Tag Archives: Pasadena

The 110 revisited

  Photograph by the Los Angeles Times, July 23, 1939 He looks out from the bridge as if he is gazing toward the future. Not that this is what the photographer intended. Like The Times "Scout Car," a new 1939 … Continue reading

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Rampages revisited

  Photograph by Larry Harnisch / Los Angeles TimesHere’s 307 Tamarac Drive, where Harvey F. Rawlings killed his family and committed suicide.   And this is 555 Avenue 64, where Harold Oilar killed his family in 1954.   And here’s … Continue reading

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Nov. 27, 1957 Los Angeles Everybody says the Rawlings family are fine people. They have a big house at 307 Tamarac Drive in San Rafael, one of the finer neighborhoods in Pasadena. Nice house, isn’t it? Four bedrooms, two baths, … Continue reading

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Inventing tomorrow

  May 25-27, 1957 Pasadena Is it terribly cruel to pick apart a 50-year-old vision of the future? Must we laugh at the naivete of the 1950s as the work of well-meaning but misguided idealists? Let’s gently dissect a plan … Continue reading

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