Californian’s Want Wetlands

Jan 08, 2009 by Lisa Newton

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 [...]

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Water, Boats, and a Camera

Jan 07, 2009 by Lisa Newton

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 [...]

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Travelin’ Route 66 – The California Edition

Jan 05, 2009 by Lisa Newton

Image by Lisa Newton via Flickr

I had no idea that Santa Monica Blvd., a long boulevard in Los Angeles, was part of Route 66, but today, when I was snapping some pictures in West Hollywood, [...]

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It’s Time to do the Laundry

Jan 02, 2009 by Lisa Newton

Yesterday, January 1st, 2009 marked the start of a new year, but for me, it was the perfect day to do my laundry. I know watching football, parades, or just relaxing are high on many [...]

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The Children’s Pool at La Jolla Cove

Dec 31, 2008

Until I saw it for myself, I had no idea there was a place to view sea lions and seals in their natural habitat. However, the Children’s Pool along the beach path at La Jolla [...]

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Christmas Fun at La Jolla – Continued

Dec 29, 2008

La Jolla Cove is a very small beach, tucked between adjacent sandstone cliffs, which are just breathtaking.  I couldn’t stop taking pictures.
As I stood looking out, these bird-covered cliffs were on my right, and an [...]

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Christmas Morning in San Diego (A Multi-Part Series)

Dec 26, 2008

Christmas found me in San Diego, and the beauty it offers at Christmas. After breakfast, a walk on the beach is a well worn Christmas tradition in Southern California—apologies to all of my friends, far [...]

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Happy Holidays from Los Angeles

Dec 24, 2008
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Biking on the Beach

Dec 23, 2008

It’s amazing how relaxing an hour on my bike with my camera can make me feel. I am able to load up the bike in the backseat of my car, grab a quick cup of [...]

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