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California... Here We Come

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 08.20.2013 | Travel

If we could all travel on a weekly basis, the world would definitely be a happier place. But, sadly, unless you're one of the lucky few with a jou...

Five Things Every Visitor Needs to Do in Los Angeles

Party Earth | Posted 01.20.2013 | Los Angeles
Party Earth

There are thousands of things to do in Los Angeles, and it's near impossible to figure out how to make the most of a short trip. Here are some of the best, well-rounded suggestions for anyone looking to get a 'little' off the beaten path.

One Eye, Three Points of View, and a Blue Moon

David Hume Kennerly | Posted 11.04.2012 | Arts
David Hume Kennerly

My mission was to try and make three totally different photos of the same subject with the three cameras, and I would only have a few minutes to do it before the moon disappeared into the haze.

Lineup Revealed For Summer Concert Series On Santa Monica Pier

The Huffington Post | Eliza Fisher | Posted 06.20.2012 | Los Angeles

What's better than a free concert, especially when it's on the beach at sunset? Not much. That's why we're elated to announce that the Santa Monica Pi...

Will We Be Able To Zipline Across Venice Beach This Summer?

The Huffington Post | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 08.13.2012 | Los Angeles

Venice Beach may soon be rivaling the Santa Monica Pier in attractions. Los Angeles City Councilman Bill Rosendahl is hoping to move forward on a p...

Cirque du Soleil's Ovo Drove Me Buggy... In a Nice Way

Jay Weston | Posted 03.27.2012 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

When the lights went down, the 'insects' started crawling around the stage (and the theatre), and I was immersed in a headlong rush into their colorful ecosystem teeming with weird life.

40.5 Things to Do in L.A. Without Your Car, Pt. 2

Jennifer Ketcham | Posted 09.14.2011 | Los Angeles
Jennifer Ketcham

We pay up the wazoo to live here. Why not get out and enjoy what is readily available on this, our beautiful Westside? Which is most definitely, the best side. Yay Carmageddon.

Ask A Concierge: LA According To James Little Of Peninsula Beverly Hills

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

When chef concierge James Little needs some fresh ideas for what to recommend to clients, he gets on his motorcycle. The concierge of the Peninsula Be...

Literary Los Angeles: A Bookworm's Guide To The City

AOL Travel News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Many writers have brought unique outlooks to their visions of Los Angeles. From classic authors like Raymond Chandler and Joan Didion to modern ones l...

WATCH: THE SKINNY: GLOW, Santa Monica's Bi-Annual Cultural All-Nighter

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHAT: GLOW, Santa Monica WHEN: Saturday, September 25, 2010 WHERE: Santa Monica Pier, beach and surrounding areas 200 Santa Monica Pier Santa Monic...

Two Days in Santa Monica

Melanie Nayer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Melanie Nayer

Santa Monica is everything Los Angeles isn't: relaxed and refreshed, and full of boutique restaurants and hidden gems that offer a certain shelter from the chaos of everyday life.

Changing the World One Family at a Time

Michael Hubbard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Michael Hubbard

I've been working with homeless families since I was very young. One thing I've learned is that making a personal connection is just as important as opening your wallet.

Vietnam Vet's Photos Show Santa Monica Pier During One Last Mellow Summer

Anthea Raymond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Anthea Raymond

In 1982, Vietnam veteran Jeffrey Giglioli hadn't been feeling well. His therapists encouraged him to return to his first love, still photography. So he spent the summer at the Santa Monica Pier.

The Magic and Music of Cirque Du Soleil's Kooza

Brett Greene | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Brett Greene

There simply is no higher form of entertainment than a night under the tent with Cirque Du Soleil's experience of dreaming while awake in a magical atmosphere.

Next Up for the Santa Monica Pier is Cirque du Soleil's "Kooza"

Terry Gardner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Terry Gardner

Cirque du Soleil helped the Santa Monica Pier celebrate its 100th birthday on 9/9/09. Next up for the partying centenarian is "Kooza," Cirque's new s...

The Santa Monica Pier: Still Hip at 100

Terry Gardner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Terry Gardner

If you live in the Los Angeles area or will be visiting this week, there's a big shindig in Santa Monica on Wednesday evening, September 9, 2009 to celebrate the 100th birthday of the Santa Monica Pier.