405 bone dry of cars — a beautiful sight, eh?

photo by Dave Sotero/Metro

This photo was taken about an hour ago from the Angeleno Hotel at Sunset Boulevard looking south toward the 405. It’s quite a scene, considering this is the very stretch of road that regularly hosts some of Southern California’s worst traffic jams.

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  1. “The skies are clear / It’s a beautiful day in L.A.”
    –The Beach Boys

    (Obligatory reference to the classic 1979 film
    Americathon. If you’re looking for a copy, it’s available as a made-to-order DVD from Warner Archive.)