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Secretary Of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano To Become Head Of UC System

U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security, Janet Napolitano, will become the first female president of the University of California system, officials said Friday.

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Herb Wesson (credit: City of Los Angeles)

LA City Council Re-Elects Wesson As President

Lawmakers voted Tuesday to re-elect Herb Wesson as the president of the Los Angeles City Council.


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Supporters Come Out In Droves To See Hillary Clinton Speak At Universal City

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was in Southern California Monday to speak at a public lecture series.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/24/2013

U.S. President Barack Obama boards Air Force One at Palm Springs International Airport in Palm Springs, California, on June 9, 2013. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Plays Golf Before Return To DC

President Barack Obama has squeezed in a morning round on a Southern California golf course.


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Obama Fundraiser Just 3 Miles From College Shooting

President Obama Friday attended a fundraising event in Santa Monica, just blocks away from a shooting on the campus of Santa Monica College.

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Santa Monica High Students Invite President Obama To Graduation

A group of Santa Monica High School students are doing their best to bring President Barack Obama to their graduation.


Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa met with President Xi Jinping of the People’s Republic of China at the Great Hall of the People on Tuesday. (credit: LA Mayor's Office)

Villaraigosa Talks Trade, Tourism With Chinese President In Beijing

In one of his final trips in office, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa met with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a trip to Beijing on Tuesday.


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South Korean Pres. To Discuss Trade, Tourism With Villaraigosa, Gov. Brown

After a stop in Washington, South Korea’s President Park Geun-hye is scheduled for a sit-down Thursday with California Gov. Jerry Brown and Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.

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Bill Clinton Endorses Wendy Greuel For Mayor Of Los Angeles

Former President Bill Clinton is endorsing Wendy Greuel for mayor of Los Angeles.

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CSU Fullerton President Mildred Garcia is the first Latina to be appointed president of any California State University campus. (courtesy CSUF)

1st Latina CSU Prez Sworn In At Fullerton

The first Latina appointed president of any California State University campus will be inaugurated on Friday.


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President Obama Visits SoCal For ‘Leno’

President Barack Obama made a short visit to Southern California on Wednesday.


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Pres. Obama Returns To SoCal

Pres. Barack Obama will pay a visit to Southern California on Wednesday weeks before the Nov. election.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/23/2012

Lindsay Lohan attends the White House Correspondents Association Dinner in Washington, DC, April 28, 2012. The annual event, which brings together US President Barack Obama, Hollywood celebrities, news media personalities and Washington correspondents, features comedian Jimmy Kimmel as the host. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages)

‘Kill Yourself’: Twitter Explodes After Lohan Signals Support For Romney

A Hollywood actress who is more famous for her traffic mishaps and run-ins with the law may have cast herself in her most challenging role yet: a Mitt Romney supporter.


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CBS2/KCAL9 President Becomes ‘Principal For A Day’

Local schools, faced with budget cuts, are looking for new and interesting ways to motivate the kids.


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Villaraigosa: ‘More Beef’ For Voters At Upcoming DNC

Starting next week, the Mayor of Los Angeles will take on a new role as the chairman of the Democratic National Convention.