I took this picture on New Year's Day. I was listening to the Rose Bowl on the radio as I was driving up Highway 2, and everyone kept talking about what a beautiful day in Pasadena it was.
This shot is from the Angeles National Forest. You can see downtown Los Angeles at the center-left, and if you squint at center-right you can see the blimp that was flying over the Rose Bowl during the game.
I'd like to point out that it is NOT a cloudy day. There was barely a cloud in the sky.
That, my friends, is the smog of Los Angeles. That is the poison that I'm forced to breathe in every single day. Driving up Highway 2, the air was literally brown. It's like living in some futuristic, dystopian movie. And this was a day where the locals were singing praises about how clean the air was!
I cannot wait to leave this shithole.