1964: When Republicans Still Roamed The Valley.


Some remarkable photographs from 1964 show openly Republican women, out and proud, at Sportsman's Lodge in Studio City. They had gathered to support the candidacy of George Murphy for the US Senate. Dressed in flowered hats, mink stoles and gloves, the ladies, as they were referred to back then, held a luncheon in the heart…

1964: Riding From the SFV to Central America. Without Helmets.


Photograph caption dated March 10, 1964 reads "Wagon train - cycle style - The start - Ready to roar off on a three month Central American tour after the go signal from Andy Kolbe, Reseda Honda dealer, are three Valley cyclists, Martin MacDonald, 20, Sepulveda; Jim Craine, 22, Van Nuys, and Jim Nicholson, 20, Granada…

The Battle of Alta Loma Terrace.


In early 1964, Steven Anthony, 33, a Barney’s Beanery bartender and ex-marine, his wife Elona, 22, and three young children, Steven,2½ Deborah, 1 ½ ; and Pam, 5 months, were living, just south of the Hollywood Bowl, in a bucolic 1920s English cottage at 6655 Alta Loma Terrace. Then they were served with an eviction…