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Food Bank Demand Soars To Record Levels In LA, OC

A record surge in demand for food assistance around the Southland is putting a strain on local food banks.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–07/07/2011

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LA Libraries Offering Free Music Downloads For Cardholders

Next time you’re at the library, you won’t have to read in silence — if you even get around to a book at all.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–07/05/2011


AAA Offering Free Towing To Drunk Drivers Over Holiday Weekend

For the 15th year in a row, the Automobile Club of Southern California will offer free towing during the Fourth of July weekend in an attempt to keep drunken drivers off the road, beginning Saturday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/01/2011

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Free, Confidential HIV Testing Available At Rose Bowl

The Pasadena Department of Health is offering free and confidential HIV testing at the Rose Bowl Sunday.


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Report: California Freed 450 High-Risk Parolees

The California prison system’s independent inspector general says the state improperly freed more than 450 dangerous criminals without supervision last year as part of a controversial program designed to reduce prison populations and cut costs.


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Cool Down With Frozen Freebies Tuesday

On Tuesday, May 10, both The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf and participating Haagen-Dazs ice cream shops are giving away free chilly treats.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/10/2011

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Irvine Engineer Helps Build 500,000 Wheelchairs For Those In Need

It may not look like your conventional wheelchair, but millions just like these have given the gift of mobility to people across the world who can’t afford a wheelchair.



Unemployed Rancho Cucamonga Man Wins Free Steak For A Year

A jobless California father of three is eating steak after he won a national contest through Sizzler restaurants.


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IHOP Gives Away Free Short Stacks On ‘National Pancake Day’

IHOP restaurants across the Southland will be giving away free pancakes Tuesday in celebration of National Pancake Day.


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Feathers Fly For ‘Chick-Fil-A’ In Brea

The new Chick-fil-A in Brea opened its doors at 6 a.m. Thursday morning.


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Divine Design 2010 To Benefit Project Angel Food

Wrap up your holiday shopping at Divine Design 2010, which benefits Project Angel Food.


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Thousands Of Families To Receive Free Turkeys In South LA

Thousands of families are lining up in South Los Angeles for free turkeys at an annual event sponsored by Jackson Limousine Service.


Joshua Tree National Park in the Mojave Desert. (AP/FILE)

National Parks Waive Admission Fee For Veterans Day

Next week, you can visit any national park in California or across the nation free of charge in honor of the sacrifice made by U.S. troops.


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Major Networks Block Free TV Shows Online

The four major television networks are trying to ensure that they get paid for their programming. The broadcasters blocked free TV shows on the Web this month.


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Riverside County Offers Free Flu Shots

All 10 Riverside County Family Care Centers are offering free flu shots for residents.





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