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Los Angeles: 5 great places to see art

Not long ago, Hollywood film premieres and private parties dominated Los Angeles' social landscape. Now the city's power brokers and celebrities lavish attention and money on exhibition openings and promoting great art – which is to the benefit of everyone else. Here are five of L.A.'s top spots for viewing world-class art:

Travel

Los Angeles: 4 great beaches

In Los Angeles, it's beach weather all year-round. But in January you don't have to compete with nearly as many people for prime towel spots. All L.A.-area beaches are managed by the California State Parks Department, sometimes in cooperation with county or city governments.

Local

It took mere seconds for his boat to sink in shark-filled waters

Adam Wiseman was fishing with his friend, Troy Cooper, in the Atlantic Ocean near the North Santee Bay on Saturday morning when an ice box caused his boat’s weight to shift. The boat flipped. And within seconds, Wiseman was in the water along with a school of hungry sharks and the 300 pounds of jellyfish they had on board their craft before it capsized. But, luckily, The Captain Andrew and its crew were nearby when the boat sank. The crew rushed to their aid, saving not only Wiseman and Cooper, but also Wiseman’s boat.

State

Why water rescues are up along the Grand Strand

So far this summer, in Myrtle Beach there have been at least three ocean drownings, not counting two missing boys. The ocean, the Grand Strand’s economic motor and most impressive natural resource, has proven deadly. Officials say more and more visitors each year has been adding up to more water rescues during a summer that’s been plagued by rip currents and stronger longshore currents.

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