Saturday, June 19, 2010

old downtown LA

union station

olvera street mexican marketplace

the avila adobe, the oldest house in los angeles !  

built in 1818

spanish mission style post office 

Friday, June 18, 2010

Lakers win their 16th NBA championship! ! ! !

"This one's by far the sweetest," Bryant said in front of a still-standing Staples Center crowd that, on this night, had no desire to leave early and beat traffic.

Read the rest here:,0,5118663.story 

Thursday, June 17, 2010


a view of laguna,


and a crystal cove sunset.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

venice / santa monica

the entrance? 

the (in)famous boardwalk

places where you're allowed to graffiti 

awesome skateboard park right on the beach

santa monica pier from the bike path

frank gehry's binocular building

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

griffith observatory

the outside

the inside

view of the hollywood sign from the observatory

looking south from the observatory towards downtown

Sunday, June 13, 2010

new background of the skyline !

taken on my last day in new york, on the way to the airport.  (i left space so you could see it uninterrupted, smog included)