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Edward Gibbon

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  • Matt Weinstock, Dec. 24, 1959

     
    A Christmas Story Forty-one years ago a young attorney named Patrick J. Cooney came to Calexio from Chicago. One of his first clients was Jimmy Wong, who had 5,000 acres in cotton on the Mexican side of the border. He shipped his valuable crop into the United
  • Landslide Closes Hill Street Tunnel

     
    A landslide closes the Hill Street tunnel, which was demolished when the “nose” of Bunker Hill was removed in June 1955. June 13, 1910: Police find that the athletic burglar who was caught the other day has refined tastes in reading. No funny papers...

    Herman Melville was big in 2010

     
    Herman Melville proves among the most-valued authors sold by AbeBooks in 2010.

    Infinite Ingress

    Infinite Ingress
    By birth, by foot, by automobile, from other states and other countries, legally and illegally, people have arrived in California for decades in unrelenting swells, human surf breaking steadily on a vast shore. Occasionally a big set rolls in and harasses...

    Book review: 'Hollywood Hills' by Joseph Wambaugh

    Book review: 'Hollywood Hills' by Joseph Wambaugh
    It's Joseph Wambaugh's world. Other crime writers just live in it. Beginning with his 1971 novel, "The New Centurions," and his 1973 nonfiction masterpiece, "The Onion Field," the former Los Angeles Police Department detective all but created the...