Celebration

The Boyd Funeral Home in South LA offers a unique experience for the dearly-departed. (credit: CBS)

South LA Funeral Home Offers Unique Send Offs For Dearly Departed

In a traditional home going, pallbearers — dressed in tuxedos, top hats and white gloves — practice dance steps and swinging to gospel music while escorting the casket out of the luxury hearse.

10/15/2014

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LA County’s Music Center Marks 50th Anniversary

Los Angeles County officials Wednesday to kick off the 50th anniversary celebration of The Music Center with fireworks and fanfare.

10/01/2014

Nick Young #0 of the Los Angeles Lakers celebrates after making a three point basket against the Miami Heat at Staples Center on December 25, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. The Heat won 101-95. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Top 10 Sports Celebration Fails

Everyone likes to celebrate. In the moment of a special event, occasion or occurrence, it is only natural to want to acknowledge and enhance that moment with a display of appreciation, delight, or most commonly […]

09/16/2014

(C) Jack Rein turns 100 in March. (credit: CBS)

LAFD Celebrates 100th Birthday Of Oldest Surviving Retiree

The Los Angeles Fire Department Friday held a celebration in Granada Hills for their oldest surviving retiree.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/24/2014

LA Firefighters threw a party Sunday to help brighten the holidays for victims of a possible arson fire last week. (credit: CBS)

Firefighters Throw Holiday Party For Residents Who Lost Homes To Suspected Arson

Firefighters on Sunday threw a holiday party for residents who lost their homes last Thursday in what officials believe was a case of arson.

12/15/2013

Bob Barker celebrates his 80th birthday party with (L to R) Rachel Reynolds, Lanisha Cole and Brandi Sherwood during a special daytime edition of "The Price Is Right" on November 20, 2003, at the CBS Studios in Los Angeles. (credit: Doug Benc/Getty Images)

Bob Barker To Mark His 90th Birthday On ‘The Price Is Right’

CBS says “The Price is Right” is planning a milestone birthday celebration for former host Bob Barker.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/29/2013

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Huntington Beach Gears Up For Annual 4th Of July Parade

Huntington Beach residents geared up Wednesday for the annual Fourth of July Celebration.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/03/2013

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USS Iowa Honors Service Members With Memorial Day Celebration

The crew of the Battleship USS Iowa is hosting their first Memorial Day celebration Monday since arriving in Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/27/2013

Annie Chaney said she was in her rocking chair when she was hit by the stray bullet. (credit: CBS)

Elderly Woman Hit By Bullet While Sitting At Home On NYE

A 74-year-old grandmother sitting in her Gardena home on New Year’s Eve was struck in the foot by a bullet that was shot in the air by a reveler during the celebration.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/02/2013

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Mixologist Discusses WeHo Pub’s 12th Night Celebration

A mixologist appeared on KCAL9 News on Monday to discuss a West Hollywood pub’s annual Twelfth Night Celebration.

CBS Los Angeles–12/31/2012

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USS Iowa Celebrates 1st Veterans Day At Port Of Los Angeles

The USS Iowa held its first-ever Veterans Day observance at its new home in the Port of Los Angeles.

11/11/2012

Ralph and Ruth Perez had love at first sight and now celebrate 75 years of married bliss. (credit: CBS)

Santa Ana Couple Celebrates 75 Years Of Wedded Bliss

Some married couples don’t make it 75 months (or for that matter, 75 weeks — hello Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries!) but one Santa Ana couple knows how to make a marriage work.

03/24/2012

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St. Joseph’s Day and the Return of the Swallows at Mission San Juan Capistrano

Is it true, as the song goes, that the swallows always come back to Capistrano? On March 19, you can find out for yourself at a special celebration at Mission San Juan Capistrano. Mission San […]

CBS Los Angeles–03/12/2012

Jennifer Henderson and her two daughters leave notes and a Merry Christmas balloon for her late husband at Riverside National Cemetery. (credit: CBS)

Mourners Banned From Leaving Christmas Trees, Presents At Soldiers’ Graves

Mourners at Riverside National Cemetery try to “share” Christmas with their loved ones buried there.

12/21/2011

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History of Father’s Day

Father’s Day, the holiday set aside to celebrate dad, has been an institution for 101 years. But what is the evolution of Father’s Day? How did it become the holiday it is today? One Father’s Day historian offers his unique perspective on the third Sunday in June and after you read this, you too will be a Father’s Day expert.

06/01/2011

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