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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 β€” 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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At OC Beaches, 4th Of July Relatively Uneventful For Law Enforcement

Independence Day celebrations at popular Orange County beaches were relatively uneventful for law enforcement, officials said Friday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/05/2013

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SoCal Temperatures Continue To Soar Amid Weekend Heat Wave

Southern California experienced another day of oppressive triple-digit temperatures as part of a weekend heat wave plaguing several western states.

06/29/2013

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‘Instant Justice’ Lets Beach Law-Breakers Avoid Criminal Charges

If you happen to break the law on some of Southern California’s beaches through the Fourth of July weekend, you may have a chance to keep the offense off your record.

06/28/2013

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Parking Machines Get Green Light At OC Beaches

A coastal regulator Friday approved a plan to install parking machines and hike holiday parking fees at several popular Orange County beaches.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/14/2013

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Battle Over Access To Malibu Beaches Goes High-Tech With New App

The battle over access to Malibu beaches has gone high-tech with a new iPhone app that shows the public how to get to the shore.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/13/2013

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Feds Declare ‘Unusual Mortality Event’ After Sea Lion Deaths Off SoCal Beaches

Federal officials are declaring an “unusual mortality event” after hundreds of California sea lion pups have become stranded in Southern California

04/01/2013

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Rip Currents Pose Risk Along SoCal Coastline

Authorities are warning of dangerous rip currents at beaches along the coastline of Southern and Central California.

09/03/2012

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