The Train Tunnel in This 1898 Film Is Now Part of Pacific Coast Highway

Santa Monica's McClure Tunnel—is there a more dramatic 400 feet of roadway in all the Southland? First, the daylight fades as you leave behind the Santa Monica Freeway and plunge through the tunnel's eastern portal. The road curves through the darkness, and then a new world flashes before you. As your eyes readjust,… » 4/30/14 3:38pm 4/30/14 3:38pm

Three of the World's Prettiest Parking Garages Are In One Small City

Parking garages are ugly by their very nature: They're metal cages that take up valuable space in our cities to house our automobiles for a few high-priced hours. But not all garages have to be ugly. In fact, three of the most beautiful are located within a few blocks of each other, in the city of Santa Monica,… » 4/14/14 6:10pm 4/14/14 6:10pm

Hoon Of The Day: Lamborghini Takes Out Parked Cars In Santa Monica

Wait, we think there's a "suspicion" that alcohol was involved in driving a $300,000 Lamborghini Murci lago into a line of parked cars in downtown Santa Monica? Oh wait, it was at 2:30 AM — yeah, it must have just been a mechanical error. Actually, it is a Lambo...the driver's lucky it didn't catch fire or just… » 3/22/07 11:00am 3/22/07 11:00am

Alleged Drunkard Mangles Lambo in Santa Monica

David August Johnson (emphatically no relation) smacked his Murcielago into five parked cars in Santa Monica earlier today. Johnson was booked on a suspected DUI and given a clean bill of health at an area hospital. The Lamborghini, however, appears to be totaled. From this day forward, we highly recommend that the… » 3/01/07 6:15pm 3/01/07 6:15pm