Pictures: California dreaming in LA

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  1. A one-armed guitar player, part of the group Natural HiFi, belting out some tunes by the Doors, whose lead singer, Jim Morrison, was from Venice Beach.
  2. Down at Muscle Beach, the body beautiful  both male and female  is celebrated and most days you can see the ripped and tanned gorgeous (and some not-so-gorgeous) working out.
  3. No holy cows ... not even Arnold Schwarzenegger is safe.
  4. No need to spend $5 to see the's all around you.
  5. Santa Monica is cool and laid back.
  6. Venice Beach is pleasant and no small measure because the LA Police Department has a zero tolerance to law breaking.
  7. Brendan Seery picked up an award at the Other Venice Film Festival.
  8. Santa Monica is cool and laid back.
  9. This customised Harley Davidson has a sound system worth more than a car.

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