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Skiers, Snowboarders Rush To Slopes As Snow Falls In Local Mountains

Amid a dry winter in Southern California, fresh snow is spreading optimism in the local mountain communities.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/31/2014

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Tour Companies Booted From Hollywood Walk Of Fame

Tourists will no longer be hassled by tour bus companies on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame in a move by city officials to make the area more safe and inviting.

10/20/2013

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Residents Who Live Near Hollywood Sign Are Fed Up With Tourists

Residents who live near the Hollywood sign are becoming increasingly fed up with tourist traffic.

08/28/2013

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Tourists Visiting Disneyland, Beaches Help Boost OC Economy

Thousands of tourists visiting Orange County for its beautiful beaches and (of course) Disneyland are helping to boost the local economy.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/02/2013

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Residents, Celebs React To 3.4 Magnitude Beverly Hills Quake

Residents and celebrities took to Twitter early Friday morning to react to a minor earthquake in Beverly Hills.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/07/2012

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Police Cracking Down On Homeless, Renegade Vendors On Venice Beach

Growing complaints from business owners and residents along the Venice Beach boardwalk have prompted police to weed out homeless camps and renegade vendors.

04/09/2012

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Best Places To Take Out-of-Towners in Orange County

Here’s a list of great Orange County spots that will have them J for Jealous and longing to live here.

CBS Los Angeles–03/16/2012

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Carnival Splendor Passengers Robbed At Gunpoint Back In SoCal

Nearly two dozen passengers aboard the Carnival Splendor are back in the Southland Sunday after being robbed at gunpoint during their seven-day voyage in the Mexican Riviera.

02/26/2012

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‘Wizarding World Of Harry Potter’ Is Coming To Universal Studios Hollywood

Harry Potter fans will no longer need to travel to Orlando to experience a real-life version of J.K. Rowling’s magical world of wizardry.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/06/2011

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Residents Near Hollywood Sign Say Tourists Have Gone Too Far

Thousands of people make the trek up Beechwood Canyon to see the world-famous Hollywood sign but homeowners and residents say they’ve had enough with all the extra traffic and congestions on their streets.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/21/2011

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Hollywood Sign Neighbors Fume At Tourist Invasion

The Hollywood sign was once an epic billboard promising homebuyers a tranquil lifestyle high above the congestion of Los Angeles below.

08/06/2011

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Police Plan Increased Patrol In Venice For Holiday Weekend, Summer

Police in Southern California are gearing up for summer’s unofficial Memorial Day start after one of the city’s top tourist destinations, Venice Beach, became the scene of a recent shooting and a stabbing.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/27/2011