NEIGHBORHOODS: Santa Monica

NEIGHBORHOODS: Santa Monica

Dan George, left, and Ron Blake enjoy a Guinness at O’Brien’s Pub & Restaurant in Santa Monica. (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times) Progressive, eclectic Main Street in Santa Monica is notable for its green businesses. With organic cafes and boutiques...
NEIGHBORHOODS: Little Ethiopia

NEIGHBORHOODS: Little Ethiopia

Genet Agonafer, chef and owner of Meals by Genet, holds a plate of traditional Ethiopian food offered at her restaurant in Little Ethiopia. (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times) L.A.’s Fairfax Avenue has long been a meeting place for diverse cultures. It became an...