Silicon Beach History

Dec. 30, 2015

Santa Monica Canyon—The Countryside of Santa Monica

The winding roads and steep canyon walls make it hard to believe you’re only a short drive away from the hustle and bustle of Los Angeles. 

The quiet countryside was once home to the Gabrieleno Indians and had been under both Spanish and Mexican control before ‘Alta California’ was ...

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Nov. 1, 2015

Silicon Beach: Home To The Best and The Brightest

Silicon Beach has the best of both worlds. You get the iconic California beaches and sun, as well as the tech start-ups that built the community that we see today.

About Silicon Beach

Silicon beach is home to over 500 startup companies. It is also home to big tech companies ...

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Oct. 18, 2015

One Man's Dream: The History of Marina del Rey

Today, Marina del Rey is one of the most popular spots in Silicon Beach for tourists, watersports enthusiasts and businessmen alike. But in 1887, Marina del Rey was nothing more than one man’s dream.

The Dream

M. C. Wicks was a real estate agent who envisioned turning the Playa del ...

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