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Family Of Comatose Woman Gets Reprieve From Hospital Decision To Remove Life Support

Despite the diagnosis of brain death, the family says they are not giving up hope.

03/20/2015

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Parent Sues LAUSD After Teacher Reportedly Used Racially Charged Comments In Class

The parent accused the teacher of using the N word, said “black people were not smart,” as well as suggesting teen Michael Brown, shot to death by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri “got what he deserved.”

03/19/2015

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UC Irvine’s Student Government Vetoes Controversial U.S. Flag Ban

Today’s 4-1 vote was conducted by the Executive Cabinet of the Associated Students of UCI.

03/07/2015

Tim Robbins is one of many big stars lending his name to a campaign to help small theaters. (credit: CBS)

Big Stars Asking Small Theaters To Allow Actors To Volunteer Their Services

Should small theaters be forced to pay a minimum wage to actors?

03/04/2015

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Parents Demand Recall Of Beleaguered Centinela School District Board

The controversy surrounding the Centinela Valley Union High School District continues as a recall arises to replace the school board that hired its scandal-ridden former superintendent.

03/02/2015

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‘Two And A Half Men’ Creator, Stars Look Back On A Decade Of Laughs, Controversy

Chuck Lorre, the man behind those “snappy lines” is also the creative genius behind other CBS hits like “Mike and Molly,” “Mom” and TV’s number one comedy, “The Big Bang Theory.”

02/19/2015

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Only On 9: When Attending Meetings At Jurupa Valley City Hall, Remember To Take Off The Mask

Everyone is welcome at Jurupa Valley City Hall. Well, perhaps not the Lone Ranger, wrestler Mil Mascaras, Batman or the Phantom of the Opera.

02/19/2015

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’50 Shades Of Grey’ Has Dominant Debut But Leaves Some Fit To Be Tied

“This movie portrays S&M like a mental illness,” says Tara Indiana, a dominatrix.

02/14/2015

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Actress Shirley MacLaine: Holocaust Victims Might Have Been Repaying For Past Sins

MacLaine also suggested her friend Stephen Hawking brought about his crippling ALS on himself — to “free his mind” so that he could focus better on his scientific works.

02/13/2015

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Tiffany Ad Campaign Embracing Same-Sex Marriage Goes Viral On Social Media

Singer Miley Cyrus has given the ad an enthusiastic thumbs up.

01/11/2015

Raymond Dussault acknowledges he went overboard with a post comparing his political opponents to Nazis. (credit: CBS)

Only On 9: Heated Fight Over Oil Drilling In Hermosa Beach Gets Personal, Nasty

“I’m hardly the first person to post something late at night and cringe at myself in the morning,” Raymond Dussault says.

12/28/2014

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Billboards Of ‘The Interview’ Torn Down In Hollywood

Advertisements for Sony Pictures’ “The Interview” were taken down Thursday after the film’s Christmas Day release was canceled following a threat made by hackers.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/18/2014

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