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About 24,000 People To Participate In Sold-Out LA Marathon

Approximately 24,000 people from across the country and 61 nations are expected to participate in Sunday’s sold-out ASICS Los Angeles Marathon.

03/16/2013

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Laker Standout, Women Gear Up For Susan G. Komen Race For The Cure

Get ready to lace up your sneakers and take a stand against breast cancer!

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/01/2013

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Race, Ethnic Lines Less Visible As LA Picks Mayor

Los Angeles voters are picking a new mayor, but the race is far different from the landmark election of Antonio Villaraigosa eight years ago.

02/24/2013

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Black Family Claims Disneyland Character Refused To Touch Their Kids

An African American family sued Disneyland after the actor who portrayed the White Rabbit character from “Alice in Wonderland” allegedly refused to hug or touch their children because of their skin color.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/06/2013

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Thousands Participate In Huntington Beach’s Surf City Marathon

Carla McAlister, 39, set a new course record in Sunday’s 17th Annual Surf City USA Marathon.

02/03/2013

(L-R) Efren Marquez and Jeffrey Aguilar have been arrested for their alleged involvement in a series of hate crimes against a Compton family, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. (credit: LASD)

2 Latino Men Arrested For Alleged Hate Crimes Against African-American Family

Two Latino men suspected of being in a gang have been arrested for allegedly directing a series of hate crimes against an African-American family in Compton.

01/25/2013

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First-Ever Nighttime Half-Marathon Held In Los Angeles

Usually the only people racing through the streets at night are people who have just grabbed someone’s purse.

01/05/2013

Fashion designer Tory Burch. (credit: Theo Wargo/Getty Images for HBO)

Bisexual Black Woman Sues Designer Tory Burch, Former Co-Worker Over Race, Sex Issues

A bisexual black woman who worked at a Tory Burch flagship store in Los Angeles has sued the fashion designer’s company and a former co-worker for racial and sexual discrimination.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/04/2013

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Opinion: Obama’s Biggest Failure Has Been On Race Relations

Unfortunately, political poll after political poll reveals that the presidential election of 2012 has much to do – in fact, more to do – with the race of the presidential candidate than most anything else.

11/05/2012

Julie Weiss plans to run 52 marathons in a year to honor her late father. (credit: CBS)

Woman Vows To Run 52 Marathons In 52 Weeks To Honor Late Father

Julie Weiss has committed to running 52 marathons in 52 weeks to benefit pancreatic cancer research.

11/03/2012

PAU, FRANCE - JULY 22: Lance Armstrong with team RadioShack heads to the start of stage 17 of the Tour de France on July 22, 2010 in Pau, France. Luxembourg's Andy Schleck won the stage while Spaniard Alberto Contador kept the race leaders yellow jersey. The last stage in the Pyrenees, the 174km route from Pau to Col du Tourmalet includes some of the most difficult climbs of the Tour. The iconic bicycle race will include a total of 20 stages and will cover 3,642km before concluding in Paris on July 25.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

UCI Agrees To Strip Lance Armstrong Of His 7 Tour de France Titles

Armstrong was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles and banned for life by cycling’s governing body Monday following a report from the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency that accused him of leading a massive doping program on his teams.

10/22/2012

Barack Obama campaigns in 2007 (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s 2007 Speech is Disturbingly Racist

While there’s nothing wrong with an African-American president speaking in a black dialect, there is something terribly wrong with him speaking in a black accent and cadence when undoubtedly inciting racism to a predominantly African-American audience.

10/05/2012

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LA Marathon Expecting Sellout For 2013 ‘Stadium To The Sea’ Route

Officials are project an early sellout due to the popularity of the scenic 26-mile, 385-yard route that begins downtown and ends in Santa Monica.

10/01/2012

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Cross Country Runners Treated For Heat-Related Injuries

A group of runners participating in a cross country race in Costa Mesa were taken to area hospitals to be treated for heat-related injuries, a fire captain said.

09/15/2012

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Opinion: The Unreported Racism Of The 2012 Election: 0% Of African-Americans Support Romney

The media keeps suggesting that the racism regarding candidates has to do with whites not wanting to vote for a black man, even though Barack Obama won a presidential election with a great amount of white support in 2008. What the media isn’t talking about is the NBC-Wall Street survey results which say that there are basically no black supporters for the Caucasian candidate, Mitt Romney, in 2012.

09/11/2012

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