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Covered CA Bus Tour Rolls Into Downtown LA

A bus tour through the Southland Friday signaled the start of open enrollment for Covered California.

11/14/2014

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Police Comb Through Trash Pile After False Report Of Body In Garbage Truck

A false report about a man reportedly trapped inside a trash truck in downtown Los Angeles caused some traffic tie-ups Friday morning, authorities said.

11/11/2014

A business believed to be the Ebenezer Book store in Macarthur Park was engulfed in flames Friday evening. (credit: CBS)

Macarthur Park Book Store Engulfed In Flames

The business was identified as the Ebenezer Book Store, a Christian book store located at 20130 W. 8th Street.

11/07/2014

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Plan Check Celebrates New Downtown Location

Executive Chef and Partner Ernesto Uchimura visited the KCAL9 studios Wednesday to talk about the restaurant and their special K-BBQ burger.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/05/2014

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Suspicious Package Discovered Downtown Near Grand Avenue

Authorities say they have secured a portion of downtown Los Angeles Tuesday while police investigate a suspicious package.

11/04/2014

(Photo courtesy Councilman Jose Huizar)

Edward James Olmos Kicks Off Restoration Effort For Landmark Anthony Quinn Mural

Actor Edward James Olmos joined city officials Wednesday to announce a $150,000 restoration effort for a landmark 70-foot mural featuring Oscar-winning actor Anthony Quinn that towers over downtown Los Angeles.

10/29/2014

A museum in downtown Los Angeles explores the history of Mexican-Americans. (credit: CBS)

Downtown Museum Explores Contributions To LA Made By Mexican-Americans

“La Plaza Cultura is a place where we tell untold stories,” Ximena Martin says.

10/15/2014

Calif. State Senator Kevin de Leon (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

First Latino Calif. Senate Leader In Over A Century Defends Pricey Inauguration Bash

An unusual and elaborate swearing-in ceremony for the incoming leader of the state Senate is tonight at the Walt Disney Concert Hall in downtown Los Angeles.

10/15/2014

State Sen. Kevin de Leon (credit: CBS)

California Leader Preps For Expensive Swearing-In

Sen. Kevin de Leon of Los Angeles has invited 2,000 guests, including about 200 officeholders, to witness his swearing-in as Senate president pro tempore during a Wednesday ceremony at Walt Disney Concert Hall.

10/14/2014

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‘Made In America’ Aftermath Garners Mayor’s Praise, Residents’ Complaints

An overnight cleanup effort continued past daybreak Monday as crews worked to revive Grand Park following the two-day event.

09/01/2014

Mayor Eric Garcetti announced the Made In America Festival with rapper Jay Z (center) earlier this year. (credit: KNX1070)

‘Made In America’ Concert Could Bring $10M Windfall To LA City Coffers

A music festival set to take place in downtown Los Angeles this weekend could bring as much as $10 million to the city, Mayor Eric Garcetti said Thursday.

08/28/2014

A general view of the atmosphere during the 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on September 22, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Heavy Traffic Expected Downtown For Emmy Awards

Heavy traffic is expected Monday afternoon and evening in the downtown area due to the 66th Annual Emmy Awards.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/25/2014

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Mayor Garcetti Promises ‘Full Investigation’ Into Death Of 25-Year-Old Killed During Police Encounter

Ezell Ford was killed August 11 in South Los Angeles after an officer-involved shooting near his home. Ford was unarmed, and according to witnesses, was face-down.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/18/2014

(Photo courtesy Slide The City)

What Drought? Petition Blasts Proposed 1,000-Foot Water Slide In Downtown LA

Opponents of a proposed water slide event are calling on city officials to reconsider their plans in the face of the ongoing statewide drought.

08/11/2014

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KNX On Your Corner: Brea Downtown

Like many Southern California cities, the city of Brea’s downtown area has had a major facelift in recent years.

07/25/2014

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