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The Rose Parade is in Two Weeks. Here's What you Should Know

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| The Rose Parade is less than two weeks away. So officials held a press conference to talk about the latest in public safety tips.

Anaheim Opens 200 Bed Homeless Shelter In Time For The Holidays

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It’s been almost a year since the Santa Ana riverbed homeless encampments in Orange County were cleared out. There’s been a lot of legal wrangling since then. But on Thursday, Anaheim is opening a temporary 200 bed homeless shelter near Angel’s stadium to get people indoors before the holidays - and the bad weather.

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Students Are Outraged Over A Racist Test Question At Cal State Long Beach

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A test question on a final at Cal State Long Beach outraged students this week. Students were asked to pick the racial group of gangs least likely to do graffiti. 

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City Council approves $100 million dollar tax break for LA Convention Center expansion

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You may have heard about the plan to expand the aging LA convention center. The LA City Council voted Wednesday to give the developers a massive $100 million dollar tax break. 

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County Supervisors Approve More Urban Sprawl in Tejon Ranch

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Developers just got the green light to build a city with nearly 20,000 homes on the L.A.-Kern County line. Some residents are less than thrilled.

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Local toy stores fear online retail after Toys R Us close

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Toys R Us stores have closed down, and LA's independent toy store say business is better this year, but they're still no match against their biggest competitor.

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New OC shrine honors Vietnamese version of Virgin Mary

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The Orange County shrine and statue marks a milestone for the largest Vietnamese community outside of the homeland, including 100,000 Vietnamese Catholics.

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Cal State Northridge stays open after mass shooting threats

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Campus officials say the threats might not be credible and they are working with the Los Angeles Police Department to investigate.

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Fears stir in Vietnamese community over refugee deportations

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Community advocates say the Trump administration may be negotiating with Vietnam to take back thousands of refugees who came to the U.S. decades ago.

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