Much of Santa Monica is still shut down. That odd virus rages on. Everyone who can stay home stays home. And the Black Lives Matter protests have moved on to other places. The city is quiet. The only sounds are hammers tapping in the distance, scattered rebuilding from all the initial looting mixed with a bit of arson. And then there's the June Gloom – days and days of cloudy overcast skies that may or may not clear up by late afternoon – sometimes the deep June marine layer just...
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