Category Archives: Pico-Union

L.A. Conservancy Tours Pico-Union

Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times A group walks through the diverse Pico-Union neighborhood of Los Angeles, passing ornate houses and a Gothic Revival-style church. The area was originally developed between 1880 and 1930 as a chic suburb for oil … Continue reading

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Wyatt Earp

  Drawing by the Los Angeles Times The famed Tombstone lawman and his wife testify for the defense in the Estelle Corwell murder trial–this discovery was an unexpected joy, I must say …  Potential problems in defending California’s coast against … Continue reading

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Sorry It Had to Happen This Way

April 4, 1957 Los Angeles By Larry Harnisch Sometime in the night, Robert Tunis Palmer, a 27-year-old meatpacker from Marysville, Ohio, sat on the steps of the church at 14th and Union, finished his can of beer, put the muzzle … Continue reading

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