Chapter

To Malibu

in Los Angeles in the 1930s

Published by University of California Press

Published in print May 2011 | ISBN: 9780520268838
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520948860 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520268838.003.0031
To Malibu

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This chapter describes a tour to Malibu which takes the following route: Los Angeles–Hollywood–Sherman Oaks–Tarzana–Girard–Topanga Canyon–Topanga Beach–Castellammare–Santa Monica; US 101, Sunset Blvd., Cahuenga Ave., Ventura Blvd., Topanga Canyon Rd., US 101A; 45.4 m. This route is through Hollywood and the southern end of the San Fernando Valley, with its broad, flat acres of fruits, grain, and vegetables, its busy little towns, and movie stars' estates; through the low Santa Monica Mountains via Topanga Canyon; and along the Pacific Coast between surf line and mountain palisades, to Santa Monica.

Keywords: Los Angeles; Hollywood; Sherman Oaks; Tarzana; Girard; Topanga Canyon; Topanga Beach; Castellammare; Santa Monica

Chapter.  4679 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: History of the Americas

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