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Techies Snatching Up More Real Estate In Southern California

While the mega rich from Silicon Valley have made headlines for their purchases of extravagant Los Angeles homes, the city has become increasingly appealing to a trove of angel investors and start-up entrepreneurs as well.

03/21/2015

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Entrepreneur’s Push For $12 Minimum Wage Stalls

An attempt to persuade California voters this year to approve a $12-an-hour minimum wage, which would be the highest among states, stalled Monday after its chief supporter announced he was struggling to qualify the proposal for the ballot.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/17/2014

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) and California Gov. Jerry Brown (2nd L) sign a pact to strengthen economic and research ties between California and Israel at the Computer History Museum on March 5, 2014 in Mountain View, California. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu joined California Gov. Jerry Brown to sign a historic agreement that expands California's partnership with Israel on economic development, research and trade.  (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Netanyahu, Gov. Brown Sign Pro-Business Pact

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a swing through the Silicon Valley to meet with high-tech leaders and sign a pro-business agreement with Gov. Jerry Brown.

03/05/2014

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (credit: CBS)

Israeli Prime Minister Makes Hollywood Stop For Premiere

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu flew Tuesday from Washington, D.C., to California — trading a focus on the geopolitics of the Middle East for a Hollywood screening and visits with Silicon Valley tech entrepreneurs.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/04/2014

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OC Inventor Makes A Splash With WaterCar That Reaches Speeds Up To 80MPH

What started as a weekend project with Dave March and his son has turned into one for the record books.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/16/2014

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Pres. Obama Apologizes For Calling Kamala Harris ‘Best-Looking Attorney General’

President Barack Obama apologized to Calif. Attorney General Kamala Harris for remarks he made about her looks at a fundraiser in Northern California Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/05/2013