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Electric Car Manufacturer Vows To Hire More Californians Amid Labor Dispute

State officials recently fined the Build Your Dreams, or BYD, for paying some Chinese workers $1.50 per hour and failing to provide rest breaks.

CBS Los Angeles–10/31/2013

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La Puente Pastor Returns Home After Release From Iranian Prison

Pastor Edward Romero was in the country protesting the imprisonment of four Christians and their attorney.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/23/2013

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FDA Can’t Find Cause Of Pet Poison, Seeks Help

All that’s left of Doodles are his ashes, a clay impression of his paw and a whole lot of questions owner Patricia Cassidy has about his mysterious death.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/23/2013

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Report: China Owes $100M In Unpaid Royalties To Hollywood Studios

A Chinese trade association may owe over $100 million in unpaid royalties to several of Hollywood’s biggest studios, according to a report.

07/30/2013

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Man Gets Prison For Tainted Enhancement Pills

A local man has been sentenced to 10 months in federal prison for illegally importing thousands of counterfeit male-enhancement pills that contained hazardous lead levels.

CBS Los Angeles–07/22/2013

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Dim Sum 101: Food Blogger Gives Crash Course On Traditional Chinese Cuisine

Chinese food blogger Clarissa Wei shares her top five Dim Sum restaurants in Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/17/2013

Barack Obama is greeted by California Governor Jerry Brown upon arriving at Palm Springs International Airport in Palm Springs, California, on June 7, 2013. Obama arrived in Palm Springs to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping. (credit:  Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Arrives In Rancho Mirage For Summit With Chinese President

President Barack Obama visited Rancho Mirage Friday afternoon for an informal meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/07/2013

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Chinese-American Held In China For Nearly 5 Years Returns Home

A Chinese-American businessman who was held in China for nearly five years after he became involved in a dispute with a competitor has been allowed to return to his Southern California home, his wife said Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/04/2013

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa met with President Xi Jinping of the People’s Republic of China at the Great Hall of the People on Tuesday. (credit: LA Mayor's Office)

Villaraigosa Talks Trade, Tourism With Chinese President In Beijing

In one of his final trips in office, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa met with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a trip to Beijing on Tuesday.

05/28/2013

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Villaraigosa Heads To China To Promote LA As Tourist, Trade Hub

Antonio Villaraigosa this weekend is making one last trip to China as mayor of Los Angeles.

05/26/2013

Lingzi Lu was killed in the Boston Marathon attack. She was briefly a student at UC Riverside's Extension Center. (credit: Facebook.)

UCR Faculty Remember Former Student Killed In Boston Marathon

Lingzi Lu only attended UC Riverside for three months and it was three years ago, but the director of the school’s Extension Center remembers her well.

04/18/2013

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14,000 Counterfeit Toasters From China Seized In Long Beach

Customs officials at the the Los Angeles/Long Beach seaport complex have seized 14,904 toasters from China bearing counterfeit safety markings, authorities announced Thursday.

04/18/2013

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Arcadia Officials Crack Down On So-Called ‘Maternity Tourism’ Boarding Homes

The city of Arcadia is cracking down on so-called “maternity tourism” boarding homes in residential zones.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/05/2013

video game addict

Our Motivated, Young Go-Getter of the Week

But unlike his contemporaries who may spend their time in front of a screen for work, Li sits at internet cafes and plays games. And plays. And plays.

04/02/2013

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Riverside Elementary Schools Welcome Students, Faculty From China

Students at two Riverside elementary schools Thursday had some special guests pay them a visit all the way from China.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/28/2013

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