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Salvation Army In Bell Proposes Shelter To House 136 Undocumented Children

The meeting, held at 7 p.m., drew opponents and proponents.

07/23/2014

Jackie Briles fought City Hall and won. (credit: CBS)

93-Year-Old Torrance Woman Fights City Hall And Saves Annual Fireworks Show

Jackie Briles says the show is worth every penny she pays.

07/04/2014

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Battle Over Immigration Continues To Heat Up In Murrieta

The public gave an earful to local leaders and homeland security officials.

07/03/2014

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Orange County Fire Chief Steps Down

Orange County Fire Chief Keith Richter is retiring amid controversy.

06/03/2014

Tommy Lasorda speaks to a TV station in Florida and makes a controversial comment about V. Stiviano. (credit: WPBF-TV)

Dodgers Legend Tommy Lasorda Faces Backlash After Suggesting V. Stiviano Should Be ‘Hit With A Car’

Some of the people Lasorda angered, in fact, are asking the Dodgers organization to cut all ties with the legend.

05/08/2014

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Sultan Of Brunei Asked To Divest Ownership In Beverly Hills Hotel Or Reject ‘Inhumane’ Islamic Law

In a 5-0 vote, council members approved a resolution compelling the Sultan of Brunei to either sell the hotel or denounce an Islamic law imposed in Brunei last month

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/06/2014

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Woman At Center Of Sterling Controversy Insists She Was No Mistress

She said she loved him, “like a father figure.”

05/02/2014

Rochelle Sterling is standing by her estranged husband. (credit: CBS)

Can Donald Sterling’s Estranged Wife Distance Herself From His Comments?

“Right now, she is a victim,” says Eric Rose, a crisis communication expert.

05/01/2014

Pasadena Public Health Department Director, Dr. Eric Walsh (credit: CBS)

Pasadena Public Health Director Placed On Leave For Reportedly Making Anti-Gay, Anti-Catholic Remarks

Dr. Eric Walsh, who is also the associate pastor in the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Altadena, has been head of the department since 2010.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/01/2014

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Feminist Majority Foundation Campaigns Against Beverly Hills Hotel Amid Human Rights Controversy

At issue is an edict by the hotel owner, the Sultan of Brunei, to impose a law in his country on Friday that would allow the stoning of gays and women.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/30/2014

L.A. council member Bernard Parks

Councilmember Bernard Parks Wants City To Condemn Sterling’s Alleged Racial Comments

Parks asked his staff to draft a resolution to have the City of Los Angeles take an official position on the racial comments.

04/27/2014

Donald Sterling and V. Stiviano attend a Clippers game together. (credit: CBS)

Who Is The Woman At Center Of Donald Sterling Racial Comments Controversy?

Not a lot is known about V. Stiviano, other than she has been named in court papers as Sterling’s mistress.

04/27/2014

Chris Paul #3 of the Los Angeles Clippers warms up before a game against the Golden State Warriors in Game Four of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Oracle Arena on April 27, 2014 in Oakland, California. (credit: Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Clippers Turn Shirts Inside-Out In Silent Protest Against Sterling

The Clippers ran out of the tunnel for Game 4 of their first-round playoff series at Golden State on Sunday wearing their warm-up uniforms.

04/27/2014

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Teacher Questioned After Putting Religious Message On Public School Marquee

“READ, REST, GO TO CHURCH HE IS RISEN!” were the words apparently put up by a teacher in charge of the marquee at Darby Elementary.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/21/2014

Some protesters spent more than six hours demonstration against the so-called "Pillowcase Rapist" moving into their Antelope Valley neighborhood. (credit: Art Barron/CBS2)

Protesters Rally To Keep ‘Pillowcase Rapist’ Out Of The Antelope Valley

“Keep him out of LA County. We don’t want him here,” screamed one woman.

04/19/2014

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