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Living in southern California, we often hear about drug cartel activity spilling over from Mexico, but law enforcement officials say that Mexican drug cartels are setting their sights beyond border states.
DLD Conference 2009
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his former Harvard roommate Joe Green are reportedly forming a new super PAC. The group could raise as much as $50 million to lobby on issues seen as being key to technology.
Gerhartsreiter is a con-man who masqueraded as a member of the wealthy Rockefeller clan; It was just one of many identities he's assumed. He now faces murder charges in the 1985 death of a San Marino man.
Last week, a group of climate scientists, insurance experts, real estate developers and city planners met to discuss how to better prepare for the challenges their city may face.
Veterans in Hollywood - Part Two

Hollywood Report: Industry employment hits a new low

We learned last week that unemployment in California fell to 9.6 percent. That's still two points above the national average, but it's the lowest rate seen in the Golden State since 2008. Leading the way in providing new jobs: technology, tourism and construction. Not helping out: Hollywood. Employment in the industry has fallen to the lowest level in more than a decade.
General Hospital Celebrates Its 50th Anniversary At The New York Stock Exchange
Fifty years ago today, ABC's "General Hospita" debuted, which means the soap is the longest running daytime drama currently in production. We'll find out how it's managed to maintain its success and what it's like to be on the set.
Tuition Protest Signs

Stealth fees driving up the cost of college

A new report by ProPublica shows that several schools around the country say they're keeping down tuition costs. But at the same time, more and more fees are popping up on bills --- and those might not be part of the official price tag that prospective students look at.
Student Veterans - Desiree Escarcida

College a tough adjustment for many military veterans

Many vets are entering Southern California schools under the Post 9/11 GI Bill. It helps student vets and their families pay for tuition, books and housing.
Los Angeles Dodgers v Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

Is a Dodgers-Angels Freeway World Series on its way?

Since it seems L.A.'s baseball teams have cash to burn, should fans count on both winning a lot of games and maybe giving the city it's first ever Freeway World Series?
Transbay Terminal
Baseball isn't the only source of rivalry between LA and San Francisco. The two California cities are also competing to have the West Coast's tallest skyscraper.
Jeff Chu
Writer Jeff Chu wanted to know the answer to a pivotal question inspired it the Sunday school song "Jesus Loves Me." As a gay Christian, does Jesus love him?

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