Title: Alhambra council woman, Norma Yocum cooking at stove with daughter Phyllis, 1963. Published caption: HOME LIFE - Mrs. Norma Yocum, Alhambra councilwoman, shares kitchen chore with daughter Phyllis. Publication: Los Angeles Times Publication. Date: December 26, 1963. I think Julia would approve of their kitchen togs, even though neither of them are wearing pearls! At least their using my beloved Corning Ware! Check out that crazy wallpaper.
Title: Dolores Drive-In on Wilshire Blvd. in Los Angeles, Calif., 1980. Publication: Los Angeles Times. Publication date: May 28, 1980
Dolores Drive-In on Wilshire @ LeDoux in Beverly Hills was my teenage hangout. I spent many fond hours gobbling down J.J.' s with extra Z-sauce; Suzy-Q fries and Cherry Lime Rickeys. Hey Larry, check out that Ford Falcon Ranchero! Looks like a 1964 to me. Today, you have to get your Jumbo Jim fix at West LA's Dolores.
Title: Ships Coffee shop and high rise building at corner of Glendon Ave. and Wilshire Blvd. in Westwood, Calif., 1984. Published caption: Coffee shop sign and the high-rise buildings that now dominate the Westwood scene. Publication: Los Angeles Times. Publication Date: September 21, 1984.
Ship's! Everyone remembers the toasters on all the tables. I remember the Mannings beef and the superior ice-cream sundaes. I know who nabbed the cool sign from this Ship's. Lucky guy!
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