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December 1947: Son Uses Coin Telescope at Point Fermin to Spot Body of Missing Father

Note: This is an encore post from 2005 and originally appeared on the 1947project. Herbert’s mother phoned him on Monday because his father, Fritz, was missing from their home at 3703 W. Bluff Place in San Pedro. Herbert told police … Continue reading

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Steamship Hits Rock off Point Fermin

March 21, 1863: Now that we’re done with the Black Dahlia/George Hodel transcripts we can return to Los Angeles in the pages of the Star, which was brimming with vitriol against the North in the Civil War. Even when one … Continue reading

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