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Mary Mallory / Hollywood Heights – Studio City’s La Fonda Wayside Inn

The bread-and-butter businesses of most municipalities are those providing goods and services, with restaurants near the top of the list. Running a restaurant is extremely difficult, because costs are high, profit margins are low and public tastes can often be … Continue reading

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Wheel-o-meal

  Sept. 2, 1957 Los Angeles Let’s suppose you’re a clever businessman. And let’s suppose your city has the nation’s busiest intersection: In three days, 205,022 cars pass through Wilshire Boulevard and Western Avenue. Along with nine horse-drawn milk wagons. … Continue reading

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A knight on the town

        April 29, 1957 Los Angeles When I saw this ad, my first reaction was: "You have GOT to be kidding me." My next reaction was: "Maybe it’s still there!" Alas, no. The Queens Arms at 16325 … Continue reading

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