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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

David Diaz caught a CHP officer hit a woman in the face, repeatedly, on Tuesday night. (credit CBS)

CHP Commissioner Promises Swift Action In Investigation Of Officer Who Punched Woman On 10 Freeway

KCAL9’s Kristine Lazar reports Commissioner Joseph Farrow promised the investigation will take weeks rather than months.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/08/2014

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Is Cohousing Right For Your Family?

If you’ve tried to picture life for you and your family in a cohousing community, here’s what you need to know.

07/02/2014

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Angelenos To Weigh In On LAPD Chief Beck’s Bid For 2nd Term

Want to tell the Los Angeles Police Commission what you think of Chief Charlie Beck?

05/20/2014

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Boyle Heights Housing Project Residents On Edge After Firebomb Attacks

KCAL9’s Dave Bryan reports residents voiced strong opinions at the meeting amid growing fears the attacks at the Ramona Gardens housing project could rekindle racial tension.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/14/2014

Kevin Williams  was murdered on Friday evening during a robbery. (credit: CBS)

Barber Fatally Shot During Robbery Attempt At Hair Salon In South Los Angeles

The shooting occurred just before 5 p.m. at 65th Place and Western Avenue, officials said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/25/2014

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Inland Empire May Get Funding Boost For Community College Enrollment

The Inland Empire is falling behind the rest of California when it comes to community college enrollment, according to a new report.

04/10/2014

Founded in 1889, Seaside Pharmacy is said to be the longest continuously operating business in San Pedro. (credit: CBS)

A Fixture In San Pedro, Seaside Pharmacy To Close Its Doors

Longtime San Pedro business, Seaside Pharmacy, is slated to close its doors next week after serving the community for decades.

02/21/2014

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