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Instructor Believes He Was Placed In ‘Teacher Jail’ Because Of Students’ Science Fair Projects

An instructor at a downtown Los Angeles school believes he was placed in “teacher jail” because of two student-submitted science fair projects.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/09/2014

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Woman Says Grandson Was Suspended For Protesting Inglewood School District’s Spending

A woman said her grandson was suspended last week for protesting that the Inglewood Unified School District spent tens of thousands of dollars on a retreat for its employees.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/10/2014

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West Covina Man With Rare Growth Condition Overcomes Physical Challenges To Help Others

A West Covina man with an extremely rare growth condition is overcoming his physical challenges to help others.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/26/2013

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Black Business Leaders Call For Hiring Boost To Stem Protests

Leaders of the black business community in Los Angeles called on local businesses Thursday to hire more black youth to help quell the threat of further protests over the George Zimmerman verdict.

07/18/2013

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Garcetti: Zimmerman Verdict ‘Will Not Ignite This City’

Mayor Eric Garcetti called on South Los Angeles protesters Tuesday to remain peaceful following the George Zimmerman verdict.

07/16/2013

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14 Arrested In Crenshaw Protests Following Zimmerman Verdict

Los Angeles police issued a citywide tactical alert Monday evening and 14 people were arrested as residents took to the streets for a third day in Los Angeles to protest the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/15/2013

Protesters have closed the 10 Freeway in Crenshaw. (credit: Dave Greer)

Anti-Zimmerman Demonstrators Disrupt Traffic On 10 Freeway, Crenshaw Boulevard

Crowds of anti-Zimmerman protesters shut down part of the SB 10 Freeway in Crenshaw Sunday evening.

07/14/2013

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Zimmerman Acquittal Spurs Protests In Leimert Park

Police Saturday called for a citywide tactical alert as hundreds gathered for two demonstrations in Leimert Park to protest the not guilty verdict of George Zimmerman in the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.

07/14/2013

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Tea Party Patriots To Rally At IRS Offices

Protesters were expected Tuesday to descend upon IRS offices throughout Southern California and nationwide in the wake of reports that the tax collection agency targeted conservative groups.

05/21/2013

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Judge OKs $1M Settlement Of UC Davis Pepper-Spray Suit

A federal judge has approved a $1 million settlement of a class-action lawsuit filed by demonstrators who were pepper-sprayed during a protest at the University of California, Davis in 2011.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/09/2013

The overtime paid to police to monitor protests against officer-involved shootings in Anaheim will cost taxpayers $1.7 million. (credit: CBS)

Protests In Anaheim Over Deadly Police Shootings To Cost Taxpayers $1.7M

Anaheim police overtime pay will cost taxpayers about $1.7 million for time spent combating deadly officer-involved shootings in August, according to a report in the LA Times.

09/22/2012

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Actress In ‘Innocence of Muslims’ Film Sues For Its Removal

An actress who appears in the anti-Muslim film trailer that has sparked riots in the Middle East is suing the filmmaker for fraud and slander, and is asking a judge to order YouTube to take down the clip.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/19/2012

Damage inside the burnt US consulate building in Benghazi (Photo credit: GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Obama’s Security Breach In Libya Is Ignored By American Media

As the liberal American press and ultra-liberal bloggers inundate the Internet and newsprints with criticisms of what Mitt Romney, the GOP presidential challenger to President Barack Obama, said about Obama during the Libyan attacks and murders, throngs of foreign press and few American outlets tell the real story involved with the White House’s role in the incidents that we now know could have been prevented.

09/17/2012

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City Council To Hear From Anaheim Residents After Shootings

Residents in Anaheim will get their chance Thursday to weigh in on the recent officer-involved shootings that have sparked widespread protests.

08/02/2012

The overtime paid to police to monitor protests against officer-involved shootings in Anaheim will cost taxpayers $1.7 million. (credit: CBS)

Anti-Police Protests Continue In Anaheim

More than 200 people protested against recent officer-involved shootings in Anaheim Sunday and at times protesters threatened to take their demonstration to Disneyland.

07/29/2012

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