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Best Second-Time Wedding Venues In OC

There is a theme among many second-time brides when it comes to planning a wedding — simplicity. Women who are going to walk down the aisle a second time are a little older, have stronger […]

CBS Los Angeles–01/15/2013

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What You’re Eating: Menu Specials On The Water In OC

It’s the beginning of the new year and the following restaurants have great views with even more amazing food. Steak specials, tasty brunch menus, and new kids fare. The following is a roundup of delicious […]

CBS Los Angeles–01/09/2013

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Over-The-Top Real Estate For Sale In Los Angeles

Everyday feels like a vacation when you live in one of these over-the-top single residence estates. Real Estate Agent Anita Carr gives her top picks in homes for sale in Southern California where the homes […]

CBS Los Angeles–01/08/2013

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Gluten-Free Holiday Recipes

Don’t feel left out this holiday season if you are in a gluten-free diet. We found a number of delicious holiday recipes that everyone will love and no one would know it is missing the […]

CBS Los Angeles–12/19/2012

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Sneak Into Santa’s Workshop Aboard The Real Polar Express

This holiday season pack your bags, grab the kids and head along the famous Route 66 for a magical road trip to the North Pole. Santa has allowed a couple of portals to open, allowing those who believe to pass through and visit his home.


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Holiday Gift Ideas For The Chef

Sprinkle on the fun with a dash of creativity when whipping up a holiday package for that special cook or baker in your life. This is the time to find a special but practical gift […]

CBS Los Angeles–12/04/2012

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Celebrate The Holidays In Wine Country

The perfect spot to slow down, relax and enjoy the holiday season with friends and loved ones is in wine country. The hustle and bustle of this time of the year seems to slip away […]

CBS Los Angeles–11/16/2012

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Score A Deal With Your ‘I Voted’ Sticker

Election Day is here. On Nov. 6, celebrate your vote by wearing the “I voted” sticker and be rewarded with local deals at participating businesses. It doesn’t matter who you vote for — a Republican, […]

CBS Los Angeles–11/05/2012

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See Space Shuttle Endeavour Now That It Stopped Moving

An exhibition that launches the Space Shuttle Endeavour into a long-range educational program to inspire future generations of explorers starts October 30, 2012. Endeavour was built as a replacement for space shuttle Challenger – it […]

CBS Los Angeles–10/29/2012

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What You’re Doing This Week: October 8

It’s high season for fall festivals and Halloween-themed special events. Take advantage of the variety of fun things to do all around LA and Orange County!

CBS Los Angeles–10/08/2012


Midweek Rendezvous: Ponte Vineyard Inn and Winery

Whisk yourself away to a Mediterranean oasis in the heart of Temecula Wine Country. The Ponte Vineyard Inn is one of the region’s newest boutique hotels with first class service delivered in a charming small […]

CBS Los Angeles–09/12/2012

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Catch of the Day: Roe Restaurant and Fish Market

Surf’s up! Earlier this summer, Second Street in Belmont Shores netted a new business, Roe Restaurant and Fish Market. A pre-opening seafood tasting event was held for media and other invitation-only guests. The chefs were […]

CBS Los Angeles–08/22/2012

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The Dogs of Temecula Wine Country

These lucky four legged friends of the Valley know how to live the good life traipsing through the vineyards, in and around tasting rooms having their bellies petted or sleeping under a tree.

CBS Los Angeles–08/02/2012

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Best Places To Watch the Olympics in Los Angeles

Cheer on Team USA and your favorite athletes during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London with friends and family at one of many Olympic-viewing opportunities popping up around Los Angeles.

CBS Los Angeles–07/26/2012

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Pop-up Dining: Restaurants With Out Walls

Pop-up restaurants have no formal address and are held inside another restaurant or in a unique location like a warehouse, store or even a private home. Blink, and they’re already gone, or different. Check our guide to see how you can get in on this trendy dining sensation.

CBS Los Angeles–06/27/2012