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Japanese Retailer Opens First US Store In Torrance Just In Time For The Holidays

From convertible ponchos, to pajamas that double as blankets – Zakanaka is tailoring it’s merchandise to all things Japanese.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/11/2013

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SoCal Residents Worried As Super Typhoon Yolanda Slams Philippines

Winds were clocked at nearly 200 miles per hour as Super Typhoon Yolanda, a category five storm, hit the island chain.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/07/2013

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Santa Monica Event Will Raise Funds For Africa And Asia

How would you like to help reduce poverty in Africa and Asia from right here in the Southland? Shaheen Nanji and Sasha Rawji visited the KCAL9 studio Tuesday to talk about how you can be involved with Partnership Walk LA.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/08/2011

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‘Miss Asia San Diego’ Loses Crown In Pageant Winner Mix-Up

A Southland beauty pageant has named a new winner after a mix-up that led to the wrong contestant being awarded the crown.


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Report: Kobe Bryant Exchanges Proposals With Chinese Teams

We’re so glad all this talk about Kobe playing overseas is over. Boy, wasn’t that silly? Now that the Besiktas rumors have about a “0 percent chance” according to reports, we can put all this behind us…