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Beyond Hollywood

June 22, 2011: Pacific Edge – EscapeBeach Parking

March 30, 2011: Sunshine Oddities (La Brea near Wilshire) – Two Odd CornersDisturbing DetailAmerican Workers

March 16, 2011: Above Pacific Coast Highway – Idaho EndsOcean CliffOn the Sand

March 10, 2011: That Miracle Mile – The Scary TowerAngels and DevilsStrict DecoMiracles

March 8, 2011: A Day of Echoes (Echo Park) – Painting ItEchoes from 1924Traffic Stop

February 24, 2011: Where It Ends (Santa Monica) – VacancyPleasure PierOcean Art

Emptiness – February 14, 2011

January 20, 2011: Malibu Low Tide – The Malibu SunWave FormsThe Shorebirds

Empty Spaces – January 19, 2011

January 6, 2011: Sheets for Sale on Wilshire – Masons FailWords and Symbols

December 16, 2010: Down on Wilshire (Museum Row) – In the LightBasic StrugglesGrid Studies

December 8, 2010: On La Cienega – Getting TrashyOtherworldly

The Big Empty – December 1, 2010

November 26, 2010: Third and Western – Gift WrappedLighting Gallery

November 17, 2010: Another Los Angeles (Chinatown) – The Dragon GateChina LightShark Art

November 11, 2010: The Classic California Beaches (San Diego) – Neptune BeachAt the LagoonMoonlight BeachThe Solana CoveThe Swami BeachNovember Gulls

October 29, 2010: Where America Ends (Santa Monica) – Keeping CalmThe Friday PierA Color RowThe California Idea

October 22, 2010: Pacific Coast Highway – Infinite StairsThe Malibu Coast

September 29, 2010: Commonwealth – Guardian AngelHoly WoodAnother Color

September 17, 2010: September in Malibu – The Forever SummerWave Riders

An Alternative (the Culver City Hare Krishna Community) – September 10, 2010

Window Dressing (Fairfax District) – September 7, 2010

August 24, 2010: The Beach Cities – Pier SurfingHermosa InterpretedOn Pier Avenue

Malibu Abstracts – August 20, 2010

Vortex Beach (Playa Del Rey) – August 18, 2010

Lincoln Rose – July 30, 2010

Welcome the Odd – July 27, 2010

July 23, 2010: California Used To Be Like This – Without GlitterReality Intrudes

July 21, 2010: Regarding the Past – The Jazz AgeLight the Past

July 16, 2010: Where the Land Ends – The SeagullStrange Light

Getting Pacific – July 15, 2010

June 9, 2010: Yes, Malibu – Say CaliforniaSummer of ColorQuiet Lagoon

May 25, 2010: By the Bay – From Bay StreetFish WallsImage ManagementBeach Blooms

Being There (Sunset and Hyperion) – May 20, 2010

Whims of the Rich (a Corner of Beverly Hills) – May 18, 2010

Valley Gateways – May 7, 2010

Asserting Identity (José Martí and Los Angeles) – May 3, 2010

April 29, 2010: Where It All Started – Angelus TempleThe EvangelistThe Parsonage

April 13, 2010: The East End of Sunset – Club BahiaOdd EchoesJust Not Paradise

April 6, 2010: That Miracle Mile – Competing ErasThat Deco TouchJust Looking

Thursday, April 1, 2010: Santa Monica – Stairs to the SeaAbove the PacificFraming Paradise

March 23, 2010: Manhattan Beach and Palos Verdes – March SurfersAt the PierTo the LighthouseWhale WatchingThe Overlook

March 17, 2010: The Pacific Life (at Marina Del Rey) – The Deserted BeachBeach Houses

March 15, 2010: A Day at the Park – At MacArthur ParkCity BirdsAll in a RowTwo Eagles

March 10, 2010: A City GirlWilshire Seoul

February 16, 2010: On the Edge of the Pacific – Cool BirdsGull GeometryThe Far EndThriving Now

Another Odd Corner – February 4, 2010

Selling High (Wilshire Center) – January 28, 2010

Local Nightmare (La Brea and First) – January 25, 2010

Cultural Mix (near Echo Park) – January 22, 2010

The Kosher News – January 13, 2010

January 7, 2010: Pacific Winter – Coastal FogWinter BirdsAt Random

A Strange Place (Beverly Boulevard at Poinsettia Place) – January 4, 2010

November 19, 2009: Santa Monica – Where 66 EndsOld Santa Monica

That Corner – November 13, 2009

October 28, 2009: Another World Entirely (San Pedro) – Everyone WelcomeFishing FleetBay BirdsTo the Lighthouse

On Broadway (Downtown Los Angeles) – October 22, 2009

A Street Scene – September 28, 2009

September 8, 2009: Silverlake – Pole PostingsOwl and SkunkLocal BusinessAn Intersection

Lower Heliotrope – September 1, 2009

Gone Fishing (Malibu) – August 26, 2009

Fake Manhattan – June 19, 2009

Peculiar Signs – June 19, 2009

Los Feliz – June 17, 2009

Kiefer Land – June 16, 2009

From the Edge (the Marina Peninsula) – June 10, 2009

Bay City Blues (Santa Monica) – May 27, 2009

Theological Signs (Venice Beach) – May 29, 2009

Malibu Mist – May 11, 2009

Cool Canyon (Coldwater/Franklin Canyon) – May 6, 2009

Angels and Devils – April 8, 2009

Nightmare Hotel – April 6, 2009

A Corner of LA – April 6, 2009

Jurassic Tech – April 2, 2009

March 17, 2009: Saint Patrick’s Day in Los Angeles’ Chinatown – For LuckMood TherapySurreal Warriors

More than Mango (Wilshire Center) – March 20, 2009

February 26, 2009: Quiet on the Coast – No One AroundIn Beach GardensStill Life

February 18, 2009: The Byzantine-Latino Quarter – NeighborlinessByzantine-LatinoSaint SophiaThe Big Mix

February 12, 2009: Going Downtown – Hope and GrandThe Music Center

Raw California (Topanga Canyon) – February 4, 2009

Wilshire Monsters – February 3, 2009

January 26, 2009: The Page Museum – Other Hard TimesBirds and Beasts

January 20, 2009: Wilshire and Fairfax – Urban GeometryEmbracing the Fake

North La Brea – January 14, 2009

January 12, 2009: Griffith Park – Urban OasisThere Be Bears

December 22, 2008: Mean Streets (Pico Boulevard) – IndulgePico Star PowerSurreal Soul Food

December Seascapes – December 18, 2008

At the End – December 4, 2008

Above It All – November 26, 2008

Faith in Los Angeles – October 27, 2008

The History Corner – October 6, 2008

At the Junction (Sunset Junction) – October 3, 2008

Camera Obscura – September 19, 2008

Mixed Messages (Santa Monica) – September 17, 2008

Received Wisdom – September 17, 2008

Always the Past (Wilshire District) – August 18, 2008

West Los Angeles – August 7, 2008

Google This – August 1, 2008

July 25, 2008: Ventura Boulevard – Getting All ItalianVentura Highway

Korean Metaphysics – July 7, 2008

So Very California – July 3, 2008

Finding Religion – June 18, 2008

June 12-13, 2008: Los Angeles Long Ago – Olympic BreadWry RyeDislocations

Forty Years Later (the Ambassador Hotel) – June 5, 2008

Gaylord and Cord – June 6, 2008

No Brown Derby – June 6, 2008

Don’t Look Up – May 27, 2008

Checking the Signs – May 30, 2008

Building a Diversion (new Ferris wheel, Santa Monica) – May 21, 2008

Oops (at one of city’s busiest intersections, take out a fire hydrant, and things get dramatic) – May 13, 2008

Jacaranda Blues – May 12, 2008

Chasing Chase in Malibu – May 15, 2008

An LA Miscellany – May 3, 2008

Out to Sea (the Marina Peninsula) – April 30, 2008

April 21, 2008: Redondo Beach Pier – The Odd OrdinaryNautical PretensionsRead the SignsCatching the Wind

April 10-11, 2008: Naples Island and the Long Beach Marina – Nautical GeometryFilming CSINaples CanalsOn the WaterNaples Signs

March 27, 2008: Ocean Park – The UnrealFull ColorThree PeopleDeep Under Glass

March 10, 2008: Out in the Valley (the San Fernando Valley – more than those Valley Girls) – Valley VillageThe NoHo SceneEmmy Land

March 14, 2008: Down to the Sea Again (San Pedro) – Maritime MemoriesNaval WeaponsMerchant MarineReal FishingPort Whimsy

February 21, 2008: Los Angeles Peculiar – Bush WayThe UnrealMysterious Color

February 15, 2008: A Walk on the Odd Side – Tiki Gone BadNeon and DenimIconic FacesValentine Beach

February 7, 2008: Year of the Rat – Los Angeles’ Chinatown on the first day of the New Year, 4706, this year the Year of the Rat – Chinatown’s DayDragons and MoreChinatown GoodsRat Streets

February 8, 2008: A Dose of Melrose – Off the WallDisquietingBlue Palms

January 30, 2008: Culver City – Screenland DetailsKirk’s Place NowAn Arts SceneBeing Elsewhere

Down on Pico – January 11, 2008

Noir Snow – January 2, 2008

December 21, 2007: Santa Monica – Dark CityDark WhimsyMan in Window

Polynesian Kitsch – December 2, 2007

November 30, 2007: El Segundo – To the MoonAviation NostalgiaWistful Murals1940 ConfidenceThe Arts District

Brazil Los Angeles – November 26, 2007

November 20, 2007: The Pico District, West Los Angeles – The Palma MuralPico Mystery

Echo Park – October 29, 2007 – Full-Color DestinyAngelic MusicEcho Images

An Eye for Odd (Westwood) – October 21, 2007

Sunset Sculpture (Sunset Strip) – October 14, 2007

Memento Mori (Sunset Strip) – October 17, 2007

Just One Corner (Theater Row) – October 16, 2007

Little Ethiopia – October 13, 2007

Downtown Facades – August 28, 2007

Darkness Visible – August 20, 2007 – Dark City Hall (The old Venice City Hall, built in 1906) – Darkness Repurposed (The former Venice Division of the Los Angeles Police Department at 685 Venice Boulevard – 1929 Art Deco) – Immigrant Darkness (The “New World Border” mural in the parking lot behind the offices of The Social and Public Art Resource Center, SPARC, 685 Venice Boulevard) – Darkness in Venice (A pastel mural, all light, on the dark history of Venice, California)

Seedy Characters – August 24, 2007 (Santa Monica Boulevard between Gower and Vine)

Comforting Surrealism – August 6, 2007

New Graffiti – August 7, 2007

Third and Western (Art Deco meets contemporary Korean and Guatemalan) – July 16, 2007

Transpressional Uplift (where the cliffs fall into the Pacific) – July 3, 2007

Westwood and Wilshire – June 6, 2007

Nautical Studies (images from Marina del Rey) – June 1, 2007

A Dirty Dozen (Melrose Avenue at its funkiest) – May 20, 2007

Signs of the Time (the Fairfax District) – May 10, 2007

Cityscapes (Fourth and Olive, downtown Los Angeles) – May 11, 2007

For the Fun of It (Los Angeles’ antique district) – 1 May 2007

The Masons of Wilshire – April 1, 2007

Surreal Metropolis – 28 March 2007

Disappearing Character (Old and Odd Walls) – 29 March 2007

LA Images – 15 March 2007

The Indian Trade – 13 March 2007

Strip Graphics (Sunset Strip) – 11 March 2007

No Cake, No Rain – World Famous MacArthur Park – 4 March 2007

Melrose Avenue – 14 January 2007

No Heaven Here – The Angel of Melrose Avenue

Nightmare Women – The Magic Graffiti Women of Melrose

Melrose Walls – The Graffiti Keeps Changing

Old California – The Noble Savage at the Electric Fountain – 10 December 2006

LA – As Expected – 10 December 2006

Serenity – The Self-Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine – 26 November 2006

In Time of War – Visiting Gandhi

Swans

Serene Birds

Nightmare Fish

Botanicals

Bougainvillea

November Orange

Bam!

Close-In

Guest Shot

Cold War Scorpion – The Russian Attack Submarine in Los Angeles Waters – 5 November 2006

Scorpion Interior

Scorpion Gizmos

Thai Town – Given Current Events, It Was Time to Visit Ours – 24 September 2006

Little Tokyo – 3 September 2006

Introduction

Little Tokyo Historic District

Japanese Village Plaza and Storefronts

Public Art

Gardens

The News

Neighborhood Tour: The Fairfax District (four nested pages) – 13 August 2006

Fame: In case you were wondering… – 13 August 2006

Long Ago: History in the Window – 13 August 2006

Oddities: Things That Aren’t What They Seem, or Are – 28 May 2006

Ominous Signs (Melrose Avenue) – 14 May 2006

A Collection of Walls (Melrose Avenue) – 14 May 2006

America and China: Los Angeles’ Chinatown (seven nested pages of photographs) – 23 April 2006

Stonework – 19 March 2006

March Madness: The Most Picturesque Basketball Court In The World – 19 March 2006

At Angels Gate: The Korean Bell of Friendship and Bell Pavilion, Angels Gate Park, San Pedro – 12 March 2006

Lighthouses – 12 March 2006

Italianate: Statuary at Malaga Cove Plaza – 12 March 2006

Food for Thought – 26 February 2006

A Tour of the Sunset Strip (seven nested pages)

Sunset Strip Noir (black and whites)

Just Below Sunset (Hollywood Without the Bling) – FacesPlacesGeometric PleasantriesAmazing Blooms

The moose is loose…

Wildfire: Watching the Hollywood Hills Burn

Hollywood Hills: Lifestyles of the Visually Confused

In those high rolling hills…

Guitar Row on Sunset Boulevard

Peculiarly Los Angeles: Melrose Avenue

Renoir on Wilshire Boulevard

The La Brea Tar Pits

On Location Greystone Mansion, Beverly Hills

On Location: The Santa Monica Pier

Quiet Neighborhood: The Opposite of California Glitz

Landmarks: What Passes for History in Los Angeles

Sunday morning in the other Los Angeles – Sunset Boulevard in Echo Park

The Other Film Capital of Southern California – The Old MGM Studios in Culver City

Street Scenes: In and Around Broadway, Downtown Los Angeles

Malibu: Not Just Surfers

Malibu Calling: The Call to the Wall

Topanga Canyon – Its Own Place

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