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Southern California Close-Ups: Venice, Santa Monica, Malibu
Southern California Close-Ups: Venice, Santa Monica, Malibu

  First published on July 31, 2011. Revised and expanded in early 2012. You could spend a solid year sniffing out cool spots for travelers in Venice, Santa Monica, Pacific Palisades and Malibu -- scores of hotels, hundreds of restaurants and bars, more than 30 miles of coastline. But you're new to the scene, or you haven't visited in a while, and who has a year anyway? These 11 micro-itineraries will lead you to fresh fruit, ancient art, pub darts, magic, gymnastics, Venus on roller skates and J. Paul Getty on how to be rich. 1. Veni, vidi, Venice That's a loose Latin paraphrase for: "I came, I saw and, boy, are we a long way from Burbank." Venice lies...

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