Long before she became a teenager, Baby Marie was making $500-$750 a week in an era where the median annual wage for workers was $1,000.
The Bembridge House had its own tragedy that feeds eerily into the idea that it could indeed be haunted.
If you’re not in the mood to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars for the privilege of starting a construction project, you can purchase a totally un-burned house down the street for $1.1 million.
The viewer is treated to glimpses of the venerable Cyclone Racer and the always sort-of-dicey Laff in the Dark funhouse, featuring the cackling animatronic Laughing Sal and Laughing Sam and Blackie the Barker.
To make the 17-foot-tall door doable, Killingsworth contracted with Northrop Aircraft’s Architectural Systems to build the door with a honeycomb core covered by specially constructed sheets of seamless aluminum.
A reporter noted that “Nothing from Adam to the atom has set off more of an enthusiastic chain reaction in Long Beach than the city’s coming Diamond Jubilee.”
Instead of interesting items that may have been puzzling and amusing to people under the age of, say, 30, the mystery box unearthed Monday at 100 Oceangate in Downtown contained an awful lot of Port of Long Beach documents.
A less-expensive price tag on a home doesn’t mean you’ll be saving any money. In fact, with mortgage rates reaching 7%, more than doubling in the past year from around 3%, it’s making mortgage payments significantly more expensive than last year at this time.
In 1927 Jones put together a popular Long Beach six-piece Dixieland band called Spike Jones and His 5 Tacks. The group played all over town and had regular shows on the Long Beach radio stations KFOX and KGER.
A hidden gem in the Los Cerritos neighborhood holds its own against similarly priced mansions in the city’s seaside communities.