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Obama Holds Fundraiser, Speaks At Community College Before Leaving Southland

President Barack Obama Thursday wrapped up a two-day fundraising trip to the Southland.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/24/2014

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Obama Fundraises In Hancock Park Amid Escalating Crises In Ukraine, Israel

President Obama arrived in the Southland Wednesday to fund-raise at an event organized by a high-profile Hollywood producer.

07/23/2014

President Obama Addresses The Nation During State Of The Union Address

Tickets Released For Obama Speech At LA Trade-Tech College

A limited number of tickets were released Tuesday to see President Barack Obama speak later this week at the Los Angeles Trade-Technical College.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/22/2014

First Lady Michelle Obama (3rd R) is greeted by US Senator Barbara Boxer (C), D-CA, as she and US President Barack Obama (2nd R) arrive Palm Springs, California, June 13, 2014. (credit: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Calls On UC Irvine Grads To Fight Climate Change

President Barack Obama said denying climate change is like arguing the moon is made of cheese, as he issued a call to action on global warming to Saturday’s graduates of UC Irvine.

06/14/2014

US President Barack Obama (2L) and First Lady Michelle Obama (3L) arrive with Chairman of the Standing Rock Soiux Tribal Nation David Archambault II (2R) during the Cannon Ball Flag Day Celebration in Cannon Ball, North Dakota, June 13, 2014. (credit: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

Obamas Kick Off Long Weekend In Southland

President Barack Obama is spending a long Father’s Day weekend in the desert oasis of Rancho Mirage.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/13/2014

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UC Irvine Graduates Prep For Pres. Obama’s Arrival For Commencement

The only thing left to do is wait for the arrival of President Barack Obama.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/13/2014

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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Local Man Accepts Medal Of Honor For Brother Who Was Racially Overlooked

An Apple Valley man accepted the Congressional Medal of Honor at the White House Tuesday on behalf of his brother who was racially overlooked.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/20/2014

Student video producer/director Wilbert Cheng (left) and Mamadou Ndiaye, UC Irvine's 7-feet-6-inch center, filmed the recorded invitation earlier this month asking President Barack Obama to speak at the June 14 commencement ceremony. (Photo credit: Sherry L. K. Main / UC Irvine)

President Obama To Speak At UC Irvine Commencement Ceremony

President Barack Obama will speak at the commencement ceremony for the University of California, Irvine class of 2014 in June, the White House confirmed Thursday.

03/20/2014

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Panel Urges End To US Ban On Transgender Troops

The United States should join the dozen other nations that allow transgender people to serve in the armed forces, a commission led by a former U.S. surgeon general said in a report.

03/13/2014

President Obama Addresses The Nation During State Of The Union Address

Lawmaker Wants Apology For Obama-Hitler Comparison

A Jewish lawmaker wants an apology from a conservative state assemblyman who compared President Barack Obama’s gun control policies with those of dictators such as Adolf Hitler, Joseph Stalin and North Korea’s Kim Jong Il.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/05/2014

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California Water Reservoirs Run Dangerously Low: ‘Every Drop Is Precious’

The evidence of extreme effects at the hands of California’s historic drought continues to mount, as a number of reservoirs, which the state depends on for water, are now running dangerously low.

02/18/2014

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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

US President Barack Obama (L) and Rep. Jim Costa (D-CA) walk to a meeting with locals at the San Luis Water Facility February 14, 2014 in Firebaugh, California. Obama is visiting the Fresno area where he will speak with members of the community and tour drought effected areas. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Announces More Than $160M In Federal Aid For California Drought

President Barack Obama announced Friday more than $160 million in federal financial aid to California.

02/14/2014

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Woman Honored By Pres. Obama As ‘Champion Of Change’ Prepares Students For College, Beyond

A Los Angeles woman, who was recently recognized by President Barack Obama as a “Champion of Change”, trains local high school students for the real world.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/13/2014

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