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Rip Currents Behind Vast Majority Of Lifeguard Rescues At SoCal Beaches

As Angelenos run for the beaches during this May heatwave, Southland lifeguards are urging them to check for possible riptides before jumping into the water.

05/15/2014

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Firefighters Rescue 22 Trapped On Stalled Ferris Wheel In Palm Desert

Some people were left dangling for four hours.

05/10/2014

Two fishermen were pulled out of the waters of Point Fermin Saturday. One of the men is in grave condition. (credit: CBS)

Fisherman Pulled From Water In San Pedro In ‘Grave Condition’

A fisherman in his 50s was believed to be in grave condition after being pulled from the water in San Pedro.

05/10/2014

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Local Shelter Asking For Miracle For Puppies Rescued From Bakersfield ‘Hell Hole’

At least four of the puppies have been diagnosed with deadly Canine Parvovirus, fatal in more than 90 percent of cases.

05/03/2014

Courtney Jones is surrounded by her rescuers. (credit: Chris Torgerson/CBS2)

Firefighters Help Raise Money For Aspiring Model Who Lost Legs In Motorcycle Crash

Officials said that Courtney Jones only survived because she was treated and transported in record time.

05/03/2014

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Hiker Stranded In Tree Rescued From Bronson Canyon

A Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman said the man was reported stranded around the 3200 block of Canyon Drive at 9 p.m. Saturday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/27/2014

Bailey, 12, was rescued Sunday by Orange County Firefighters. (credit: OCFA)

Firefighters Rescue Cat Trapped Between 2 Block Walls

Bailey somehow managed to get wedged between the two walls.

03/30/2014

More Than 3 Dozen Dogs, Cats Rescued From Alhambra Home

Authorities Wednesday rescued more than three dozen dogs and cats from an Alhambra home.

03/19/2014

Vanity was rescued today from the 91 Freeway. (credit: Officer Tiffany Fuller/Riverside County Animal Services)

Animal Service Officers Rescue Cat Hanging Out On 91 Freeway

The cat — described as “a sweetie pie” by officers — is doing very well.

03/08/2014

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Search And Rescue Team Finds 4 Stranded Hikers

The rescue team planned to stay with the hikers through the night and attempt another rescue in daylight.

03/01/2014

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LAFD Rescues 2 Men, 2 Dogs From LA River

The Los Angeles Fire Department Friday conducted a swiftwater rescue of two men and two dogs from the LA River.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/28/2014

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Lost Teen Hikers Rescued In Malibu

A pair of teenage hikers were rescued late Wednesday night after becoming lost in a Malibu Canyon.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/27/2014

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Woman, 10 Cats Rescued From Lancaster House Fire

Firefighters Tuesday rescued a woman and ten cats from a house fire in the Antelope Valley.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/12/2014

A cat at Garland Rescue Ranch waiting to be adopted. (credit: CBS)

Animal Sanctuary Ranch In Palmdale Looking For Rescue From The Public

Animal Control ordered the group to remove all of its animals by Monday, February 3.

02/01/2014

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2 Rescued From Water After Small Plane Crashes In Ocean Near Catalina

A pilot and a passenger were rescued after a small plane crashed in the ocean near Catalina Island Saturday.

01/04/2014

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