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LA Sets Record Tourism Numbers For 2013

More people visited the Southland in 2013 than ever before.

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President Obama Wraps Up 2-Day Visit To Los Angeles

President Barack Obama Tuesday wrapped up a two-day visit to the Southland with a fundraiser for the Democratic National Committee and a visit to DreamWorks.

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President Obama, Behind Schedule, Heads To LA For 2-Day Visit

President Obama will arrive in Los Angeles Monday afternoon for a planned, two-day visit.

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Pasadena School Officials To Visit Homes Of Chronically Absent Students

Students in Pasadena who have yet to attend school since classes started last month may be getting a visit from district officials Wednesday.


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President Obama Wraps Up 2-Day SoCal Visit

President Barack Obama wrapped up a two-day visit to Southern California on Wednesday.

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5 Dead, Including Suspect, In Santa Monica Shooting Rampage

Police Friday revised the number of fatalities following a deadly shooting rampage in Santa Monica to five people, including the suspected gunman.


President Obama arrived in LAX for campaigning events for Jerry Brown and Barbara Boxer. (credit: CBS)

LAPD Maps Out Places For Motorists To Avoid During President Obama Visit

The LAPD said the following areas should be avoided “when possible.”


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President Obama To Visit Santa Monica, Rancho Mirage Friday

President Barack Obama will be in the Southland Friday for a fundraiser and meeting with the President of China.

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South Korean Pres. To Discuss Trade, Tourism With Villaraigosa, Gov. Brown

After a stop in Washington, South Korea’s President Park Geun-hye is scheduled for a sit-down Thursday with California Gov. Jerry Brown and Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.

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GOP Vice Presidential Candidate Paul Ryan To Visit LA

Republican Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan is expected to arrive in Los Angeles Thursday afternoon.

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Israeli President Visits DreamWorks Animation

Israeli President Shimon Peres is scheduled to meet with entertainment industry leaders Friday as part of his four-day visit to the Southland.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/09/2012

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President Obama Attends 2 Star-Studded Fundraisers In Los Angeles

President Obama returned to southern California Wednesday to fill his campaign war chest and rub elbows with some of Hollywood’s most powerful people in two major fundraisers.


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Street Closures, Traffic Delays Expected Ahead Of Obama Return To SoCal

President Barack Obama is headed back to Southern California — and so is his street-closing, traffic-delaying presidential motorcade.


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First Lady Michelle Obama Promotes Healthy Food Initiative During Southland Visit

First Lady Michelle Obama is pushing for fresh, healthy food in one of Southern California’s most impoverished neighborhoods. She spoke at the future site of a Northgate Gonzales Market in Inglewood Wednesday morning.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/01/2012

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First Lady Set To Begin Two-Day Southland Visit

First lady Michelle Obama is scheduled to begin a two-day visit to Southern California Tuesday, when she will appear on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” and speak at a Democratic National Committee fundraising reception in Beverly Hills.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/31/2012