Tag Archives: Santa Anita

Mary Mallory: Hollywood Heights – Horse Racing and Can’t Wait

Feb. 15, 1938: Stagehand noses out Can’t Wait. Note: This is an encore post from 2012. Horse racing has always been considered the sport of kings, because it requires so much money for housing, training, feeding, and transporting horses.  In … Continue reading

Posted in Animals, Film, Hollywood, Hollywood Heights, Mary Mallory, Sports | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Jan. 5, 1959: Matt Weinstock ‘Men of Good Will’

Matt Weinstock was a master of stringing little vignettes into a column. He didn’t do major reporting, like Paul Coates, but had a nice, light touch and occasionally stirred the heartstrings of Los Angeles. He also delved into L.A. history … Continue reading

Posted in 1959, Columnists, Matt Weinstock, Sports | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

May 22, 1938

  Above, a plan for the Santa Anita Motor Inn at 101 W. Huntington. Apparently, the final design of the tower was a little more Art Deco (see the postcard here). At left, a miner leads detectives to the body … Continue reading

Posted in @news, Architecture, Front Pages, Homicide, LAPD | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Matt Weinstock

Jan. 13, 1958 There are words which somehow people think mean the opposite of what Mr. Webster states about them in his big book. For instance, enervate. It means to deprive of strength, to enfeeble. Yet many people think it … Continue reading

Posted in Columnists, Matt Weinstock | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment