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Public Reacts To Centinelia Superintendent Scandal At District Board Meeting

The public was outraged at a Centinela Valley Union High School District board meeting after it surfaced that the board was paying $50,000/year for a $1 million whole-life insurance policy for its superintendent.

04/15/2014

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Pilots Union Wants ‘Walmart Of The Skies’ Norwegian Air Banned From US

KCAL9′s Stacey Butler reports the airline just started running international flights from LAX this month, with passengers offered 133 cities to choose from once they get to Europe.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/12/2014

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Several Civil Rights Leaders Call Newspaper’s ’12 Years’ Oscar Headline Racist, Demand Apology

“‘Slave’ becomes master” blared the Breeze headline.

03/06/2014

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Paula Deen Says She Can Relate To Openly Gay Football Player Michael Sam

Paula Deen says she relates to football player Michael Sam and his desire to avoid being labeled.

02/27/2014

A child holds the Confederate flag at the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg in July 2013. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images News)

Assemblyman Wants To Prohibit Sale Of Confederate Flags In California

The ban would apply to property owned or operated by the state.

02/21/2014

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Lt. Gov. Breaks With Brown And Says He No Longer Supports Bullet Train

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, once a strong supporter of California’s high-speed rail project, says he has changed his mind and no longer backs it.

02/14/2014

Coachella Valley High School has long used the "Arab" mascot with traditional Arab head covering, but recently changed its website to reflect an updated mascot. (Photo courtesy CVUSD)

Coachella Valley High School To Consider Dumping ‘Arab’ Mascot

A self-described civil rights group is calling on a Southern California high school to get rid of its longstanding Arab mascot that it deems offensive.

11/07/2013

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Costa Mesa Woman Claims She Pulled Chicken Head Out Of Foster Farms Package

Foster Farms, already in the news for contamination at its processing plants, now has another headache: one customer said she pulled a chicken head out of one of their packages.

10/12/2013

The $665 million Millennium project  would feature a pair of 35-story and a 39-story towers in the heart of Hollywood. (courtesy MillenniumHollywood.net)

Millennium Project Developers Accused Of Wrongdoing, Ethics Violations

The ever-controversial Hollywood Millennium Project was accused Friday of wrongdoing and ethics violations.

09/20/2013

Professor Andy Herren handily won "Big Brother" Wednesday evening. (credit: CBS)

‘Big Brother’ Andy Wins Season 15

In the end, the professor schooled his housemates.

09/18/2013

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Preschool Teacher Removed From Classroom After Allegedly Playing Tongue Touching Game

Parents at Broadoaks Children’s School of Whittier College learned last night about the removal of a teacher — following allegations that he played a tongue touching game with a preschool student in February.

09/06/2013

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Rev. Jackson Comes To Paula Deen’s Defense

The Reverend Jesse Jackson was in Los Angeles Friday to discuss voting rights issues.

06/28/2013

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Local Black Chef, Paula Deen Friend Rushes To Her Defense

An African-American woman who lives in the Southland is rushing to Paula Deen’s defense even as the celebrity chef lost more business partners Thursday.

06/28/2013

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LA Fire Chief Apologizes For Controversial Photo Depicting Mexicans

Los Angeles Fire Chief Brian Cummings apologized Wednesday for a controversial photo depicting Mexicans he displayed on Twitter.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/19/2013

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Fire Officials In Hot Water Over Controversial Photo Depicting Mexicans

The Los Angeles Fire Department is in hot water over a controversial photo depicting Mexicans.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/13/2013

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