War

Abdul Wahid lost a leg to war but gained a new loving Manhattan Beach family to look out for him. (credit: CBS)

Manhattan Beach Family Gives Gift Of Healing, Love To Boy From Afghanistan

Like many 8-year-olds this time of year Abdul Wahid has a list for Santa.

12/24/2014

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Local Wife Of Vietnam Vet Fights To Get 74 Sailors’ Names Added To Memorial Wall

The local widow of a Vietnam War veteran is on a mission to fulfill her late husband’s wishes of seeing the names of 74 of his shipmates, killed during the war, added to the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D.C.

11/11/2014

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Parents Of Journalist Murdered By Terrorists In 2002 React To ISIS Beheading

A video posted to social media Tuesday claimed to show the beheading of an American journalist by the terrorist group known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, who have been the targets of US airstrikes in Iraq over recent weeks.

08/19/2014

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Jewish, Muslim Groups Rally For End To Israel-Hamas War

Southland Jewish and Muslim groups were set Friday to hold competing rallies to call for an end to the conflict between Israel and Hamas militants.

07/25/2014

(credit: Reegev family)

Southern California Native ‘Lone Soldiers’ Await Call To Fight For Israel

A number of Los Angeles residents may have more at stake than most may expect in the recent escalation in the crisis in Israel.

07/21/2014

Sally Toomlatai lost her son in the Iraq war in January 2007. (credit: CBS)

Mother Who Lost Son In Iraq War Reacts To President’s Decision Not To Return American Troops There

“He was my hero,” his mom says, choking back tears.

06/13/2014

(credit: war.com)

Lead Singer Of War, Lonnie Jordan, Discusses Their Tour & New Album

Lonnie Jordan, the lead singer of War, stopped by KCAL9 Tuesday to tell viewers about their tour and new album.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/13/2014

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La Habra Police Employees Help Send Korean War Vet To Pearl Harbor

A Korean War veteran was honored Wednesday with a Christmas surprise from some of his colleagues at the La Habra Police Department.

12/18/2013

(credit: CBS)

Syrian-Born Burbank Pastor: ‘Something Should Happen…To Stop This Killing’

As turmoil continues to rise in Syria, a Syrian-born pastor, living in Southern California, is speaking out.

08/27/2013

(credit: CBS)

Local Habitat For Humanity, CalVet Team Up To Build Affordable Homes For Working Vets

A local chapter of Habitat for Humanity has partnered up with the California Department of Veterans Affairs to build affordable houses for hundreds of working veterans and their families.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/21/2013

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Emilio Castillo Of ‘Tower Of Power’ Dishes On Summer Tour

The “Tower of Power” this weekend will perform at the Greek Theatre as part of their concert series.

05/25/2013

(CBS)

Stolen Mojave Cross War Memorial Found In Bay Area

A Mojave Desert memorial dedicated to fallen U.S. soldiers that was stolen two years ago has resurfaced in Northern California.

11/06/2012

(credit: CBS)

Guardian Angels Babysit Soldiers’ Pets When They’re On The Front Line

They’re a group of people who care for beloved pets when soldiers are at war.

05/18/2012

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Assemblyman Returns From Afghanistan, Prepares To Rejoin Assembly

Assemblyman Jeff Gorell returned home from Afghanistan to a warm welcome from friends and family and plans to return to the Assembly this month.

04/04/2012

(credit: CBS)

Soldier Shares Stories Of Hardship, Triumph With Less Fortunate Kids

A U.S. soldier is sharing her inspiring story of hardship and triumph with a group of kids in Santa Clarita, who need it most, as part of a program called Tempered Steel.

04/04/2012

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