S: Los Angeles, California
BC: The End
FC: Los Angeles 2011 | My Family in America
1: Life brings simple pleasures to us every day. It is up to us to make them wonderful memories. CathyAllen
2: Los Angeles is the most populous city in California and the second most populous in the United States, after New York City, with a population of 3.8 million, on a land area of 498.3 square miles (1,290.6 km2). It is the focal point of the larger Los Angeles-Long Beach-Riverside combined statistical area, which contains nearly 17.8 million people and which is one of the most populous metropolitan areas in the world. Los Angeles is also the seat of Los Angeles County, the most populated and one of the most multicultural counties in the United States.
5: Griffith Park
6: Griffith Observatory is in Los Angeles, California, United States. Sitting on the south-facing slope of Mount Hollywood in L.A.'s Griffith Park, it commands a view of the Los Angeles Basin, including downtown Los Angeles to the southeast, Hollywood to the south, and the Pacific Ocean to the southwest.
7: The observatory is a popular tourist attraction with an extensive array of space- and science-related displays.
14: Culmination of Maralmaa's Preschool
15: Preschool Diploma
16: A family is pieced together with hope and faith. A family is quilted and bound with love and grace.
22: Naadam 2009
23: Naadam 2010
24: Naadam 2009
30: SeaWorld San Diego is an animal theme park, oceanarium, and marine mammal park, located in San Diego, California.
32: SeaWorld is now home to more than 10,000 animals, including 16 species of marine mammals, more than 430 species of fishes and more than 100 species of birds.
33: With more than 130 million visitors since its opening on March 21, 1964, SeaWorld is San Diego’s No. 1 tourist attraction and one of the most popular marine parks in the world.
34: Big Bear Lake is California's largest recreation lake.
36: During winter season Big Bear Lake becomes a skiing and snowboarding destination for Southern California. There are two major ski resorts: Snow Summit and Bear Mountain.
38: Christmas Day is a holiday in the U.S. generally observed on December 25.
42: The Fountains of Bellagio is a vast, choreographed water feature with performances set to light and music. The fountain display is choreographed to various pieces of music, including songs by Andrea Bocelli, Frank Sinatra, and Gene Kelly.
44: Las Vegas 2011
46: Bellagio Hotel, Las Vegas
48: The Tournament of Roses Parade, better known as the Rose Parade, is "America's New Year Celebration", a festival of flower-covered floats, marching bands, equestrians and a college football game on New Year's Day (but moved to Monday if New Year's Day falls on a Sunday), produced by the non-profit Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association.
51: The Grove Christmas Tree is a 110-foot Christmas tree that is lit every year at The Grove at Farmer's Market in Los Angeles, California. It is the tallest Christmas tree in the city of Los Angeles.
54: Grand Canyon National Park
56: The Grand Canyon is a steep-sided canyon carved by the Colorado River in the United States in the state of Arizona. It is largely contained within the Grand Canyon National Park, one of the first national parks in the United States. President Theodore Roosevelt was a major proponent of preservation of the Grand Canyon area, and visited it on numerous occasions to hunt and enjoy the scenery. The Grand Canyon is 277 miles (446 km) long, up to 18 miles (29 km) wide and attains a depth of over a mile (6,000 feet / 1,800 metres).
58: A family is pieced together with hope and faith. A family is quilted and bound with love and grace.
60: The Golden Gate Bridge is a suspension bridge spanning the Golden Gate, the opening of the San Francisco Bay into the Pacific Ocean. As part of both U.S. Route 101 and California State Route 1, it connects the city of San Francisco on the northern tip of the San Francisco Peninsula to Marin County. The Golden Gate Bridge was the longest suspension bridge span in the world when it was completed in 1937, and has become one of the most internationally recognized symbols of San Francisco, California, and of the United States.
62: San Francisco, officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the fourth most populous city in California and the 13th most populous city in the United States, with a 2010 estimated population of 805,235.
64: San Francisco 2010
66: San Francisco
67: Topanga State Park Many trails exist within the park, which are accessible to hikers, mountain bikers, and horseback riders as posted. Most trails are wide fire roads providing paths for hiking and mountain biking.
68: The Getty Center, in Brentwood, Los Angeles, California, is a campus for cultural institutions founded by oilman J. Paul Getty. The $1.3 billion center, which opened on December 16, 1997, is also well known for its architecture, gardens, and views overlooking Los Angeles.
70: Yosemite National Park is a United States National Park spanning eastern portions of Tuolumne, Mariposa and Madera counties in east central California, United States. The park covers an area of 761,268 acres (3,080.74 km2) and reaches across the western slopes of the Sierra Nevada mountain chain. Over 3.7 million people visit Yosemite each year: most spend their time in the seven square miles (18 km2) of Yosemite Valley. Designated a World Heritage Site in 1984, Yosemite is internationally recognized for its spectacular granite cliffs, waterfalls, clear streams, Giant Sequoia groves, and biological diversity. Almost 95% of the park is designated wilderness. Although not the first designated national park, Yosemite was central to the development of the national park idea, largely owing to the work of people like Galen Clark and John Muir.
73: Giant Sequoias are the world's largest trees in terms of total volume (technically, only 7 living Giant Sequoia exceed the 42,500 cubic feet (1,200 m3) of the Lost Monarch Coast Redwood tree; see Largest trees). They grow to an average height of 50–85 metres (160–279 ft) and 6–8 metres (20–26 ft) in diameter. Record trees have been measured to be 94.8 metres (311 ft) in height and 17 metres (56 ft) in diameter. The oldest known Giant Sequoia based on ring count is 3,500 years old.
74: Halloween is an annual holiday observed on October 31, which commonly includes activities such as trick-or-treating, attending costume parties, carving jack-o'-lanterns, bonfires, apple bobbing, visiting haunted attractions, playing pranks, telling scary stories, and watching horror films.
75: Universal Studios Hollywood is a movie studio and theme park in the unincorporated Universal City community of Los Angeles County, California, United States. It is one of the oldest and most famous Hollywood movie studios still in use.
76: Santa Monica has 3.5 miles (5.6 km) of well-maintained California beach locations and enjoys on average 340 days of sunshine a year plus a nearly constant gentle ocean breeze. Cycling, movie shoots, beach volleyball games, and the finest of people-watching all happen here, and it's no wonder. People love to gather at this California beach, partially because it is so pristine.
77: The Pacific Ocean is the largest of the Earth's oceanic divisions. It extends from the Arctic in the north to the Southern Ocean in the south, bounded by Asia and Australia in the west, and the Americas in the east.
80: Children's Day event, LA Mongolian school.
82: Disneyland Park is a theme park located in Anaheim, California, owned and operated by the Walt Disney Parks and Resorts division of The Walt Disney Company.
97: New Year's Eve in Vegas is a world-class celebration.
98: Hollywood is a district in Los Angeles, California – situated west-northwest of Downtown Los Angeles. Due to its fame and cultural identity as the historical center of movie studios and movie stars, the word "Hollywood" is often used as a metonym of American cinema.