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Cesar Chavez’s Son Prepares For Release Of First Major Motion Picture About Civil Rights Icon

The film, “Cesar Chavez”, looks at a critical period in Chavez’s life, including the grape boycott, which he started to bring national attention to the deplorable working conditions of farm workers.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/26/2014

Martha Daniel will be honored at the White House Tuesday as a Champion of Change. (credit: Martha Daniel)

Veteran, OC Businesswoman To Be Honored At White House Tuesday

Martha Daniel is being honored as a Champion of Change, for her work in the field of cyber security.

03/23/2014

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President Obama Expected To Speak At USC In May

President Barack Obama is expected to make another trip to the Southland, it was announced Saturday.

03/22/2014

Cory Remsberg got a lot of applause during  President Obama's State of the Union address and people have been cheering him on ever since. (credit: CBS)

Wounded Veteran Hailed By President Obama Returns To Rehab Facility To Say Thanks

Cory Remsberg, the wounded veteran mentioned by President Obama during his State of the Union address, returned to Pomona Sunday to say thanks at the rehab facility where he spent 16 months recovering from his extensive war injuries.

02/23/2014

Four of 24 men being honored next month with the nation's highest military honor. (credit: Pentagon)

President Obama To Honor Soldiers Who Were Overlooked Due To Racial, Religious Bias

For some of the men, the recognition will come more than 70 years after their acts of bravery and heroism.

02/21/2014

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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 sits with Jordan's King Abdullah II = at the Sunnylands Estate February 14, 2014 in Rancho Mirage California. The two leaders will hold talks over the weekend on a range of subjects including the Middle East.  (credit: Richard Lui - Pool/ Getty Images)

Obama Meets With King Abdullah II Of Jordan, Talks Drought In Fresno

President Barack Obama took a rare opportunity to relax and play golf Saturday in a sprawling estate right outside Palm Springs after spending Friday in meetings with California leaders on drought and with Jordan’s King to discuss issues concerning the Middle East.

02/15/2014

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President Obama Will Ask Congress To Help Jordan Out With Major Loan

Seeking crucial help for a key Middle Eastern ally, President Barack Obama announced late Friday that he will ask Congress to approve a new round of financial aid for Jordan.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/14/2014

President Obama Addresses The Nation During State Of The Union Address

Hundreds Of Companies Sign On For President’s Initiative To Help Unemployed

“There are a lot of talented people out there looking for jobs,” said one woman.

01/31/2014

LAUSD officials won't say why music teacher Iris Stevenson, who has been a fixture at Crenshaw High since 1985, isn't being allowed to teach. (Photo credit: Vanity Brown)

Former Students Rally Around Beloved Crenshaw Teacher Banned From The Classroom

Iris Stevenson, a fixture at the school since 1985, hasn’t been allowed in the classroom since December for unknown reasons.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/30/2014

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Gov. Jerry Brown Speaks To KCAL9′s Dave Bryan About State’s Drought

The governor revealed Wednesday he’s prepared to move water from Southern California to drier areas of the state as conditions worsen.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/29/2014

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Councilmen Call On Obama To Suspend Immigration Deportations

Two Los Angeles City Council members joined with immigration rights activists Wednesday in support of a resolution urging President Obama to stop immigration deportations.

12/18/2013

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Obama Meets Family Of Slain TSA Officer During Southland Visit

President Obama arrived in Los Angeles late Monday afternoon and quickly began his planned two-day visit by heading to Beverly Hills for a pair of fundraisers.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/25/2013

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President Obama, Behind Schedule, Heads To LA For 2-Day Visit

President Obama will arrive in Los Angeles Monday afternoon for a planned, two-day visit.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/25/2013

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‘Green Screen’ Rally To Highlight Runaway Production During Obama Visit

A group of visual effects artists plan to hold a demonstration to protest the loss of jobs to overseas companies when President Obama visits the DreamWorks Animation facility in Glendale this week.

11/25/2013

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