Tag Archives: 2007

April 3, 1957: Matt Weinstock

And here’s what the Daily Mirror looked like when debuted at the latimes in 2007. Matt Weinstock’s complete column is here.

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Remembering Dr. Glen Stassen: From the Pulpit

While we are on the subject of obituaries, here’s a sermon by the late Dr. Glen Stassen, “The Ten Commandments,” delivered in 2008 at First Baptist Church of Pasadena. Here’s a sermon from 2007 titled “God Is Green: Do We … Continue reading

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Craby Joe’s RIP

All is not well in Bukowski Square at Main and 7th. As noted all over the Internet, Craby Joe’s closed on Christmas Eve, a passing that was mourned by many, though not the Daily Mirror, who was at midnight Mass. … Continue reading

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  Photograph by Larry Harnisch / Los Angeles Times Los Angeles Police Department headquarters under construction, Dec. 27, 2007.

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Random shot

I sense a note of sarcasm here. Actually, several notes. More like a fanfare, really. Either that or imdb has fallen down on the job. And we know that never happens.   Photograph by Larry Harnisch / Los Angeles Times

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I had the good fortune to attend the first day of the International Assn. for Identification convention in San Diego yesterday and although most of the sessions are focused on new technologies, I was there to talk about the past, … Continue reading

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Architectural Ramblings

  Photograph by Larry Harnisch Los Angeles Times Here’s something fun to do on a Saturday morning: Meet friends for breakfast at a restaurant where a drunk movie actress plowed her new convertible through the front window in 1957. The … Continue reading

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Paul Weeks, in memoriam

I am informed that Paul Weeks, whose stories appear on the Daily Mirror blog, notably his profile of Police Chief William H. Parker, has passed away at the age of 86 due to liver cancer. Services are pending. He leaves … Continue reading

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June 22, 2007 Los Angeles I got on the Red Line at the 7th and Figueroa station last night to find two teenage boys with skateboards at one end of the car. They called out an odd warning for all … Continue reading

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A blast

The Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West is hosting a two-day conference in August on the history of the aerospace industry in Southern California. Speakers will include writers, historians, pioneers in the aerospace industry and military officials. "Rocket Science … Continue reading

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Nancy Drew convention

  Fans of fictional teenage detective Nancy Drew will gather (presumably in blue convertibles) in Los Angeles for their annual convention,  June 15-16.  Scheduled speakers include Penny Warner, author of "The Official Nancy Drew Handbook," and Jennifer Fisher, author of … Continue reading

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