March 20, 1958


Above, more layoffs, this time in Los Angeles’ auto assembly plants in South Gate, Van Nuys and Maywood, recall the recurring theme of unemployment in recent columns by Matt Weinstock and Paul Coates. Below, the Navy discovers that a mystery object believed to be an enemy submarine was really a whale … Rhonie David Rhonemus is captured … On the inside cover, Councilman John C. Holland asks for a congressional hearing on the city’s contract with the Dodgers for a stadium at Chavez Ravine … And actress Lana Turner returns from a Mexico vacation with Johnny Stompanato. Turner and Stompanato are met at the airport by Turner’s mother and her 14-year-old daughter, Cheryl Crane.

Quote of the Day: "There is definitely no romantic interest between us." –Lana Turner, on her relationship with Johnny Stompanato.

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