Blog archive for December 2017
A Diplomatic Guide to Hollywood
5th December, 2017

Sooner or later each of us is tasked with escorting visitors around Los Angeles. No matter if these visitors are adventurous or timid or whether they are here on business, representing their government or simply families on vacation,  when I ask, “What would you like to see?” the unvarying response is “Hollywood.” I have, hopefully, learned to mask my lack of enthusiasm.

In reality, it is the area that surrounds the intersection of Highland Avenue and Hollywood Boulevard that I am most averse to.

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In this abbreviated, holiday issue I offer some Internet sites unrelated to your daily work but sites that you and your family may find useful outside the office.

While almost all L.A. points of interest have their own website and often send regular newsletters, the sites I have listed offer a broader picture of where to go, what to do and the history of Los Angeles. The sites are not listed in order of preference.

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