Category Archives: Photo Essays

Visiting Lancaster Offers A Creative Art Scene, Theaters and Delicious Restaurants Along The BLVD

Most Angelenos know that the southern border of Los Angeles County ends at the “Orange Curtain”. Many think that the northern border lies just past the San Fernando and Santa Clarita Valleys. Los Angeles County, however, is much more diverse … Continue reading

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The Temecula Wine Barrel Tasting Festival Had Great Wines to Taste

Last Saturday and Sunday, the Temecula Winegrowers Association held its Temecula Wine Barrel Tastings. A multitude of guests showed up for the two day event, tasting fine wines at wineries such as Wiens Family Cellars, Bel Vino Winery, Thornton Winery, … Continue reading

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watt’s picture of the week – saturday, january 28, 2017

this morning I was at the unveiling of the joe hill memorial plaque on liberty hill in my pedro town. it was designed by suzanne matsumiya and sculpted by eugene daub. if you don’t know of joe hill then you … Continue reading

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Birds and Bees: ’50s Styled Crafted Cocktails are Swinging into DTLA!

Birds & Bees is just a hop and a skip north of Grand Central Market at 207 Broadway. As you search for this hip watering hole, you’ll drift through a parking lot to a nondescript iron gate, down a couple of … Continue reading

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SpireWorks Opens in Eagle Rock

The second SpireWorks has opened in Eagle Rock, to the delight of foodies living in the area, adding another eating option to the already diverse mix at York and Colorado Boulevards. Highland Park and Eagle Rock are the new hot spots in LA, … Continue reading

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Aquarium of the Pacific and Harbor Breeze Cruises: The Grey Whales Return to California!

Once again it’s the beginning of the mighty Grey Whales’ annual migration to the south, passing through on their way to Baja California to birth their calves after a summer of feeding around the north pole. Migrating fin whales, orcas, humpback whales, … Continue reading

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Women’s March Los Angeles: Images of the Trump Resistance

Los Angeles held the largest of the global sister marches to the national Women’s March in D.C., 750,000 and counting!! All images by Judy Ornelas Sisneros. All rights reserved.  

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The Los Angeles Women’s March Strongly Represented for Civil Liberties and Free Speech!

I met up with Kat Kramer for the Women’s March here in Los Angeles to be a part of something important after the fallout of the November 8th election. While I waited for Kat to arrive I was amazed by … Continue reading

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watt’s picture of the week – sunday, january 1, 2017

we got somebody new at the ponds at averill park here in my pedro town – a wood duck is now among the mallards that mostly make up the quacking population here. happy new year, everyone! photo by mike watt … Continue reading

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watt’s picture of the week – wednesday, december 21, 2016

yeah, today it’s both rainy AND will have the longest night of the year BUT yesterday it was sunny and also my bday so though the sea was a little rough, I paddled my kayak “zaby” in the harbor off … Continue reading

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