For a period of time, it was the largest community in what is now Los Angeles.
The county sets an unfortunate new record of 25,000+ new COVID-19 cases in one week.
Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health has partnered with Headspace to provide county residents, free, through 2020, resources to help:
- Stress less
- Move more
- Sleep soundly
Also: 24/7 Mental Health Help-Line (800) 854-7771
Do you need food or have food (or time) to donate? This portal connects those in need in Los Angeles County to those who can help.
1937. Actor Leo Carillo hosts Thanksgiving dinner for Mexican American children at La Golondrina Restaurant in Olvera Street. Carillo (b.1880-d.1961), a film and television actor, was best known for his role as Pancho in the television series The Cisco Kid, from 1950 to 1956. He traced his lineage to the prominent Carillo family of early Spanish and Mexican California. He was an active conservationist and preservationist. During his 18-year tenure on the California Beach and Parks Commission, he had a key role in California's acquisition of Hearst Castle at San Simeon, the Los Angeles Arboretum, and Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. He was honored as namesake of Leo Carillo State Park on Pacific Coast Highway, west of Malibu.
A silent film of how 1929 telephone operators in Los Angeles innovated to rapidly work large switchboards.