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Only On 9: Students, Parents Up In Arms Over Sudden Dismissal Of San Clemente High School Principal

Said one parent, “He is a true American hero. And how he has been treated is despicable.”


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UCSD Professor On Naked Final Exam: ‘It’s A Standard Canvas For Performance Art, Body Art’

The professor of a visual arts course at a Southland university that called on art students to perform a portion of the exam in the buff spoke out about the final.


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3 Southland Hospitals Ranked Among Nation’s Top 100

Three LA hospitals were named Wednesday among the nation’s top 100 by Becker’s Hospital Review.


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New USC Medical CEO Dies on African Vacation

Officials say a dean at the University of California, San Diego who was about to start a new position as a chief executive at the University of Southern California has died while on vacation in Africa.

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UCSD Student Left In DEA Cell For Days To Get $4.1M from US

The Justice Department will pay $4.1 million to a California college student left in a Drug Enforcement Administration holding cell for four days without food or water last year.


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Study: California Experiencing Stronger Heat Waves Along The Coast

A study has found California heat waves are progressively becoming more humid, with elevated nighttime temperatures and are becoming stronger in populous coastal areas.


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Body Of Missing UCSD Hiker Found In Cave

Efforts to recover the body of a missing Southland hiker were on hold Wednesday after a tragic discovery.

CBS Los Angeles–05/09/2012

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Digital Robbery: Thermal Cameras Allow ATM Theft From Afar

Your body’s own heat could be a gold mine for thieves, revealing your ATM PIN number, according to new research out of San Diego.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/07/2011