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Mary Mallory / Hollywood Heights – Altadena’s Lovely Christmas Tree Lane

Christmas Tree Lane in a vintage postcard, courtesy of Mary Mallory. Nothing says Christmas like the sight of beautiful outdoor twinkling lights lending a bit of romanticism and happiness to the holiday season. Homes and businesses spiffily decorate themselves. Cities … Continue reading

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House of the week

March 8, 1908 Los Angeles Above, the Kellogg mansion, built for newspaper executive F.W. Kellogg. It was named Highlawn by John Muir, The Times says. One of my favorite pastimes is to visit these 100-year-old "homes of the week" but … Continue reading

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Feb. 29, 1908

Above, the Stoddard-Dayton ($58,265.68 USD 2007). Drivers prepare for the annual Pasadena-Altadena Hill Climb, an important event in motor sports in early 20th century Los Angeles. The race course started at Orange Grove and went up Los Robles, took a … Continue reading

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