Month: July 2020

  • Expo Park – the Torch & the Robert Graham statues

    Expo Park – the Torch & the Robert Graham statues

    Exposition Park in south Los Angeles, located immediately south of USC has been updated.  One venue that has a futuristic design is the Banc of California Stadium which is home to the Los Angeles Football (soccer) Club.  There are approximately 30 historical markers on the north side of the stadium.  Several are pictured.  What is […]

  • Grand Park – Black Future Project

    Grand Park – Black Future Project

    Grand Park is a public space adjacent the Los Angeles City Hall.  The protest stemming from George Floyd’s murder have morphed into other actions.  Recently I took a stroll to Grand Park to get an update and was greeted by the Black Future Project (formerly Occupy BLM).

  • Strike for Black Workers Protest, Los Angeles – Adams & Western

    Strike for Black Workers Protest, Los Angeles – Adams & Western

    Today March & Rally Los Angeles were part of nationwide “Strike for Black Lives’ protest.  This sample of photos are from the auto caravan as it wove through the West Adams community of Los Angeles.  The Los Angeles Police Department managed traffic as the caravan headed north on Western and went east on Adams.  Approximately […]

  • The Los Angeles church sites of Rev. James Cleveland

    The Los Angeles church sites of Rev. James Cleveland

    These photos are presented after a friend approached me and discussed James Cleveland.  Gospel music is a cultural mainstay in the African-American community.  Cleveland’s fame was created in Detroit as he was part of  Aretha Franklin’s father’s great church.  Once he moved to Los Angeles gospel music took off.  Always a gifted Minister of Music, […]

  • Desertscapes – a trek to Palm Desert

    Desertscapes – a trek to Palm Desert

    These are some shots experimenting with several lens types.

  • Beach Series – Hermosa Beach, CA – July 5, 2020

    Beach Series – Hermosa Beach, CA  – July 5, 2020

    The coast of Southern California (Los Angeles area) is full of beach cities which draw millions to call it their home.  The July 4th extended weekend officially ended today, July 6th so I decided to trek to a very popular beach I had not visited in years:  Hermosa Beach.  Nestled in between Manhattan Beach and […]

  • Venice Beach, CA – July 4th weekend – Closed????

    Venice Beach, CA  – July 4th weekend – Closed????

    I thought beaches in CA were closed????  So, I decided to trek out to Los Angeles’ Venice Beach on Friday, July 3, 2020 as I needed some beach shots.  There were signs posted miles away alerting would-be beach goers of closure but as I entered the beach and from what you can see from these […]

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