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Man Struck By Lightning, Brush Fires Reported On Catalina Island

A mid-day thunderstorm touched off at least two brush fires, and a man was struck by lightning Sunday on Catalina Island.

07/27/2014

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Best Memorial Day Getaways Near OC

This Memorial Day, pack up the family and head out for a little fun and adventure. The best news is you don’t have to spend days in the car to find it.

05/21/2014

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Best Summer Backpacking Trips Near Los Angeles

Here are five backpacking trips worthy of a short road trip from downtown that feel as if these distinctive destinations are much further away from the fray.

05/03/2014

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3 Injured In Catalina Boating Accident

Three people were injured when their 22-foot power boat crashed at full speed into the Isthmus near Two Harbors on Catalina Island on Monday evening.

01/27/2014

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Catalina Island’s Bison Benefit From Birth Control

A new study by the Catalina Island Conservancy shows that the contraceptives program launched in 2009 for the island’s bison has proven to be a more effective and humane way of controlling their population than relocation.

12/22/2013

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Miniature Golf With A Beautiful Backdrop At Golf Gardens

On Catalina Island, spend a few hours playing a game of mini golf with the whole family.

11/18/2013

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Light Plane Crashes On Catalina Island, 3 Slightly Hurt

A light plane crashed on Catalina Island Sunday slightly injuring three of the four people aboard.

11/03/2013

Two rare oarfish - one as long as 18 feet - have washed ashore Southland beaches in recent days.

Parasites Found During Dissection Of 18-Foot Oarfish

An 18-foot oarfish found off Catalina Island earlier this month had a host of parasites living in its serpent-like body.

10/29/2013

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Another Rare ‘Sea Serpent’ Surfaces In Southern California

Another ‘sea serpent’ has attracted gawkers on a Southern California beach.

10/19/2013

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Rare 18-Foot Oarfish Found Dead Near Catalina Island

A marine science instructor found the carcass of a rare 18-foot fish while snorkeling off the coast of Catalina Island over the weekend.

CBS Los Angeles–10/15/2013

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Outdoor Date Ideas In OC This Fall

This fall, breathe some fresh air into your relationship and check out one of these outdoor date destinations in OC.

CBS Los Angeles–08/31/2013

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Beautiful Views In The Lap Of Luxury At Inn On Mt. Ada

Beautiful views and luxurious stays at Inn on Mt. Ada.

08/31/2013

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Teenagers Attempting To Become Youngest Team To Swim Catalina Channel

A group of teenagers are attempting to become the youngest swimmers to relay from Catalina Island to Rancho Palos Verdes.

08/12/2013

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SoCal’s Best Fourth Of July Celebrations

From family friendly parades, muscled and tanned men and women competing at the beach to fireworks spectaculars you’ll find the best family- friendly 4th of July events listed here.

CBS Los Angeles–06/21/2013

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Catalina Island Museum Exhibit Explores Controversial Life Of Dr. Ralph Glidden

An exhibit at Catalina Island Museum displays photographs, diaries, letters and journals that explore the controversial life of Dr. Ralph Glidden.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/10/2013

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