tsunami that sent ships crashing into the shore and carried cars through the streets of coastal towns. (credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Send Donations To Victims Of Japan’s Devastating Earthquake

Los Angeles-based International relief agency Operation USA announced Friday that it will prepare to aid Japan after the country’s largest earthquake on record caused a catastrophic tsunami.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/11/2011

A factory building has collapsed in Sukagawa city, Fukushima prefecture, in northern Japan on March 11, 2011 after a massive 8.9-magnitude earthquake shook Japan, unleashing a powerful tsunami that sent ships crashing into the shore and carried cars through the streets of coastal towns. (credit: FUKUSHIMA MINPO/AFP/Getty Images)

LA County Fire Preparing To Send Rescue Team To Japan

The Los Angeles County Fire Department is preparing to deploy a 74-member team to assist in the rescue and recovery efforts in Japan.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/11/2011

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U.S. Navy Sending Aid Ships To Japan

The United States Navy is preparing to send several ships to aid Japan.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/11/2011

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