Adventure Guide to Southern California by Don Young, Marge Young, Marjorie Young

By Don Young, Marge Young, Marjorie Young

Exploring the points of interest of southern California, this advisor exhibits the reader the place to soak up a 3-hitter, rollerblade the boardwalks, browse at artwork fairs and sportfish. a distinct part covers daytrips around the border into Mexico, with pointers on crossing the border, customs and protection.

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Unique Native American cultures evolved, influenced more by migrating tribes from Alaska and Canada to Page 2 the north than by the Iroquois, Chippewa, Apache, Comanche and other Indian cultures that flourished along America's East Coast and throughout the vast central plains. Gabrielino Indians inhabited most of the region which is present-day Los Angeles. The Chumash were found along the Pacific coast between Los Angeles and San Simeon to the north. The Yokuts, Tubaculabah, Kawaisu, Kitanemuk, Tatviam and Serrano occupied California's fertile Central Valley.

The lighthouse is not open to the public. , 310/548-7618, occupies the former Municipal Ferry Building. It contains some 300 ship models, including a 21-foot scale model of the Queen Mary and an 18-foot scale model of the Titanic. , 310/548-7562, features 38 seawater aquariums full of southern California marine life. Multimedia shows, seasonal special events, grunion programs and whale-watching tours are offered. There is a Marine Mammal Care Center at 3601 S. , 310/ 548-5677. For further information, contact San Pedro Peninsula Chamber of Commerce, 390 W.

Here's a list of some of the more popular stars: ·James Dean's star is at 1717 Vine St. ·John Lennon's star is in front of 1750 Vine St. ·Marilyn Monroe's star is at 6774 Hollywood Blvd. , near Marilyn's. Hollywood Studio Museum, 2100 N. , 213/874-2276, occupies Hollywood's first movie studio and is the only film history museum devoted to the movies' silent era. It is located on the east side of Highland Ave. at the edge of the Hollywood Bowl parking area, where Cecil B. DeMille made Hollywood's first Western, The Squaw Man, in 1913.

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