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Hip-Hop Mogul Russell Simmons Promotes Peace At Dorsey High

Hundreds of high school students in Inglewood have joined hip hop pioneer Russell Simmons in pledging to promote peace and reduce violence in their lives and communities.


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LAPD: Arrest Made In Fatal Stabbing Of Doughnut Store Clerk

Authorities say a 37-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the fatal stabbing of a doughnut store clerk in South Los Angeles.


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Pepperdine Prof. Discusses Announcement Of Unity Government In The Middle East

Professor Michael Shires spoke with KCAL9’s Amy Johnson Saturday morning about what the announcement of a unity government in the Middle East means for peace in the region.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/26/2014

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Local Artist Recruits Students For Giant Mural To Be Unveiled In Fairfax District

Local artist Gayle Gale is working with students at Hancock Park Elementary on a giant mural of hand-painted tiles she hopes will unite and inspire.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/06/2014


8 Ways To Avoid Talking To A Chatty Seatmate While Traveling

Check out Thrillist’s 8 ways to avoid talking to a chatty seatmate while traveling.


LAPD Chief Charlie Beck stood with interfaith coalition leaders Friday to call for peace amid violence in Kenya and the Middle East. (Photo courtesy Twitter/@LAPDChiefBeck)

LAPD Chief, Interfaith Leaders Call For Peace, Unity In Wake Of Kenya Attack

LAPD Chief Charlie Beck joined a coalition of city officials and inter-faith community leaders Friday to call for peace in response to the violence that has been raging in the Middle East and elsewhere overseas.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/27/2013

Hundreds of protesters were on hand Monday night along Crenshaw. (credit: CBS)

LAPD, Volunteer ‘Peace Monitors’ Patrol Crenshaw After Day Of Cleanup For Businesses

As businesses clean up from protests Monday night, community activists in the Crenshaw District said Tuesday they will be out in force along with LAPD officers to monitor any more protests over the George Zimmerman verdict.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/16/2013