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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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Thunderstorms May Put Damper On Labor Day Plans

Lightning and thunderstorms are moving through the Southland Monday, which may put a damper on Labor Day holiday plans. An outdoor picnic may not be in the cards because of the unpredictable weather.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–09/05/2011

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Have A Labor Day Getaway At Home In LA

If you couldn’t get away to some exotic tropical location, don’t fret: there’s plenty to do right here at home. Check out some of these fun happenings in your area, and you’ll feel like you had a Labor Day getaway without even leaving your neighborhood!

09/02/2011

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Josh Rubenstein’s Weather Forecast (September 2)

Look for some gradual warming as we make our way into the weekend. Daytime highs will be slightly warmer Friday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/02/2011

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Josh Rubenstein’s Weather Forecast (September 1)

After a nice cool Wednesday, things will start warming up as we make our way into the holiday weekend.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/01/2011

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Josh Rubenstein’s Weather Forecast (August 31)

We continue with some mild conditions for the Southland Wednesday. Daytime highs in the basin and at the beach will be running just a touch below average.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/31/2011

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Best Labor Day Celebrations For Families in LA

Five great ways to spend Labor Day weekend around the Southland.

CBS Los Angeles–08/30/2011

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