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moms retro cooking tips and art
I also love cooking and kitchen art, so I've mixed them together and got my other site, MomsRetro



the garden pages gardening tips and designs
I got into this whole website goodness to share my love of gardening.  Drop by and smell the flowers at theGardenPages

CLASSIC PHOTO: LA City Hall
Classic LA

A great photo from a 1930's era tourist brochure shows off the Charles Lindbergh Beacon atop Los Angeles City Hall

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lax airport welcome sign in french chinese
Art photography, vintage artwork, western sunsets, cool architecture and funny slogans all inspired by my hometown Los Angeles; The City of the Angels.

Plus photos, hidden gems, day trips, history, gossip and lore from LA and the Pacific Coast of California.

AngelCityArt Art inspired by
Los Angeles, the City of the Angels

I have two online stores where I sell my original art, antique reproductions and other fun designs:
AngelCityArt on Zazzle and  AngelCityArt on CafePress
Please drop by and say hello!
Los Angeles and California Logo Designs

Los Angeles and California logos in patriotic red, white and blue, groovy tye-dye designs, and retro classic colors on t-shirts, stickers, totes and more. For native Angelinos and travelers to the City of the Angels.
custom blank art cards and business cards Vintage Art Cards, Invitations & Custom Postage

Greeting cards and blank art cards, Thank You notes, invitations and postage all customizable.  Zazzle makes it easy to personalize any design!
Funny Sayings and Office Humor designs Snappy Sayings and Office Humor Slogans

Snappy sayings and funny office slogans for t-shirts, stickers, buttons and more!  Bright graphic lettering and unique fonts make our funny text slogans stand out.  And you can add your name or message to any design!
holiday cards and custom invitation designs Holiday Designs and Custom Art Cards

Browse my seasonal and holiday-themed art cards and custom invitations with matching postage, labels, tees, stickers and totes you can customize -- all on your schedule.
Kitchen Artwork, Canning and Soap Labels Kitchen Artwork, Canning and Soap Labels

My collection of retro kitchen art, fruit and vegetable crate label art, snappy cooking sayings and slogans plus favorite foods or drinks too.  Perfect for home crafters because any design can be personalized by you!  Pick your own colors, text and fonts even upload your own logo.
Original and Vintage Art Mugs, Cards and Postage Original and Vintage Art Coffee Mugs

Enjoy your java with my original coffee mugs. Browse vintage tile art, retro designs and pretty florals.  Now find art cards and customizable postage stamps with antique tile patterns.
decorator novelty and retro kitchen wall clocks Novelty, Decorator Wall and Kitchen Clocks

Original retro kitchen clocks, unique floral wall clocks, decorator clocks for home decor and novelty clocks for kids, plus classics, pastels, primary colors or Roman numeral designs.
Art Photography Cards and More from Los Angeles Art Photography from California

Colorful sunsets, flowering landscapes, historic adobe and California palm tree art photography from Los Angeles, the City of the Angels.

Selected Los Angeles Articles

Sepulveda tunnelSepulveda Tunnel underneath Mulholland Drive

Connecting the San Fernando Valley with the west side of Los Angeles since 1930.  Slow down and take a look on my Architecture and Hidden Gems page...

California Bell at Los Encinos State ParkLos Encinos State Historic Park

In case you miss it before it closes; a photo essay from a jewel in Encino that survived an earthquake, but not the budget ax - Los Encinos adobe and park...

405 freeway north to 101 freeway interchangeSport Driving in Los Angeles

In Los Angeles driving has been elevated to an art form.  My Los Angeles Traffic Page has driving tips, rantings, danger and drama


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Los Angeles Native Peoples & History

The area now known as Los Angeles County has been continuously occupied by several native American nations since prehistory. 

The bulk of Los Angeles city was occupied by the Tongva Nation.
 

Along the Pacific coast the Chumash occupied what is now Malibu,
north to San Luis Obispo County. 

The Tataviam lived in the northern San Fernando Valley.

Modern place names with Tongva origins

Azusa, Cahuenga (Pass), Cucamonga (Rancho), Pacoima, Topanga, and Tujunga

Modern place names with Chumash origins

Castaic (Lake),  Malibu, Mugu (Point), Ojai, Piru, and Simi (Valley).



For sources and indigenous California tribes visit
my Los Angeles Native Americans Page…




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