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LA County Lifeguards Warn Of Strong Rip Currents Along Coast

Lifeguards say a south swell brought powerful currents to L.A. County beaches, resulting in a rescue effort just south of the Venice Pier around 3 p.m.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/28/2015

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Guide: Finding Parking At U.S. Open Of Surfing In Huntington Beach

Nearly half a million fans will converge on Huntington Beach for the U.S. Open of Surfing.

07/27/2015

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66 Surfers Set Record For Most People Riding A Board At Once

Surf champions and local heroes were among those who hung loose on a custom built, 42-foot board off Huntington Beach on Saturday.

06/20/2015

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Historically Significant Surfboards From O.C. To Be Displayed At Smithsonian

Today, a few of the gems on display at the Surfing Heritage & Cultural Center in San Clemente are headed East to be permanently displayed at the Smithsonian Institution.

06/17/2015

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High Surf, Dangerous Rip Currents Continue

High surf warnings continue Tuesday across the Southern California coast.

05/05/2015

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High Surf, Strong Currents To Continue Through Tuesday

High surf and strong currents will continue along the Southern California coast Monday.

05/04/2015

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Southern California High Surf Expected To Escalate Through Tuesday

A large swell is coming from the south, hitting Orange County beaches with 8-10-foot waves, a lifeguard to CBS2/KCAL9.

05/03/2015

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Beach Communities Warned Of Possible Coastal Flooding From Tropical Storm

Waves as high as 6 to 8 feet were expected to roll in during a high surf advisory issued by the National Weather Service, which will be in effect until 9 p.m. Tuesday.

10/06/2014

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Man, 27, Reportedly In Critical Condition After Surfing Accident Amid Huge Waves

The incident occurred near the 2100 block of South Ocean Front Walk.

08/28/2014

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Fallen Lifeguard’s Father Speaks With CBS2: ‘We Feel Incredibly Blessed’

The tragedy, the first on-duty lifeguard lost in the department’s 100-year history, weighs heavily on Carlson’s family.

07/08/2014

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VIDEO: 2 Men Rescue Teen From Treacherous Surf Off Rancho Palos Verdes

Two men are being called heroes after rescuing a teenager from treacherous surf off the Palos Verdes coast over the weekend.

07/07/2014

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Vigil Held For First On-Duty Newport Lifeguard Lost In 100-Year Department History

Newport Beach is coping with tragedy Monday, one day after the community was struck with the loss of a popular lifeguard on duty.

07/07/2014

KNX On Your Corner

KNX ON Your Corner: Surf Museum

For generations of wave riders, south Orange County beaches have been a big attraction all the way from Newport Beach to Laguna.

03/14/2014

The tide is high. (credit: CBS2's Art Barron)

Dangerous Surf Reported Up And Down California Coastline

“The waves came roaring in here like a freight train,” said Austin McCann.

03/01/2014

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Asthma Death Of Lian Murray, Well-Known Surfwear Designer, Shocks Colleagues

Family members and colleagues are stunned by the unexpected death of well-known surf clothing designer Lian Murray.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/07/2013

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