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Foster The People Mural Will Be Painted Over Despite Mayor’s Intervention

A mural that spans 125 by 150 feet across the side of a historic building in Downtown L.A. will be painted over despite efforts by Mayor Eric Garcetti to intervene.

08/01/2014

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ShopWalk DTLA To Return Sunday In Historic Core Area

ShopWalk Downtown Los Angeles is set to return this Sunday in the Historic Core area, offering great deals from a collection of stores and restaurants.

CBS Los Angeles–07/28/2014

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LA’s New Transit System Provides Jobs, Stimulates Economy

As Los Angeles’ commuter rail service and new subway system continue to expand, job opportunities are projected to skyrocket.

07/18/2014

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Fire In Downtown LA Building Reveals Drug Lab

Firefighters quickly doused a blaze in a six-story building in Downtown L.A., but a hazardous materials team has been summoned when a drug operation was discovered inside.

07/17/2014

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Report: Victim Shot In Downtown Near LA Live

Officers responded to reports of shots being fired near the popular entertainment complex of LA live Tuesday night.

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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Families, Students Upset Catholic Elementary School Is Closing

Several children had tears in their eyes Wednesday night as they stood with their families in Downtown L.A. and rallied against the impending closure of their Catholic elementary school.

07/03/2014

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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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Downtown LA Night Market Sizzles Toward Success

The inaugural downtown LA night market seems a sizzling success.

CBS Los Angeles–06/20/2014

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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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Downtown LA Eatery Combines Fried Chicken With…Chocolate?!

A downtown Los Angeles eatery has combined fried chicken with…chocolate?!

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/28/2014

Attendees arrive for the United Way of Greater Los Angeles' Education Summit at the Los Angeles Convention Center on February 27, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa was honored during the summit for championing education reform. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

LA Considers Plan To Focus On Convention Center Upgrades As Hopes Of NFL Team Decline

As the prospects of Los Angeles attracting an NFL team grow increasingly slim, a City Council committee, along with Mayor Eric Garcetti Tuesday voiced support for a plan to revamp the Convention Center without a football stadium.

05/27/2014

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Downtown LA Experiencing Remarkable Revitalization

Downtown Los Angeles seems to be experiencing a remarkable revitalization.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/09/2014

Hundreds of LAPD officers were on hand Tuesday to honor  motorcycle officer Chris Cortijo. (Photo credit: Margaret Carrero)

Funeral Services Held For Fallen LAPD Motorcycle Officer In Downtown

Funeral services were held Tuesday morning for Los Angeles Police Department motorcycle officer Chris Cortijo, who was struck and killed by a driver who was allegedly under the influence of drugs.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/22/2014

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Alleged Armed Man Wounded In Officer-Involved Shooting In Downtown LA

An armed man who had a dispute with a parking structure attendant Monday was critically wounded in an officer-involved shooting in downtown Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/21/2014

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