Friday, November 30, 2007 – Wistful Murals
No one visits El Segundo – only sixteen thousand residents, a giant oil refinery, a giant waste treatment plant, and all the corporate headquarters from Mattel to the major aerospace companies. It's squeezed between the LAX airport to the north and fancy Manhattan Beach to the south, where all the sports stars live, with the Pacific on the west, with tankers full of crude oil at anchor. It's definitely not a beach town, as you can tell from the city's website. But it has its charms.
Mariposa Lane, off Main Street, El Segundo – Mariposa is Spanish for butterfly –