Where to put the pages that don’t fit into the other categories? Here!

Ambassador Addition – Cheviot Hills Area Added to City of Los Angeles

The Cheviot Hills area was shifting from agricultural to residential use when the City of Los Angeles brought the territory within its limits by annexation.  


From the 19th century Santa Monica Cycle Path to the 20th century Birthplace of BMX at Palms Park, the Palms section of West Los Angeles has a rich bicycling history.

A Calendar of Events

In which is included, also, the story of Palms and Playa Del Rey together with Rancho La Ballona 
and Rancho Rincón de los Bueyes 
By Robinson, W. W. (1939)

Early Roads

First People

Historic Ranchos

Map and Photo Gallery

National Boulevard and Military Avenue

Pleistocene Epoch Fossil Beds

Rancho Park

Shortly before World War II, stakeholders began using the name “Rancho Park” for the Pico Boulevard business district and adjacent residential subdivisions.

Scrapbooks and Histories

American Legion Scrapbook (1936-1939), American Legion Auxiliary Scrapbook (1942-1943), and Garden Club History (1937-2013)

Westwood Gardens

Westwood Gardens – in depth; Ferdinand Bain’s Rancho La Lomita (1919-1939); Paramount City (1939-1944); and Westwood Gardens’ Merchant Builders.   

Where is was West Los Angeles?

Until 1896, the western edge of the City of Los Angeles was where present-day Hoover Street is located. 

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