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Holiday Traveling

How To Stay Healthy While Traveling

Whether it’s a business trip, vacation with family or a solo venture, there’s nothing much worse than feeling sick.

03/18/2014

Venice resident Sheena Duggal snapped this photo of two apparent leopard sharks swimming near Venice Beach. (Photo credit: Sheena Duggal)

Baby Sharks Spotted Swimming In Venice Beach Canals

It may not exactly be “Jaws”, but as many as four leopard sharks have been seen swimming in the canals along Venice Beach.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/26/2014

Lifegaurds help pull a woman out of the ocean as high wave measuring up to 20 feet pounded the beach at the Wedge on September 1, 2011 in Newport Beach. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Above-Average Swells, Rip Currents Trigger High Surf Advisory Along Beaches

Southern California beaches were busy on Monday as beach-goers were warned to be extra careful due to above-average surf and rip currents.

01/20/2014

US swimmer Diana Nyad begins her attempt to swim in a three-day non-stop journey from Havana to Florida at the Ernest Hemingway Nautical Club, in Havana on August 31, 2013. AFP PHOTO/YAMIL LAGE (credit: YAMIL LAGE/AFP/Getty Images)

Record Swimmer Nyad Credits Success Of Cuba-Florida Swim To Protective Mask Developed In Pasadena

Diana Nyad credits the success of her 100-mile record swim, in part, to a mask that she wore that prevented jellyfish from stinging her in the face.

09/03/2013

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Parents Struggle With Sudden Death Of Teen Son Who Collapsed In Harvard-Westlake Pool

An Altadena couple remembered the life and sudden death of their teen son who collapsed in a Harvard-Westlake pool earlier this year.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/12/2013

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Teenagers Attempting To Become Youngest Team To Swim Catalina Channel

A group of teenagers are attempting to become the youngest swimmers to relay from Catalina Island to Rancho Palos Verdes.

08/12/2013

Sunset

5 Activities To Do Before The Leaves Start To Fall

With autumn around the corner many people are desperately clutching to the remaining days of summer. Take some time to indulge in these five summer activities to ease the seasonal transition.

08/12/2013

Summer Hiking

Great Summer Workouts To Get You Out Of The Gym And Into The Sunshine

Everyone knows how beneficial it is to get a certain amount of exercise per day but occasionally we need a bit of advice to make the right choice.

06/17/2013

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Best Public Beaches In Orange County

When it comes to having fun in the California summer sun, Orange County is the place to be, bringing in all types of beach lovers for the waves, the views and the relaxation. Here are five of the best public beaches in OC.

CBS Los Angeles–06/15/2013

Ryan Lochte swims in the butterfly portion of the 200m IM during Day Four of the Santa Clara International Grand Prix at the George F. Haines International Swim Center on June 2, 2013 in Santa Clara, California. (credit: Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Olympic Gold Medalist Lochte Wins 100-Meter Individual Medley For Fourth Title

Five-time Olympic gold medalist Ryan Lochte is getting back up to speed in the pool.

06/02/2013

venice beach surfer

Beachgoers Warned To Stay Away From Storm Drains, Creeks, Rivers

Los Angeles County health officials warned beachgoers Wednesday to be careful when they swim, surf or play in the ocean around discharging storm drains, creeks and rivers until Saturday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/26/2012

US swimmer Michael Phelps shows off his gold medal after the podium ceremony for the men's 200m individual medley swimming event at the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 2, 2012 in London.  AFP PHOTO / MARTIN BUREAU

Phelps Says He May Be Back In 2016 — As Golfer

Michael Phelps says the only chance he’ll be competing at the 2016 Olympics would be as a golfer.

10/30/2012

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 30: Missy Franklin of the United States celebrates with her gold medal during the medal ceremony for the Women's 100m Backstroke on Day 3 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on July 30, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)

Olympic Swim Star Missy Franklin Picks CAL Over USC

Olympic swim star Missy Franklin has made a decision of forgoing a professional career and verbally committing to the Univserisy of Ironical, Berkeley.

10/20/2012

Beach closed because of sewage spill. (credit: CBS)

Sewage Spill Forces More Beach Closures In Long Beach

The Long Beach Health Department has closed all beaches in the Alamitos Bay amid an early October heat wave.

10/03/2012

US swimmer Katie Ledecky  poses on the podium after winning gold in the women's 800m freestyle final  during the swimming event at the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 3, 2012 in London.  AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINI        (Photo credit should read FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/GettyImages)

15-Year-Old Katie Ledecky, Youngest Member Of U.S. Swim Team, Wins 800 Free

American 15-year-old Katie Ledecky won the 800-meter freestyle at the London Olympics on Friday.

08/03/2012

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