Aug. 31: Chula Vista, Calif., little league baseball players hold up a championship banner at a rally held at Southwestern College to celebrate their win in the Little League World Series Championship. The Chula Vista team beat Taoyuan, Taiwan, 6-3, in the Little League World Series championship baseball game on Aug. 30 in Williamsport, Pa. Thousands of fans turned out to celebrate the win. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)

They're the champs. (Denis Poroy/AP)

By Mark Memmott

The wonderful story of the Park View All-Stars from Chula Vista, Calif., and their Little League World Series Championship continues.

Last night, the champs were on NBC-TV's The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien.

The day before, they were hailed as returning heroes when they got to Hilltop Middle School in their home town. Reporter Ana Tintocalis of KPBS-radio was there:

Tonight, they get a parade in Chula Vista. KPBS' Tintocalis will be on All Things Considered later to report more on the boys' sudden fame and the joy they've brought to their mostly working-class, heavily immigrant home town.

Here's how ESPN's SportsCenter wrapped up the All-Stars' win:

Update at 4:45 p.m. ET. Here's how Ana begins her report on today's ATC:

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2:55 - September 4, 2009