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Scientist Who Helped Land Spacecraft On Comet Returns Home On Mission To Inspire

A Southern California scientist was back home Tuesday night after working on one of the most daring space missions of all time.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/18/2014

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Dodgers Hold Collection Drive For Fire Damaged San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission

The Los Angeles Dodgers Thursday will hold a collection drive for the San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission which was severely damaged by a fire.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/15/2014

KNX On Your Corner

KNX On Your Corner: Mission San Juan Capistrano

They can’t stay away: every year swallows migrate from South America to Southern Orange County.


Agape Mission House and Agape Home Church are both located along 2200 block of South Hobart Boulevard in the historic Adams District. (Photo credit: Google)

Residents Of ‘Deplorable’ Assisted Living Homes To Be Relocated

Prosecutors say they have ordered the operators of two L.A. assisted living facilities to relocate disabled residents from allegedly “deplorable and sub-standard living conditions.”


LA County Seal

Supervisors Vote To Restore Cross To LA County Seal

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Tuesday approved a motion to add a cross back to the LA County seal after a nearly 10-year absence.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/07/2014

This artist's impression shows the deep impact spacecraft as it fires an impactor into comet Temple 1. Scientists are hoping to find out more about the origins of our universe by studying the comet. (credit: NASA/Pat Rawlings via Getty Images)

NASA Declares End To Deep Impact Comet Mission

A spacecraft that gave scientists their first peek into a comet’s icy interior will explore no more, NASA said Friday.


Jenny Neri, 19, has been missing since Tuesday. (credit: Perris Police Dept.)

Family Concerned For Missing 19-Year-Old With Medical Condition

Police in Perris are looking for a 19-year-old woman who has been missing since Tuesday.


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JPL Marks 1st Anniversary Of Mars ‘Curiosity’ Mission

Members of the team behind the NASA Mars rover Curiosity along with personnel at Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena were set to celebrate the first anniversary of the rover’s landing.


Charles Bolden discusses NASA's asteroid initiative at Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena on May 23, 2013. (credit: NASA/JPL)

NASA Chief Gets Update On JPL Mission To Capture Asteroid

An ambitious plan to capture a potentially dangerous asteroid and safely relocate it was the focus of a Southland visit by NASA Administrator Charles Bolden on Thursday.


The mission statement for Deep Space Industries calls for the space exploration community to "harness the power of a new age of information to locate, explore, harvest and utilize the vast numbers of asteroids in Earth's community". (credit: DSI)

Westside Firm Aims For Asteroid-Mining Space Mission

Santa Monica-based Deep Space Industries is working toward the world’s first fleet of commercial asteroid-prospecting spacecraft by 2015.


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57th Annual NORAD Tracks Santa Mission Has Begun

Volunteers are pulling on their Santa hats, phone lines are in place and wall-size tracking screens are ready. NORAD Tracks Santa is primed for its 57th annual goodwill mission.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/24/2012


Volunteers Prepare Free Thanksgiving Meals Across SoCal

On a day when all of us give thanks for the simple blessings in our lives, many Southland residents are also giving back.


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Ex-NASA Mission Specialist Alleges JPL Fired Him For Promoting Intelligent Design

Opening statements are expected to begin in a lawsuit by a former NASA mission specialist who claims he was fired for his beliefs in intelligent design.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/12/2012

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Veteran LAPD Officer Charged For Alleged Workers’ Comp Fraud

A veteran LAPD police sergeant was out on bail Friday after his arrest on charges of workers’ compensation fraud.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–01/13/2012

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‘Jesus Is Hanging Upside Down’: Winds Destroy Crucifix At San Gabriel Mission

The winds may have died down, but the damage left behind at one Southland mission may require divine intervention to repair.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–12/02/2011