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Doctor Accused Of Illegally Prescribing Painkillers Withdraws Guilty Plea

A California doctor has withdrawn his guilty plea to illegally prescribing painkillers after alleging he was poorly advised by his previous attorney.

12/10/2014

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Best Warm Weather Destinations For Winter

Escape from the cold winter weather by heading south (or to a tropical island) for a winter getaway.

12/09/2014

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Best Day Trips On A Budget Near Los Angeles

Head in any direction and you’ll run into territory ready to enchant no matter how little money you’re prepared to let go.

10/18/2014

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Dog-Friendly Getaways Near Los Angeles

Finding activities and hotels that accept pets can be difficult if you’re looking for a weekend getaway. Here is a list of spots that not only allow domesticated animal companions, but celebrate and welcome them. For a list of pet hotels, pet-friendly bed and breakfasts, attractions, and activities all over the country, visit : Bring Fido at http://www.bringfido.com/destination/state/california/

CBS Los Angeles–10/16/2014

Jeremy Poincenot won't let blindness slow him down. (credit: CBS)

200-Mile Bike Ride Down SoCal Coast Aims To Raise Funds, Awareness For Rare Eye Disorder

Jeremy Poincenot and his friends took part in a 6th annual bike ride over Labor Day weekend to raise awareness and funds for a rare eye disorder.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/29/2014

Health officials say Agustin Zeferino discontinued treatment for what they described as a drug-resistant form of tuberculosis. (Photo courtesy SB County Public Health)

Arrest Warrant Issued For Patient With Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis

An arrest warrant has been issued for a Southern California man with a contagious case of drug-resistant tuberculosis, authorities said Friday.

08/22/2014

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Best Cheap Long Weekend Trips Near OC

These getaways reinforce the benefits of residing in Southern California. With outdoor beauty ranging from beaches, mountains, lakes and vineyards, these destinations don’t require a plane ticket, as they are within hours from the OC.

08/16/2014

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Missing Fullerton Girl, 12, Found Safe At Relative’s Home

A 12-year-old girl reported missing in Fullerton has been found safe at a relative’s home in Montebello.

07/19/2014

Coach Flippy might be the world's cutest sea lion. (credit: Andrew Hahn/YouTube)

Family Gets ‘Seal’ Of Approval From Underwater Guest While Boating Off Santa Barbara

This sea lion was definitely ready for his close-up.

07/18/2014

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8 More Arrested In Isla Vista ‘Deltopia’ Brawl

Eight more people have been arrested in a spring semester college party-turned-brawl in Isla Vista that injured 33 people, including seven law enforcement officers.

07/16/2014

Sheriffs crime scene tape fills a trash container near a shooting site on Del Playa Drive May 25, 2014 in Isla Vista, California. According to reports, 22 year old Elliot Rodger, son of assistant director of the Hunger Games, Peter Rodger, began his mass killing near the University of California in Santa Babara by stabbing three people to death in an apartment. He then went on to shooting people while driving his BMW and ran down at least one person until crashing with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. Officers found three legally-purchased guns registered to him inside the vehicle. Prior to the murders, Rodger posted YouTube videos declaring his intention to annihilate the girls who rejected him sexually and others in retaliation for his remaining a virgin at age 22. Seven people died, including Rodger, and seven others wounded, according to authorities. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Calif. Lawmakers Demand Action On Preventative Measures Following Shooting Rampage

The California Legislature must do more to deter the type of violence that left six young people dead over the weekend near the University of California, Santa Barbara, Democratic lawmakers said Tuesday.

05/27/2014

Students of UCSB and UCLA mourn at a candlelight vigil at UCLA for the victims of a killing rampage over the weekend near UCSB on May 26, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. According to reports, 22 year old Elliot Rodger, son of assistant director of the Hunger Games, Peter Rodger, began his mass killing near the University of California, Santa Barbara by stabbing three people to death in an apartment. He then went on to shooting and running down people while driving his BMW until crashing with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. Officers found three legally-purchased guns registered to him inside the vehicle. Prior to the murders, Rodger posted YouTube videos declaring his intention to annihilate the girls who rejected him sexually and others in retaliation for his remaining a virgin at age 22. Seven people died, including Rodger, and seven others were wounded. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Large Memorial Service Held For Isla Vista Murder Victims

Classes have been canceled Tuesday at UCSB for a day of mourning following a violent rampage that killed six people and injured dozens more.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/27/2014

A group gathered at UCSB in anticipation of a vigil for the victims of a shooting rampage. (credit: CBS)

Vigils, Memorials Grow For Isla Vista Rampage Victims

Memorials and vigils are growing across the Southland to honor victims of the shootings and stabbings in Isla Vista Friday night, according to a memorial page on Facebook.

05/26/2014

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3 Stabbing Victims ID’d In Rampage, Killer’s Family Tried To Intervene

It was Friday night when Elliot Rodger’s mother got a call from her son’s therapist that he had emailed a ranting manifesto about going on a deadly rampage.

05/26/2014

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Rodger’s Family Friend Say Killer’s Parents Tried To Get Son Mental Help

“What sticks in my mind was the courage of a mother to pick up a phone and seek help,” said family friend Alan Shifman.

05/25/2014

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