Catalina Island

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Best Family Getaways For Spring Near Orange County

With theme parks, mountains and beaches, Orange County is the perfect place to bring the family this spring break.

02/28/2015

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Best Spring Break 2015 Destinations Near Los Angeles For Families

These spring break destinations will be sure to deliver family fun and memories you’ll treasure for years to come.

02/21/2015

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Best Local Spring Break Getaways Near LA

Enjoy a spring break vacation close to home at one of these getaways near Los Angeles.

01/30/2015

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Five Reasons To Visit Los Angeles In 2015

Should you find yourself with some upcoming vacation time and you are trying to figure out where to go, here are five reasons to visit Los Angeles in 2015.

12/20/2014

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Catalina Film Festival To Be Held Sept. 24-28

Ron Truppa and Gena Vazquez of Catalina Film Festival stopped by KCAL9 Thursday to talk about the 2014 Festival and Summit.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/04/2014

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Best Cheap Long Weekend Trips Near OC

These getaways reinforce the benefits of residing in Southern California. With outdoor beauty ranging from beaches, mountains, lakes and vineyards, these destinations don’t require a plane ticket, as they are within hours from the OC.

08/16/2014

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Teen Swims Catalina Crossing, Approaches Swimming Triple Crown History

A teenager from New Jersey swam the channel between Catalina Island and mainland California Monday and is well on her way to becoming the youngest person in history to complete three major open-water swims.

08/04/2014

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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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