13. The yellow line on the bottom of our street signs? It represents sand.
14. If we're going to the beach, it's South of where you're going
We head to Station 26: parking is better, water is better, surf break is better, sand is better. Dude, it's just better.
15. Anyone who played in middle or high school orchestra has played on a former Oscars stage
Though it's mostly unused now, the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium wasn't just once the Academy Awards' home, it also has hosted Prince, Motley Crue, and Weird Al Yankovic.