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Fans attend the New York premiere of 'Transformers: Dark Of The Moon' in Times Square on June 28, 2011 in New York City. (credit: Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

They’re Here! ‘Transformers: The Ride 3D’ Opens At Universal Studios

They’re here! “Transformers: The Ride 3D” opened at Universal Studios Friday morning.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/25/2012

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Transformers Are Coming! Decepticon Crashes Into Staples Center

“Transformers: The Ride 3D” is set to open next month, but an 80-foot, 20-ton decepticon transformer apparently came barreling through the walls of Staples Center on its way to Universal Studios Monday morning.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/16/2012

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Executive Offices At Universal Studios Evacuated Over ‘Chlorine’ Smell; No Injuries

Hundreds of people were evacuated Wednesday after a chemical leak was detected in an office building located at the Universal Studios complex.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/25/2012

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What You’re Doing This Week: Vacation Mix

There are so many things to do this week it will make your head spin. Relax: we had two great minds come up with the right list of activities for folks all over SoCal. You’re welcome.

CBS Los Angeles–12/19/2011

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It’s Beginning To Look a Lot Like Grinchmas

For a movie set experience during the holidays, Universal Studios sets the scene. Beginning on December 10 and 11 and continuing daily from December 17 through January 1, 2012, a very, merry “Grinchmas”™ returns to […]

CBS Los Angeles–12/09/2011

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Crews Get Upper Hand On Fire At Universal Studios Backlot

Crews battled a fire at a building on the backlot of Universal Studios Thursday afternoon.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/08/2011

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A Dad’s Guide To Fall Activities in LA

Those of us who live in L.A. know that is the signs of fall aren’t limited to pumpkin-flavored lattes and television. All you have to do is look around and a hundred pumpkin patches have sprung up around the city.

CBS Los Angeles–10/02/2011

Fire Sparked By Electrical Wiring Put Out At Universal Studios

A fire apparently caused by electrical wiring at a Universal Studios’ sound stage has been extinguished.

04/15/2011

Grinchmas at Universal Studios (credit: UniversalStudiosHollywood.com)

Theme Park Holiday Events

During this time of year, Southern California theme parks transform into magical places to celebrate the holiday season. With the variety of activities and events offered, it’s easy to find great ways to make memories and create holiday traditions with your family.

CBS Los Angeles–12/09/2010

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What Is Southern California’s Best Haunted Attraction?

It used to be easy: Knott’s Berry Farm. Or as they retitle it each year, Knott’s Scary Farm. I finally went to Knott’s Halloween Haunt for the first time ever, last week. The mazes were awesome; especially the ‘Virus Z’ and ‘Doll Factory.’ I managed to find time, to eat Mrs. Knott’s fried chicken.

10/01/2010

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Visiting Los Angeles In Just 3 Days

If you only have a short time in L.A., planning is everything. You could spend 90 minutes in traffic getting from A to B so a geographic strategy is essential. Here’s a guide to quintessential Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/29/2010

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A Guide To Los Angeles Movie Studio Tours

This town was built on the movie business, which still employs millions. Take a glimpse into the magic that makes it all happen.

08/29/2010

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Best Los Angeles Theme Parks That Aren’t Disneyland

A studio tour at Universal Studios combines a behind-the-scenes look at how movies are made with special effects that put you right into the movie.

CBS Los Angeles–08/28/2010

A roller coaster at the Pacific Amusement Park on the historic Santa Monica Pier. (credit: Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)

The Best Theme Park in SoCal

Quick! Help! The Out-of-Towners descend on Monday, and I have to keep them occupied. What’s the best theme park in Southern California?

08/28/2010

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