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Best Places To View Wildlife Near Los Angeles

Without a doubt, Southern California is endowed with an abundance of wildlife, exotic and otherwise and are indigenous to this part of the Golden State or to another parts of the world. From deep in the desert to life saving preserves, these esteemed animals can also be seen in well endowed parks and natural habitats, attracting visitors from Los Angeles for the chance to catch a glimpse of a diverse number of critters and the picturesque environments in which they currently roam. Consider the following five.

07/04/2015

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Guide To SoCal’s Green Spaces

Los Angeles offers many open spaces to soothe the mind and take in the open air.

07/02/2015

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Best Day Trips From Orange County

Taking a break from the everyday grind is necessary and for those in Orange County looking for a getaway for the day, here are the best places to get a quick fix away from Orange County.

06/27/2015

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Travel To California’s Joshua Tree National Park

Pack your camping gear and a comfortable pair of hiking boots, then make plans to head on out and enjoy time in the great outdoors at the Joshua Tree National Park.

05/19/2015

Graffiti-Scarred Joshua Tree Landmark Is Restored

Conservators have restored a popular hiking spot in Joshua Tree National Park that became riddled with graffiti.

04/25/2015

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Conservators Restore Graffiti-Scarred Barker Dam In Joshua Tree National Park

Painstaking work by conservators has restored the appearance of Joshua Tree National Park’s historic Barker Dam, which became scarred with scratched graffiti as California’s drought caused water levels to fall.

04/21/2015

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Best National Parks Near OC

Spring is upon us, and these five must-visit national parks near Orange County will help you answer nature’s call to get outdoors.

03/07/2015

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Best Camping Sites Near Los Angeles

When you’ve got an itch to go camping, you have plenty of options near the Los Angeles area.

09/13/2014

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Search Continues For Pregnant Woman Last Seen At Twentynine Palms Home

A search is continuing for a pregnant woman who went missing from her San Bernardino County home late last month.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/02/2014

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Best Summer Backpacking Trips Near Los Angeles

Here are five backpacking trips worthy of a short road trip from downtown that feel as if these distinctive destinations are much further away from the fray.

05/03/2014

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Best Veterans Day Freebies & Discounts In L.A.

As a thank you for those defending our country, these stores and restaurants offer the best freebies and deals in L.A.

11/11/2013

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Guide To Pioneertown

Pioneertown was built in 1946 in the high desert community of Yucca Valley. A group of actors envisioned a live-in motion picture set and developed the town for actors and crew.

08/23/2013

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Best Places For Stargazing In Los Angeles

With the Perseid meteor shower once again hurtling through the heavens towards planet Earth, here our top picks for the best places in Los Angeles to get a view of this annual spectacle.

CBS Los Angeles–08/03/2013

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Make The Drive To Joshua Tree

Looking for a great new place for a road trip? Consider a trip to Joshua Tree National Park for plenty of amazing photos and a road trip to remember.

05/15/2013

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Best Places For Off-Roading Near LA

Los Angeles-based 4×4 enthusiasts can pick from some of the nation’s best rock-hopping, dune-driving and mud-plugging destinations.

CBS Los Angeles–05/11/2013

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