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Best Patriotic Ways To Celebrate Memorial Day

Families can preserve the sanctity of Memorial Day while maintaining hope for the future and joy in the present. No matter what state you call home, there are many ways to mark the day.

05/12/2014

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Memorial Day Vacay: Best 3-Day Weekend Getaway Spots

For your Memorial Day mini-vacation, check out these cities with year-round appeal, plus extra holiday happenings.

05/12/2014

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Perfect Pair: Best Craft Beers To Serve At Your Summer BBQ

Try some variety with your next barbecue, and seek out some specialty craft beers instead of the regular brews. These craft beers pair exceptionally well with your carefully grilled meats.

05/12/2014

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Best Memorial Day Celebrations In LA

If you plan to spend the holiday in town, do not miss out on a few of the city’s celebrations. From parades to yacht parties, there is definitely something for everybody.

CBS Los Angeles–05/05/2014

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Best Beaches For Kids In Los Angeles

Los Angeles County has 75 miles of shoreline and many, many beaches along the coast for enjoying the blue Pacific Ocean. Here are the best ones for taking your kids, from North to South.

CBS Los Angeles–08/09/2013

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Interviews With Veterans: What Memorial Day Means From A Hero’s Perspective

How do you celebrate Memorial Day, and what does this federal holiday mean to you and your family? Read what some of our country’s veterans had to say about Memorial Day, patriotism and what this annual holiday means to them.

05/13/2013

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Where To Experience National Monuments This Memorial Day

Visiting monuments this Memorial Day is a refreshing way of fostering a child’s education outside of the classroom, paying tribute to those who died in war and remembering America’s leaders.

05/13/2013

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Best Grilling Gadgets For Your Summer Cookouts

Everyone longs for summer, barbecues, and cookouts. Whatever your specialty, there are grilling gadgets galore to make the job easier and even more fun.

05/12/2013

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Best Memorial Day Celebrations in Orange County

Decorate your bike with American flare and hit the boardwalk in Newport Beach or attend one of these fun events happening around the OC.

CBS Los Angeles–05/22/2012

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Memorial Day Events In Your Area

Check out these fun Memorial Day events in your area…

05/14/2012

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The History Of Memorial Day

Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer. See what the holiday really means and why it falls on the last Monday in May.

05/13/2012

Grilling Guide

Summer Grilling Guide

As the weather warms up, it’s time to embrace cooking outdoors. Get your grill on with tips from our grilling guide.

05/13/2012

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Alternative View Of Memorial Day Weekend: ‘You’re Welcome,’ Says Comedian Al Dukes

Humorist Al Dukes offer a few tips for the Memorial Day weekend.

05/27/2011

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Memorial Day Celebrations in Los Angeles

This year Memorial Day is Monday, May 30th. If you are in search of activities and events that honor our troops and celebrate the beginning of summer, there are a number in the southland to choose from.

CBS Los Angeles–05/24/2011

Summer Safety

Guide to Summer Safety

To make sure this summer is a great one for you and your family, here is our guide to preventing (and treating) some of the season’s health hazards.

05/09/2011

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Our Country’s National Parks

National Parks preserve some of America’s most interesting and unique environments. Take a trip to these national treasures.

A visitor to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is reflected on the surface of the wall in Washington, DC. The memorial honors US service members of the US armed forces who fought in the Vietnam War, service members who died in service in Vietnam/Southeast Asia, and those service members who were unaccounted for (Missing In Action) during the War. (Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

War Memorials in the US

The nation’s capital may have the most visited war memorials in the country, but there are other places of remembrance worth seeing.

Chris Evans stars as Steve Rogers who volunteers for a secret mission that transforms him into a superhero in this this much talked-about action-adventure from Marvel Comics. Samuel L. Jackson, Hugo Weaving, Stanley Tucci, Tommy Lee Jones, Sebastian Stan, Hayley Atwell, Neal McDonough and Toby Jones co-star. (Photo: Paramount Pictures)

2011 Summer Movie Preview

The Memorial Day weekend kicks off the summer movie season. And what a season it’s turning out to be. From sequels to superheroes, we have a roundup of the most anticipated films of the year.

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