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Echo Park to the Heights of Angelino: another urban adventure

Urban hikes in LA provide an opportunity to experience the geographical relationship between  communities and the city center.  This time, we started from the basin floor at Echo Park Lake, a large, manicured urban pond stocked with coots, rental boats and floating lilies. 108 more words

Daily Prompt: A Symbol of Daring


 Every time I look at this car the 1961 cherry red Chevy Chevelle personifies what daring is to me. It represents what is cool, beautiful, and a classic car that causes me to think that whomever has the privilege to drive it, owns a leather jacket, and a Harley Davidson motorcycle. 209 more words

Our red car has more than 35,000 miles on its odometer!

Today, I’d like to tell you how many miles are on our red car’s odometer.  We have owned this car for seven years now … and as of today, it has over 35,000 miles on the odometer.   38 more words

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Beverly Hills Courts Self-Driving Cars (Which Will Ruin Everything)

A recent article in the Hollywood Reporter reported that Beverly Hills is courting the manufacturers of self-driving autonomous vehicles as a way to reduce traffic congestion and to be a beacon of modernity to the nation… And I just don’t trust it. 546 more words

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August 6th in Seal Beach History

 On this date in 1904, the Pacific Electric Railway ran this advertisement in the Los Angeles Times. This was only the second PE ad to mention the newly named Bay City and Anaheim Landing as destinations (The first ad was a holiday spread for Independence Day that ran in the July 3rd Los Angeles Times.) … 68 more words

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August 1 (Day 214 of 366)

Dirty deeds, done dirt cheap
Dirty deeds, done dirt cheap
Dirty deeds, done dirt cheap
Dirty deeds and they’re done dirt cheap
Dirty deeds and they’re done dirt cheap… 12 more words


August 2nd in Seal Beach History

 On this date in 1914, the Santa Ana Register ran this ad for the new “Atlantic City of the West” — Seal Beach!

By now, we’re all familiar with the Seal Beach booster pitch: incredible real estate opportunities, safe beach, fun for you and your family, act now or you’ll lose out! 46 more words

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