Bathroom Book Of Southern California

Author: Seana Graham
Editor: Blue Bike Books
ISBN: 9781897278291
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Southern California is full of fascinating and often humorous stories of strange places, bizarre events, intriguing history and colorful characters: The Gaslamp Quarter, at one time called "The Stingaree," was once San Diego's red-light district, R2D2, robot of Star Wars fame, left an imprint of its tread marks in a paving stone in the famous forecourt of Grauman's Chinese Theatre, The Hollywood Bowl is the world's largest outdoor amphitheater, A law still on the books states that it is illegal to drive, more than 2000 sheep down Hollywood Boulevard at one time, House prices in Los Angeles County and Orange County are 11 times the median local income, Glen Campbell temporarily replaced Beach Boys' leader Brian Wilson after Wilson's breakdown in 1964, In the early days of Universal Studios, tour participants could buy produce on the lot, which still showed its origins as a chicken farm, World-famous San Diego Zoo houses more than 4000 animals of 800 species. And so much more... Book jacket.
Bathroom Book of Southern California
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Seana Graham, Lisa Wojna
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-05-29 - Publisher: Blue Bike Books

Southern California is full of fascinating and often humorous stories of strange places, bizarre events, intriguing history and colorful characters: The Gaslamp Quarter, at one time called "The Stingaree," was once San Diego's red-light district, R2D2, robot of Star Wars fame, left an imprint of its tread marks in a
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Pages: 420
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Pages: 512
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Pages: 384
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Pages: 400
Authors: Harvey Frommer
Categories: Sports & Recreation
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