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Watts Teacher Honored By White House As A ‘Champion Of Change’

A chemistry teacher at Animo College Preparatory Academy in Watts will be among nine educators with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals status honored by the White House Friday as “Champions of Change.”

07/24/2015

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Former Tech Executive Carly Fiorina Enters Presidential Race

Former technology executive Carly Fiorina formally entered the 2016 presidential race on Monday, launching a Republican White House bid in a morning announcement that highlighted her role as a leading critic of Democratic contender Hillary Rodham Clinton.

05/04/2015

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White House-Backed Technology Aids Geomapping In California’s Public Schools

A geospatial technology is now available in California schools that has the power to enrich knowledge of others by examining every aspect of their world.

04/08/2015

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Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry Comes To Riverside Looking Towards 2016 Race

“It may come as a surprise to a few of you here that I’ve been thinking a little bit about running,” Perry said to laughter.

02/21/2015

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FAA Reveals Proposals For New Regulations On Commercial Drone Use

The Federal Aviation Administration has revealed new proposals for regulations supporting the commercial use of small drones.

02/15/2015

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Kings, Galaxy Get Champions’ Welcome At White House

For the second time in three seasons, President Barack Obama honored the Kings and the Galaxy in the nation’s capitol.

02/02/2015

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OC Woman Who Beat Cancer 3 Times Invited To Decorate White House For Holidays

A decorator from Orange County, who fought and defeated Cancer three times, has been given a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity — to decorate a room in the White House for the holidays.

12/22/2014

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LA Mayor Links Immigration, US Economy In White House Visit

Mayor Eric Garcetti spoke Wednesday at a White House special event in honor of those who have helped immigrants navigate the naturalization process.

10/22/2014

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Your City Guide to Washington D.C.

Refer to this guide to the best dining, lodging and attractions in Washington D.C.

08/19/2014

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President’s Plan To Increase Border Deportations Stirs Controversy

The Obama administration is under fire after announcing plans to increase deportations of those caught crossing into the US illegally.

06/20/2014

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Pepperdine Prof. Discusses Announcement Of Unity Government In The Middle East

Professor Michael Shires spoke with KCAL9’s Amy Johnson Saturday morning about what the announcement of a unity government in the Middle East means for peace in the region.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/26/2014

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Cesar Chavez’s Son Prepares For Release Of First Major Motion Picture About Civil Rights Icon

The film, “Cesar Chavez”, looks at a critical period in Chavez’s life, including the grape boycott, which he started to bring national attention to the deplorable working conditions of farm workers.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/26/2014

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Local Man Accepts Medal Of Honor For Brother Who Was Racially Overlooked

An Apple Valley man accepted the Congressional Medal of Honor at the White House Tuesday on behalf of his brother who was racially overlooked.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/20/2014

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Best Historic Vacations In The US

Boston, Charleston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, DC, are among the best places for an historic vacation in the US.

01/14/2014

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LA To Receive Up To $500M As White House ‘Promise Zone’

The city of Los Angeles could receive as much as $500 million in grant money over the next decade under a federal program to fight poverty and improve quality of life, according to reports.

01/08/2014

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