Sandra Mitchell

Josh Rubenstein at the green screen. (credit: Victoria Bergland/CBS)

Behind The Scenes Of KCAL9 News At Noon

We live tweeted Friday from our twitter account @CBSLA during KCAL9 News at Noon to give viewers a sneak peek of what happens when the cameras aren’t on.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/18/2014

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Santa Monica Couple Champion Hypnobirthing Trend

A Santa Monica family is championing the benefits of an unconventional birthing technique after welcoming their baby daughter.


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More Cash-Strapped Travelers Opting For ‘Vacation Layaway’

CBS2’s Sandra Mitchell shows us how budget conscious travelers are booking now and paying later.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/22/2013

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Environmental Non-Profit Turning At-Risk Youth Into Landscaping Artists

L.A.-based North East Trees has recruited approximately 100 young people for green industry job training at Ramona Gardens alone.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/25/2013

NEWTOWN, CT - DECEMBER 19:  A man places a plush santa at a makeshift memorial for Sandy Hook shooting victims on December 19, 2012 in Newtown, Connecticut. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Blog: A Media Mom

Journalists are not just about headlines and deadlines. We are about serving our community.


Anchor Sandra Mitchell

The Fog Is Gone

As I approach the one year mark of my breast cancer diagnosis, I have returned to Pink Lotus Breast Center to have a CESM (Contrast Enhanced Spectral Mammography)


Anchor Sandra Mitchell

BLOG: 1 In 8

There is an accent to the voice. “Sandra …?” She says my last name but it sounds like “Michelle” not “Mitchell.” There is a familiar strain to the words. A voice filled with everything that is urgent and meaningful in the world.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/18/2012

Anchor Sandra Mitchell

Blog: Smiling Through The Tears

Today is the 16th annual Susan G. Komen Race for the cure. Fifteen thousand people have gathered on this expanse of cracked concrete to honor those who have died fighting breast cancer, to support those still going through treatment . . .and to celebrate those who have kicked cancer’s butt!

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/27/2012


Prescriptions for Positive Thinking

For five months, I have collected your letters and cards, propping them up on my desk like colorful affirmations.



Looking for the Finish Line

“…I struggle to understand why a stranger would do this for me. Cancer, I’ve learned, is a bigger cause that connects us all.”

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/14/2011

KCAL9's Sandra Mitchell talks to singer and breast cancer survivor Sheryl Crow. (credit: Sandra Mitchell)

KCAL9’s Sandra Mitchell Talks To Fellow Breast Cancer Survivor Sheryl Crow

KCAL9’s Sandra Mitchell concludes her three-part series on breast cancer — “1 in 8”, so named because one in eight American women will get breast cancer — with a special interview and profile of Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Sheryl Crow.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/31/2011

Sandra Mitchell

KCAL9’s Sandra Mitchell Undergoes Lumpectomy

One in eight women in the United States will get breast cancer and on Aug. 30, KCAL9’s own Sandra Mitchell underwent a lumpectomy.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/28/2011

Sandra Mitchell

Blog: Warning Signs

It is my third day of radiation therapy. I am trying to find my way from the changing area to the treatment room…


KCAL9's Sandra Mitchell talks to singer and breast cancer survivor Sheryl Crow. (credit: Sandra Mitchell)

BLOG: The Rockstar And The Reporter

The patient steps out of the mammography room. She looks comfortable in her faded denim and scuffed brown cowboy boots. It has been five years since her diagnosis and she is back for her regular exam.


Anchor Sandra Mitchell

A Good Hair Day

For 15 days I have been waiting for test results that will help my doctors and me decide if I need chemotherapy. There’s a reason why it’s called cancer patient…

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/19/2011