This is not what anyone expects – cold wind and rain clouds gathering over the Sunset Strip as the place gears up for New Year's Eve. But a cold storm blew in off the Pacific, straight down from Alaska – so there's snow in the local mountains, and one day before all the clubs on the Strip explode with the year's final madness, this famous stretch of Sunset Boulevard looks rather mysterious, and menacing. ~ Tuesday, December 30, 2014