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Manhattan Beach Extends Pier Fishing Ban For 60 Days After Shark Bite

As authorities investigate the potential relationship between fishing and Saturdays’ Great White shark attack off Manhattan Beach, a fishing ban on the pier, originally expected to be lifted this week, has been extended for 60 days.

07/07/2014

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Beachgoers Warned About Dangerous Rip Currents During July 4 Weekend

Lifeguards are warning Southland beachgoers about the potential for dangerous rip currents during the holiday weekend.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/03/2014

Dean O'Malley flies using a JetLev, a water-powered jetpack flying machine in the Newport Beach harbor in Newport Beach. (Photo credit: Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images)

Jetpacks Grounded For Six Months In Newport Harbor

The city of Newport Beach has temporarily grounded the use of jetpacks after residents complained about noise and possible injuries.

06/26/2014

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Six Hot Beach Reads For Summer

Summer is time for breaking out your bathing suits and hitting the beach. Whether you’re craving a thriller or tearjerker, our sister company Simon & Schuster has a book for every afternoon spent in the sun. Throw one of these page-turners in your beach bag and prepare to lose yourself.

06/23/2014

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Sunshine Reigns Supreme On 1st Day Of Summer

This is also the longest day of the year — officially 14 hours and 26 minutes long.

06/21/2014

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‘Hidden Cash’ Man Plants ‘Epic’ Scavenger Hunt At Hermosa Beach

The anonymous millionaire who’s delighted Southland residents with his hidden cash drops struck again Saturday morning, this time creating a scavenger hunt at Hermosa Beach.

05/31/2014

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Rip Currents Behind Vast Majority Of Lifeguard Rescues At SoCal Beaches

As Angelenos run for the beaches during this May heatwave, Southland lifeguards are urging them to check for possible riptides before jumping into the water.

05/15/2014

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Woman Struck By LA Co. Beach Maintenance Vehicle While Sunbathing

Authorities say a woman was struck and seriously injured by a maintenance vehicle while sunbathing on a Los Angeles County beach.

05/15/2014

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Police Investigating Venice Stabbing

The stabbing occurred in the 1600 block of Pacific Avenue at approximately 8:30 p.m., LAPD officer Sara Faden told City News Service.

04/22/2014

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70-Foot Boat Washes Ashore With 3 On Board In Playa Del Rey

A large boat washed ashore Thursday morning just south of Ballona Creek in Playa del Rey.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/27/2014

Venice resident Sheena Duggal snapped this photo of two apparent leopard sharks swimming near Venice Beach. (Photo credit: Sheena Duggal)

Baby Sharks Spotted Swimming In Venice Beach Canals

It may not exactly be “Jaws”, but as many as four leopard sharks have been seen swimming in the canals along Venice Beach.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/26/2014

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Trash Truck Runs Over Man Sleeping On Beach

A beach maintenance worker collecting trash in a small truck ran over a man sleeping on the sand in Long Beach on Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/04/2014

This crash was fatal and left several people injured on the PCH Sunday afternoon. (credit:: CBS)

1 Dead, 5 Injured In 5-Vehicle Crash On PCH In Laguna Beach

The five survivors were hospitalized with injuries ranging from minor to severe.

01/26/2014

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High Surf Advisory Issued Through Wednesday

A high surf advisory was in effect Tuesday for many Southland beaches, the National Weather Service said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/21/2014

Lifegaurds help pull a woman out of the ocean as high wave measuring up to 20 feet pounded the beach at the Wedge on September 1, 2011 in Newport Beach. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Above-Average Swells, Rip Currents Trigger High Surf Advisory Along Beaches

Southern California beaches were busy on Monday as beach-goers were warned to be extra careful due to above-average surf and rip currents.

01/20/2014

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