Memorial Day

Police officers check drivers at a sobriety checkpoint in Escondido, Calif. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

Holiday enforcement will be extra vigilant this weekend

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Starting today, law enforcement personnel will be out in force during the Memorial Day weekend and maintain a sharp lookout for motorists driving while impaired or violating other traffic laws. The […]

05/23/2014

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Memorial Day Festivals throughout the Southland

There are SOOO many festivals this long holiday weekend, but whatever you choose, be safe, don’t drink and drive and know there probably will be crowds wherever you go. Enjoy. The Queen Mary will offer […]

05/23/2014

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Travel forecast for the Memorial Day weekend

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – With today being getaway day, holiday travel in and through Southern California is expected to increase over last year this Memorial Day weekend. More than 750,000 passengers will pass through Los […]

05/23/2014

Soldiers of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment, also known as The Old Guard, places flags at grave sites at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Thursday, May 22, 2014, as part of the annual "Flags-In" ceremony in preparation for Memorial Day. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

Old Guard places flags at Arlington

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — At Arlington National Cemetery, honoring 150 years of sacrifice can take just about three hours. That’s usually how much time the soldiers of the 3rd U.S. Infantry, known as the Old […]

05/22/2014

In this Tuesday, April 29, 2014 photo, Katie Spillane, of Brookline, Mass., fills her car with fuel at a gas station. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Gasoline prices have familiar look as summer nears

NEW YORK (AP) — The price of gasoline looks familiar this Memorial Day. For the third year in a row, the national average will be within a penny or two of $3.64 per gallon. Stability […]

05/22/2014

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LA beaches earn top grades this summer

SANTA MONICA (CNS) – Los Angeles County beachgoers enjoyed improved ocean water quality this summer, with the majority of area beaches scoring A or B grades in an end-of-summer report card released today by an […]

08/29/2013

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‘Fast 6′ hangs onto first place at box office

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With its supercharged muscle cars, “Fast & Furious 6″ raced to first place at the box office for the second consecutive weekend. Estimates released Sunday show the Universal Pictures release will […]

06/02/2013

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OC teen misses trip, 5 friends die in crash

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Tamer Mosallam was supposed to get picked up on Memorial Day for a trip to the beach with friends, but his father had other ideas and the carload of teens […]

05/29/2013

US President Barack Obama and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (r-l) walk together, McGuire Air Force Base, New Jersey. (AP Photo)

Obama, NJ’s Christie together again in mutual aid

MCGUIRE AIR FORCE BASE, N.J. (AP) — President Barack Obama and Gov. Chris Christie, the odd couple of politics, are finding common cause again. Christie greeted Obama at the steps of Air Force One after […]

05/28/2013

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Several thousand campers flee Santa Barbara wildfire

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — It may have been the last day of the trip anyway for some, but as many as 6,000 Memorial Day campers had to bolt when a wildfire in the California […]

05/28/2013

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