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5 Activities To Do Before The Leaves Start To Fall

With autumn around the corner many people are desperately clutching to the remaining days of summer. Take some time to indulge in these five summer activities to ease the seasonal transition.

08/12/2013

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Best Ways To Bond With Dad In LA

Show your dad you still care by taking him out for some quality bonding time. Here are some of the best activities to do with dad in Los Angeles in honor of Father’s Day.

CBS Los Angeles–06/06/2013

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Comfortable Wilderness Retreats Near OC

Enjoying Orange County’s wilderness doesn’t have to mean sleeping on the ground and eating beans out of a can. After a day in the great outdoors, it’s natural to want to get clean and relax in comfort.

CBS Los Angeles–04/27/2013

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LA Guide’s Packing Tips For Camping

Southern California, with its uniquely dry, rocky terrain, requires several specific considerations for adventure seekers.

CBS Los Angeles–04/27/2013

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Packing Tips For An OC Camping Trip

Spring is in full swing, which means camping out in the warmer weather. The expert camping tips below will set you on the right path.

CBS Los Angeles–04/20/2013

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Tips For Keeping Your LA Kids Active

According to the National Association for Sport and Physical Education only one in three children are physically active every day with a staggering 12.5 million children classified as obese by the CDC. A major contributor to this apparent malaise is the daily dose of TV, computer and console-based entertainment beloved by children. Keeping kids entertained can be difficult at the best of times but there’s clearly no doubt that a child’s daily average of some seven and a half hours in front of a screen, in one form or another, should give parents pause for thought.

CBS Los Angeles–02/16/2013

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Parade Float Volunteers Aren’t Letting Bitter Cold Keep Them From Decorating

Cold, schmold! Parade volunteers have floats to finish.

12/30/2012

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The Wait Is Over For Die-Hard Black Friday Campers

The wait is over for some Black Friday shoppers who have been camped out for days outside of stores in Southern California.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/22/2012

The Williams fire e began over the Labor Day weekend chasing thousands of holiday campers and hikers who were evacuated from the area. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

4,200-Acre Williams Fire Now 83 Percent Contained

A a wildfire burning in rugged areas of the San Gabriel Mountains northeast of Los Angeles is expected to be fully contained by Thursday.

09/09/2012

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A Safari Without the Intercontinental Air Travel: San Diego’s Roar and Snore

Lions, giraffes, and a safari tent for you, all in San Diego. With concierge service and someone to cook you dinner. What could go wrong?

CBS Los Angeles–08/24/2012

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How To Take an RV Roadtrip

If you are among those who are interested in an RV getaway but are unsure how to do it, here’s your quick guide.

CBS Los Angeles–07/20/2012

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City Hall Moves To Ban Tents, Overnight Camping After Occupy LA Damage

Spurts of green grass are already returning the lawn outside City Hall, but inside officials want to make sure they avoid a repeat of damage done by protesters last fall.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–05/30/2012

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Best Campgrounds In The Los Angeles Area

Los Angeles may seem like a mishmash of endless intersecting freeways and the blending of one suburb after another after another, but head out of town in any direction and you’ll discover nature at the area’s finest. In fact, outdoor enthusiasts will find camping in this vicinity a refreshing change of pace from the City of Angels’ daily grind, so pack your tent and get going to any of the following five sites perfect for sleeping under the stars.

05/19/2012

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LA City Council Delays Vote To Prohibit Camping In Parks

The Los Angeles City Council Tuesday will vote to prohibit tents, sleeping bags, bed roles and hammocks on parks across the city.

05/15/2012

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Is Camping The Right Vacation For You And Your Family?

Camping is a fun and affordable way to spend quality time with your family. Here are some tips for a successful camping trip.

05/14/2012

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