Speech

President Obama arrives to speak at ceremonies marking the 60th anniversary of the end of the Korean war. (credit: Saul Loeb.Getty Images/AFP)

Rep. Schiff: Congress ‘Should Have A Vote’ On ISIS Military Action

A Southland lawmaker is calling for President Obama to seek Congressional authorization for any expanded military effort to confront violent Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria.

09/09/2014

(credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Plans OC Fundraising Stop Prior To UC Irvine Commencement Address

President Obama is scheduled to take part in a roundtable discussion in Laguna Beach before he heads to Anaheim’s Angel Stadium for the June 14 ceremony, a DNC official said.

06/06/2014

(credit: CBS)

Local High School Student Overcomes Struggles With ADD To Become Debate Team Champion

Nick Craft found his way on the debate and speech teams at Pasadena’s Maranatha High School and has overcome his learning challenges to become a champion.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/20/2014

(credit: CBS)

Supporters Come Out In Droves To See Hillary Clinton Speak At Universal City

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was in Southern California Monday to speak at a public lecture series.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/24/2013

(credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Man Arrested For Trespassing At Grammy Awards During Adele’s Acceptance Speech

A man who attempted to upstage Adele at Sunday’s Grammy Awards faces a possible trespassing charge for his latest awkward celebrity interaction.

02/12/2013

Everyone seems to have an opinion about Jodie Foster's speech. (credit: Handout/Getty Images Entertainment)

Jodie Foster’s Golden Globes Speech Will Have Tongues Wagging For Years

The adjectives are already being tossed around. Jodie Foster’s Golden Globe speech was all things to all people. Depending on who’s doing the talking, the speech has been called remarkable, touching, candid, vague, forthcoming, strange, meandering, moving … the speech has Hollywood all abuzz.

01/13/2013

Rabbi Marvin Hier, founder and dean of the Simon Wiesenthal Center. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

LA Rabbi: Obama Should Boycott Ahmadinejad Speech At UN

A Southern California rabbi on Tuesday called upon U.S. officials to boycott Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s speech to the United Nations.

09/25/2012

(credit: Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

Bill Clinton Delivers Commencement Speech At Nephew’s Graduation In SoCal

On Friday, Bill Clinton showed support for nephew again by delivering the commencement speech at his Redondo Beach high school.

06/17/2012

(credit: Josep Lago/AFP/Getty Images)

App To Offer Law Enforcement Real-Time Tracking Of Online Hate Speech

The fight against online hate speech will now be available on your smartphone.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/03/2012

Local sports bars like Hooters in Hollywood expect big crowds during next week's NFL season opener. (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

NFL Fans To Obama: Jobs Speech Shouldn’t Cut Into Season Kickoff

Local football fans are warning the president against going into overtime during his address on the nation’s economy next week.

CBS Los Angeles–09/01/2011

Zeena Sabri (L) and Rima Karuf join members of the Society of Arab Students at the University of California, Irvine to protest the destruction of a cardboard wall that was supposed to portray the security wall built to keep Palestinian suicide bombers out of Israel on May 27, 2004, in Irvine, California. The students believe the burning of the wall in the campus free speech area was a hate crime. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Judge Allows Case Against UC Muslim Students To Move Forward

The charge stemming from a speech given by Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren on Feb. 8, 2010, at UC Irvine has largely become a battle over the legal definition of free speech.

06/17/2011

(credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

SoCal Charter School Still In Race For Obama Speech

High Tech High International is among three schools left in the running for a commencement speech from President Obama.

05/03/2011

(Huntstock/Getty Images)

11 Muslim Students To Be Arraigned For Allegedly Disturbing Speech

Eleven Muslim students charged with disrupting a speech by the Israeli ambassador to the U.S. at a California university are due in court.

04/15/2011

11 Muslim Students To Be Arraigned On Disturbance Charges

Eleven Muslim students are set to be arraigned Friday on charges of disrupting a speech by Israeli ambassador Michael Oren at the University of California, Irvine, in a case that has stoked intense debate about the freedom of speech.

03/11/2011

Serene Branson

Serene Branson Talks About Her Live Medical Emergency

Across the country, millions of viewers witnessed CBS 2/KCAL 9 Reporter Serene Branson’s medical emergency after the Grammys.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/17/2011

more

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,675 other followers