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May 30, 1907: Hop Chung, Chinese Laundryman, Presses Zoning Case in Court

Note: This is an encore post from 2006. May 30, 1907 Los Angeles Hop Chung is in trouble again. Chung, it seems, is no stranger to the legal system, with a police record going back to 1883. Ten years later, … Continue reading

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Inventing tomorrow

  May 25-27, 1957 Pasadena Is it terribly cruel to pick apart a 50-year-old vision of the future? Must we laugh at the naivete of the 1950s as the work of well-meaning but misguided idealists? Let’s gently dissect a plan … Continue reading

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