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On the Run: L.A.'s Best Running Trails

Whether you need two hands to count the number of marathons you've completed, or just purchased your first pair of running shoes, L.A. has some terrific trails that will make you sweat while showing off some of the more beautiful parts of our city. Take a lap along the California......
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Best Fourth of July Fireworks in L.A. For Whatever Your Scene

Despite the U.S.A.'s devastating World Cup loss, you shouldn't lose your American pride just yet. The Fourth comes this year at the end of a four-day work week, and if that isn't enough reason to celebrate, there are cookouts, parades and, yes, fireworks. Regardless of whether you prefer your neighborhood......
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L.A.'s Best Beaches to Suit Your Mood

What's the best beach in L.A.? Depends what you're looking for. Los Angeles County is blessed with 75 miles of coast, and beyond that, easy access to even more miles of oceanfront sand in Orange County. That means we have no shortage of great spots for swimming, surfing, shell collecting, cute-surfer watching and even — yes! — booze drinking, if you're into that sort of thing. ...
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