Tag Archives: Eugene Biscailuz

Black L.A. 1947: Sheriff’s Deputy Reprimanded for Striking Sentinel Staffer With Gun

Florence Avenue and Hooper Avenue, via Google Street View. May 15, 1947: About 3 a.m. on April 17, 1947, Louis V. Cole of the Sentinel advertising department was delivering tear sheets of that week’s ads when his car stalled. Cole … Continue reading

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Los Angeles County Sheriffs — Biscailuz, Pitchess, Block and Baca

Los Angeles County Sheriff Eugene Biscailuz, left, actor Leo Carrillo, center, and Gov. Earl Warren from “Biscailuz: Sheriff of the New West.” The impending retirement of Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca is a good time to dip into the … Continue reading

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Child molested, killed

April 16, 1938-Sept. 16, 1939        How about that? The tracks are still here, a block south of Firestone on Myrtle. I think that’s where they found her body in the weeds. Poor little kid. Her name was Jenny … Continue reading

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