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A Brief History Of The Santa Monica Pier

The Santa Monica Pier is a well-loved tourist attraction known all over the world. Each year, more than six million visitors travel from near and far to visit the pier and spend the day enjoying the attractions. From incredible views to delicious restaurants, there is...

What You Need to Know Before Visiting LA

For many, LA is synonymous with Hollywood-- celebrities, the movies, red carpets and neon lights. This may be one part of the city, but Los Angeles has so much more to it than that. A sprawling city that ranks as one of the nation's biggest, there's so much happening...

A-Listers in Santa Monica: Who Lives Here?

Ever since the first Hollywood studio opened up in 1911, the LA area has been a hotbed of talent and beautiful people. Since Santa Monica is one of the most beautiful parts of the region, it's no surprise that it's got its share of talent. You might be surprised...

The Untold History of Santa Monica

Did you know Santa Monica was named after a saint? Or that multiple tribes of Indians inhabited the area? Filmmakers originally wanted Santa Monica to be their hub of operations, but why did they leave? Discover that and so much more as we dive into Santa Monica...