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Best Family-Friendly Spring Break Getaways Near Orange County

For school aged children in Southern California spring break falls anytime between late March to mid-April and it is the perfect opportunity for families to get out and explore all that Southern California has to […]

02/27/2015

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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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2 Earthquakes Hit Off Coast Of Catalina

Back-to-back earthquakes struck early Monday morning off the coast of Catalina.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/10/2014

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Spike In Deaths Mark Start Of Lobster Hunting Season

Authorities say five divers have died off the Southern California coast since lobster season began last weekend and all the deaths happened at night.

10/03/2014

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Passengers Applaud When Allegedly Drunk Man Jumps From Catalina Express Boat

Sheriff’s deputies arrested a man after he jumped from the second level of a Catalina Express Boat.

09/21/2014

Deputy Deal La Chasse was one of eight law enforcement agents who took part in the 5th annual swimathon to support "999 For Kids." (credit: CBS)

8 Law Enforcement Officers Go On All-Night Swim For Charity

The 5th Annual Catalina to Cabrillo Beach Relay is about 26 nautical miles.

08/17/2014

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Missing Boaters Found Safe Off LA Coast

Three missing boaters were found safe Monday morning after their engine died and were stranded overnight on board their 17-foot vessel.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/11/2014

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Man Rescued From Catalina After Boat Runs Aground

A man was rescued Tuesday from the back side of Catalina Island after his boat’s engine caught fire and the vessel ran aground.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/05/2014

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Boat Catches Fire Off Avalon Harbor And Sinks

A 40-foot boat sunk Friday off Avalon harbor after it caught fire.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/20/2014

Avalon Bay (Credit: Catalina Chamber of Commerce)

Best Restaurants On Catalina Island

Take the Catalina Express ferry to a close-to-home tropical paradise on Catalina Island. The city of Avalon, Catalina’s main hub, is one-square mile city chock full of activities, shopping opportunities, and restaurants galore. Visit our […]

06/19/2014

Avalon Bay (Credit: Catalina Chamber of Commerce)

2 Injured In Catalina Boating Accident

First responders found the vessel had run into rocks off Isthmus Cove, near the settlement of Two Harbors, about 27 miles south of Long Beach.

04/26/2014

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2 Rescued From Water After Small Plane Crashes In Ocean Near Catalina

A pilot and a passenger were rescued after a small plane crashed in the ocean near Catalina Island Saturday.

01/04/2014

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‘Sea Serpent’ That Washed Ashore In Oceanside Was Egg-Carrying Female

A 14-foot oarfish that washed ashore in Southern California last week was ready to become a mommy.

CBS Los Angeles–10/22/2013

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

‘Sea Serpents’ Or Harbingers? Oarfish Washed Up Year Before Japan Quake

Could the appearance of rare “sea serpents” washing ashore beaches in Southern California portend disaster?

10/21/2013

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Missing Sierra Madre Sailor Found Safe And Sound

A search was underway Wednesday for a missing 65-year-old sailor who went missing while sailing to Catalina, the United States Coast Guard said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/24/2013

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