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2-Year-Old Girl Found Unconscious In Pool At Swim School

Officials said the girl is expected to make a full recovery.

08/22/2015

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Public Health Officials Warn Against Swimming, Surfing Near Storm Drains

Public health officials warned swimmers Tuesday against swimming in the ocean near storm drains, creeks and river after the recent rain storms.

07/21/2015

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Fecal Bacteria Found At Swimming Holes In Santa Monica Mountains

Two local swimming spots in the Santa Monica Mountains could pose a public health risk, according to a new study.

06/23/2015

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The Summer Safety Guide For Kids & Families

This summer, families will come to visit Los Angeles’ public pools, parks, venues and gardens. When little tots are in unfamiliar surroundings, the dangers can be unseen and unexpected. Here are a few great tips to keep the family safe in LA.

05/29/2015

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Aquarium Of The Pacific To Address Fallout Fears On Fukushima Anniversary

Can swimming or surfing in waters off the Southern California coast expose beachgoers to dangerous levels of radiation from the Fukushima disaster?

03/11/2015

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Lochte Beats Phelps In 200-M At US Nationals

Ryan Lochte beat Michael Phelps to win the 200-meter individual medley at the U.S. national championships, keeping Phelps winless in four races.

08/10/2014

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17-Year-Old Katie Ledecky Breaks World Record In 400M Free

Katie Ledecky broke the world record in the 400-meter freestyle at the U.S. national championships Saturday night, becoming the first woman since Janet Evans to hold world marks in the 400, 800 and 1,500 freestyles at the same time.

08/09/2014

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Huntington Beach’s Tom Shields Edges Michael Phelps In 100M Butterfly At U.S. Nationals

Two events, two losses for Michael Phelps. Tom Shields upset the three-time Olympic champion by a hundredth of a second to win the 100-meter butterfly at the U.S. national championships Friday night.

08/08/2014

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After Practically Missing Wall, Phelps Finishes 7th In 100M Freestyle At US Nationals In Irvine

Nathan Adrian led all the way to win the 100-meter freestyle at the U.S. national championships, with Michael Phelps finishing next-to-last in a star-studded field.

08/06/2014

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Teen Swims Catalina Crossing, Approaches Swimming Triple Crown History

A teenager from New Jersey swam the channel between Catalina Island and mainland California Monday and is well on her way to becoming the youngest person in history to complete three major open-water swims.

08/04/2014

(FILES): This August 17, 2008 file photo shows US swimmer Michael Phelps competing in the men's 4 x 100m medley relay swimming final at the National Aquatics Center during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games in Beijing. USA Swimming suspended Olympic superstar Michael Phelps for three months on February 5, 2009, a "reprimand" after a published photograph showed him apparently smoking marijuana. The national governing body of the sport stressed that the punishment was not for a doping violation, but said they wanted to send a "s trong message" to Phelps about his status as a role model for young people.

Michael Phelps To Compete In 4 Events At U.S. Swimming Nationals In Irvine

Michael Phelps will match his most grueling program since coming out of retirement, entering four events at next week’s U.S. national championships.

07/31/2014

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New Aquatic Center Makes A Big Splash In East Los Angeles

“Yeah,” exclaimed one very happy kid, “I love it here!”

07/12/2014

Michael Phelps speaks to the media after winning the men's 100m butterfly final during day 1 of the Arena Grand Prix at Charlotte at Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center on May 16, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Olympian Phelps’ Comeback Plans Starting To Come Into Focus

Michael Phelps always has a plan. Now, it’s becoming a bit more apparent what he has in mind for his comeback.

05/17/2014

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Drought Conditions Force Closure Of Castaic Lake Swim Beaches

Castaic Lake will not be open for swimming this summer due to low water levels, Los Angeles County officials said.

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Swimming Banned This Summer At Castaic Lake Due To Low Water Levels

“This year, receding water levels have created conditions that Department of Parks and Recreation officials have deemed unsafe, particularly for patrons who may lack advanced swimming skills.”

05/15/2014

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