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Safe Passage To Hold 3rd Annual Gala ‘It’s Not Okay’ For Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Trish Steele of Safe Passage and Susan Sengezer, domestic violence advocate, radio host and author, stopped by KCAL9 Tuesday to tell viewers about Safe Passage’s 3rd Annual Gala “It’s Not Okay”!

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/08/2013

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Opponents Back Effort To Drop ‘Increasingly Radical’ Teachers’ Unions

A partnership of California advocacy groups is calling on teachers in Los Angeles and statewide to drop their memberships with labor unions.

09/17/2013

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Woman Pledges To Stay On Roof Until She Raises $50K For Eating Disorder Treatment Program

A Venice woman has pledged to eat, sleep and practice yoga on a Santa Monica building’s rooftop until she’s able to raise the funds she needs to help those suffering from eating disorders.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/16/2013

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FBI Targets Pirated Movie, Music Sales With PSA Campaign

Officials with the FBI’s Los Angeles field office kicked off a public information campaign Tuesday to warn against the potential economic impact of the sale of counterfeit movies, music and other goods.

07/09/2013

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Snoop Lion, Rapper T.I. Work To Put End To Gun Violence

Snoop Lion a.k.a Snoop Dogg and T.I. have joined forces with community members as part of a major campaign to put an end to gun violence.

06/30/2013

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More Than 500 DUI Arrests Made During Holiday Weekend

More than 500 people were arrested for DUIs this holiday weekend.

05/27/2013

Los Angeles mayoral candidate and City Controller Wendy Greuel speaks during debate hosted by Zocalo Public Square and KCRW with City Councilman Eric Garcetti on May 7, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Mayoral Runoff Vote Attracts Big-Name Hollywood Donors

Voters have less than two weeks to decide who to elect as the next mayor of L.A., but some of Hollywood’s heavyweights have already voted with their pocketbooks.

05/08/2013

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‘joinStampede’ Utilizes Social Media To Tackle Student Debt Crisis

JoinStampede.com is attempting to bring 100,000 people with student loans together in hopes of getting them refinanced at the same time.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/30/2013

Executive Producer Rob Thomas and actress Kristen Bell from the series "Veronica Mars." (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Fans Raise $2M For ‘Veronica Mars’ Film In Less Than A Day

“Veronica Mars” fans just bought themselves a big-screen version of the cult favorite TV series.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/13/2013

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Officials Launch ‘Safety On Sunset’ Campaign To Reduce Reckless, Distracted Driving

An awareness campaign to reduce reckless and distracted driving along Sunset Boulevard was announced Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/13/2013

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$5M In Outside Funds Helps Reelect LAUSD Board Members

Two incumbent members of the Los Angeles Unified school board were poised to retake their seats amid questions over campaign contributions from outside the city.

03/06/2013

Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich (credit: John Heller/Getty Images)

County Supervisor ‘Outraged’ After Email From Mayoral Candidate

A plea for last-minute campaign donations from Los Angeles mayoral candidate Kevin James has prompted a rebuke from one Los Angeles County official.

03/05/2013

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13-Year-Old From Burbank Develops Anti-Bullying Program

At just 13, she’s an accomplished national speaker and award-winning author.

02/16/2013

A screenshot from a YouTube video featuring comedy star Will Ferrell lending his endorsement to mayoral candidate Eric Garcetti. (courtesy YouTube)

‘Free Waffles Every Tuesday Morning!': Ferrell Steps Into Mayoral Race

One of Hollywood’s leading comedy stars is hoping to turn laughter into votes in the race for the next mayor of Los Angeles.

02/13/2013

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LA City Controller Denies Campaigning For Mayor On City’s Dime

Los Angeles City Controller Wendy Greuel Tuesday denied allegations made by a local newspaper that she has been campaigning for the 2013 mayoral race on the taxpayer’s dollar for the past three years.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/08/2013

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