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Visitors, Rescues Up This Year At LA County Beaches

Attendance at Los Angeles County beaches this year hit a new high, along with the number of ocean rescues, county lifeguard officials said Friday.

09/12/2014

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Big Surf Does Damage Along Southland Coastal Areas

Hurricane Marie, a category 3 storm, could bring swells of 10 to 15 feet, strong rip currents and coastal flooding, the National Weather Service said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/26/2014

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High Surf Advisory Issued For Los Angeles And Orange Counties

The National Weather Service Friday issued a high surf advisory through the weekend for Los Angeles and Orange County beaches.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/22/2014

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Best All-Inclusive Tropical Family Vacations

All-inclusive vacations offer families a chance to experience a tropical vacation without having to worry about paying for all of the extra costs associated with traditional vacations.

06/25/2014

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Heal The Bay: LA County Beaches Lead State In Poor Water Quality

Los Angeles County beaches lead the state in poor water quality, according to Heal the Bay’s 24th annual Beach Report Card.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/22/2014

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Lifeguards Have Especially Busy Day On Southland Beaches

Lifeguards conducted dozens of rescues between Dockweiler State Beach in Playa del Rey and Cabrillo Beach in San Pedro.

05/04/2014

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High Court Rejects Appeal On Sex Offender Rules In OC

The California Supreme Court has declined to review a lower court’s ruling striking down strict sex offender restrictions in Orange County.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/23/2014

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Visit A Vodka Distillery… In Paradise

If year-round sunshine, epic waves, and surfer chicks aren’t enough to lure you to Maui, the island’s solar-powered, organic vodka distillery might do it. Check out Ocean Vodka, an 8-year-old company that recently opened a visitor-friendly complex. Aloha!

01/17/2014

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Residents Urged To Snap Photos Of ‘King Tide’ Events At SoCal Beaches

Ecologists sought the public’s help Wednesday as big waves and extremely high tides were set to hit Southern California beaches.

01/01/2014

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Locals Escape To Beaches Amidst High Christmas Temperatures

Other areas of the country may be getting snow, ice or other bits of weather to remind them what time of the year it is — but in southern California, residents are retreating to the beach to escape the heat.

12/25/2013

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The Jamaica Destination Guide

Jamaica is a quintessential Caribbean travel destination. Here’s a guide to both the basics and the intoxicatingly refreshing things to do.

10/31/2013

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How To Do Hawaii Like A Man

Kauai is the place to visit if you like your slice of paradise served with a healthy dose of well-earned cuts and bruises, and a sore muscle or two. It’s an amazing, exotic place that’s definitely worth the visit, but if you’re going to attempt it — you should do it right. And here is how.

10/30/2013

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Cleanup Effort Underway After Rains Push Trash, Runoff To Beaches

Volunteers were on the beaches in Santa Monica and Playa del Rey Thursday as part of a cleanup effort following Wednesday’s storm.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/10/2013

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Study: Water Quality Along Calif. Coast Receives High Marks

An annual study of California beaches shows the water quality along the state’s coast this past summer was one of the cleanest on record.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/29/2013

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Malaga Cove Provides Stunning Views Without The Crowds

When looking for a non-typical seaside locale, many Californians opt to stop at Malaga Cove.

07/27/2013

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