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Back To School

A report from the Center for Health, Environment & Justice says many back-to-school supplies are potentially toxic to kids. (credit: CHJ.org)

Group Warns That Some Back-To-School Supplies Might Be Toxic

The Center of Health, Environment & Justice is out with a report Sunday suggesting that many back-to-school supplies might contain toxic chemicals.

08/26/2012

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Resource Fair For Families Of Kids With Special Needs Taking Place In South LA

Areva Martin, an attorney and the founder of the Special Needs Network, appeared on KCAL9 News to talk about this year’s annual Back-To-School Health and Resource Fair.

08/26/2012

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Best Educational Supply Stores In Los Angeles

If your children aren’t back in school yet they will be soon and no doubt will be in need of supplies. The good news is that in addition to the big box stores there are lots of educational supply stores scattered throughout the City of Angels.

CBS Los Angeles–08/21/2012

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Best Spots For Back To School Shopping In Orange County

Orange County provides an impressively solid set of local stores for children’s educational supplies and clothing needs. With kids returning to school, you’ll want to head to shops that stand out amongst their peers as head of the class.

CBS Los Angeles–08/14/2012

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Hottest New Items For Back To School

Back-to-school expert and PayPal shopping specialist Claudia Lombana stopped by KCAL9 Monday to show viewers some of the hottest back to school items.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/13/2012

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Hot Back-To-School Gadgets With Tech Expert Jim Barry

Jim Barry visited the KCAL9 studios Thursday to show viewers what they need for a successful school year.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/09/2012

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Talking To Your Kids About Bullying

Being the victim of a relentless bully can be a distraction and even a danger to kids. As a parent, it is important to recognize the signs of bullying, know how to talk to your children about bullies and establish an appropriate reaction to a bully situation.

08/01/2012

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College Student Prep: Must-Have Items For Every Dorm Room

The bags are packed and the move-in date is coming up fast. Now all that’s left before moving into the dorms and starting a new life at college is dorm-room shopping. Here are some essential items to put on that shopping list.

08/01/2012

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Parent’s Prep: New Technology In Schools; What Parents Need To Know

Children who come with the ability to interact with computer screens and basic keyboard knowledge find it much easier to learn in today’s classrooms.

08/01/2012

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Back To School Prep: For Elementary, Middle & High School Students

The first day of school feels to children the way the first day on a job feels to parents, a bit stressful. The two best ways to prepare your children for a less stressful first day is to change as many unknown factors to known and provide positive support.

08/01/2012

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Pick-A-Side: Which Is Your Favorite School Lunch?

08/01/2012

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Pick-A-Side: Who Is Your Favorite School Teacher?

It’s time to pick a side, who is your favorite TV or movie school teacher?

07/20/2012

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Man Charged With Killing Neighbor’s Chihuahua With Golf Club

A 58-year-old man was charged with animal cruelty Tuesday for allegedly beating his neighbor’s Chihuahua to death with a golf club.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/07/2012

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Guide to Natural History Museum’s Dinosaur Hall

At last, Dinosaur Hall at the Natural History Museum in Los Angeles is open. Here’s a handy guide to consult before you make a day of visiting the friendly fossils.

CBS Los Angeles–08/25/2011

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Keep Your Kids Organized Throughout The School Year

Professional organizer Tracy McCubbin visited KCAL9 Thursday to share back-to-school organizational tips for parents.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/18/2011

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