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Best Of LA – Week Of May 25

World-class theatrical performances, family-friendly wild events, intimate live music, and national holiday celebrations take center stage this week in Los Angeles.

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Scouts Honor Fallen Soldiers By Planting 86,000 Flags On Graves

A special Memorial Day weekend salute was held Saturday for each of the 86,000 veterans buried at the Los Angeles National Cemetery.

05/23/2015

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Auto Club: Memorial Day Holiday Weekend Travel To Be Busiest Since 2005

Millions of Californians are expected to hit the road or jump on a plane Thursday for the long Memorial Day weekend, the most since 2005, according to the Automobile Club of Southern California.

05/21/2015

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Best Memorial Day Celebrations In Los Angeles

If you plan to spend the holiday in town, do not miss out on a few of the city’s celebrations. From parades to yacht parties, there is definitely something for everybody.

CBS Los Angeles–05/20/2015

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What You’re Eating – Best Eats For Memorial Day Weekend

The official start of the summer season with Memorial Day weekend. The three-day bonanza always includes food in the celebration, and these restaurants or special events are prime ways to get your fill.

05/20/2015

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Memorial Day Vacay: Best 3-Day Weekend Getaway Spots

For your Memorial Day mini-vacation, check out these cities with year-round appeal, plus extra holiday happenings.

05/20/2015

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Best Memorial Day Getaways Near Los Angeles

Los Angeles is a great city with tons of fun and interesting stuff to do, it’s always refreshing to get out of town now and then.

05/16/2015

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5 Best Ways To Observe Memorial Day

Honor Memorial Day and celebrate the national holiday with these five ideas.

05/13/2015

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5 Best Grills To Get You Through Your Memorial Day BBQ

It’s barbecue season! Time to find the perfect backyard grill for you and your whole family. Here are five great options to get you started.

05/12/2015

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Teaching Our Children The Importance Of Celebrating Memorial Day

Memorial Day is not just the official start to summer. It’s also an important holiday to pay your respects for those men and women who died in battle.

05/12/2015

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Best Patriotic Ways To Observe Memorial Day

Families can preserve the sanctity of Memorial Day while maintaining hope for the future and joy in the present. No matter what state you call home, there are many ways to mark the day.

05/11/2015

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CHP: 19 Calif. Motorists Killed In Traffic Accidents Over Memorial Day Weekend

Nineteen motorists were killed in traffic accidents on freeways throughout the state over the Memorial Day weekend, with three of them dying in Los Angeles County, according to the California Highway Patrol.

05/26/2014

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Fallen Heroes Honored At Memorial Day Events Across Southland

Lawmakers and residents Monday will honor veterans in several Memorial Day events scheduled across the Southland.

05/26/2014

A flux capacitor-equipped "Back to the Future"-style DeLorean car will be on hand for the Memorial Day tournament. (Photo credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Back To The Future’ Stars Play In Charity Mini-Golf Tourney

A charity mini-golf tournament featuring a couple of time-traveling celebrities – and one very familiar DeLorean – was set to be held Monday.

05/26/2014

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Best Of LA: Week Of May 26

Celebrate Memorial Day and great summer night activities this week.

05/26/2014

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