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Click the Task button. Place each action on the security life cycle term that describes its role within an organization.
A system user exploits a buffer overflow to become root. What type of attack is it?
port scan attack
resource exhaustion attack
escalated privileged access attack
As a result of a recent security audit, a security administrator is told to restrict access to the telnet and ftp services to a set of administrative workstations. All other services started from inetd should be disabled. Which three actions must be taken by the administrator to correctly respond to the audit finding? (Choose three.)
pkill -HUP inetd
pkill -HUP telnetd ftpd
set the ENABLE_TCPWRAPPERS to YES in /etc/default/inetd
set the ENABLE_TCP_WRAPPERS to YES in /etc/default/tcpd
assign the telnet and ftp services to the administrative workstations in /etc/hosts.allow; add ALL to /etc/hosts.deny
assign the telnet and ftp services to the administrative workstations in /etc/tcpd/hosts.allow;
add ALL to /etc/tcpd/hosts.deny
What is the smallest Solaris OE meta-cluster that includes Solaris Secure Shell?
Which cryptographic assurances are provided by SSL?
confidentiality, integrity, availability
authorization, confidentiality, message integrity
confidentiality, client authentication, server authentication
authentication, confidentiality, access control, non-repudiation
Which command forwards the TCP port 3001 on the local host to the telnet port on the remote host xyzzy?
telnet xyzzy 3001
rsh xyzzy telnet 3001
ssh localhost:3001 xyzzy:23
ssh -L3001:localhost:23 xyzzy
Which user configuration file contains the public keys of trusted remote servers?
Which entry in /etc/inet/inetd.conf protects the in.fingerd service using TCP Wrappers?
finger stream tcp6 nowait nobody /usr/sfw/sbin/tcpd in.fingerd
finger stream tcp6 nowait nobody in.fingerd /usr/sfw/sbin/tcpd
in.fingerd stream tcp6 nowait nobody /usr/sfw/sbin/tcpd finger
in.fingerd stream tcp6 nowait nobody finger /usr/sfw/sbin/tcpd
Which two services support TCP Wrappers by default in the Solaris 9 OE? (Choose two.)
Solaris Secure Shell
User alice begins to log in to a remote server named foo using Solaris Secure Shell. This message
The authenticity of host foo can't be established. RSA key fingerprint in md5 is: 04:9f:bd:fc:3d:3e:d2:e7:49:fd:6e:18:4f:9c:26
Are you sure you want to continue connecting(yes/no)?
What is the meaning of the message?
The user alice is being asked to accept, install, and save a public key for the user alice.
The user alice is being asked to accept, install, and save a private key for the user alice.
The user alice is being asked to accept, install, and save a public key for the server foo.
The user alice is being asked to accept, install, and save a private key for the server foo.
The user alice is being asked to accept, install, and save a public and private key pair for the
To prevent man-in-the-middle attacks and provide strong user authentication, the security
administrator configures the server using RSA authentication and the client using user RSA authentication. Assuming that the Solaris Secure Shell is configured to use version 2 of the Secure Shell protocol, what is the correct set of private keys?
The client uses $HOME/.ssh/id_rsa and the server uses /etc/ssh/ssh_host_rsa_key.
The client uses /etc/ssh/ssh_host_rsa_key and the server uses /etc/ssh/ssh_host_rsa_key.
The client uses $HOME/.ssh/id_rsa.pub and the server uses /etc/ssh/ssh_host_rsa_key.pub.
The client uses /etc/ssh/ssh_host_rsa_key.pub and the server uses
April 12, 2006
The Lady Bisons golf team closed out the season with a ninth place finish in the Atlantic Sun Conference Championships in Orlando, Fla.
The final round was played Wednesday afternoon. The Lady Bisons shot a third round 363 to finish at 1,064 for the three-round tournament. Campbell University won the championship with a score of 923 (312-">310-301).
Ashlee Catlin led the Lady Bisons with a 256 (87-86-83) to finish in 31st place.
Marie Fillers shot a 264 (89-86-89) to finish in 37th place. Callie Rice shot a 279 (86-88-96) for 40th place. Liz Austin finished 44th (93-88-95). Brie Rowdon withdrew after the first round.
This was the final Lady Bisons tournament for coach Ralph Samples who is retiring at the end of the year. Buddy Harston has been named as the new coach.
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78 WINS LATER, TEMPE CURTAIN CALL FOR SENIORSThe Arizona State's men's hoops team (10-18; 2-14 in the Pac-10) will play its final home games this weekend as it honors its three seniors (Ty">
ABOUT THOSE 78 WINSASU has 78 wins in the four-year careers of the senior trio, as the Sun Devils were 21-13 (2007-08), 25-10 (2008-09), 22-11 (2009-10) in their first three seasons. Prior to their arrival, ASU won 37 games in the previous four seasons. Where does the 78 wins total stand heading towards the final weekend of the regular season? ASU's best four-year span of total wins was 88 from 1959-60 to 1962-63 and also from 1960-61 to 1963-64. This group of seniors 78 wins is tied for sixth and could reach third with two more wins. A look at the top four-year periods in Sun Devil history and note the only players to be with the program for all four of the top seasons are Gary Jackson, Paul Williams and Tom Kuyper. Download Full Image
ASU TOP FOUR-YEAR WIN TOTALS1. 1961-1964: 881. 1960-1963: 883. 1972-1975: 804. 1973-1976: 79 (Gary Jackson)4. 1959-1962: 796. 2008-2011: 78 (Ty">
GOOD TRENT NOTESophomore Trent">
BIGGEST SUN DEVIL SCORING IMPROVEMENTS (FIRST SEASON TO SECOND SEASON)Jeremy">
LINEUPWith its injuries and illnesses ASU has used 11 starting lineups and 11 players have started at least one game...11 lineups is most by the Sun Devils since 2003-04 team started 13 and tied for third-most in the past 18 seasons...1996-97 (11 lineups) and 1995-96 (12 lineups) teams under Bill Frieder also tried some different options...each of ASU's top four scorers has missed at least two games due to injury including leading scorer Trent">
TRY FOR A SWEESU has swept the Ducks in each of the past two seasons and has won five straight in the series...ASU has swept the Ducks 11 times in its 32 Pac-10 seasons: 1979-80, '80-81, '82-83, '88-89, '90-91, '91-92, '92-93, '00-01, '04-05, '08-09 and '09-10...five straight wins is tied for third-longest current streak in Pac-10 play...ASU is 21-11 (.656) against the Ducks in Pac-10 play in Tempe, its best home record against any league foe, while its 21-12 mark against OSU (.636) is tied for second-best...ASU is 6-3 against UO under Coach Sendek, including 3-2 in Eugene and 3-1 in Tempe...ASU is 40-31 against the Ducks all-time...in the nine games under Herb">
CURRENT C-10 STREAKSUCLA over Oregon State, 13Cal over Oregon, 7Arizona State and Arizona both over Oregon, 5Arizona over Stanford, 5
HANDLE ITASU is taking care of the ball as it is second in the Pac-10 in fewest turnovers per game at 12.1 (USC at 11.3) and is averaging 11.1 turnovers in the past 12 games. Jamelle">
GOOD STUFFTwo freshmen have taken good advantage of some recent playing time. Keala">
CLOSE STATISTICArizona State has done a solid job of winning the close ones. In games of five points or less in the four years of its current senior class, ASU is 18-13 (.581), the third-best mark in the Pac-10.
TOP C-10 TEAMS IN GAMES OF FIVE POINTS OR LESS (2007-08 THROUGH 2010-11)UCLA 22-13 (.629)Oregon 13-9 (.591)Arizona State 18-13 (.581)
TRENT'S TOP SCORING GAMES24 vs. Weber State (Nov. 26, 2010)22 at New Mexico (Nov. 16, 2010)20 vs. Washington State (Feb. 19, 2011)20 at #20 Washington (Jan. 22, 2011)19 vs. UAB (Nov. 20, 2010)19 vs. San Francisco (Nov. 20, 2009)18 at Cal (Feb. 3, 2011)18 vs. Houston Baptist (Nov. 25, 2010)17 vs. UCLA (Jan. 29, 2011)17 at Arizona (Jan. 15, 2011)17 vs. Stanford (Jan. 30, 2010)17 vs. Texas State (Nov. 16, 2009)
ACTIVE WITH BLOCKSASU had six players notch a total of nine blocks vs. Arizona on Feb. 13, second-best in the Herb Sendek-era. ASU had 11 blocks vs. Southern Illinois on March 20, 2008. ASU also had eight blocks vs. USC on Jan. 27 this season.
A SOLID NOTE FROM HIS ACC DAYSFrom the 2001-2002 season through 2005-2006 (Herb">
RECAPThe Sun Devils, the only Pac-10 team to post 20 wins in each of the past three seasons, are in their fifth season under 2009-10 Pac-10 Coach of the Year Herb">
HALFTIME DIGITASU is 7-2 when it leads at the half in 2010-11 and 64-16 under Herb">
JAMELLE'S TOP SCORING GAMES17 at Stanford (Feb. 5, 2011)16 vs. Weber State Alaska (Nov. 26, 2010)16 vs. UCSB (Dec. 21, 2009)15 vs. USC Upstate (Dec. 23, 2009)14 at California (Feb. 3, 2011)14 at Oregon State (Feb. 7, 2009)13 vs. UCLA (Jan. 29, 2011)
INFO TO KNOWASU has had some poorly-timed injuryillness items since the opening of the Pac-10, as it lost at Oregon State 80-58 (Dec. 30) and won at Oregon 60-55 (Jan. 1) to close Mac Court, without leading scorer Trent">
BEST TREE IN THE LANDHerb">
HERB C-10 NOTELast season's second -place Pac-10 finish matched ASU's best in its 32 seasons of Pac-10 play and its 12 wins were the most since 1994-95. ASU has notched at least 11 Pac-10 wins eight times, Herb">
MOST SUN DEVIL WINS IN C-10 PLAY1980-81, 16-22ndNed Wulk1979-80, 15-32ndNed Wulk2009-10, 12-62ndHerb Sendek1994-95, 12-63rdBill Frieder1982-83, 12-6T-3rdBob Weinhauer2008-09, 11-7T-3rdHerb Sendek2002-03, 11-74thRob Evans1992-93, 11-7T-3rdBill Frieder
C-10 COACH OF YEARHerb">
TY NOTESReturning first-team All-Pac-10 performer Ty">
ASU CAREER MINUTESGAMESMPG1. Eddie">
THIS IS ABNORMALIf something hasn't happened in 18 years, it is probably safe to say that it is an an anomaly. Consider a team struggling at the free throw line under Coach Sendek just that (.631). Consider the following when talking about Coach Sendek's teams his 18 seasons as a head coach: NC State led the nation and set an ACC record for free throw shooting (.799) in 2003-04. That mark is tied for the best in the nation in the past 12 seasons with St. Joseph's in 2005-06 (Jameer Nelson and Delonte West) and is tied for seventh-best in NCAA history...has coached four teams at ASU and two of them rank fifth (.739 in 2007-08) and sixth (.737 in 2008-09) on the ASU charts for best free throw seasons...last year's team shot .713 in Pac-10 games, third-best in the loop. In overall statistics, ASU has been a top-five Pac-10 free throw shooting team in each of the past three seasons...in his 10 seasons NC State led the ACC in FT percentage four times, including three straight seasons from (2001-02 to 2003-04).
KEEP IT CLOSEASU is 22-15 (.595) in games games decided by six points or lessOT in the past four seasons. ASU is 4-2 this year in games of three points or less.
GAMES OF SIX POINTS OR LESS OR OVERTIME (2007-08 TO PRESENTST FOUR SEASONS)UCLA (24-13.649)Arizona State (22-15.595)Oregon (14-10.583)
ASU WINS IN GAMES OF SIX POINTS OR LESS IN 2010-11ASU 69, UAB 66 (Nov. 20, 2010)ASU 59, Weber State 58 (Nov. 26, 2010)ASU 78, Nevada 75 (Dec. 17, 2010)ASU 56, North Carolina A&T 50 (Dec. 23, 2010)ASU 60, Oregon 55 (Jan. 1, 2011)ASU 71, Washington State 69 (Feb. 19, 2011)
NON-CONFERENCEASU topped Tulsa 69-59 Jan. 12 behind 25 points and nine boards from Ty">
WITH TRENT OUTWhen Trent">
TRIO STEPPED UPWith leading scorer Trent">
TOP SCORING GAMES FOR RIHARDS27 vs. #24 Washington (Jan. 8, 2010)27 vs. San Francisco (Nov. 20, 2009)25 at Oregon (Jan. 14, 2010)24 vs. USC (Mar. 4, 2010)24 vs. UCSB (Dec. 21, 2009)22 vs. USC (Jan. 27, 2011)21 vs. Jacksonville (Mar. 16, 2010NIT)20 at Nevada (Dec. 17, 2010)20 vs. Syracuse (Mar. 22, 2009 MiamiNCAA)
CURRENT LONGEVITY AMONG C-10 COACHES (YEARS AT SCHOOL)Lorenzo Romar, Washington-9thBen Howland, UCLA-7thHerb">
VS. OREGON STATEASU had put together a modest six-game win streak against the Beavers prior to the 80-58 win in the Pac-10 opener this year, as Herb">
OVERTIMEASU's Jan. 29, 2011, 73-72 loss to UCLA was its first overtime game since it lost back-to-back overtime games on Feb. 26-28, 2009. In that season, ASU went to the Apple State 10-4 and with a chance to win the Pac-10 title but fell 73-70 to Washington and then 51-49 to Washington State on Feb. 28 (on a Taylor Rochestie three-pointer at the buzzer from just inside halfcourt). ASU is now 6-4 in overtime under Coach Sendek, and that includes a 4-0 mark in 2007-08.
BIG-TIMEASU inked Mesa, Ariz., point guard Jahii Carson in the November signing period. The 5-11 energizer is a consensus top-50 pick by anyone who follows the recruiting world, and Clark Francis' Hoop Scoop rankings in Basketball Times he is the second-highest Pac-10 recruit at No. 24, behind only Washington's Tony Wroten (No. 22).
HOOP SCOOP CLASS OF 2011 RANKINGS (BASKETBALL TIMESNOVEMBER 2010)Pac-10 Conference Top-50 Signings22. Tony Wroten (Washington)24. Jahii Carson (Arizona State)34. Norman Powell (UCLA)40. Josiah Turner (Arizona)44. Jabari Brown (Oregon)47. Nick Johnson (Arizona)
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Best courtyard to slurp some seaweed: Mitsuwa Marketplace
3760 S. Centinela Ave., Mar Vista, 310-398-2113; mitsuwamIf you live on the Westside and Japanese food is among your favorite cuisines, you’re in luck. Thanks largely to Eric Nakamura, who in 2001 opened his flagship Giant Robot novelty store on Sawtelle Boulevard near Olympic, other vendors followed suit with Asian restaurants, markets, dessert spots and more pop culture places. Shoring up West L.A.’s Japanese destinations a short drive south is Mitsuwa Marketplace. Occupying a former Safeway for 21 years now, Mitsuwa is Mar Vista’s great treasure: a supermarket with a food court and a few stores built within it catering to Japanese tastes. A circle of eateries compete for your cash (including Sanuki Sandou, which makes a mean bowl of thin-sliced beef udon) and, for about $7, rewards you with a generous bowl of yumminess, fraught with cooked veggies, roasted seaweed, and meat, tofu or tempura of choice. Other bonuses: the ample free parking lot, and, at the market, you can cherry-pick extras to go with your meal, from gyoza to sushi rolls. There’s also tasty beverages, be it a cold can of Kona or some sickeningly sweet drink with Hello Kitty or a Mario Brother on it. (If your unrefined palate prefers an Arizona iced tea or the like, Mitsuwa is CVS-adjacent.) The market eateries are cash only.
Best sushi house to enjoy ‘dessert’:Hama Sushi213 Windward Ave., Venice; Hamasushim, 310-396-8783.Hama Sushi is a Venice institution. Next year will mark its 35th year in operation and if you don’t blink, you’ll see it pop up in the original “Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo,” the 1999 surprise hit comedy starring Rob Schneider. Since taking over Hama Sushi in 2004 from its founding owner (who used to have a sushi academy located next door), Esther Kim has become a driving engine in her restaurant and in her community, boasting local artists on the restaurant walls, handing over her bar to film screenings, and her parking lot to live concerts. Originally from Seoul, South Korea, Kim has been equally involved in embellishing the menu, which includes adding some Korean touches to the menu, such as the bulgogi. More significantly, she has hired very experienced sushi chefs and allowed them to create (Kenny’s Lobster Roll, Florence Roll) and she has expanded the hours to include daily lunch and happy hours and weekend happy hours that run from noon to 7 p.m. There’s little doubt you’ll find a strawberry sushi roll – comprised of shrimp tempura, cucumber, avocado, snow crab, spicy mayonnaise and strawberries, and topped with a sweet sauce and sesame seeds-anywhere else. Couple this “dessert sushi” with a ginger martini from the bar and you’re in Hama heaven.
Best 2 in the morning slice of New York: Joe’s Pizza111 Broadway, Santa Monica, 310-395-9222; joespizzamContrary to conventional thought, the Westside has an abundance of delicious pizza riches. The choices, in fact, are myriad. However, for that fat slice of Manhattan-style pizza, Joe’s Pizza may hold the best hand. Open into the wee hours (midnight on week nights, 3 a.m. on weekends) and smack in the middle of that part of downtown Santa Monica where locals and tourists collide, the no-nonsense shop, not even a block away from the beach, offers the kind of savory, cheesy slices East Coast transplants write home about. You may struggle to secure a table in this tight little space, but at least you’ll be well-rewarded… by the slice.
Best place to pick up a reptile: Brennan’s9 Lincoln Blvd., Marina del Rey, 310-821-6622; brennanspub-lamThey say you’ve got to kiss many frogs before you find or Ms. Right. Well, you’re on your own searching for amphibians, but we know there’s no shortage of reptiles at Brennan’s Pub, where turtle racing has been a Thursday night tradition since the venerable pub opened in 1972 (only a few years after the creation of Marina del Rey itself).Here’s the deal: there’s a large circle painted on the ground on the back patio. Just before 9 p.m., you can buy a beer, find a seat on the bleachers, and then cheer on your favorite little green guy like a maniac. The turtle that exits the circle first, wins. (Since they’re turtles, this, of course, might take a while.) And please, this is California, not Nevada, so no wagering!Of course, there are other reasons to hit Brennan’s beyond rooting on Speedy, Sparky or Flash: The pool table, dartboard, and the live entertainment, featuring such acts as 1970s tribute band Dazed ‘N’ Confused (Sept. 28), pop singer Doña Oxford (Oct. 19), Jack Daniel’s Comedy Classic every Monday at 8 p.m., and The Mandrakes, Brennan’s house band, every Thursday night.
Best place to run the wind through your hair: Drybar4712 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, 310-844-0686; thedrybarmLet’s be honest: men are not going to get this one, but the ladies understand.It’s a salon, but not exactly. No haircuts at Drybar, just a place that blow-dries your hair to perfection.Savvily marketed, Drybar has a menu of $35 blow-outs named after cocktails: the Cosmopolitan (“loose curls”), the Manhattan (“sleek and smooth”A, the Mai Tai (“messy, beachy”), the Straight Up (“simple and straight”), and the Southern Comfort (“big hair, lots of volume”). Pop-ins welcome, wash included. Famously, the line of celebrities who have either frequented or invested in this chain is nearly as long as the wait to get a blow dry: Rose McGowan, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Cindy Crawford, Emma Roberts, Zooey Deschanel, Maria Shriver and Nicky Hilton are among the big names endorsing Drybar. “We want to be the Starbucks of hair,” said company spokesperson Hilary-Chan Kent. With locations all over California and nationwide, Drybar is well on its way.But don’t take their word for it. Ask customers of the Marina del Rey Drybar such as Jenny C., who gushed on Yelp: “This place is so much fun! The stylists are friendly and great with their service. Really, I just love sitting at this place. The bright yellow and white decor. The TV playing my favorite silly girl movie. The mimosas that sit in front of you. The iPod docks or iPhone chargers if your juice is low. I mean, for an hour of $35 pampering, what more can you ask for?”
Best place to catch your breath on an afternoon bike ride: Ballona Creek bridge Playa del ReyFor all the spots one could pull over to take in the sights along the coastal 22-mile Marvin Braude Bicycle Trail, the bridge crossing Ballona Creek between Marina del Rey and Playa del Rey is a worthy rest area. Offering panoramic views of the Marina entrance channel, Pacific Ocean, Ballona Creek and Playa del Rey, this bridge is the perfect place to snap some photos and contemplate the remainder of your ride. Typical sights are cyclists chatting by the curbside, boats sailing by and kids running toward the ice cream truck. Look around and you may even see some birds or other wildlife hovering around nearby Del Rey Lagoon.
Best spot to likely rub elbows with a billionaire cartoonist: Hi De Ho Comics1431 Lincoln Blvd., Santa Monica, 310-394-2820; hidehocomicsmBack in 1976, when Hi De Ho Comics opened in Santa Monica, comics’ direct market was nascent and the shop even predated Hollywood’s Golden Apple Comics.Although owners Saleem Aaron and Cory Ives bought the venerable comic book shop from founding owners Mark and Bob Hennessey a few years back, the young owners grew up patronizing the place back when it was located on Santa Monica Boulevard at Sixth Street.Hi De Ho has gone through a few changes under Aaron’s and Ives’ watch. The store moved in 2010 to a much bigger space on Lincoln, and they beefed up programming at the shop to include game and comedy nights, film festivals and parties with authentic taco makers.The cherry on the sundae is that the Hennesseys have continued to help run the shop since selling it, so between the current owners and the Hennessey Bros. on hand, there is always a wealth of knowledge in-house come Wednesday. Centrally located in downtown Santa Monica, Hi De Ho has its share of celebrity customers, most notably Matt Groening, creator of “Futurama” and “The Simpsons,” who has been buying comics there since he lived in the Venice Canals. With no real comics shop in Malibu (Groening’s current address) and his Bongo Comics (publisher of titles based on his TV shows) walking distance from Bergamot Station, Hi De Ho continues to be Groening’s neighborhood store. If it’s good enough for Groening, one of the most successful cartoonists alive, you should be able to find what you’re looking for, too, right?
Best makeover for your bike: Performance Bicycle, Santa Monica501 Broadway, Santa Monica; (310) 451-9977, performancebikemsantamonicaSooner or later, even your bike could use a makeover from the typical wear and tear, those many miles of the rubber hitting the road or from the dust and cobwebs formed while in storage during the colder months.Just like a car needs a good oil change or tune-up once in a while to keep it in top performance shape, so does your favorite two-wheel ride. Even a mishap or two like a popped tire will have your bike aching for a fix-up. When these services are needed, look no further than Performance Bicycle in Santa Monica. With a very own maintenance area steps away from the sales floor, this shop will gladly take your bike in for a repair. Whether it’s new tires or a tune-up, the friendly staff are at your service and could have your two-wheeler looking all healed rather quickly depending on the type of maintenance.
Best 9-hole wonderland: Penmar Golf Course1233 Rose Ave., Venice; 310-396-6228Of all the public golf courses in the city of Los Angeles, very few are as convenient and well-suited for a few hours on the links as Penmar Golf Course. At 9 holes, this course, which opened in 1962, is just the right size for a game that won’t take up your whole day and will let you test out your swing before heading off to the more advanced courses. You don’t need to be any Tiger Woods to step on this turf, and in fact, you might be paired with some other players around your skill level, which could be a good conversation topic as you move from hole to hole. Penmar is situated under the flight path of Santa Monica Airport, making for good views of planes taking off, and its proximity to the ocean allows for a cool breeze, a nice addition to your round especially during the summer. If you have some time before teeing off, head into the café for one of the best grilled hot dogs around. Best place to live out your hoop dreams near the sand: Basketball court at Dockweiler State Beach
Playa del ReyThis partially hidden gem of concrete just off the beach in Playa del Rey allows hoopsters to enjoy the feel of the ocean while driving for a twisting, Tony Parker-like layup, pulling up to enjoy a Kobe Bryantesque 18-foot dagger or showing off your playmaking skills.This court combines the best of Southern California: sand, sun and hoops.Due to its location, it doesn’t attract a lot of visitors, so don’t worry about who’s got next. Just lace ‘em up and watch the sand.
Best place to see traffic light-obeying duck families: Venice CanalsSeeing a family of ducks swim in a lake or pond is not unusual. But watching them waddle along a bike path or even crossing the street as a family unit is another thing.Near the Venice Canals, families of ducks often go for a leisurely swim before they do things that ducks do in a beachside community. One of them seems to be crossing busy city streets.A family of these yellow feathered-clad Venice residents was once seen waddling along near the corner of South Venice Boulevard and Pacific Avenue, mom and dad with little ones in tow. As they approached the corner, the light was red and believe it or not, the ducks waited until the light turned green before crossing the street.So there you have it: Venice ducks are also good pedestrians.
Best meeting place for his and her canines: Westminster Dog Park, Venice1234 Pacific Ave., Venice; (310) 301-1550One of the local area’s few dog parks, Westminster has a hill that Fido and Fifi will love going up and down, up and down. (It offers good exercise for their owners, too.) At this off-leash dog area, the canines are allowed to frolic amongst themselves without being held back by their owners. It’s also a few blocks from Venice Beach, where anyone might be wearing a leash on any given day.