Tag Archives: Hollywood Bowl

Mary Mallory / Hollywood Heights: Hollywood Bowl

Note: This is an encore post from 2012 Attending a concert at the Hollywood Bowl during the summer is a long Los Angeles tradition. This treasured local jewel located at 2301 N. Highland Avenue gained fame for its natural and … Continue reading

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War Veteran Died After Police Beating, Lawsuit Says, July 11, 1944

July 11, 1944 The parents of Marine veteran J.P. Thomas Jr. sue Mayor Fletcher Bowron, Police Chief Clemence C.B. Horrall and other city officials, charging that their son died after being beaten in jail by police. The Times reported that … Continue reading

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Rocket Builder Steals Truckload of Equipment From Caltech

Aug. 22, 1953: Fred Frank Wildemuth kills his wife because he didn’t want her to catch carbon monoxide poisoning from him. “I, the Jury” in 3-D at the Paramount theaters in Hollywood and downtown. A brilliant — and unidentified — … Continue reading

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Christmas past

Dec. 10, 1972 Los Angeles   Photograph by William S. Murphy / Los Angeles Times Darryl Anness, 4, receives a gift from Santa Claus at the annual party held at the Hollywood Bowl for the Crippled Children’s Society. To the … Continue reading

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Drug raid

May 6, 1957 Los Angeles Saundra died Jan. 11, 1978, 40 years after she dazzled concert-goers as a child prodigy on the violin, like her mother, Frances. In her lifetime, she performed at the Hollywood Bowl with Leopold Stokowski and … Continue reading

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