Labor Day

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5 Activities To Do Before The Leaves Start To Fall

With autumn around the corner many people are desperately clutching to the remaining days of summer. Take some time to indulge in these five summer activities to ease the seasonal transition.

08/12/2013

Fall Centerpiece

8 Easy DIY Projects to Ready Your Home for Fall

Weatherproofing your home or updating your decor can be a fun and easy do-it-yourself project before fall sets in. Here are a few options to inspire you to get creative.

08/12/2013

A group of newborns. (credit: Getty Images/Waltraud Grubitzch/DPA)

Whittier Woman Gives Birth To 13-Pound Baby

A Whittier woman had a memorable Memorial day weekend when she gave birth late Friday to a 13-pound baby.

05/25/2013

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Unemployment Remains A Concern On Labor Day

While Labor Day was established as a day of celebration for the American worker, the unemployed in Huntington Beach weren’t exactly reveling in the holiday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/03/2012

Mitt and Ann Romney (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney’s Middle Class Economic Plan: Work More, Make Less

Mitt Romney’s economic plan basically says if you make $22.50 an hour with benefits, you make too much money; and if you make $22.5 million, then you pay too much in taxes.

09/03/2012

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Opinion: Empty Chair Day 2012 and #Eastwooding

Instead of getting rowdy at a demonstration or protest regarding the lack of jobs throughout the country, people can voice their discontent with the nation’s current unemployment rate on this Labor Day by simply placing an empty chair in their front yard.

09/03/2012

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Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Labor Day

The first Labor Day was celebrated in New York City on Sept. 5, 1882.

09/02/2012

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AAA: Gas Prices Higher Than Ever Before For Labor Day Weekend

The Auto Club of Southern California (AAA) says the price of fuel this holiday weekend is a record breaker.

09/02/2012

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High Surf Advisory In Effect Through Labor Day Weekend

A high surf advisory is still in effect Saturday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/01/2012

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10-Foot Breakers Possible Amid Holiday High Surf Warning

If you have plans to head to the beach this Labor Day weekend, make sure there’s a lifeguard on duty wherever you plant your towel.

08/31/2012

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Josh Rubenstein’s Weather Forecast (Aug. 31)

An approaching upper level trough was supposed to cool us down, but it doesn’t look like we are tapping into that on-shore flow all that much.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/31/2012

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High Surf Expected At SoCal Beaches This Holiday Weekend

Southern Californians flocking to the beach in search of relief from the high inland temperatures during Labor Day weekend will find swells as high as 8 feet.

08/29/2012

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33M Expected To Travel Over Labor Day Weekend Despite High Gas Prices

Gas prices have reached record levels in Southern California, but AAA is predicting a three percent uptick in travel over Labor Day weekend.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–08/21/2012

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Leftover Labor Day Trash, Feces May Taint LA Water Supply

Labor Day may have come and gone, but leftover trash and waste in one of the Southland’s biggest parks has left local campsites filthy and could even be contaminating your drinking water.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/07/2011

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Litter Causes Problems For Angeles National Forest Workers, Environment

Labor Day campers and visitors to the Angeles National Forest are failing to use trash cans and dumpsters, causing a huge litter for the park, according to officials.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/06/2011

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