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Best Places For Stargazing Near OC

When it comes to stargazing, the Perseid massive meteor shower produces a spectacular show in Orange County. The peak of the Perseid meteor shower’s intensity typically occurs from Aug. 10 to 13.

CBS Los Angeles–08/10/2013

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LA’s Best Permanent Museum Exhibits

Southlanders have access to cultural opportunities only available in a metropolis the size and with the diversity of Los Angeles. The many permanent exhibits available are crowned by these leading venues.

CBS Los Angeles–07/15/2013

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Best Old Hollywood Landmarks In LA

In a city that is constantly updating itself, it can become difficult to find reminders of classic Hollywood history. If your tastes run to the silent or black-and-white Hollywood days, you’ll want to visit these LA landmarks.

CBS Los Angeles–07/08/2013

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The Griffith Observatory: Where Fun And Science Meet

As one of the most historic observatories in the country, the Griffith Observatory is an amazing place to visit for a glimpse at the stars. Load up the whole family for this educational and exciting trip.

05/21/2013

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Where To Use The Force In Los Angeles

May the fourth be with you. Celebrate “Star Wars” in Los Angeles with these fun options.

CBS Los Angeles–04/22/2013

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How To Celebrate ‘Pi’ Day In LA

On March 14, there will certainly be more than 3.14 ways to celebrate one of the most famous numbers ever. Here is just a bit of inspiration.

CBS Los Angeles–03/11/2013

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Griffith Observatory To Stay Open Late Dec. 21 To Disprove The World Will End

Griffith Observatory will stay open late the night of Dec. 21 to dispel concerns regarding the “end of the world.”

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/13/2012

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Best Fall Family Getaways In Los Angeles

Fall is here and families are ready for a chance to experience the season throughout the Los Angeles area. Leave your cares behind and check out these entertaining places. These getaways offer some of the best indoor and outdoor activities perfect for any weather. They offer great sightseeing, adventure and opportunities to educate your little ones.

CBS Los Angeles–11/02/2012

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Venus To Take Center Stage In Rare Sky Show

It’s a spectacle that won’t repeat for another century — the sight of Venus slowly inching across the face of the sun.

06/01/2012

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‘Ring Of Fire’ Eclipse To Be Visible Over Southern California

Southern Californians will get a chance Sunday to view a rare eclipse known as the “Ring of Fire.”

05/18/2012

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Best Places For Romantic Hikes In Los Angeles

Encompassing an expansive 464 square miles, sprawling Los Angeles affords lovers a plethora of romantic hiking venues. So walk hand-in-hand, smell the roses, and get your juices flowing at the same time by following any […]

02/11/2012

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Be a Tourist in Your Own Town

The City of Angeles offers an endless array of things to do with friends and family. Here are some of our favorite spots when it’s time to play tourist with your visitors.

CBS Los Angeles–11/21/2011

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Guide to the Griffith Observatory

Griffith Observatory is a wonderful destination for sight-seeing, vista-viewing, and educational day trips.

CBS Los Angeles–09/27/2011

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Visiting Los Angeles In Just 3 Days

If you only have a short time in L.A., planning is everything. You could spend 90 minutes in traffic getting from A to B so a geographic strategy is essential. Here’s a guide to quintessential Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/29/2010

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Best Family-Fun Activities At Griffith Park

Griffith Park is Los Angeles’ grand recreational center with more than 4,000 acres of family attractions.

CBS Los Angeles–08/29/2010

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