ALHAMBRA - Alhambra is a key part of historical Los Angeles. There are many important missions to be found in this part of the San Gabriel Valley. The San Gabriel Mission is next to the Northeast border of Alhambra. Our site has photos from the Golf Course at Almansor Park.
Alhamra is just south of San Marino and South Pasadena. San Marino was the home of Steve Martin's character in the movie, "Father of the Bride." Montecito Heights and the 110 freeway are west of Alhambra. Monterey Park and South San Gabriel are located south of Alhambra.
City/Area Descriptions(to view the photos go to our HOME PAGE and click on the links.)
ALTADENA - The hiker's gateway to Mount. Wilson is found in the hiking trails above Altadena. Every Holiday Season visitors from all over Southern California come to Pasadena to see the Christmas lights on the Balian House. Our site has pictures from the start of the Eaton Canyon Hiking Trail that eventually leads to Mount Wilson. We also have a photograph of the Balian House.
Our photos of the bridge at upper Eaton Canyon show that LA County has a formadable mountain range to the north. The Eaton Canyon Visitor Center shows the current ecosystem as well as documentation on the history of the area. Hikers not willing to go all the way up to Mount Wilson can walk to Henninger Flats which is only a few thousand feet above sea level.
ANAHEIM - Disneyland is one of the biggest tourist attractions in Southern California and it brings many visitors to Anaheim every year. Our site has various photographs from Disneyland in Anaheim which is said to be "the happiest place on earth."
Some of the Disneyland photos include the Main Entrance, the Main Street U.S.A. Parade and the Disneyland Castle. The park is broken up into the following sections: Tommorowland, Fantasyland, Mickey's Toon Town, Frontierland, New Orleans Square, Adventureland and Main Street USA.
There are many famous rides like Space Mountain in Tomorrowland. Space Mountain is especially scary because it is not only a roller coaster but everything is pitch black since it is supposed to be in space(no lights). Another notable ride is the roller coaster on the Manahorn.
The Manahorn Mountain can be seen all the way from the 5 freeway. Other rides are Indiana Jones, Pirates of the Carribean and the Monorail.
Anaheim is also home to the Angels who had a historical year in 2002. They started the playoffs by coming back from a 1-0 deficit to the Yankees to win the best of the 5 game series.
The team then advanced to the World Series for the first time in franchise history by defeating the Minnesota Twins.
They had to come back from behind to win the last game agains the Twins and Adam Kennedy played 3,5,7 as he homered in the 3rd, 5th and 7th innings.
ARCADIA - The Santa Anita Race Track has brought much notoriety to the city of Arcadia. Found up the street from the race track, the Los Angeles Arboretum is a must-see when visiting Arcadia. We have some nice photographs from the LA Arboretum including the many peacocks that roam around the park.
Santa Anita Race Track is not the only place for horse racing in Southern California. Fans can also visit Del Mar(near San Diego) and Hollywood Park Race Track in Inglewood(by The Great Western Forum where the Lakers used to play before moving to the Staples Center). There is a great deal
of history in Arcadia as part of the historical Route 66 runs through the city.
BEVERLY HILLS - Rodeo Drive is known throughout the world for the fantastic shops. Beverly Hills has a great deal of luxury that can be seen by taking a tour of the city. The TV series, "Beverly Hills 90210" made the area even more famous in the 1990s.
The Hard Rock Cafe outside the Beverly Center is adjacent to Beverly Hills and we have an excellent photograph from outside the front door. We also have a nice shot of the Cactus Garden in Beverly Hills which is right off Santa Monica Blvd. In a park east
of the Cactus Garden, we captured the Drummer Statue on film. Even City Hall shows signs of luxury which can be seen in our photo. The Global Crossing Ltd shows some of the architecture in Beverly Hills and the fountain in the courtyard is magnificent. Our picture
of the Architect's Handkerchief sculpture shows some of the artwork in the city. Even the gas stations in Beverly Hills are fancy, a perfect example is the fancy canopy over the 76 station in one of our photos.
Tiffany & Co. is shown on our site as are other parts of the infamous Rodeo Drive.
Eddie Murphy brought some attention to the area in the comedy movie, "Beverly Hills Cop."
BIG BEAR - Southern California has some impressive ski resorts. Many of the world's top snow boarders have been to Snow Summit which has some nice runs. We have some pictures of people tubing in the snow near Big Bear Lake.
Many Angelinos travel to Big Bear to get away from the big city and into a more peaceful mountain environment. The area has horseback riding options as well as plenty of activities by the lake. The water is a little bit cold(even in the summer)
but that doesn't stop people from getting wet.
From San Bernardino, one can get to Big Bear Lake by taking the 10 freeway east to the 215 freeway north.
The next step is to get on the 30 east which leads to the 330 which leads to the 18.
Another longer route is to take the 10 east to the 38(this route is longer distance wise but sometimes has less traffic).
Snow Summit in Big Bear is located at 880 Summit Blvd. Big Bear Lake, CA 92315.
Snow Summit provides some of the best skiing in Southern California in the winter and Mountain Bikining in the summer.
CENTURY CITY - Downtown Los Angeles is not the only major business area in Southern California. Century City is an important part of the LA County Economy. Many top companies have their offices in Century City. Our site has pictures of the infamous Shubert Theatre as well as the Mormon Tabernacle which can be seen from miles away.
One of the most important buildings in Century City is the Fox Plaza Skyscraper located at 2121 Avenue of the Stars. Built in 1987, the building is over 34 stories high and holds almost 1 million square feet of office space.
CHATSWORTH - The San Fernando Valley is a big part of the LA Basin. Chatsworth is right next to Simi Valley. This area has some nice rock climbing at Stoney Point. We have photos of the hiking trails right off the 118 freeway.
Parts of the 2001 movie, "Swordfish" were filmed in Chatsworth. The historic William Hart Ranch and Museum in Chatsworth is located at 24151 San Fernando Road.
CHINATOWN - Located north of Downtown Los Angeles, China Town is close to Dodger Stadium. We have pictures of the area where there are many fine restaurants attracting diners from far away.
The Neon Lights of The East Gate are a famous landmark.
The Twin Dragon Towers Gateway located at 600 N. Broadway is a 4 story monument. It was setup in July of 2001 and it is supposed to bring good luck and prosperity.
The Phoenix Bakery at 969 North Broadway has been in place since 1938. It is a favorite for many Angelinos.
CORONADO ISLAND -
Even though Coronado is connected to the mainland by the San Diego-Coronado Bay Bridge, it is considered to be an island.
The Hotel Del Coronado is on one end of the island and we captured it on film.
It is a historical part of the island, having been around since 1888.
The hotel is an impressive structure and the beaches and views around it are breathtaking.
The hotel has housed many famous guests including Marilyn Monroe, Frank Sinatra and President Lyndon Johnson.
The island has about 26,000 residents. The name Coronado comes from the Spanish word crown.
One of the beaches on the island, Dog Beach allows pets to enjoy the area with you.
CULVER CITY - The Sony Studios span huge lots in Culver City which is located Southeast of the crossing of the 10 and 405 freeways. We have a picture from the front of one of the Sony Studios Signs.
Incorporated in 1917, Culver City is an important part of Southern California.
We have a picture of the Northeast corner of Veteran's Park by Overland.
The Culver City Area was once occupied by the Shoshonean Indians.
DANA POINT - The Dana Point Harbor is located between Los Angeles and San Diego.
The city of Dana Point is named after Richard Henry Dana Jr., an author
who describes the area as romantic. The city was incorporated in 1989.
Our harbor photos show the Dana Point Pride Boat, the Jetty, kayaks,
wave runners, the Catalina Express Boat, the Dana Point Shipyard and numerous sail boats.
We also show the lighthouse gifts and general gifts found in the shops around the harbor.
DOWNTOWN LA - The Lakers moved from the Forum in Inglewood to the Staples Center in Downtown Los Angeles right before winning their first championship with Shaquille O'Neal and Kobe Bryant. We have some nice pictures of the Staples Center.
The Los Angeles Marathon Mural is located in Downtown LA on the 110 freeway and we show it in a picture. The famous Dorothy Chandler Pavilion is also captured on film on our site. Finally, we show the Bonaventure Hotel which is famous for the glass elevators seen in movies such as "True Lies".
The Westin Bonaventure Hotel is located at 404 South Figueroa and it was built in 1976. It has 4 glass elevator cylinders that rise 32 stories. The hotel is one of the biggest in Los Angeles, it even has an indoor lake.
EL SEGUNDO - Sitting just south of LAX, El Segundo is a small city that is right next to the ocean. The Lakes Golf Course off Sepulveda Boulevard is a step up from a par 3 course but most holes are not very long as there is limited space. The course is well maintained and we have some pictures that show some of the greens.
Standard Oil Company was looking for a potential site for their next oil refinery in 1911 when they chose El Segundo.
The El Segundo Blue Butterfly is found in the area and it is able to live in peace in the area around LAX.
ENCINO - Balboa Lake in Encino is a recreation area for the entire family. We have some pictures from the public golf course that show some of the water hazards on the course.
Los Encinos State Historic Park at 16756 Moorpark Street is a historic landmark. Many of the first buildings from the area can be viewed as well as the reservoir created in the 1870s.
Cycling enthusiasts can visit the Velodrome in Encino. In 1963 it was resurfaced with concrete. In 1972 and 1973 the Grand Prix of the United States took place there. It is located off White Oak Avenue from the Ventura Freeway(101).
GETTY CENTER - Sitting atop the 405 freeway, the Getty Center has a nice view of the Los Angeles Basin. The architecture of the center is amazing in and of itself. Visitors flock to the center in order to see tremendous artwork.
The Getty Vill is somewhat unique in that it is dedicated to the study of Greek and Roman art.
The Getty is special because there is a nice combination of art and architecture. The glass and marble museum and arts research center are a must see when visiting the L.A. area.
The architect, Richard Meier, did a good job of combining modern design with conservative settings.
The Central Garden at the Getty comes from the work of artist Robert Irwin. We have a nice photograph of the outdoor area by the enormous garden.
GRIFFITH PARK - Located in the hills above Los Angeles, Griffith Park gives residents the opportunity to enjoy great hiking in the middle of the second largest city in the United States. The Griffith Observatory has a great deal to offer tourists including telescope statistics, people's weights on other planets and a fantastic laser show.
Astronomy enthusiasts should consider the Griffith Observatory a must-see when visiting Los Angeles. We have some pictures from atop the Observatory including an excellent photography by Gina McDaniel that shows Downtown Los Angeles in the background. There are magnificent views of the LA Basin from atop Griffith Park.
Located at 2800 East Observatory Road, the Griffith Park Observatory was built in 1935.
HOLLYWOOD - The Hollywood Sign is an icon and one of the most photographed signs in the world. Our site would not be complete without a photo of this famous landmark.
The original sign built in 1923 actually said HOLLYWOODLAND. The city took over the sign in 1939 and shortened it to HOLLYWOOD by taking off the LAND at the end. We also have pictures of El Capitan Theatre, The Pantages Theatre and the Paladium. Finally, we show some of the stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Considered by many to be the entertainment capitol of the world, Hollywood is famous for producing movies, bands and comedians.
HUNTINGTON BEACH - Known for many surfing tournaments, Huntington Beach is one of the best beaches in Southern California. Kids drive from all over LA County to see this picturesque beach.
Visitors from all over Southern California take the 405 freeway to get to Huntington Beach. Both the Beach Blvd. and Golden West freeway exits are used to get to the beach.
Ocean Pacific has been heavily involved in the surfing contests over the years.
HUNTINGTON GARDENS - The Huntington Gardens display scenic gardens in the middle of a large city. Located just south of Pasadena, the gardens offer a quiet sanctuary that cannot be fully appreciated with pictures(although we have some nice photos from the area).
Located in San Marino near Pasadena, Huntington Gardens has 3 art galleries and a library. It was founded in 1919 by Henry Edwards Huntingon. The botanical gardens have thousands of different plant species.
LA BREA - In the time of the Dinosaurs, there were tarpits in parts of LA County. La Brea Tarpits is one of the most noteworthy for scientists as all kinds of fossils have been located in the area. Visitors can tour the Tarpits and see sculptures of Mammoth Elephants on the grounds(we have pictures on the La Brea Page).
It is an excellent location for education because kids can see histoical and scientific exhibits in one exciting visit.
LA CANADA - Home to JPL, La Canada is a big part of the American Space Program. Jet Propulsion Laboratory helped developed the Voyager I and Voyager II ships which are still traveling after giving us information from the edge of the solar system. There are some nice hiking trails in the mountains north of JPL and La Canada and we captured some of the scenery on film.
One of the highlights of La Canada Flintridge is the Descanso Gardens. It is a world famous garden and bird sanctuary. The Angeles Crest Highway goes up into the Angeles National Forest from La Canada.
Los Angeles snow boarders going to Mount Waterman can get supplies at Sports Chalet in La Canada and then start their mountain drive on the Angeles Crest and work their way up to the snow.
LAGUNA BEACH - Laguna has always been a resource for arts and plays.
Founded in 1920, the Laguna Playhouse was built on Ocean Avenue in 1924.
In 1932 the first Festival of the Arts was offered.
Jack Benny performed at the Festival of the Arts in 1935.
Our pictures from Laguna Beach show the sunny beaches that meet PCH.
We also have photos of the Bird Sanctuary and Pigeons in the Park.
LMU - Loyola Marymount University is a Catholic University that over looks West Los Angeles and Marina Del Rey from the north part of the campus. We have pictures showing the noteworthy views. LMU did well in the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournaments when Hank Gathers and Bo Kimble were on the team.
In 1968 Marymount College and Loyola University became united and the male and female students arrived together on the present day Westchester Campus.
LONG BEACH - The port of Long Beach is important to Southern California because it is a key entry/exit point for trade ships. The city has a nice tourist attraction in the Queen Mary(an extremely large passenger ship that is now permanently docked).
Built in 1934, the Queen Mary is over one thousand feet long. Her maiden voyage was in 1936. She was later sold to the city of Long Beach.
Every year the Long Beach Grand Prix receives coverage throughout the country. There are quaint canals in parts of the harbor that can be appreciated from gondolas.
MALIBU - Home to many movie stars, Malibu receives a great deal of attention. It is not the safest place in the world to live as floods and fires seem to torment the area quite frequently. We have pictures on the site showing the mountains in the area as well as the ocean waves as they hit the coast.
The beaches in Malibu have bicycling, wind surfing, whale watching, beach volleyball, scuba diving, hiking, kayaking and surfing. The mountains in Malibu offer horseback riding, fishing, camping, hiking and picnicing.
MARINA DEL REY - Located north of LAX and south of Santa Monica and Venice, Marina Del Rey is in a desirable location. Fisherman's Village has souvenirs, restaurants and boat tours. We have photos from Fisherman's Village and various parts of the Marina. Every year there is a Christmas Parade in which the boats are decorated with lights before they travel along the water.
Marina Del Rey is said to be built around one of the largest manmade small-boat harbors in the world.
The formal dedication of the marina wash held in April, 1965.
MOUNTAIN HIGH - Mountain High is convenient because it is easy to get there without a lot of mountain driving. It has become a popular spot for snow boarders. We have some excellent pictures from some of the runs.
The West Mountain Peak at Mountain High is approximately 8,000 feet while the West Mountain Base is approximately 7,000 feet. Mountain High is unique because it is right next to the desert.
MT WATERMAN - Mt Waterman does not attract as many skiers as Snow Summit, Bear Mountain and Snow Valley in Big Bear or Mountain High in Wrightwood but it is a nice area for locals. The face off the first lift offers some of the most challenging skiing in Southern California, especially when the moguls are carved up. We have pictures from this hidden skiing jewel.
Skiers must travel on the Angeles Crest Highway in order to get to this ski resort.
NEWPORT - Newport Beach has one of the most popular surfing spots in Southern California called "The Wedge". The outside of the jetty meets the sand of the beach and waves coming from two different directions crash into each other causing extreme surfing conditions. Beach goers can take the ferry from the mainland over to Balboa Island for a change of scenery.
The bay goes fairly far back and provides shelter for many small boats. A little ways inland, Fashion Island has a reputation for being one of the nicest shopping centers in California. Our site has many photographs showing the fountains and scenery within this famous shopping area.
OLVERA STREET - Olvera Street is located north of Downtown LA near China Town and Dodger Stadium. Visitors can eat authentic Mexican food at several restaurants or purchase souvenirs from the vendors.
In 1877 Olvera Street was named after Agustin Olvera, the first county judge of Los Angeles. Some of the current vendors are descendents from the original vendors from the 1930s. It is a major tourist attraction, bringing millions of visitors every year. It is a part of El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument.
PALM SPRINGS - Our Palm Springs page can be visited by going to the link under the So. Cal Photos Section on the main page.
Palm Springs is a desert getaway not far from Los Angeles.
Opened in 1963, the Palm Springs Aerial Tram is an excellent way to get a view of the desert environment.
The tram gains almost 6,000 feet in elevation going from the desert valley floor to the mountains above.
The Mountain Station is next to the Mt. San Jacinto Wilderness State Park.
Palm Springs is an excellent spot for golf. Our pictures of the green grass and sunny skies at the Marriott show why
it is such a nice place to get outdoors and have some fun.
PALOS VERDES - Some of the most expensive homes in the Los Angeles area are located on the Palos Verdes Peninsula. The location is desirable because of the tremendous ocean views.
Los Verdes Golf Course is one of the most popular golf courses in Southern California so it is not always easy to get a tee time. We have pictures from Los Verdes Golf Course as well as scenic sunset pictures from different parts of the peninsula.
PASADENA - Home to the Rose Parade and the Rose Bowl, Pasadena attracts a lot of attention every New Years. The Norton Simon Museum is on Colorado on the Rose Bowl Parade route and we have a picture of it on one of the Pasadena Pages.
We also have images of Castle Green, The Gamble House, The Tournament of Roses House and Old Town. UCLA started playing their home football games at the Rose Bowl after leaving the Coliseum. Fans park on the holes of the public Brookside Golf Course when attending UCLA home football games.
PLAYA DEL REY - Providing a view of Malibu to the north and Palos Verdes to the east, Playa Del Rey is a noteworthy vantage point. The city has a motor home park on the beach but visitors have to put up with noise from the planes taking off overhead. Our Playa Del Rey Page has a slideshow where the pictures are automatically rotated.
The Ballona Wetlands are one of the few remaining beach areas in Southern California with a natural ecosystem. Ballona is home for many species of birds.
The city of Pomona is home to the Los Angeles County Fair every Fall.
The city was established in 1875 and the name Pomona comes from the Roman goddess of fruit.
Our photos from the fair show the strong horse presence with the Budweiser Clysedale Horses and the Racetrack from the Grandstands.
We also captured the Euro Slide, the enormous ferris wheel and the detailed model trains.
The L.A. County Fair has been around since 1922 and it is a treat every year.
One can get to the LA County Fair by taking the San Bernardino Freeway 10 East to the city of Pomona. There are
several exits to choose froml, one of which is Fairplex Drive.
ROLLING HILLS - In between Torrance and Palos Verdes, Rolling Hills is just north of the Palos Verdes Peninsula. The Botanical Gardens show the desert climate that defines Southern California. We have various photographs throughout the colorful garden.
Rolling Hills was incorporated in 1957. The area has a strong ranch style and a great deal of nature and wildlife for a spot in the middle of the greater Los Angeles Basin.
SANTA BARBARA -
Santa Barbara is about a 2 hour drive from Los Angeles depending on the traffic on the 101.
The Santa Barbara Museum of Art has Greek, Roman and Egyptian objects. The Asian Art section has 2,600 objects
from China, Japan, Tibet, India and Southeast Asia. It is located at 1130 State Street, Santa Barbara CA 93101.
The Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History has a 72-foot whale skeleton. There is a peaceful Nature Trail along historic Mission Creek.
The Museum of Natural History also has a Space Lab and Planetarium.
The Museum is located at 2559 Puesta del Sol Road, Santa Barbara CA 93105.
With over 30 acres of botanical gardens framed by the Santa Ynez Mountains, the Santa Barbara Zoo sits atop a hill overlooking the Pacific Ocean.
We have 2 nice pictures of the giraffes inside the zoo.
Located at 500 Ninos Drive, Santa Barbara CA 93103, the zoo is not far from other scenic attractions on Cabrillo Blvd.
Several photographs are posted on our site from the bike path adjacent to the beach by Cabrillo Blvd.
As a tour bus was driving onto the pier we captured it in film. There are 2 nice restaurants by the pier that we show in photos(Pizza and Hola Amigos).
We took 3 shots of the Dolphin Fountain in front of the pier. Other photographs from the pier include the Aquarium and the Harbor Entrance.
Chase Park is captured several times in photos as it sits very close to the beach and the pier.
Queenie Nguyen was able to provide some educational photos of historic El Camino Mission.
SANTA MONICA - In the movie, "Titanic", Santa Monica is mentioned as a final destination. The city has nice views overlooking the ferris wheel on the pier and the Pacific Ocean. The shopping on the third street promenade is second to none. We have a picture of the ferris wheel taken from a point near the end of the pier.
The Museum of Flying in Santa Monica(off Ocean Park) is an educational experience and it is not far from the Santa Monica Airport.
SIMI VALLEY - Simi Valley is home to Simi Hills, a public 18 hole golf course. We have several pictures from various holes. The course can get fairly hot in the summer.
Simi Valley is home to the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum which is on a 100 acre hilltop with views of the Pacific Ocean. The museum has a full section of the
Berlin Wall which was presented to President Reagan at the library on April 12, 1990. Simi Valley used to be occupied by the Chumash Indians. In 1969 Simi Valley was incorporated.
The city is 40 miles northwest of Los Angeles. Simi has one of the largest equestrian trail systems in Southern California.
SOUTH BAY - Hermosa Beach and Manhattan Beach are located in South Bay. We have some nice sunset photos from this area. Both cities have popular piers and a lot of beach goers.
The Comedy Club in Hermosa is a funny place with many entertainers. My wife and I saw Jay Leno perform there.
The Strand in Hermosa Beach has quite a few outstanding restaurants like Good Stuff.
The area is beautiful(that is probably why it was named Hermosa which is beautiful in Spanish). Every year the US Open brings large crowds to see the exciting beach vollyeball tournament.
TORRANCE - Shoppers enjoy one of the bigger malls in Los Angeles in the Del Amo Fashion Center located in Torrance.
Centrally located between Los Angeles and Orange Counties, Torrance is a big business center for South Bay.
We have pictures of the Madrona Marsh which is a well placed freshwater nature area surrounded by a busy city.
Other attractions in Torrance are
the South Bay Center of the Arts at El Camino College, the Torrance Cultural Arts Center, the Joslyn Fine Arts Gallery and the Torrance Historical Society Museum in old Downtown Torrance.
UCLA - The University of California Los Angeles is on a huge campus in West Los Angeles that is practically a city in and of itself. The University has a good reputation both academically and athletically. We have photographs from various locations on campus.
The Wizard of Westwood, John Wooden, led the UCLA Men's Basketball team during much of the 1960s and 1970s when they dominated the sport and brought home national championship after national championship. Wooden led teams to
1964, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973 and 1975. Some of these teams featured Kareem Abdul-Jabbar(Lew Alcindor) while others had Bill Walton. Later in 1995, Jim Harrick coached the UCLA Bruins to their 11th championship with Ed O'Bannon taking home MVP.
The Bruins won their only football championship in 1954. We have pictures of two of the most storied buildings on campus in Royce Hall and Powell Library.
UNIVERSAL CITY - Universal Studios is a big tourist attraction and a nice place to visit. We have a photo of the Hard Rock Cafe in Universal City, which is a popular place for younger crowds.
Universal Studios has quite a few rides based on famous movies. During the Jaws crave one of the scariest rides involved the massive shark.
The Jurassic Park Ride is said to be quite an adventure.
The Universal CityWalk features dining, entertainment and shopping. Sports events can be seen on the massive Astrovision Big Screen TV on the City Walk.
VENICE BEACH - Modeled after Venice Italy, Venice Beach California attracts many tourists. Some of the canals have been filled in but the area is still a must-see when visiting Los Angeles. Walking along the beach is always entertaining.
The basketball courts are in several movies including "White Men Can't Jump" with Wesley Snipes and Woody Harrelson. We have pictures from the basketball courts and the canals. The pier at Venice is a popular place for fishing and surfers can be found enjoying the water.
WESTCHESTER - Westchester is just north of Los Angeles International Park. We have photographs of the public 15 hole golf course that allows night play up until 10pm. The holes are fairly wide open as there scattered palm trees but not too many thick trees. The second hole has a water hazard about 230 yards out.
The golf course is centrally located(being near LAX). Most holes on the course are less than 400 yards but they are longer then holes found at par-3 courses.
WESTLAKE - One of the nicer golf courses in Southern California is located in Westlake. We have pictures from various parts of the golf course on the Westlake Page. The course is not far from the 101 freeway which makes it somewhat easy to locate.
The problem with Westlake is that it is not close to Downtown Los Angeles, it is quite a ways west of Downtown but the drive is worth it in the end.
WILL ROGERS BEACH - Located North of Santa Monica and Southeast of Malibu, Will Rogers State Beach is a nice stretch of ocean off the Pacific Coast Highway. Our pictures show the palm trees and sail boats that seem to go hand-in-hand with Southern California.
Will Rogers is at an interesting part of the California Coast because it is in between Santa Monica where the beach faces to the west and Mailibu where the beach faces to the south.