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LA’s Notorious Traffic Would Get Worse With Proposed ‘Green’ Transportation Overhaul

The Los Angeles City Council is trying to get drivers to ditch their cars and take alternative modes of transportation.

08/10/2015

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Pat Harvey Honored With Emmy’s Prestigious Governor’s Award

“Pat is an iconic figure in Los Angeles who has made invaluable contributions through her work at CBS2 and KCAL9, and philanthropically in the community,” said Academy CEO Bruce Rosenblum.

07/25/2015

Photo of the Pacific Ocean near Refugio State Beach dated May 21, 2015. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Southern California Beaches Tested For Tar Balls After Spill

Cleanup commanders said Saturday that they sampled beaches nearby and as far away as Newport Beach in Orange County to see if oil from the spill was continuing to wash up.

07/11/2015

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Los Angeles History Lover’s Guide To LA County Museum of Art

Coming to this vast metropolis, it’s hard to imagine what happened through time to establish the names and borders of this unusual urban sprawl. This historical journey into the Miracle Mile District allows the visitor a chance to learn about this fascinating area that became the cultural heart of Los Angeles.

07/06/2015

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8,000 DWP Customers Without Power In Silverlake After Vault Explosion

Thousands of Department of Water and Power customers throughout the Silverlake area lost power Tuesday night following an explosion in a vault.

06/30/2015

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Garcetti Announces 2,400 Lane Miles Paved In The Last Year, But Repairs Still A Slow Process

About a third of Los Angeles streets have a D or F grade, according to city officials.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/30/2015

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Crews Knock Down House Fire In South Los Angeles

Los Angeles Fire Department personnel were called to the residence, located in the 1800 block of West 75th Street, around 1 p.m.

06/20/2015

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Mother Pleads For Justice For Slain Teenage Son

Jennifer Rivers says her son, Tavin Price, a young man with special needs, was shot and killed Friday morning after he refused to give his red shoes to gang members while they were at a local car wash.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/15/2015

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LA Mayor Signs City’s Minimum Wage Increase Into Law

The mayor joined officials Saturday afternoon at Martin Luther King Jr. Park, located in the 3900 block of Western Avenue, for the signing.

06/13/2015

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Man Stabbed On LA Subway Near MacArthur Park

LAPD officers were responded to the Red Line train at South Alvarado and 7th streets, near MacArthur Park, around 1 a.m.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/13/2015

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LA Film Fest Movie Minute: The Location is a Character

Writer/Director Emily Ting explains how Hong Kong plays a pivotal role in her new film.

06/09/2015

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LA City Council Votes To Tentatively Adopt Minimum Wage Hike

Members of the Los Angeles City Council Wednesday voted to tentatively adopt an ordinance that would raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour over the next five years.

06/03/2015

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Homicide Detectives Investigate Fatal Shooting Death Of Man Killed On His Back Porch

The suspect fled the area prior to the deputies’ arrival.

05/31/2015

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Enrique Iglesias Slices Hand Open Trying To Catch Flying Drone During Concert In Mexico

The 40-year-old heartthrob was flown to Los Angeles for treatment.

05/31/2015

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How To Coordinate A Neighborhood Emergency Plan

In the wake of a disaster, coming together as a community is much more effective if you already have a plan in place, and coordinating an emergency plan for your neighborhood is a lot easier than you think.

05/29/2015

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