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A Guide To Rock Climbing Around Los Angeles

From bouldering to trad climbing, hitting the rocks is huge across the country, and L.A. is no exception. Whether you need instruction or you’re a seasoned pro looking for a new spot to challenge you with more than rookie jugs, these are the best places to climb around Los Angeles.

CBS Los Angeles–04/02/2015

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Best Picnic Spots In Los Angeles

From beach-bluff views to entertainment options, adjacent hiking trails, and water-fun for the kids, here are some of the best places to enjoy a picnic in Los Angeles.

03/13/2015

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The Best Dance Studios In Los Angeles

Whether you’re a dance pro or not, it’s hard to watch a Rhumba, Jive or Waltz without wanting to get up and dance the night away. If you’re looking to learn how to dance or […]

02/26/2015

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Best Mountain Biking Trails In LA, Orange County & The Inland Empire

Strap your bike to your bike rack and hit the road to the best mountain biking trails in the Los Angeles area.

CBS Los Angeles–02/19/2015

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Best Fitness Hiking Trails In & Around Los Angeles

Put the gym pass away, leave that yoga mat at home and grab those hiking shoes.

CBS Los Angeles–02/05/2015

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Best Fitness Classes In Los Angeles (Part 2)

There are so many ways and so many places with talented instructors reserved for getting your bodies in shape. Here are five of the best.

01/09/2015

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Best Hardcore Workout Classes In LA

Sweat drenched, out of breath and high on endorphins. If you experience none of these when you workout, it’s time to amp up your exercise routine.

CBS Los Angeles–01/08/2015

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Best Fitness Classes In Los Angeles (Part 1)

Get in shape for the new year with these great workouts!

12/26/2014

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Guide to The Springs: LA’s One Stop Health And Wellness Shop

In the burgeoning LA Arts District, wellness seekers can finally seek refuge at this veritable new urban oasis in Downtown LA. Over 13,000 square feet of goodness invite guests to explore, discover, and try a […]

11/14/2014

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Best Salsa Dance Classes in Los Angeles

Believe it or not, salsa dancing is an American invention. It was developed in New York in the 1970s. Influenced heavily by Latin dance styles, it’s a popular social dance that’s relatively simple and can […]

11/14/2014

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Outdoor Date Ideas This Fall In LA

Whether you’re looking for alone time near the beach or in the hills, on a restaurant terrace or by trying a new activity, the City of Angels is the perfect place for an outdoor date this fall.

CBS Los Angeles–11/06/2014

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Best Spinning & Indoor Cycling Classes In Los Angeles

When it comes to fitness, Los Angeles is always on the cutting edge of constantly finding the next big thing. Hugely popular these days, spinning and indoor cycling has become the must try workout. Gone […]

10/31/2014

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A Guide To LA’s Best Surfing Spots

Here are five of the top surf spots in L.A. to catch some waves (with consideration for individual skill levels, or lack thereof).

CBS Los Angeles–10/23/2014

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Best Swing Dance Clubs

Jump, jive and groove to live bands in swanky venues across the Southland every day of the week!

CBS Los Angeles–10/11/2014

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Top Outdoor Workout Spots In Los Angeles

Use these top outdoor spots to lose weight, get in shape and have fun at the same time.

09/26/2014

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Baseball Shots Of The Week – June 24, 2013

It’s tough to keep up with all the action in MLB. Here’s your recap for the week ending June 24, 2013.

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Miami Heat Win Back-To-Back NBA Titles

(AP) – LeBron James and the Miami Heat remain atop the NBA, and not even a proud push from the San Antonio Spurs could knock them down. James led the Heat to their second straight NBA title, scoring 37 points and grabbing 12 rebounds in a 95-88 victory Thursday night in a tense Game 7 of the NBA Finals that lived up to its billing.

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SoCal Beaches

A collection of photos from beaches around the Southland.

Wild Wind Damage

Wild Santa Ana winds brought gusts ranging from 60 to 80 miles per hour across the Southland.

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