Tag Archives: South Pasadena

Architectural Ramblings

Dec. 28, 2006 Los Angeles As promised, here are some photos of a few neighborhoods I visited recently.   Views of South Pasadena

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Dec. 15, 1907: Architectural Rambling to South Pasadena

Note: This is an encore post from 2006. Dec. 15, 1907 Los Angeles Anybody who sets out to study the development of the city’s neighborhoods can expect to do lots of driving. My recent travels have taken me to an … Continue reading

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Nov. 23, 1907: Baby Murdered With Ax, Half-Eaten by Pigs in Garbage Heap

Note: This is an encore post from 2006. Nov. 23, 1907 South Pasadena Warning: This is a grotesque, tragic story with graphic details. Pasadena Detective Wallace H. Copping is investigating the murder of a young baby boy, whose half-eaten body … Continue reading

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Nov. 18, 1907: Historic Pasadena Presbyterian Church Moved to South Pasadena

Note: This is an encore post from 2006. Nov. 18, 1907 South Pasadena Calvary Presbyterian Church at Center (now El Centro) and Fremont was dedicated in a service featuring prominent local religious leaders, including Dr. John Willis Baer, president of … Continue reading

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Another Good Story Ruined: Vintage Eateries in L.A.

Fair Oaks Pharmacy’s neon sign, which was restored and re-mounted on the building after years of languishing in obscurity. A recent post by the Los Angeles Beat of vintage Los Angeles restaurants included Fair Oaks Pharmacy in South Pasadena.

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Slaughter of the Innocent

Note: This is a post I originally wrote for the 1947project in 2006. Nov. 23, 1907 South Pasadena Warning: This is a grotesque, tragic story with graphic details. Pasadena Detective Wallace H. Copping is investigating the murder of a young … Continue reading

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Random shot

Photograph by Larry Harnisch / Los Angeles Times Speaking of watering troughs, at least one has survived in the Los Angeles area. This one in South Pasadena, on Meridian just south of Mission, was built across from the train station … Continue reading

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May 16, 1908

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Unsolved murder

These have been posted all over my neighborhood. His name was Armando Reynaga, 28, of Eagle Rock. Also see the article in the South Pasadena High School Tiger. Email me

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Driving Survey–Route 6

Here’s my jaunt down Route 6: Arcadia to the Auto Club on South Figueroa. Note that I had to alter the route since Figueroa is a one-way street north of Olympic. Also note that I made the trip on a … Continue reading

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