Blogs /Stories of Interest
Daggett Ca more than abandoned buildings a history full of elements read more....
San Bernardino was the site for the first McDonalds, and in 1976 a Roadside Attraction McDonalds was open read about both here.....
The El Rancho Motel was built from Railroad Ties to read more continue.....
Read how Bell of Taco Bell made millions
This old Borax Wagon sits at the entrance of Route 66 in Needles CA read about its history here
Sagebrush Annnie tale has a lot of history and twists and turns read more....
Route 66 Motel in Barstow is more than just a motel it is a roadside attraction read on....
Oro Grande rich in history on California Route 66 to read more .....
Fair Oaks Pharmacy serving Ice Cream at its Soda Fountain for over 100 years Read more...
Read how it took Amy Inouye 20 years to reinstall Chicken Boy on Route 66 ..
A plethora of Strawberries by his vendor, gave Jim Nakano his idea for his most popular donut, the huge Strawberry Donut, but people line up at all hours to purchase his donuts, even when the strawberries are not in season. Read more about this incredible man and his story.
Read how a dollar will get you one of the most interesting rides of your life here......
The Clifton's Cafeteria is one of nine that operated in a chain very successfully. They were unique and well loved. The building downtown LA is the last of the chain, read about her history here and a silver teapot that finally came back home.
This double sided large Marquee welcomed movie goers for years, it fell in disrepair and has been renovated and is now a historical landmark. Read more about this signs story here
Los Angeles boasts the highest concentration of old movie theaters in the nation on Broadway. Read the history and enjoy the glamour of these historic buildings from an era long gone but not forgotten
The modern look that failed miserably is shown in this picture
The Formosa Cafe has a colorful history, gutted of it's famous interior in 2015 it failed, Read how the 333 group came in as avenging angels in 2017 and restored this cafe to it's former glory.
90210 the most famous zip code in the country and one of the prettiest city halls too Read about this gorgeous Art Deco architecture here in this blog
Picture from their website
Barney's Beanery is the oldest Bar in Los Angeles and has some colorful History to boot. Read about this unique bar here......
Love to visit cemeteries, and this one is quite interesting due to the number of stars buried here. A beautiful cemetery and a special nod to Rudulph Valentino in this essay. May you always bring a red rose.
Hot Dog On A Stick are a familiar site in malls and venues across America and Internationally too. Learn how the first Hot Dog On A Stick evolved on Muscle Beach Santa Monica Route 66
The true end of Route 66 Santa Monica is at Lincoln and Olympic, This essay will tell how the Santa Monica Pier became the sentimental end to the Route West
Paddleboats in the Sacramento Delta with ties to Long Beach California, a JoVenture narrated by my good friend Jo Murray and produced by California to Chicago
Overcoming my Claustrophobia To Descend Into The Grand Canyon Caverns
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