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65-Year-Old Man Finds Purpose In Revitalizing Historic Griffith Park Merry-Go-Round

The historic Merry-Go-Round at Griffith Park has fallen into disrepair, but is now set to receive a facelift from a major admirer.

08/25/2015

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Crews Tackle Fire Near Glendale Community College

Fire crews quickly gained the upper hand on a small brush fire Thursday afternoon near Glendale Community College, authorities said.

06/18/2015

Luis Guillermo Arizmendi is accused of fatally shooting his 3-and-a-half year old son before turning the gun on himself. (credit: DMV)

Trabuco Canyon Community Attempts To Heal After Murder-Suicide Involving Child

Neighbors said they saw the suspect’s wife run down the street holding their 18-month-old daughter.

05/28/2015

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‘Little Free Library’ Movement Helps To Get Kids Reading

What started as a small community project has expanded into a national and global movement to get kids reading.

05/23/2015

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Police To Boost Foot Patrols In Eastside Community Outreach Effort

Officials say residents in the Boyle Heights area can expect to see more LAPD officers on foot patrol as part of an effort to boost community relations.

05/18/2015

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Residents March In Protest Of Oil Drilling In South LA Neighborhood

Residents Thursday marched in protest of oil drilling in their South Los Angeles neighborhood.

04/23/2015

Police in Chatsworth met with worried residents following a brazen sexual assault. (credit: CBS)

Police In Chatsworth Hold Emergency Meeting With Residents To Discuss Recent Sexual Assault

“To have something like this happen so close to my house was upsetting and frightening,” said Lisa Roehrig.

04/02/2015

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Biden To Visit West LA College As Part Of Southland Trip

Vice President Joe Biden is scheduled to visit the Southland this week as part of the Obama Administration’s push to help more Americans go to college.

01/20/2015

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Community Colleges Move Closer To Offering 4-Year Degrees

Several Southland community colleges were among those recommended Tuesday for a pilot program that would allow them to offer 4-year degrees.

01/20/2015

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Tustin Foster Care Hero Wins ‘Everyday Heroes’ Top Honor

The Orange County Register newspaper is set to honor “everyday heroes”, or people who make a difference without being in the spotlight, with the top honor going to a man who works with foster care teens.

01/19/2015

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Local Residents To Consider Possible Sites For Pedestrian-Bike Bridge

Local residents next week are expected to consider possible sites for a pedestrian-bike bridge designed to connect Griffith Park to Glendale.

12/06/2014

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Why Small Business Saturday Is Important For Your Community

Small Business Saturday will take place nationwide this year on November 29th. Since its launch in 2010 it has helped change the landscape of big-city neighborhoods and small town U.S.A.

11/11/2014

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KNX Ready Or Not: Community Emergency Response Teams

The keys to surviving a major disaster include being prepared and knowing your neighbors.

09/18/2014

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Glendale Announces Weekend Cooling Centers For Seniors Looking To Combat Heat Wave

All of the facilities are equipped with board and card games, television, and will provide ice water for visitors.

09/11/2014

The boyfriend of a woman killed in San Jacinto was too distraught to speak on camera Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014. (credit: CBS)

San Jacinto Residents Unnerved After Woman’s Body Found In Field Near Retirement Community

The woman, in her 70s, was reportedly found naked in a field near Esplanade Avenue and Juanita Street Monday night.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/03/2014

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