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Routing people away from the Hollywood sign is the wrong path
Routing people away from the Hollywood sign is the wrong path

It's a holiday weekend, you're entertaining relatives from Topeka, Kan., and since no sightseeing trip would be complete without a viewing of the Hollywood sign, you look up directions. But if you're using Google, MapQuest or most GPS systems, you'll be routed to the Griffith Park Observatory. No matter which direction you're coming from, and even if you look up directions for walking to the sign, you'll still be routed to the observatory, with a dotted line on the map suggesting where to look. The observatory offers a nice view, but it's certainly not the only view or even the best view. It just happens to be the most politically expedient view....

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