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Five Reasons To Visit Los Angeles For Spring Break

Whether it is a tourist-in-your-own-city vacation or you are hob-knobbing from another town, there are plenty of sights to see and places not to miss here in sunny L.A.

03/08/2014

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Best of LA: Week of March 10

Spring has nearly sprung, and there are a myriad of events happening in March to get you outside the house.

03/05/2014

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What You’re Doing This Week: Aug. 5

The month of August is here, and there is no way to deny it. Instead of wondering where the days went, plan where you will be this week.

CBS Los Angeles–08/05/2013

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Summer Events At LA Zoos And Aquariums

Los Angeles zoos and aquariums aren’t just places to learn about animals. Take a gander at five fantastic events taking place in the month or months ahead.

CBS Los Angeles–07/26/2013

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What You’re Doing This Week: July 22

If you are looking for a way to pass the week, here is a rundown of events that will keep you busy and entertained.

CBS Los Angeles–07/15/2013

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‘NCIS’ Star Pauley Perrette Discusses LA Zoo’s 43rd Annual Beastly Ball Fundraiser!

“NCIS” Actress Pauley Perrette stopped by KCAL9 Friday to discuss the Tom Mankiewicz Leadership Award, which she will receive at the 43rd Annual Beastly Ball Fundraiser this weekend!

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/14/2013

A girl and a gorilla look at each other at the Los Angeles Zoo in Los Angeles, California August 12, 2011.  (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Non-Profit To Spend $2 Million To Market LA Zoo

A non-profit affiliated with the city-owned Los Angeles Zoo announced Monday that it will spend $2 million in order to market the zoo’s programs, exhibits, and wildlife conservation efforts.

05/06/2013

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What You’re Doing This Week: March 25

Celebrate spring with one of these events in Southern California.

CBS Los Angeles–03/17/2013

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Orangutan, 31, Dies At LA Zoo Of Cardiac, Respiratory Arrest

A 31-year-old male orangutan died at the Los Angeles Zoo, officials announced Friday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/16/2012

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LA Zoo Officials Euthanize ‘Cookie’ The Lioness

Los Angeles Zoo officials confirm that a 23-year-old lioness was euthanized Friday after her health quickly deteriorated over the last month.

09/28/2012

Visitors arrive at the main entrance to the Los Angeles Zoo in Los Angeles. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Fundraising Group Withdraws Bid To Manage LA Zoo

The Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association dropped its bid Thursday to manage the Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens, which may lead to layoffs and higher admission fees.

09/27/2012

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After Baby Chimpanzee’s Killing At L.A. Zoo, Adult Males Will Be Kept Away From Newborns

Adult male chimpanzees will now be kept away from newborns at the Los Angeles Zoo, a new policy adopted in the wake of the killing of a baby in June.

08/15/2012

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LA Zoo Ticket Prices To Go Up Again, 5th Increase In As Many Years

Ticket prices are going up again at the Los Angeles Zoo, the fifth ticket increase in as many years.

07/03/2012

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County Official Calls On Mayor To Probe Fatal Chimp Mauling At LA Zoo

The Los Angeles Zoo has already launched an investigation into the fatal mauling of a baby chimpanzee by an adult male chimp Tuesday but an L.A. County official wants Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa to get involved.

06/27/2012

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Deadly Chimp Attack Frightens LA Zoo Visitors

An investigation is underway Wednesday at the Los Angeles Zoo, after a baby chimpanzee was killed by an adult male chimp.

06/26/2012

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