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Baby oil, Seal Beach-style, 1966

Aug. 9, 1966: Paul Biaz, 10 months, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ben J. Biaz of El Monte, is caked with oil after crawling on sand near the Seal Beach Pier. 301 more words

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Timeline update

The timeline has been updated with some events recorded in the Lions’ Club scrapbook of news clippings from 1965 and 1966.

21 May 1966, Burgess Hill Town Day, organized by the Lions, Rotary and Round Table. 54 more words


Being a Better Writer: Worldbuilding - Part 2

This post was originally written and posted March 17th, 2014, and has been touched up and reposted here for archival purposes.

Welcome back! In case you missed it, this week’s post is Part 2 of my writings on Worldbuilding, of which… 2,334 more words

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Oh boy, new shoes!

Feb. 15, 1967: Racing horse gets new shoes at Santa Anita.

Writing on the back of his print, staff photographer Larry Sharkey reported, “This horse is all smiles as Leonard Mitchell fits on new shoes.” 34 more words

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From the Archives: Benefits of the Brew

I’ve been brewing beer at home for more than a decade.  It started after a summer trip to Belgium.  The beer was amazing and I had to do it for myself.  566 more words


That Car Park Kiss

That Car Park Kiss
by Dave Young.


That car park kiss
began an ill fated tryst
that ended with a twist
of a poisoned blade. 99 more words

Marilyn Monroe 'Art' photo sellers convicted

June 26, 1952: Marilyn Monroe poses for photographers during trial against Jerry Karpman and Morrie Kaplan.

The two men tried to sell “indecent” photos of young women including Marilyn Monroe. 398 more words

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