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This duo, possibly a mother and daughter, are believed to have emptied a woman's purse of all its valuable property. (credit: Moreno Valley Police Dept.)

Officials Hunt Possible Mother-Daughter Duo Who Allegedly Pilfered Woman’s Property

“They hit the jackpot, they definitely did,” said the victim.

01/17/2014

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Up To Thousands Of Target Gift Cards Bought During Holidays Were Not Activated Properly

Target shoppers are being hit with another blow to their consumer confidence, after the retailer acknowledged Tuesday that thousands of gift cards sold over the holidays were not activated properly.

12/31/2013

Bryan Russell of the Huntington Beach FD has strong ties to Oklahoma and will return to help rebuild. (credit: CBS)

Local Firefighter With Strong Ties To Oklahoma Helping In Every Way He Can

A local firefighter with strong ties to Oklahoma is flying there to volunteer his time.

05/25/2013

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LA County Sheriff’s Department’s ‘Gifts For Guns’ Program Set For Monday

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will hold its annual “Gifts for Guns” program on Monday, Jan. 21.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/18/2013

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Customers Trying To Cash In Their Macy’s Gift Card Shocked To Discover Zero Balance

Quite a few Macy’s gift card recipients have been shocked to discover zero balances on their cards when they tried to cash them in.

01/03/2013

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Shelter Rejects SoCal Man’s Christmas Cash Giveaway

A Southern California man’s tradition of handing out cash totaling $1,000 to homeless men was broken when he was turned away by a shelter on Christmas Day.

12/30/2012

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Santa Ana Police Help Brighten Christmas For Grieving Family

A Santa Ana family affected by a deadly hit-and-run accident in June had a Christmas celebration to remember, thanks to the generosity of the police department and other members of the community.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/20/2012

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The Pros And Cons Of Gift Cards

To gift card or not to gift card? That is the question. Here are the pros and cons of giving a gift card this holiday season.

11/07/2012

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Starbucks To Give Out 285K DonorsChooseLA.org Gift Cards To Help Local Classrooms

Beginning on Jan. 23, nearly 200 LA Starbucks stores will be giving out 285,000 $10 DonorsChooseLA.org gift cards.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/18/2012

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Thief Steals Wallets, Purses From Office Workers In Irvine

Police are asking for your help to catch a thief who has been stealing from office workers in buildings throughout Irvine.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/19/2011

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Lawyer: Toys ‘R’ Us Owes Consumers $23M For Gift Cards

Participants in the class action say the retail giant allegedly did not allow them to redeem their gift cards when the balances went below $10, as required by a state law.

10/18/2010

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