It's a beautiful day in the neighborhood...
1) Kristin Chapin makes a speech after receiving the Santa Monica Junior Chamber of Commerce's 2006 Distinguished Service Award on Wednesday, June 6, 2007 at the Santa Monica Family YMCA. Chapin's husband Steven also received the prestigious award in 2000 and makes them the first ever husband wife recipients of the award. 2) Mayor Richard Bloom gives Kristin a proclamation from the City of Santa Monica for receiving the Santa Monica Junior Chamber of Commerce's award.
A crew films "Ball Dont Lie" inside of the Capo Restaurant on Ocean Avenue on Monday, June 4, 2007.The film will be feature length.
1) (left to right) Graffiti artists Think, 25, Sober, 19, and Draw, 19, paint the chimney at Venice Beach during the Paintout Festival on Sunday, June 3, 2007. The day-long event was geared toward joining the artistic community and Venice Beach residents in a cooperative effort to encourage creativity and support the Public Arts Walls. 2) Graffiti artists Sober, and Draw 3) Mural Artist Mark Gonz, 34, paints on the Venice Beach Public Arts Walls at Venice Beach during the Paintout on Sunday. 4) 'Germ Free' raps at Venice Beach during the Paintout Festival.
1) Bill Lewis feeds his Italian Cordovan bees some honey in their 'working hive' at the Third Street Santa Monica Farmers Market on Saturday, June 2, 2007. Cordovan bees are known for the brilliant golden color Their attractive coloration makes the queen location less difficult. 2) The queen bee can be scene in the center of a see-through working hive. A queen be is almost twice the size of the other bees and can lay 2,000 eggs per day.
1-2) Santa Monica Police Officer, Cody Green, tags out Santa Monica Firefighter John Flores as he slides between his legs into home plate on Friday, June 1, 2007 at Clover Park. The Santa Monica Police Officer played two games against the Santa Monica Firefighters. SMPD won both games; 11 to 4 and 18 to 4. 3) Paul Radomski, a SMFD Paramedic, runs to first base but his out by a catch from SMPD's first baseman Saul Rodriguez. 4) Santa Monica Police Officer Roberto Villegas keeps his eye on the ball while up to bat. 5) SMPD and SMFD group photo after the game.
Protesters against vulgar lyrics gather in front of the Universal Building along Colorado Avenue on Wednesday, May 30, 2007.