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The new Belvedere Aquatic Center in East LA will serve kids of all ages (and some seniors, too.) (credit: CBS)

New Aquatic Center Makes A Big Splash In East Los Angeles

“Yeah,” exclaimed one very happy kid, “I love it here!”

07/12/2014

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LA County Launches Outreach To Educate Seniors About Financial Scams

An estimated one in five seniors has fallen victim to a financial scam, with only a fraction of such incidents ever reported to authorities, Los Angeles County prosecutors said Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/31/2014

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How Did Critically-Missing LA Seniors Get To Long Beach?

Neither of the Aloras drive, so how did they get to Long Beach?

03/19/2014

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Seniors Who’d Rather Not Live In Nursing Homes Create Their Own ‘Village’

Seniors who would rather not live in a nursing home have created their own “village” of sorts.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/20/2014

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2 Women Found Dead Inside Stanton Apartment Complex For Seniors

Two women were found dead Tuesday inside an apartment complex for senior citizens in Stanton.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/27/2013

The brand new NoHo Senior Arts Colony will hold its Grand Opening Event on Wednesday. (courtesy NoHo Senior Arts Colony)

Seniors Set For Flash Mob To Mark Opening Of NoHo Arts Center

A group of senior citizens in the San Fernando Valley were set Wednesday to celebrate the opening of a new community center with a song and dance all their own.

03/13/2013

More and more seniors are finding themselves with STDs. (credit: CBS)

More And More Seniors Are Putting The S In STD

Officials say one age group has shown an alarming rise in sexually transmitted diseases.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/27/2013

Seniors are punching their way to happiness. (credit: CBS)

Simi Valley Seniors Use Boxing To Stay Fit, Focused And Happy

A group of seniors are using boxing to stay fit and focused.

02/01/2013

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UCLA Seniors Carried Out Off Field At Final Practice In Westwood

UCLA made strides in its first season under coach Jim Mora but again faltered down the stretch. Baylor showed it could win without Robert Griffin III, though it took until late in the season to prove the point.

12/20/2012

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New Silver Alert Program Helps Find Missing Elderly

When children are reported missing an Amber Alert is issued to help find them. Now, a similar system is being put in place for missing elderly residents: it’s called the Silver Alert.

12/19/2012

Senior citizens at retirement home

Greuel: LA Needs Better Tracking, Reporting Of Services To Seniors

Senior citizens in Los Angeles may not be receiving meals and other services funded by city programs, according to an audit released Wednesday.

12/05/2012

A Romney supporter at an event in Virginia (Photo credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Despite Obama Attacks Romney Will Win The Senior Vote

Obama has been moving the needle with seniors using distorted arguments about Social Security and Medicare. Fortunately for GOP presidential challenger Mitt Romney, seniors’ top concern is the economy’s struggles under Obama and seniors have overwhelming voted Republican in the last two presidential elections.

09/28/2012

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Create ‘Back-To-School Backpacks’ For Seniors With Tips From Senior Helpers

Heather Yost of Senior Helpers stopped by KCAL9 Tuesday to talk about how the organization keeps seniors’ minds active by helping local families create “back-to-school backpacks” for seniors.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/25/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Romney’s 47% Don’t Pay Taxes Remark Is 100% Controversy

Romney thought he was talking amongst his teammates in the locker room last May 17 only to find out that there was somebody on the other team hiding behind the lockers. Had he known a member of the other team was lurking back there, he would have chosen his words more carefully and had presented more carefully-chosen data than the data of which he swiftly generalized.

09/19/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Opinion: Mitt Romney Disdains Half The Country He Wants To Be President Of

The idea that 47 percent of Americans don’t have “personal responsibility” or “care for their lives” is shockingly arrogant, even by Mitt Romney’s standards.

09/18/2012

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