1900s

Hollywood, CA, history in photos

Posted on
Hollywood in photos

As we all know, Hollywood is not a city. It is a neighborhood, perhaps the most famous one in the world. Here is a short history told through photos. Come back often because there is a lot to add.    The Six Mile House, named for its distance to Los Angeles, was a liquor/wine bar […]

1970s

Los Angeles in the 1970s

Posted on
Bootlegger's disco dancing

Disco dancing at Bootlegger’s (11637 W. Pico Blvd.) in 1978. The location is now the Plan B Gentleman’s Club & Cigar Lounge.(Photographer: Dean Musgrove / LAPL 00087647)   A special message posted in Sylmar following its 6.5 to 6.7 earthquake in 1971. (Photographer: Bruce E. Howell / LAPL 00057323)   The following video shows footage […]

1970s

Evel Knievel gets 6 months for assault – 1977

Posted on

Evel Knievel gets 6 months for assault SANTA MONICA, CA. November 15, 1977 (AP) — Motorcycle daredevil Evel Knievel has been given one week to get his affairs in order before he begins serving six months in jail for beating his former press agent with a baseball bat. Superior Court Judge Edward Rafeedie compared Knievel’s […]