It's a beautiful day in the neighborhood...

Oxy-Clean

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Achuar indigenous leader from the Peruvian Amazon,  Andre's Sandi,  speaks at a protest during Occidental Petroleum's  (OXY) annual shareholders meeting at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel - Santa Monica on Friday, May 4, 2007. "My people are sick and dying because of OXY. The water in our streams is not fit to drink and we can no longer eat the fish in our rivers or animals in our forests."

Posted on Friday, May 4, 2007 at 09:35PM by Registered CommenterFabian Lewkowicz | CommentsPost a Comment | EmailEmail | PrintPrint

In the hat

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Kindergartner Samuel Bradley, 5, drinks juice while wearing his fathers hat (Captain Eric Bradley) during  National  Day of Prayer  on Thursday, May 3, 2007 in front of City Hall.
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National Day of Prayer

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1) US army First Class Sergeant Aaron M. Elizarraras prays for the troops in Iraq during National Prayer Day on Thursday, May 3, 2007 in front of City Hall. 2) The Blue Eagles Honor Guard presents the Colors during opening ceremonies on Thursday 3) The Salvation Army band performs during National Prayer Day 4) The National Day of Prayer Youth Choir  sings the National Anthem  5) Miritza Alarcon, praises the Lord during National Prayer Day on Thursday in front of City Hall. 6) Rob Scribner, Pastor of the Lighthouse Church prays during national Prayer Day
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Take a hike

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Abraham Luis, 22, an avid hiker, climbs down the Santa Monica Mountains on Wednesday. Luis has been hiking in the Santa Monica Mountains since he was 15-years-old.
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I've got 7

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1) Santa Monica Fire Chief, Jim Hone and Santa Monica Mayor Richard Bloom examine a display of what seven days worth of emergency items look like during the  Disaster Preparedness Press Conference 'I've Got 7' on Monday, April 30, 2007 at the Santa Monica Fire Station Number 1. The Santa Monica Fire Department and the City of Santa Monica are launching the 2nd Annual, month-long campaign advising Santa Monicans to "be prepared" for disasters. 2) Director of the Santa Monica Red Cross, John Pacheco, talks of the importance of having seven days worth of emergency supplies in case of a disaster during a Disaster Preparedness Press Conference

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Santa Monica Airport Park

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Daisy Dixon, 2, (left) and Grace Vennewitz, 3, play at the new Santa Monica Airport Park playground during the opening celebration on Sunday, April 29, 2007.  The 8.3-acre park is located at the north-west corner of Bundy Dr. and Airport Ave., on the south side of Santa Monica Airport.

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Kick off

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Mayor Richard Bloom gives the ceremonial first kickoff during the grand opening of the Santa Monica Airport Park on Sunday, April 29, 2007.

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Goal!

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1) A West Coast Soccer Academy player drives the ball past a Santa Monica United defender during the grand opening of the Santa Monica Airport Park on Sunday, April 29, 2007. 2)  Fourth-grader Cameron Macnamara, 10, throws a giant soccer ball during the grand opening
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Dogs gone wild

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People play with their dogs at the new dog park during the Santa Monica Airport Park's  grand opening on Sunday, April 29, 2007.
Posted on Sunday, April 29, 2007 at 05:38PM by Registered CommenterFabian Lewkowicz in , | CommentsPost a Comment | EmailEmail | PrintPrint

Celebration for the Arts

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Amanda Siegal (left) and Julie Naylor (right) paint upon David Legaspi's community mural during the 'Celebration For The Arts' at the Santa Monica Pier on Saturday, April 28, 2007. This years theme was 'Impressionism.' Bottom Photo is last years community mural.

Posted on Saturday, April 28, 2007 at 08:14PM by Registered CommenterFabian Lewkowicz in , , | CommentsPost a Comment | EmailEmail | PrintPrint