palos verdes history: Why Are Those Streets Blocked Off North Of Via La Selva? - 08/06/08 05:15 AM
Why are the streets between Via La Selva and Hollywood Riviera blocked off? Well, they used to go thru, and here's the story:
As I assume everyone knows, Hollywood Riviera was administered by the Palos Verdes Homes Association until 1939, when PVE incorporated and cut the Riviera loose. That's why so many of those old Spanish homes in the Lower Riviera look like they could be in Malaga Cove -- they just as easily could have.
In 1946 construction began on the first of several housing tracts in the upper Riviera. By far the best access to that area at that time … (0 comments)

palos verdes history: Things You May Have Wondered About Palos Verdes - 07/31/08 02:07 AM
As a PV resident since 1947, I've seen a lot of stuff and can tell you the history behind Palos Verdes generally from a first-hand perspective. Here's one:
Did you know that there was once a prison roughly where Long's Drugs is now in the Peninsula Center? It was an "Honor Farm" (minimum security) and the prisoners worked on putting Crenshaw Blvd thru to PV Drive South . . . which, of course, was a proximate cause of the landslide. I'm not sure when it was opened (I was only born in 1947, after all), but it closed around 1955 when … (2 comments)

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