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Best Spring Festivals Around LA

With the bounty of spring upon us, there are plenty of festivals and fairs in the Southland that center on the celebration of new flora and fauna.

CBS Los Angeles–03/22/2014

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Best Places To Play Tourist In Downtown LA

The ongoing revitalization of downtown Los Angeles is piquing interest in things to do in a downtown once considered a no man’s land.

CBS Los Angeles–09/27/2013

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Art, Culture And History United In Little Tokyo

Right in the heart of LA is a historical and cultural hub that can’t be missed.

08/16/2013

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CicLAvia’s 5th Annual Event Hopes To Encourage Bike Riding

If the latest spike in gas prices has got you rethinking your preferred mode of transportation, this Sunday’s CicLAvia event is for you.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/05/2012

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What To Do With Your Double-Digit Kids

When your kid hits the double-digit age range, suddenly the old tricks don’t work anymore. Here are some great suggestions for activities that both parents and those growing children will enjoy together.

CBS Los Angeles–06/28/2012

Police say this man robbed two female store clerks and punched them in the face. (credit: LAPD)

Cops Looking To Nab Brazen Robber Who Punched Female Clerks In The Face

Authorities are searching for a brazen suspect who they say punched two women clerks before rifling the cash register and their purses during a daylight robbery in their Little Tokyo store, a police spokesman said Saturday.

04/07/2012

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Best Skateboarding Shops In Los Angeles

In Los Angeles, serious skateboarding is not just for tricksters. For many, these rolling planks are modes of transportation; for others, they’re a way to move a heavy load. Whatever the chosen practice for this inventive means of moving, Angelenos demand a diverse selection to fit the right bill — and to come off as groovy as possible in the process. Consider the following five best skateboarding shops to be found in Los Angeles

03/31/2012

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Touring Noir Los Angeles With A Noir Writer

No one knows noir better than p.g. sturges, the author of the Los Angeles noir series “Shortcut Man” and “Tribulations of the Shortcut Man.” Here, he shares his six favorite classic LA noir spots – in classic noir fashion.

02/21/2012

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Top Unique Tours in LA

Easy and fun ways to discover new parts of LA.

CBS Los Angeles–01/09/2012

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Best Pumpkin Treats in LA

We have your L.A. guide to finding the best pumpkin treats that are sure to satisfy your fall sweet tooth.

CBS Los Angeles–11/14/2011

The popular, and inexpensive, kobe beef corn dogs at Fat Spoon. (credit: CBS)

Dine On A Dime: Fat Spoon

Fat Spoon is the latest eatery opened by Cardenas and features Japanese curry and pasta.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/15/2011

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‘Backpack Bandit’ Targets Elderly, Blind Women In Little Tokyo

A man who has targeted elderly women in Little Tokyo struck again in broad daylight — and it was all captured on videotape.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/04/2011

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Police Release Surveillance Video Of Blind Woman Being Mugged

Police released surveillance video Monday showing a mugger choking a blind woman before running off with her jewelry during a brazen attack in downtown Los Angeles.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–08/01/2011

Man, 29, Shot Outside Little Tokyo Bar Succumbs To His Wounds

One of two men shot outside a Little Tokyo bar has died, police said Sunday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/24/2011

Masked Gunman Shoots 2 Outside Club In Little Tokyo

Authorities say a gunman wearing a mask shot two men outside a Los Angeles nightclub.

07/23/2011

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