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Statewide DUI Arrests Tripled, Road Deaths Doubled From Previous Holiday Period

Over the 2015 New Year’s Holiday Maximum Enforcement Period, six people were killed in traffic accidents throughout Los Angeles County, while California Highway Patrol officers made 236 arrests for suspicion of DUI, according to statistics announced Tuesday.

01/06/2015

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Outraged Parents Say New Play-Doh Tool For Kids Is Obscenely Designed

Hasbro is facing heavy backlash from enraged parents who say a tool accessory to a new Play-Doh set was designed inappropriately.

12/30/2014

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Got A Gift Card? Know California’s Laws So You Don’t Lose Out

When it comes to gift cards, California laws have stricter consumer protections than federal law, but both work together to make sure your gift card doesn’t become a useless piece of plastic. CBS2/KCAL9’s Erica Nochlin explains what consumers need to know

12/27/2014

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LA Celebrates Start Of Kwanzaa With Parade Along Crenshaw Boulevard

The 38th annual KwanZaa Gwaride parade made its way down Crenshaw Boulevard Friday, marking the start of the seven-day African-American festival of Kwanzaa.

12/26/2014

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Buddhist Monks Knock Down Temple Wall, Offer Labor Service To Help Mudslide-Stricken Neighbors

A family overwhelmed by a large mudslide received help from the community for the holidays, with a particularly helpful hand from a neighboring Buddhist temple.

12/24/2014

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LA Eateries Race To Meet Demands As Traditions, Tastes Vary During The Holiday Season

After all those presents are opened on Christmas Day, attention turns to the traditional Christmas feast. But in a town like Los Angeles, traditions can be very diverse.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/23/2014

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Orange County Threatens Big Fines For Excessive Christmas Decorations

Orange County is threatening substantial fines to one neighborhood over their extreme Christmas decorations.

12/23/2014

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UPS Drivers Take To Bicycles To Deliver Holiday Packages

As the busiest delivery week of the year continues, a number of UPS delivery drivers are making certain holiday packages reach their destinations by delivering them via bicycle.

12/23/2014

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Boy With Genetic Disorder Inspires Fellow Patients Through Creativity, Holiday Spirit

A young child suffering from a kidney disease is bringing holiday cheer to other child-patients through his unique gift of creativity.

12/23/2014

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Holiday Gift Baskets Delivered To Hundreds Of El Monte Families In Need

More than a thousand community volunteers will gather Tuesday to assemble holiday gift baskets for families in need.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/23/2014

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Residents Build New Rudolph After Original Nabbed From Rolling Hills Perch

After someone recently made off with a 200-pound Rudolph statue – a holiday staple for the Rolling Hills community – residents got together and built a new reindeer in time for Christmas.

12/22/2014

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Jordan Mission Hosts Annual Christmas Celebration, Toy Giveaway On Skid Row

The Jordan Mission held its 70th Annual Christmas Celebration and toy giveaway Saturday on Skid Row.

12/20/2014

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Best Romantic Winter Destinations For Couples

Couples looking for a romantic winter destination in America will enjoy any of these five beautiful places.

12/18/2014

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Lifestyle And Etiquette Expert Shares Gift Giving Tips

Lifestyle and etiquette expert Elaine Swann stopped by KCAL9 Thursday to share some holiday gift giving tips.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/18/2014

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Best Holiday Destinations For Singles

The best way to prevent a Blue Christmas is to visit one of the best holiday destinations in America for singles.

12/16/2014

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