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Tustin Foster Care Hero Wins ‘Everyday Heroes’ Top Honor

The Orange County Register newspaper is set to honor “everyday heroes”, or people who make a difference without being in the spotlight, with the top honor going to a man who works with foster care teens.

01/19/2015

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Valentine’s Day Arts And Crafts To Make With Kids

Work together with your child to create homemade gifts for others.

01/18/2015

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Late Vietnam Vet Makes Sure Rescued Dog Gets Luxurious Life

A Vietnam veteran, who was laid to rest Friday, made certain that his beloved dog will live the long and healthy life that his late owner always wanted for him.

01/16/2015

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Best Family-Fun Activities At Griffith Park

Griffith Park is Los Angeles’ grand recreational center with more than 4,000 acres of family attractions.

CBS Los Angeles–01/16/2015

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Five Ways To Be Disaster Ready In Los Angeles

Should a disaster ever strike, you’ll find the most comfort in knowing what to do in emergency situations.

01/16/2015

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LA County To Consider Upgrades, Relocation For ‘Overcrowded’ Animal Shelters

Upgrades to outdated, overcrowded county animal shelters, including relocating facilities, is being considered by Los Angeles County officials.

01/06/2015

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Tips For Taking Your Own Family Photos

Whether you’re using a DSLR camera in a more formal setting or capturing spontaneous moments on your iPhone, use the following tips to make your photos special.

01/02/2015

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Best Places To Buy Gifts For Pets In Los Angeles

When buying for the canine or feline in your fold, be aware of outposts run by pet whisperers who can help with the purrr-fect, er, perfect present

01/01/2015

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Best Places For Ice Skating In Los Angeles

Hit the ice this winter at these skating rinks in Los Angeles.

12/25/2014

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Best Dog Parks In LA And OC

Treat your dog to a fun day of running, jumping and barking at one of So Cal’s many dog parks! Here are some of our favorite.

12/19/2014

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Neighborhoods With The Best Holiday Lights In Los Angeles

Experience a tropical winter wonderland at neighborhoods with the best holiday lights display in Los Angeles.

12/19/2014

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Best Places To Cut Your Own Christmas Tree In The Los Angeles Area

You could get a fresh-cut Christmas tree delivered to your door, but the experience of cutting down your own sounds way more fun. Here are some places to do just that.

CBS Los Angeles–12/07/2014

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Best Ways To Celebrate Hanukkah In Los Angeles

Get your dreidel spinning and check out five different events to celebrate Hanukkah in the LA community.

12/05/2014

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How To Host The Perfect Gingerbread House Competition

Add a sweet competitive element to your holiday gathering.

12/01/2014

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A Guide To Holiday Ice Skating in SoCal

Strap on your skates and glide away at these temporary ice skating rinks located all around the Southland.

CBS Los Angeles–11/28/2014