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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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OC Man Sentenced To Life In Prison For Fatal Assault On WWII Veteran

Curtis Hill will spend the rest of his life in prison without parole for a 2003 mugging that left a World War Two veteran in a coma from which he never recovered.

12/16/2011

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President Obama Announces Complete U.S. Pullout From Iraq

President Obama has announced complete withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq. Mr. Obama addressed the status of U.S. forces in Iraq amid expectations of a full withdrawal by year’s end.

10/21/2011

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Supreme Court May Decide Constitutionality Of SoCal War Memorial

The 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals will not revisit the case of the Mount Soledad cross, but backers say it could be headed to the Supreme Court.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–10/17/2011

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14 Arrested In Downtown LA Protest On 10th Anniversary Of Afghanistan War

A protest to mark the tenth-year anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan ended in the arrests of fourteen people on Friday.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–10/07/2011

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Libyans In SoCal Celebrate As Gaddafi Likely To Flee Tripoli

Many Libyan-Americans in Southern California are hoping they will soon be celebrating the disintegration of Moammar Gaddafi’s regime.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/23/2011

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OC Judge Offers Day In Court For Traumatized Combat Veterans

The Orange County Combat Veterans Court — the first program of it kind in California — is the brainchild of Superior Court Judge Wendy Lindley.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–07/21/2011

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Calif. Lawmaker Casts Sole Dissenting Vote Against War Expansion

Garamendi opposed a provision which would authorize an expansion of U.S. war authority worldwide – including here at home.

05/17/2011

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