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Examiner, Mirror Fold; L.A. Becomes Two-Newspaper Town

Note: This is an encore post from 2012. Jan. 5, 1962: A dark, painful day in the history of Los Angeles journalism. Virtually overnight, the city becomes a two-newspaper town. The evening Mirror ceases publication Jan. 5, merging with The … Continue reading

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Examiner, Mirror Fold; L.A. Becomes Two-Newspaper Town

Jan. 5, 1962: A dark, painful day in the history of Los Angeles journalism. Virtually overnight, the city becomes a two-newspaper town. The evening Mirror ceases publication Jan. 5, merging with The Times, and the morning Examiner merges with the … Continue reading

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Matt Weinstock

July 11, 1957 There was a traffic tie-up at the Harbor turnoff the other day as Inspectors Ed Walker and Bob Houghton were traveling inbound on the Hollywood Freeway. They threaded their way through it and came upon a woman … Continue reading

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Paul V. Coates–Confidential File

May 6, 1957 Los Angeles SUBJECT’S NAME: Sandra Brandner SUBJECT’S DESCRIPTION: Age 16. Height, 5 feet, 5 inches. Weight, about 135 pounds. Light brown hair. Brown eyes. The subject was last seen in El Segundo in July 1954. Any person … Continue reading

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