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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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OC Adventurer Attempts ‘Bubble Run’ To Catalina Island

An Iranian-born Orange County man is hoping Friday to become the first person to “run” to Catalina Island and back.

04/12/2013

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Coroner Releases New Report On Natalie Wood’s Death

A newly released report shows coroner’s officials amended Natalie Wood’s death certificate based on unanswered questions about bruises on her upper body but were lacking several pieces of evidence and could only determine that she drowned under undetermined circumstances more than 30 years ago.

01/14/2013

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Report: Coroner To Change Natalie Wood’s Cause Of Death

The Los Angeles Coroner’s office has decided to change Natalie Wood’s cause of death from accidental drowning to “undetermined.”

07/06/2012

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Girl, 15, Has Close Encounter With Shark Off Catalina Coast

Authorities say a 15-year-old paddleboarder survived an encounter with a shark which bit her board several times off the coast of Catalina Island.

05/07/2012

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Top 5 Foolish Activities For April Fool’s Day in LA

In honor of April Fool’s Day, check out these full-on foolish happenings from Orange County to Los Angeles.

CBS Los Angeles–03/27/2012

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Accident Or Murder?: We Track Down The Man Who Found Natalie Wood’s Body

So exactly what happened the night Natalie Wood died? CBS2 and KCAL9 reporter Randy Paige went to Catalina to get resident’s opinions about Wood’s mysterious death nearly thirty years ago. Accident or murder?

11/18/2011

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Missing Boaters Found Off Catalina Coast

Two Dana Point sailors overdue from a trip to Catalina’s Avalon Harbor were found in good condition Wednesday.

04/13/2011

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Man Dies During Certification Dive Near Catalina Island

A 61-year-old man has died while on a certification dive with his instructor near the west end of Santa Catalina Island.

01/17/2011