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Pasadena Apartment Standoff Over After Residents Evacuated

An overnight standoff involving an armed suspect, who was camped on a balcony, came to a peaceful conclusion on Sunday morning.


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SoCal Ski Season Kicks Off Despite Warm Thanksgiving Holiday

The Southern California ski season was officially underway Wednesday despite unseasonably warm weather and and an ongoing statewide drought.


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LA To Host Climate Summit With Chinese, US Leaders

Los Angeles will host a climate change summit next year to begin efforts to curb greenhouse gas emissions in the United States and China.


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Police: Apparent Threat Against Fontana High School Not Serious

An apparent shooting threat made on social media against a Fontana high school has been determined to not be serious, authorities said Monday.


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Structural Engineers Call For Retrofitting Older LA Buildings

Hundreds of structural engineers gathered Monday to address the risks posed by earthquakes to some of the oldest buildings in the city of Los Angeles.


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National Summit On Domestic Violence Held In Hollywood

“I think it’s something we need to talk about,” said Robin McGraw.


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SoCal Officials Talk Regional Traffic Solutions At Transportation Summit

Local and state officials – including Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti – met in Anaheim Friday to focus on ways to reduce traffic congestion and improve commuting options for Southland residents.



DA Lacey To Give Keynote Address At Cybersecurity Summit

District Attorney Jackie Lacey will be a keynote speaker Friday at a cyber-security conference aimed at long-range solutions on how to better track data thieves and secure key computer systems.


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Census Data Shows 3M Live In Poverty Across SoCal; 1 In 4 Are Kids

One in four children and more than three million Southern California residents live in poverty, according to government data.


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Obama Arrives In Rancho Mirage For Summit With Chinese President

President Barack Obama visited Rancho Mirage Friday afternoon for an informal meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping.

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Former Pres. Bill Clinton Talks Health Care At Summit In Dana Point

Former President Bill Clinton was the keynote speaker at a hospital care summit in Dana Point Monday.

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US ‘Long-Term Competitiveness’ At Risk Over Cyber Attacks

Security experts at a summit on cyber-crime on Wednesday warned the growth of U.S. companies could be at risk from emerging threats online.

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Youngest Climber To Summit Mt. Whitney Shares Stories From His Journey On KCAL

The youngest climber to ever summit Mt. Whitney visited the KCAL 9 studios Friday.

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Villaraigosa, Mayors Call On White House, Congress To Stop US Default

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is among 50 mayors from around the nation calling on lawmakers in D.C. to reach a deal that would prevent a first-ever U.S. default on its debt.

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Supervisor Sets Aside Calif. Secession Proposal to Gain Support for Summit

Riverside County Supervisor Jeff Stone Tuesday set aside a proposal calling for a convention to discuss splitting up California, winning unanimous approval instead to host a summit where representatives from cities and counties can exchange ideas about how to make the state function better.

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