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Nov. 28, 1907: Drunk Civil War Veterans Spur Liquor Ban; Noisy Rooster Starts War on Olive Street

Note: This is an encore post from 2006. Nov. 28, 1907 Los Angeles Ocean Park banned serving alcohol to soldiers in uniform because drunk Civil War veterans from the soldiers home in Sawtelle “were seen reeling about the saloons.” A … Continue reading

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July 18, 1907: Santa Monica, Ocean Park Must Abate Sewage Discharge Into Ocean

Note: This is an encore post from 2006. July 18, 1907 Santa Monica Officials of Santa Monica and Ocean Park are fighting a lawsuit that seeks to block the discharge of raw sewage into the ocean. According to testimony, the … Continue reading

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Nuestro Pueblo

Below, Spring and Alpine streets via Google maps’ street view feature.

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March 24, 1908

Above, the daily horoscope as it existed a century ago. Below, the plight of hobos who are running afoul of a tough constable around Burbank. In an interview, a homeless man complains of being sentenced to the chain gang … … Continue reading

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