Whoever said "Red Sky in Morning, Sailors Take Warning" must have had 7th and Montana in mind. Thanks to the fires dotting Southern California's coastline, we've been enjoying a series of "breathtaking" sunrises and sunsets in Santa Monica all week. This morning, for example, the sun looked like a glowing red ball rising over a hazy curtain of airborne smoke, gas and dust. According to The Los Angeles Times, the soot particles in the atmosphere are dangerous for the young, the elderly and anyone with breathing problems. So much for the "smoke free zone" we've been trying to create at Our Favorite Starbucks ...!