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LAPD: ‘Eligible Protesters Released From Jail By Dinner Time In Light Of Thanksgiving’

Protestors who remained in jail Thursday for participation in demonstrations across Los Angeles will be released early, in light of the holiday.

CBS Los Angeles–11/27/2014

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LAPD: 183 Arrested In Overnight Protests Downtown

The LAPD said 183 demonstrators were arrested early Wednesday for disorderly conduct after downtown protests over the Mike Brown grand jury decision threatened public safety.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/26/2014

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Ferguson Demonstrators Briefly Shut 110 Freeway After Night Of Peaceful Protests In L.A.

A large group of protesters briefly shut a major thoroughfare in downtown Los Angeles late Monday evening following a grand jury’s decision not to indict a Ferguson police officer in connection with the fatal shooting of an 18-year-old teenager.

11/25/2014

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Thousands Of Hello Kitty Fans Converge On Downtown LA

Thousands of passionate devotees from all over the world flocked to downtown Los Angeles Friday for the beginning of the first-ever Hello Kitty Convention at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA.

10/30/2014

Protest Against Police Brutality Held In Downtown LA

Police brutality opponents will march in downtown Los Angeles Wednesday as part of the annual National Day of Protest to Stop Police Brutality.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/22/2014

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5th Annual Celebrity Chefs & Wine Tasting Event To Be Held In Downtown LA

Alex Morales, President and CEO of the Children’s Bureau, and Chef Susan Feniger from Border Grill and Mud Hen Tavern stopped by KCAL9 Tuesday to discuss the 5th annual Celebrity Chefs and Wine Tasting event.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/30/2014

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Tense Standoff Ends Between LAPD And Dozens Of Protestors In Florence

An unruly crowd of planned protestors Saturday dispersed from the area after a tense standoff concluded with police.

CBS Los Angeles–09/20/2014

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Sticky Rice, A Vendor At Grand Central Market, Serves Up Thai Comfort Food

Owner David Tewasart and Head Chef Justin Baey of Sticky Rice stopped by KCAL9 Wednesday to share a sample of what they are serving up.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/17/2014

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Workers Ready Downtown LA For Made In America Music Festival

Final preparations are underway for this weekend’s “Made in America” outdoor music festival, which is expected to draw thousands to downtown LA’s Grand Park.

08/29/2014

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Suit Alleges That Glendale Adventist Engaged In Patient-Dumping

Los Angeles is suing a hospital it claims dumped homeless patients on skid row.

08/23/2014

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Best Hotel Dining in Los Angeles

From east (downtown) to west (Santa Monica) these LA’s hotel restaurants serve from modern American, Chinese, Middle Eastern, Italian, and farm fresh California dishes, proving that the once stuffy and over formal white table cloth hotel dining rooms may be be a relic of the past.

CBS Los Angeles–07/15/2014

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3 Hurt In Suspected DUI Crash Outside Downtown LA Cafe

A suspected drunk driver in his 20s was arrested early Saturday after he crashed into cars and a cafe, injuring several people outside in Downtown L.A.

07/12/2014

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Burglary Suspect In Custody; SWAT Standoff Over

A wanted man who barricaded himself Tuesday morning inside of an apartment complex in the downtown Los Angeles area has been taken into custody, officials said.

07/08/2014

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LA Police, Firefighters Stage Drill To Hone Mass-Shooting Response

In the wake of the Isla Vista rampage and several other mass shootings across the country, Los Angeles police and firefighters staged a drill Thursday to sharpen their emergency-response skills.

06/26/2014

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Exclusive: New Building Marks Anniversary For Group That Provides Homes To Those Without

SRO Housing Corp. is transforming the Rosslyn, once considered one of LA’s most luxurious hotels, from a Skid Row flophouse into a refuge for those looking for affordable housing.

06/19/2014

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