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Mary Mallory / Hollywood Heights – 1938 Floods Wreak Havoc on Los Angeles Area

  Flooding in North Hollywood, courtesy of Mary Mallory. Note: This is an encore post from 2013. Seventy-five years ago, a deluge of rain hit Los Angeles and the surrounding area, leading to massive floods and causing millions of dollars … Continue reading

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Mary Mallory / Hollywood Heights – 1938 Floods Wreak Havoc on Los Angeles Area

Flooding in North Hollywood, courtesy of Mary Mallory. Seventy-five years ago, a deluge of rain hit Los Angeles and the surrounding area, leading to massive floods and causing millions of dollars in damage and a devastating loss of life. Many … Continue reading

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March 5, 1938

Los Angeles begins to repair the damage from the floods, finding time to run a photo of a couple of attractive young women … The death toll reaches 85 … Be sure to look at the photos of the storm’s … Continue reading

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March 4, 1938

Above, when housework really meant work. Below, Southern California tallies the destruction from the great storm of 1938. Please look at the pictures of what the L.A. and Santa Ana Rivers can do.  The inundation of Orange County is particularly … Continue reading

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