Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo High School

The west side of Long Beach is (depending on your perspective) what most people would call “ghetto;” it’s definitely not the most affluent area in the city, but it’s also most definitely not the most run down. Cabrillo High School is an interesting landmark in the west because it is a representation of both sides … [Read more…]

The Getty Center

 I visited the Getty Center recently with my friends. The J. Paul Getty Museum is actually comprised of two locations – the Getty Center and the Getty Villa. The Getty Center offers a gallery of art ranging from pre-renaissance to contemporary pieces. Located in Brentwood, California, it is a tourist attraction that allows Los Angeles visitors … [Read more…]

Santa Monica, CA

This weekend on February 27th, I went to Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica, CA, which is infamous for its shopping. Though, the shopping experience is not what I took from this trip. I observed and noticed the atmosphere around me. It is a very busy and noisy place with constant flow of foot traffic, … [Read more…]

Los Angeles Zoo

  Visited: Febuary 26th 2016 11:08 AM I have been to many zoos and was extremely decided to go to the Los Angles Zoo for the first time. I think just the fact that it was THE Los Angeles Zoo made my expectations so much higher. I was expecting something completely out of the ordinary … [Read more…]

Olvera Street

I recently had the opportunity to visit Olvera Street, I had been there before several years ago and I remember I was fascinated by everything and how “Mexican” things were. Now that I go there all I see is the advertisement made for the street and how it looked like a zoo; the Mexicans all … [Read more…]

Mulholland Drive

Earlier this week I found myself on Mulholland Drive on a road trip with some friends. Recognizing the name, I realized that this street was named after the man who masterminded the creation of the Los Angeles aqueduct. While William Mulholland was a very accomplished man, many of his accomplishments were at best morally gray. … [Read more…]