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Lifeguards

The tide is high. (credit: CBS2's Art Barron)

Dangerous Surf Reported Up And Down California Coastline

“The waves came roaring in here like a freight train,” said Austin McCann.

03/01/2014

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Lifeguards Warn Southland Beachgoers About Stingrays

Lifeguards are warning Southland beachgoers about the dangers of stingrays.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/17/2014

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Hundreds Of Lifeguards In Manhattan Beach Face-Off In Grueling Competition

For the first time in five years, lifeguards from across the country are in Manhattan Beach for the four-day National Lifeguard Championships.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/08/2013

Watch your step at Huntington Beach! (credit: CBS)

It’s Attack Of The Stingrays At Huntington Beach

In addition to “Surf’s up!” the thing you most often will hear at Huntington Beach these days is “Watch your step!” and “Owwww!”

11/16/2012

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2 Malibu Lifeguards Need Rescue After Trying To Save Stranded Woman

Two lifeguards and a female climber needed rescue Sunday when all got stranded at Pirates Cove, according to Los Angeles County Fire officlals.

10/28/2012

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City Council: El Monte Lifeguards Fired Over ‘Gangnam Style’ Video Should Get Jobs Back

The El Monte City Council recommended Tuesday that 14 lifeguards should get their jobs back after they were fired for filming a spoof of the Korean pop music video, “Gangnam Style.”

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/16/2012

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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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3 Dead, 4 Injured After Boat Collides With Sea-Doo Jet Ski In San Dimas

A collision between a boat and a sea-doo water craft Saturday afternoon has left three people dead and four injured, according to authorities.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/15/2011

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High Surf Advisories In Effect As Wicked Waves Pound SoCal Beaches

The National Weather Service has extended high surf advisories through Sunday as wicked waves continue to pound California’s south facing beaches.

09/03/2011

Matt Mina told CBS2's Stacey Butler that he was lucky to be alive. (credit: CBS)

Teen Trapped In Sinkhole Talks Exclusively With CBS2

Matt Mina, 17, knows he is lucky to be alive.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/03/2011

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Newport Beach Approves New Contract For Lifeguards

Officials in one of California’s most prominent beach cities have approved a new contract with fulltime lifeguards that would scale back pension benefits in the aftermath of public outcry over their compensation.

06/28/2011

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Pension Benefits To Be Scaled Back For Newport Beach Lifeguards

Officials in one of California’s most prominent beach cities are expected to vote on a new contract with fulltime lifeguards that would scale back pension benefits in the aftermath of public outcry over their compensation.

06/28/2011

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Search Called Off For Missing OC Swimmers

Authorities say two young men who disappeared Saturday while swimming in Orange County are presumed drowned after a search was called off at sundown.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/29/2010