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More Latino Than White Students Admitted To UC

More Latino than white students in California have been offered admission to the state’s premier public universities for the first time, officials said Friday, a milestone that reflects the diverse racial makeup of a state where Latino children represent a majority of students in public schools.

04/18/2014

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Officials Tighten LA Marathon Security In Wake Of Boston Bombings

Tighter security measures will be in place Sunday for the ASICS Los Angeles Marathon in the wake of last year’s Boston bombings.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/07/2014

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Laguna Beach Millionaire Wants To Be California’s Next Governor

“Keep the government out of our homes, out of our hospitals, out of our bedrooms,” he says.

01/24/2014

Former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner was accused last July of making unwanted sexual advances by over a dozen female alleged vicitims. (credit: Bill Wechter/Getty Images)

Filner Casts Short Shadow In San Diego Mayor Race

Bob Filner’s disgraced exit amid a flurry of sexual harassment allegations gives Republicans another chance — but don’t expect anyone to dwell on the former mayor as the campaign to replace him kicks into high gear.

11/02/2013

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DOJ Says Racial Policy In Calif. Prisons Breaks Law

California is violating the federal Constitution when it punishes prison inmates after a riot based on their race, the U.S. Department of Justice said Friday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/18/2013

Photo: Cliff Lipson/CBS

‘The Amazing Race’ Returns With New Cast

The CBS competition series is back for its 23rd installment, with 11 new teams embarking on a race around the world for a chance at winning $1 million.

08/29/2013

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8th-Grader Shows Immense Spirit Of Sportsmanship During School Race

An eighth-grader showed his immense spirit of sportsmanship toward a fellow classmate during a school race last week.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/04/2013

Richard Nares is running from San Francisco to San Diego to help fight cancer. (credit: ENFHope.org)

Grieving Dad Who Lost Son To Leukemia On Quest To Run 700 Miles Through Calif.

Richard Nares lost a son to leukemia in 2000.

05/26/2013

Councilman Eric Garcetti celebrates with supporters at election night party on May 21, 2013 in Silver Lake. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Garcetti Defeats Greuel To Become The Next Mayor Of Los Angeles

City Councilman Eric Garcetti defeated current City Controller in the race to become the next mayor of Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/22/2013

(credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Voters Cast Their Ballots On Election Day In Los Angeles

Voters headed to the polls Tuesday to cast their ballot on election day in Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/21/2013

Los Angeles mayoral candidate and City Controller Wendy Greuel speaks during debate hosted by Zocalo Public Square and KCRW with City Councilman Eric Garcetti on May 7, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Voters To Choose Next Mayor Of Los Angeles

Polling locations opened at 7 a.m. and LA city residents will have the option of choosing between Democratic candidates, Councilman Eric Garcetti and City Controller Wendy Greuel.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/21/2013

Los Angeles mayoral candidates City Councilman Eric Garcetti (L) and City Controller Wendy Greuel (R) pose for a handshake with moderator Warren Olney, of radio station KCRW, after a debate hosted by Zocalo Public Square and KCRW at the Petersen Automotive Museum on May 7, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. Garcetti and Greuel are preparing for a May 21 runoff vote to determine which will be the next mayor of Los Angeles. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Garcetti, Greuel Do Last-Minute Campaigning Before Mayoral Election

Eric Garcetti and Wendy Greuel did some last-minute campaigning around Los Angeles one day before Tuesday’s runoff election for mayor.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/20/2013

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Toyota Grand Prix Revs Up In Long Beach, Increased Security Expected

More than 175,000 people are expected to come out to the annual Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, benefiting Racing for Kids, which helps sick children through motorsports.

04/19/2013

(courtesy Challenge Cup Relay/Baker to Vegas Race on Facebook)

Sheriff Demotes 3 Supervisors In Alleged Charity Race Cheating

Three Los Angeles County Sheriff’s supervisors have been demoted over an alleged attempt to cheat during the department’s annual charity relay race last year.

04/18/2013

Huge crowds in Fontana enjoyed a weekend of top-notch racing. (credit: Fox Sports)

NASCAR Brings Out Banner Crowds In Fontana

One of the sports’ biggest crowds in years attended a NASCAR race in Fontana Sunday afternoon.

03/24/2013

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