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Groups Donate $3.5M For San Gabriel Mountains National Monument

Charities announced Thursday that they will donate $3.5 million to spruce up a vast new national monument in the mountains near Los Angeles.

10/09/2014

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President Obama Returns To L.A. Thursday; Street Closures Planned

President Obama’s scheduled visit to the Southland on Thursday has prompted the issuance of the following traffic advisory from local authorities.

10/08/2014

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STEM Education & Why President Obama Has Made It An Educational Priority

Innovation drives the U.S. economy, and employees with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills have become a hot commodity in post-recession America.

08/27/2014

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House Watchdog: Ex-Labor Secretary Solis Illegally Fundraised For Obama

The chairman of a Congressional watchdog panel Wednesday played an audiotape he says is evidence of former Southland lawmaker Hilda Solis illegally soliciting money for President Barack Obama.

07/16/2014

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Fighter Jets Escort 2 Aircraft Out Of No-Fly Zone During Obama Visit

Fighter jets intercepted two aircraft that wandered into the restricted zone during President Obama’s Los Angeles visit.

05/08/2014

US President Barack Obama waves to the audience as he arrives to address young student leaders at the Young Southeast Asian Leadership Initiative (YSEALI) Town Hall during a visit to University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur on April 27, 2014. Obama paid homage to Malaysia's moderate brand of Islam and picked his way through his hosts' contentious politics on April 27 on the latest leg of his Asian tour. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Addresses Clippers Owner Sterling’s Alleged Racist Comments

Thus far, the allegedly racist comments from Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has triggered reactions from his players, his coach, former all-stars, and a number of public figures — including the President of the United States.

04/27/2014

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Obama Wraps Up Sunnylands Visit Hitting The Links

Obama has spent two long weekends at Sunnylands since June, mixing diplomatic duties with the pursuit of a favorite pastime: golf.

02/17/2014

President Barack Obama waves as he departs the White House on February 14, 2014 in Washington, DC. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Obama Tees Off On Oracle Founder’s Private Course

President Barack Obama is teeing off on a private California golf course owned by supporter Larry Ellison, the billionaire co-founder of the Oracle software company.

02/16/2014

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Poll: Support For Obama Weakening Among Calif. Dems

Voters in Southern California and across the state increasingly disapprove of President Barack Obama’s job performance, according to a new Field Poll.

12/03/2013

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Obama To Arrive To LA-Area By Late-Afternoon Monday

President Obama is scheduled to arrive to the Los Angeles area on Monday afternoon for a planned, two-day visit.

11/24/2013

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Ann Romney Promotes Best-Selling Cookbook, Talks Politics

The wife of a former presidential candidate can now add best-selling author to her list of credits.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/09/2013

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Texas’ Rick Perry Faults Obama For Standoff In Washington

Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Friday that President Barack Obama and congressional Democrats are to blame for the standoff in Washington that has led to a partial government shutdown.

10/04/2013

U.S. President Barack Obama makes a shot as he plays golf with some Senators May 6, 2013 at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland. Obama played with U.S. Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN), and U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) and U.S. Sen. Mark Udall (D-CO) and planned to to discuss 'a range of issues' with his Republican playing partners, seeking 'common ground.' (credit: Dennis Brack-Pool/Getty Images)

Former President Bush Says Obama Shouldn’t Be Criticized For Playing Golf

Former President George W. Bush says President Barack Obama should not be criticized for the amount of golf he plays.

09/23/2013

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President Obama Cancels LA Trip Ahead Of Syria Vote

President Barack Obama has canceled a planned trip to Los Angeles scheduled for next week, officials said Friday.

09/05/2013

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Syrian Americans Rally In Westwood Against Possible U.S. Military Intervention

Protestors defended Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and questioned the assertion his government is responsible for the August 21 attack on its people.

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