National Geographic : 1949 Jul
Above Santa Monica's Famous Beach the Flyers, Like Balboa "Silent, upon a Peak in Darien," Discovered the Pacific Private homes and clubs elbow for room between bluff and beach at the California resort. Palm-dotted Palisades Parkcovers the bluff; busy, beach-level Highway U.S. 101A runs behind the houses. At near-by Los Angeles the Skyway reaches its western end. Santa Monica Mountains tower inthe distance (page 106).