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Nike US Open Of Surfing

Glistening water, radiant sunshine and pleasant weather all conspire to make an ideal day at any one of Southern California’s abundant beaches. Add the world’s most talented professional surfers, skateboarders, premier entertainers and thousands of revelers to the mix, and you will have arrived at the Nike U.S. Open of Surfing. Chosen for its reputation of having some of the greatest waves on the West Coast, Huntington Beach is the place to be this summer from July 28 to Aug. 5.


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Orange County’s Best Summer Art Exhibits

Tucked between Los Angeles and San Diego, Orange County is filled with charming ocean sides and beautiful terrain that attracts many tourists looking for unique art. Take a look at the exhibits that offer insight into the OC personality this summer.



Spruce Up Your Patio For Summer Fun With Tips From Jennifer Adams

STUDIO CITY (CBS) — Bring the party outside this summer with outdoor entertaining tips from Home Improvement Queen Jennifer Adams! Adams visited the KCAL9 studios Monday to discuess her outdoor must-haves! 1) Hot Color Trends […]

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Summer Songs: 10 Classic Tracks To Heat Up The Season

What’s summer without a soundtrack? Here are some classics to keep you groovin’ when the temperature rises.


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Fire Chiefs Urge Residents To Prepare Ahead Of Drier Summer, Budget Cuts

A combination of state budget cuts and dry weather could leave the region vulnerable to devastating wildfires, county fire chiefs said Monday.


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Gas Prices Dip Below $4/Gallon In LA County

Delivery driver Antonio Ruiz could hardly believe his eyes when he pulled into the Union 76 station in Silverlake on Monday.


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Sun Safety Tips From Dr. Ava Shamban

Dr. Ava Shamban stopped by the KCAL9 studios Friday to talk about sun protection and offered some sunscreen tips.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/15/2012

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Survival Guide To Amusement Park Visits With Teens and Tweens

Don’t just drag a surly teen through SoCal’s theme parks: follow this gameplan to ensure a fun day for the whole family.

CBS Los Angeles–06/05/2012

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Save Money This Summer With Teri Gault’s ‘Grocery Game’ Tips

STUDIO CITY (CBS) — Teri Gault, founder of The Grocery Game, is back at KCAL9 with summer money saving tips! First a few key tips for Maximum savings at anytime of the year, but especially […]

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/30/2012

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Cool Off at Knott’s Soak City

Located next to Knott’s Berry Farm, Knott’s Soak City is open mid-May to mid-September. This separate admission park caters to families looking for a fun way to cool off. Whimsically themed to Southern California beach […]

CBS Los Angeles–05/30/2012

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$56M Park To Open Downtown This Summer

County officials say a $56-million downtown Los Angeles park will open sometime this summer to bring open space to the urban center.


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Air Conditioning Unit To Harness Solar Power, Hot Water For Lower Costs

An experimental rooftop unit could soon turn the sun into a cheaper way to keep your home cool during the summer months.


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Clinical Psychologist Offers Keys To A Healthy Relationship

Renowned clinical psychologist Dr. Carmen Harra, Ph.D. and author of “Wholeliness: Embracing the Sacred Unity That Heals Our World” appeared on KCAL9 News on Monday afternoon with some relationship advice, as well as a few predictions for 2012.


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Make The Most Of ‘Family Time’ With Tips From Gail Kasper

Overwhelmed? Overworked? Overtired? Life and Business Coach, Author, and Motivational Speaker Gail Kasper stopped by KCAL9 Sunday to talk about her new book, “Unstoppable: 6 Easy Steps To Achieve Your Goals.”

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/20/2012

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5 Tips To Turn Your Los Angeles Home Into A Summer Haven

Summertime and the living is easy in Los Angeles. Follow these tips and freshen up your home.