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Casa Verdugo – Old L.A.’s Famous Restaurant “Out Glendale Way”

Today, it’s just a house, albeit a charming house, but just a house on an innocuous street in the innocuous L.A. bedroom community of Glendale. These days, passersby might not even give it a second glance, but in the first … Continue reading

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White Hot Christmas – The Bing Crosby Estate Fire

It was exactly 68 years ago tonight that Bing Crosby’s elegant Toluca Lake mansion at 10500 Camarillo Street was virtually destroyed by fire. The culprit was none other than the family Christmas tree, which, as anyone who has had a … Continue reading

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