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Voices: Police Capt. Ed Jokisch, 1914 – 2011, Part 2

Photo: Capt. Ed Jokisch. Credit: Jokisch family   This is Part 2 of my interview with the late Ed Jokisch.

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Eve Golden: Queen of the Dead

This 1939 Packard Hearse has been listed on EBay. Bidding starts at $16,000, but there is a reserve. Queen of the Dead—dateline August 8, 2011    •  Milly del Rubio, the last of the amusingly camp del Rubio Triplets, died … Continue reading

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Pioneering African American Attorney Walter L. Gordon Jr. Honored

Walter L. Gordon Jr., left, and Judge William C. Beverly Jr. This week, the UCLA library honored the 103rd birthday Walter L. Gordon Jr., one of the pioneering African American attorneys in Los Angeles. Judge William C. Beverly Jr. was … Continue reading

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Mental patient flees

  Nov. 20-21, 1957 Los Angeles There are many things we don’t know about Mary H. Andrews. We don’t know, for example, why Judge Elmer D. Doyle committed her to a Glendale mental hospital in November 1952, the first in … Continue reading

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Trick or Treat murder

  Nov. 13-14, 1957 Los Angeles Just as I suspected. Although The Times was too squeamish to even allude to homosexuality in the Trick or Treat murder of Peter Fabiano, the Mirror was a bit more brave. A bit. It's … Continue reading

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