Southern California

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Travel Guide To San Diego

A practical travel guide to the very best dining, lodging and popular attractions in California’s second largest city

08/28/2015

An oil slick that appeared off the Southern California coast. (CBS)

2-Mile-Wide Oil Slick Mysteriously Appears Off Southern California Coast

The Coast Guard says a 2-mile-wide oil slick that mysteriously materialized off the Southern California coast is expected to dissipate on its own in the days ahead.

07/29/2015

Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome gets a bat following a workout in preparation for the 146th running of the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on June 6, 2014 in Elmont, New York.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

California Chrome To Return To Horse Racing Next Year

The 4-year-old colt is recovering from a bone bruise injury which triggered speculation that his racing career might be over.

07/19/2015

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Magnitude 4.0 Earthquake Hits Southern California

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 4.0 earthquake has struck the Southern California area Wednesday evening.

05/20/2015

Hemet earthquake (USGS)

2 Earthquakes Strike Southern California Less Than 2 Hours Apart

Two small earthquakes rattled the Hemet area of Southern California and hundreds of people have reported feeling it.

05/06/2015

3.6 magnitude earthquake in Los Angeles on April 30. (USGS)

3.4-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Carson Near Los Angeles

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 3.4 earthquake has a struck a wide swath of greater Los Angeles, shaking buildings downtown.

04/30/2015

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California Water Officials Use Smart Meters To Catch McDonald’s, Other Water Wasters In Real Time

A Southern California city is cracking down on water wasters with a new tool in light of recent water restrictions issued by Gov. Jerry Brown to fight the drought.

04/07/2015

Bel-Air

Silicon Valley Techies Ditch Pricey Bay Area, Head South To Buy Mansions, Pied-A-Terres For Less

Los Angeles real estate agent Tami Pardee says tech buyers from Silicon Valley make up about 10 percent of her current clients. “They’re buying second homes — or third or fourth homes.”

03/21/2015

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SoCal Man Who Lost $1M Powerball Ticket Tells His Story

A Southern California man just lost his chance to become a millionaire.

03/17/2015

An artist's rendering shows the planned City of Champions Revitalization Project in Inglewood, where the owner of the St. Louis Rams plans to build an NFL stadium. (HKS Inc.)

Daily Madden: Inglewood NFL Stadium Deal Does Not Prevent Raiders From Moving To Los Angeles

John Madden weighed in on the latest happenings in Southern California, as the Inglewood City Council has approved an NFL stadium plan that would bring the Rams back to Los Angeles.

02/25/2015

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