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Del Rey Lagoon Park in Playa del Rey

Del Rey Lagoon Park in Playa del Rey

→  October 14, 2009

In Playa del Rey–a sleepy little town just south of Marina del Rey–there’s a little known park called Del Rey Lagoon Park. The two times I’ve previously visited this park, I had no trouble finding parking, and the weather and scenery were to die for. I really don’t know why it’s not better known, but what’s not [...]

Californian’s Want Wetlands

Californian’s Want Wetlands

→  January 8, 2009

At the turn of the century, during the rainy season, Ballona Creek and several other small streams would be transformed into torrents as they carried the collected water from the Los Angeles watershed area to the Santa Monica Bay. It would flood large areas of the Los Angeles basin, and the creek’s course shifted as [...]

Water, Boats, and a Camera

Water, Boats, and a Camera

→  January 7, 2009

If you’ve ever travel in or to Los Angeles, try to take a short trip to Marina Del Rey. I went there today and discovered boats, not just regular boats, but yachts. Slip after slip was filled with sail boats, houseboats, small boats, and big boats. Because it was a weekday, not too much activity [...]