Tuesday, July 19, 2011

JULY SO FAR: Summer 2011 In Pictures

Summer 2011; Photos out and about LACo beaches so far this month of July. Enjoy!

We begin our journey on Friday, July 1st, with a few shot from Santa Monica South and SMHQ:

Next up, a few shots from Santa Monica North on Sunday, July 3rd:

Santa Monica South, Sunday, July 10, 2011, between 10:30 a.m. - Noon

Sunday, July 10, 2011; Santa Monica South Tower #17; Brutal day of large crowds, unsophisticated swimmers, strong surf, inshore holes, lateral currents, riptides, preventions, stingray punctures, rescue vehicle responses...

This patron, center of frame, below, stayed in the water rolling around in waist high or knee high water all afternoon and would lay in the water with his head underwater... driving a few of us rather nuts... was real glad when he finally packed it in around 7:30 pm.....

Wed, July 13, 2011, at approx. 0730 hrs, OL Kevin Maxwell, the early shift guard at SMS Tower #26 on patrol in the area vehicle:

Sean Lemm, at right, thanks fellow OLS-Call Car partner, Jay Hopkins, for locating his SMITH sunglasses that Sean had misplaced

Friday, July 15, 2011, aka, Carmageddon Friday. Soft sand run from WRHQ to SMN Tower #8...

Friday, July 15, 2011; Will Rogers Tower #15, OL John Ying on deck:

Will Rogers Tower #18, OL Mike Janney, present and accountable:

Friday, July 15, 2011; Santa Monica North; An LACo OL escaping the bee invasion of SMN Tower #4:

Check out the bee hive at the base of the flag pole! Woh!

Sat., July 16, 2011, 0830 hrs, at SMS Tower 26 during the "Ocean Park Luau & Surf Festival":

Sunday, July 17, 2011, Will Rogers State Beach:

Pelicans at WRN Tower #3; Fisheye view:

View from WRN Tower #4, around 7 pm...



*** All photos by & Copyright 2011 Will Maguire. All Rights Reserved. Used here with permission.

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