GENERAL INFORMATION XXI
Just off the Plaza, near Main St., is gay Olvera St., one block long,
a fragment of old Mexico. On Main St. itself, extending several blocks
S. of the Plaza, Mexican establishments predominate.
Then the street
becomes a conglomeration of low-priced shops, cheap restaurants, cheap
movie and burlesque houses, shooting galleries, pawnshops, and honky-
Downtown department stores and some shops maintain branches in
many of the outlying communities and cities, including Hollywood,
Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, and Westwood. Many groups of shops
in both the moderate and higher price brackets may be found along
Wilshire Blvd. from downtown Los Angeles through Beverly Hills and
In and beyond Hollywood to Beverly Hills, Sunset Blvd. is dotted
with specialty shops, restaurants and night clubs. This section is locally
called The Sunset Strip.
Many .of the communities that have been annexed to Los Angeles
have their own shopping areas.
The financial district is centered in Spring St. between 4th and
Theaters and Motion Picture Houses: More than a dozen legitimate
theaters, many little theaters, 181 motion-picture houses and three
amphitheaters (September 1940) are in the city. Most of the leading
motion-picture houses in the downtown section are on Broadway and
Hill Sts. ; in Hollywood, on Hollywood Blvd. Among the more im-
portant theaters are:
Biltmore, 530 W. 5th St., major road shows; Belasco, 1050 S. Hill St.
(not leased) ; Mayan, 1040 S. Hill St., stock; Musart, 1320 S. Figueroa
St., stock; Theater Mart, 605 N. Juanita Ave., The Drunkard now in
eighth year (Dec. 1940).
El Capitan, 6838 Hollywood Blvd., road shows; Hollywood Playhouse,
1735 N. Vine St. (not leased).
Downtown Picture Houses
Hillstrect RKO, 801 S. Hill St.; Loew's State, 705 S. Broadway;
Million Dollar, 307 S. Broadway, pictures and stage shows; Newsreel,
744 S. Broadway, first-run newsreels and shorts; Orpheum, 842 S.
Broadway, pictures and road vaudeville; Paramount, 323 W. 6th St.,
pictures and stage show; Warner Bros. Downtown, 7th and Hill Sts.
XX11 GENERAL INFORMATION
Wilshire District Picture Houses
Four Star, 5112 Wilshire Blvd.
Hollywood Picture Houses
Grauman's Chinese, 6925 Hollywood Blvd. ; Pantages Hollywood, 6233
Hollywood Blvd.; Tele- View, 6262 Hollywood Blvd., first-run news-
reels and shorts; Warner Bros. Hollywood, 6433 Hollywood Blvd.
Greek Theater, N. Vermont Ave., Canyon Dr. in Griffith Park; Holly-
wood Bowl, 1711 N. Highland Ave., Hollywood, symphony programs
and operas; Pilgrimage Play Theater, 2580 N. Highland Ave., Holly-
wood; Pilgrimage Play opened its iyth season, July 1940.
National Forest Regulations: Public use of forests is encouraged; free.
Visitors to the forests are required to observe these rules:
1. A campfire permit must be obtained before any fire, including fire
in stoves burning wood, kerosene, or gasoline, can be started on national
forest land. All forest officers issue permits without charge.
2. Each camping party must bring into the forests a shovel and an
ax for each vehicle or pack train. Shovel must have blade at least
8-in. wide and an over-all length of 36-in. ; ax, not less than 26-in.
long over all with head weighing 2-lbs. or more. Both tools must be
in serviceable condition.
3. During the dangerous fire season, smoking is prohibited except in
improved camps, places of habitation, and specially posted areas ; smokers
must extinguish lighted matches, cigars, cigarettes, and pipe heels.
Watch carefully for "No Smoking" and "Smoke Here" signs.
4. In periods of high fire hazard, camping and camp or picnic fires
are restricted to posted campgrounds, and part or all of the forests
may be closed to public use and travel. Watch for "Closed Area"
5. Build small fires. Clear an area not less than lo-ft. in diameter
before starting a fire.
6. Never leave a fire without totally extinguishing it with water.
7. Keep camp clean. Where garbage pits and incinerators are not pro-
vided, burn or bury all garbage and refuse.
8. Do not pollute the springs, streams, or lakes.
9. Observe the state fish and game laws.
Wild Flower Protection: Picking and destroying wild flowers, ferns,
shrubs, or trees, is prohibited by law and punishable by a fine not ex-
ceeding $200, or not more than 6 months in jail, or both. Permits
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for picking wild flowers for scientific purposes can be obtained free
from the County Forest Service, 312 N. Spring St. Only one of each
species may be picked. When wild flowers are growing on private
property there is no restriction about picking them if owner's consent
Hotel and Other Accommodations
Although Los Angeles possesses more than 800 hotels, ample nor-
mally to care for the heavy and continuous year-around stream of
visitors, to prevent possible inconvenience or disappointment it is sug-
gested that visitors write or wire in advance for accommodations desired.
Los Angeles rates are moderate in comparison with other large
cities. The following list, alphabetically arranged, contains a few of
the better-known hotels in both the moderate and higher brackets.
Alexandria, 210 W. 5th St.; Biltmore, 515 S. Olive St.; Clark, 426
S. Hill St.; Hayward, 206 W. 6th St.; Lankershim, 230 W. 7th St.;
Mayfair, 1256 W. 7th St.; Mayflower, 535 S. Grand Ave. ; Rosslyn,
in W. 5th St.
Ambassador, 3400 Wilshire Blvd.; Chapman Park, 615 S. Alexandria
Ave.; Town House, 639 S. Commonwealth Ave.
Beverly Hills, I2OI Sunset Blvd.; Beverly -Wilshire, 9514 Wilshire
Christie, 6724 Hollywood Blvd.; Hollywood, 6811 Hollywood Blvd.;
Hollywood Plaza, 1637 N. Vine St.; Hollywood Knickerbocker, 1714
Ivar Ave.; Mark Twain, 1622 N. Wilcox Ave.; Roosevelt, 7000 Holly-
wood Blvd.; Wilcox, 6504 Selma Ave.
More than 3,000 apartment houses, apartment hotels, and flats with a
wide range of rates.
XXvi HOTEL AND OTHER ACCOMMODATIONS
AUTO AND TRAILER CAMPS
Eighty-five trailer campsites within the city limits have been zoned
by the City Planning Commission. Trailer and auto camps are also
along all major highways leading into city.
Los Angeles is more noted for its drive-in sandwich stands than
for venerable restaurants. Yet there are numerous first-class cafes,
dining rooms, and restaurants scattered throughout the city and its
environs, a remarkably large share of them being outside the downtown
district. Among the better-known places (alphabetically arranged) are:
Bernstein's Fish Grotto, 424 W. 6th St. Excellent sea food ; Coo-Coo
clams a specialty. See the aquarium windows.
Casa La Golondrina Mexican Cafe, 35 Olvera St. Mexican food,
entertainment, and dancing in Los Angeles' oldest brick house.
Cook's Steak and Chop House, 633 S. Olive St. Popular with busi-
ness people ; leather lounges and pull-up tables.
Jee Gong Law, 739 N. Alameda St. Good a la carte menu; Suey
Gow a specialty; reasonable prices. One of the better places in Old
Jerry's Joynt, 21 1 Ferguson Alley (near the Plaza). Prices moderate.
Food good. A jade lounge with carved woodwork and handsome fig-
urines make it an interesting spot to see, even if you're not hungry
Levy's Grill, 617 S. Spring St. One of the oldest restaurants in town.
Noted for sea food and steaks.
Little Joe's, 900 N. Broadway. Lunches a la carte. Dinners. Good
Mike Lymans Grill, 751 S. Hill St. Especially popular with sports-
men, show people, and Spring Street quarterbacks.
McDonnell's, a dozen or more branches in various parts of the city.
Prices are slightly higher at McDonnell's drive-in stands.
Normandie French Restaurant, 108 W. Olympic Blvd. First-class
French food served in a quiet, conservative atmosphere.
Old Hickory Brick Kitchen, branches in various parts of the city. A la
carte only; specialty: barbecued spareribs, chicken served with hot bis-
cuits, honey, shoestring potatoes, a pail of water, and a washcloth.
Pig'n Whistle, branches in various parts of the city. Candy and con-
fectionery counters in connection with cafes. Food and cocktails served
in pleasant surroundings.
Rene & Jean French Table d'Hote, 639 S. Olive St. Soup and salad
served family style.
Taix French Restaurant, 321 Commercial St. Sun. and Thurs. chicken
dinner. Excellent food served family style. The atmosphere is con-
genial and informal.
Yee Hung Guey, 956 Castelar St. One of several good restaurants in
New Chinatown. Open kitchen is an interesting feature.
Brown Derby Cafe, 3377 Wilshire Blvd. A la carte and table d'hote.
Signs admonish passers-by to "Eat in the Hat." Popular with those
who like to look for the movie stars. Excellent food served by waitresses
in derby-shaped skirts.
Eaton's Chicken House, 3550 Wilshire Blvd. (Branches in other parts
of city.) Superb chicken all you want.
El Cholo Spanish Cafe, 1121 S. Western Ave. Enchiladas, tamales,
and tacos in a Mexican atmosphere.
Lindy's Restaurant, 3656 Wilshire Blvd. Dinner a la carte only.
Popular with late diners-out. Steaks, chops, and roast beef are spe-
Lucca Restaurant, 501 S. Western Ave. Ample servings of everything
from antipasto to spumone in a florid setting with strolling singers.
Mona Lisa, 3343 Wilshire Blvd. French-Italian restaurant favored by
gourmets. Continental atmosphere. Vintage wines.
Perino's Restaurant, 3927 Wilshire Blvd. Table d'hote and a la carte.
Specialties include scallopini of veal, chicken curry, crepes suzette, and
Brown Derby Cafe, 1628 N. Vine St. A la carte only. Frequented
by movie stars, especially Friday nights after the American Legion prize
fights. Excellent cuisine.
Carolina Pines, 7315 Melrose Ave. Good Southern cooking. Rea-
Carpenter s Drive-In Sandwich Stand, 6290 Sunset Blvd. (Branches
in various parts of city.) A la carte only. Barbecued sandwiches and
fried chicken with honey and potatoes are featured.
Covey's Sardi's, 6315 Hollywood Blvd. Features are the amply laden
hors d'oeuvres cart, the Kansas City roast beef and steaks, and the
boneless squab chicken with wild rice.
Fred Harvey Hollywood Restaurant, 1743 N. Cahuenga Blvd. The
usual standards of the Harvey Houses carried out here in modern dress.
Gotham Cafe, 7050 Hollywood Blvd. Combination delicatessen and
restaurant. Paprika chicken is a dinner specialty; the Gotham Special
Sandwich, big enough for two, is an all-day specialty ; and for midnight
supper, small hot cakes served with sour cream are featured.
Gourmet Hollywood, 6534 Sunset Blvd. Outdoor tables in patio.
The Hollywood Tropics, 1525 N. Vine St. So atmospheric you feel
the rainy season coming on.
Al Levy's Tavern, 1623 N. Vine St. A Hollywood standby for lunch-
eon, dinner, late supper, and cocktails. Steaks and roastbeef are
Lucey's Cafe, 5444 Melrose Ave. Italian food in an atmosphere of
Melody Lane of Hollywood, Vine St. at Hollywood Blvd., world
famous street intersection. (Branches downtown and in Wilshire dis-
trict.) Open all night. Concert music, afternoons. Moderate prices.
Musso and Frank Grill, 6667 Hollywood Blvd. Dinner a la carte
only. Steaks, and salad mixed at your table, are favorites.
Palm's Grill, 5931 Hollywood Blvd. One of the few good outdoor
restaurants in Los Angeles. Indoor dining room also.
BEVERLY HILLS AND THE SUNSET STRIP
Armstrong sf Schroder, 9766 Wilshire Blvd. Salads are exceptional,
cheese bread rolls notable. Booths and counter. No entertainment.
Bit of Sweden, 9051 Sunset Blvd. Smorgasbord with more than 75
delicacies. The dinner is excellent; for dessert Swedish apple pie is
Bublichki Russian Cafe, 8846 Sunset Blvd. Dinner only. Superb
Russian food with atmosphere. Russian orchestra. Bar.
House of Murphy, 4th St. at La Cienega Blvd. The a la carte entree
is a complete meal. Cornbeef and cabbage cooked in old-fashioned dish
style. Master of ceremonies Bob Murphy provides impromptu enter-
tainment and the crowd chimes in.
Lawrys, Inc., 150 N. La Cienega Blvd. Dinner only. A huge, suc-
culent beef roast is wheeled to the table, and cut to individual order.
The Marcus Daly, 314 N. Camden Dr. Lunch (winter only) ; dinner
from 5 p.m. ; no couvert. A novel decorative feature is the Zodiac Bar,
where time is shown on an overhead dome. The food is good, the
Perinos Roof, 9600 Wilshire Blvd. (Saks Fifth Ave.). Luncheon, tea,
dinner. A la carte only. Elegant atmosphere, notable cuisine.
The Victor Hugo, 233 N. Beverly Dr. Couvert after 9 p.m. The
continental lunch is a gourmet's favorite. First-rate French cuisine.
Advance reservation necessary for the movie stars' impromptu Sunday
night shows with dancing to name-bands.
For those who wish to pick and choose, a few cafeterias are named:
Clifton s Brookdale, 648 S. Broadway, and Clifton's Cafeteria of the
Golden Rule, 618 S. Olive St. Organ music and singing attendants.
A novel feature at both places is the bulletin board just outside the
entrance, where listings are displayed for employment, barter, sight-
seeing, and appeals for congenial friendship. At Brookdale a "country"
atmosphere has been created with artificial trees, vines, brook, and
Fern, 665 S. La Brea Ave. Exceptionally good food, moderate prices.
Ontra, 757 S. Vermont Ave. in midtown Los Angeles, and 1719 N.
Vine St. in Hollywood. Brighter and cheerier than most cafeterias.
Also more expensive.
Schaber, 620 S. Broadway. Quiet and conservative in appearance and
clientele; on the expensive side.
As in all large cities, the quality of Los Angeles after-dark enter-
tainment varies. There is the honky-tonk area of Main Street and
East Fifth Street, where semi-nude "B-girls" have brought Los Angeles
nationwide notoriety by way of national magazine articles. There is
also the fabulously chic Sunset Strip and Hollywood area, even more
These are the extremes, and most visitors will find a peek at both
interesting. However, the heavy volume of Los Angeles night life
pours through the relatively insignificant neighborhood bars, cocktail
lounges, dine-and-dance establishments. Hundreds of thousands of
Angelenos are acquainted with neither Main Street nor The Strip.
Following is a list, alphabetically arranged, of a few of the more
widely-known clubs. Policies and times of events are those in effect
in the Fall of 1940, and are of course subject to change.
Biltmore Bowl, Biltmore Hotel, 515 S. Olive St. Dinner from 7:30
p.m.; no couvert. Orchestra; dancing. Two floor revues nightly.
Bar. Much frequented by "visiting firemen" and the football crowd
during the season.
Cafe Casino, 425 S. Main St. Prices reasonable. You can use your
own judgment where to stop. Very ripe entertainment. Oldtime bur-
lesque with seminude girls.
Paris Inn, 210 East Market St. Dinner from 5:30 p.m. Orchestra.
Dancing. Floor shows 8 p.m. and n p.m. Separate bar. A rather
unusual bar and singing waiters. Closed Sundays.
Cocoanut Grove, Ambassador Hotel, 3400 Wilshire Blvd. Dinner from
7 p.m. ; couvert charge. Orchestra ; dancing. Floor show 1 1 p.m. Bar.
Very popular; consistently good entertainment.
XXX11 NIGHT CLUBS
Town House, 639 S. Commonwealth Ave. The Zebra Room is fre-
quented by the young set. A more conservative atmosphere in the
Wilshire Bowl, Inc., 5665 Wilshire Blvd. Dinner 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.,
Beachcomber Cafe, 1727 N. McCadden PI. Prices are slightly stiff.
Specializes in Oriental food and drinks. Frequented by the many lesser
Earl Carroll's Theater-Restaurant, 6230 Sunset Blvd. Dinner from
7 130 to 1 1 p.m., no couvert ; without dinner, admission charge. Two
acts with 30 principals and 6o-girl revue. Shows, 9 and 12 p.m. For
those who like girl shows and revolving stages.
Florentine Gardens, 5955 Hollywood Blvd. Dinner from 6:30 p.m.,
no couvert. Without dinner, a small admission charge. Orchestra.
Dancing. Cocktail lounge. Three floor shows nightly. Girl revues.
Situated in the heart of Hollywood. ,
Grace Hayes Lodge, 11345 Ventura Blvd. (north of town). Dinner,
no couvert. Minimum charge. A gay informality. Celebs, if in the
mood, usually put on impromptu acts quality varies.
"It" Cafe, 1637 N. Vine St. Dinner 5 to 10 p.m. Supper 10 p.m.
to 2 a.m. No couvert. Dancing. No floor show. Bar.
La Conga Club, Inc., 1551 N. Vine St. Dinner from 7 p.m. No
couvert. Two orchestras; two revolving orchestra stages; continuous
dancing. No floor show. Bar.
Slapsy Maxie Rosenbloorns Cafe, 7165 Beverly Blvd. Dinner from
6 p.m. No couvert. Orchestra, but no dancing by patrons. Three
or four funny floor shows nightly, with Deadpan Maxie in the middle
Seven Seas Cafe, 6904 Hollywood Blvd. Dinner from 6 p.m. No
couvert. Hawaiian orchestra and entertainers, dressed in native cos-
tumes. Floor shows n and 12 p.m. and 2 a.m. Bar. Dancing from
8 130 p.m. Hawaiian Island atmosphere, complete with "rain on the
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BEVERLY HILLS AND THE SUNSET STRIP
Bali Restaurant, 8804 Sunset Blvd. Dinner ; no couvert, no minimum.
Atmosphere in keeping with the name. Light, risque entertainment.
East Indian curry a specialty.
Beverly-Wilshire, 9514 Wilshire Blvd. Dinner. Separate bar. Danc-
Cafe LaMaze, 9039 Sunset Blvd. Dinner. Dancing to name-bands.
Special entertainment. Separate bar.
Giro's, 8433 Sunset Blvd. Dinner 7 to 10 p.m.; couvert charge. Or-
chestra. Dancing to 2 a.m. A favorite spot with movie folks. Patrons
are requested to dress formally on Saturday. Somewhat expensive.
Victor Hugo. (See Restaurants.)
Topsy's Cafe, 2800 Firestone Blvd. Dinner from 6 p.m. No couvert.
Floor shows, 9:30 p.m. and 12:30 a.m. Bar. Orchestra. Dancing.
Following is a partial list of facilities available:
Aquaplaning: Manhattan, Hermosa, and Newport-Balboa Beaches.
Baseball: Wrigley Field, 435 E. 42nd PL, used by Los Angeles
"Angels"; Hollywood Baseball Park (Gilmore Field), 7700 Beverly
Blvd., used by Hollywood "Stars." Both teams are members of the
Pacific Coast League. Girl's professional softball leagues play at Los
Angeles Softball Park, 1650 W. Slauson Ave., Mon. to Fri. nights,
inclusive, and at Fiedler Field, 470 So. Fairfax Ave., as scheduled.
Basketball: Collegiate basketball is played during the season, Novem-
ber to March, at Pan-Pacific Auditorium, 7600 Beverly Blvd., on
scheduled dates, by southern section of Pacific Coast Conference, com-
prising U.S.C. and U.C.L.A.
Beaches: Following is a list of the more important beaches in the
area and approximate distance in miles from downtown Los Angeles;
those marked (M) or (C) are municipal or county-owned respectively:
Malibu, 31; Santa Monica (C), 15-18; Ocean Park (M), 15-18;
Venice (M), 13-14; Playa del Rey (M), 15-16; El Segundo, 18;
Manhattan (C), 18-19; Hermosa (M), 19-20; Redondo (M), 20-21;
Palos Verdes, 22-23; Cabrillo (M), 24-26; Long Beach (M), 2023;
Seal, 26-29; Huntington, 32-35; Newport, 38-41; Balboa, 39-42.
Boating and Yachting: Small boats available at most of the mountain
lake resorts. At most of the major beaches, sailboats, speedboats and
powerboats can be chartered with operators. Rowboats, electric motor-
boats, and canoes can be rented at Echo, Hollenbeck, Lincoln, and
Westlake Parks. Collegiate rowing contests held on Marine Rowing
Course at Long Beach and Ballona Creek. Prominent yacht clubs are:
Balboa Yacht Club, Los Angeles Yacht Club, California Yacht Club,
Newport Harbor Yacht Club, Long Beach Yacht Club, and others.
XXXVI RECREATIONAL FACILITIES
Bowling: Arlington Bowl, 2225 W. Washington Blvd., 8 lanes; open
10 a.m.-2 a.m. Beverly Hills Bowling Courts, 9244 Wilshire Blvd.,
16 lanes; open n a.m.-i2 p.m. Boulevard Bowl, 5766 Hollywood
Blvd., Hollywood, 8 lanes; open 10 a.m. -2 a.m. Bowling shoes free.
Hollywood Recreations, Inc., 1539 N. Vine St., Hollywood, 22 lanes;
open 10 a.m.-2 a.m. Pico Palace-Columbia Recreation Center, 6081
W. Pico Blvd., 19 lanes; open 10 a.m.-2 a.m. Southwest Bowling
Center, 7023 Pacific Blvd., Huntington Park, 16 lanes; open 10 a.m.-
2 a.m. (Sun. 9 a.m.-3 p.m.). Studio Bowling Academy, 1053 S. Ver-
mont Ave., 14 lanes; open 9 a.m.-2 a.m. Sunset Center, 5842 Sunset
Blvd., Hollywood, 52 lanes; open 10 a.m.-2 a.m. Wilshire Recrea-
tions, 737 S. La Brea Ave., 28 lanes; open 9 a.m.-2 a.m.
Boxing: Hollywood Legion Stadium, 1628 N. El Centre Ave. (pro-
fessional), Fri., 8:30 p.m.; Ocean Park Arena, Pico and Main, Santa
Monica (professional), Mon. 8:30 p.m.; Wilmington Bowl, Anaheim
Blvd. at Mahar, Wilmington (professional), Wed., 8:30 p.m.; Jeffries
Barn, 2422 Victory Blvd., Burbank (amateur), Thurs. 8:30 p.m.;
South End Athletic Club, Main and 97th Sts. (amateur), Thurs.,
Fishing (ocean) : Surf fishing at most beaches. Pier fishing from
Santa Monica Municipal Pier, end of Colorado Ave., Santa Monica;
Lick Pier, end of Navy St., Ocean Park; Sunset Municipal Pier, Venice
Blvd. and Ocean Front, Venice; Hyperion Pier, El Segundo; Manhat-
tan Municipal Pier, Manhattan Beach; Hermosa Beach Municipal
pier, Hermosa Beach; Redondo Municipal Pier, Redondo Beach; San
Pedro Sport Fishing Dock, end of 22nd St., San Pedro; Belmont Pier,
Termino Ave. and Beach, Long Beach. Barge fishing. Shore boats to
barges leave from piers. Larger fishing boats accommodating 16 to 40
persons at most fishing piers. Boats for deep-sea fishing may be char-
tered. Regarding fresh water fishing, consult Department of Natural
Resources, California State Bldg., or sporting goods stores.
Fishing Licenses: Licenses and latest information obtainable at most
sporting goods stores. Fishing, inland or ocean, requires a license for
all except non-game marine fish. License year Jan. i to Dec. 31.
Resident citizens, $2; nonresident citizens, $3; aliens, $5; under 18
no license required.
Football: The University of Southern California and the Univer-
sity of California at Los Angeles, both participating in the Pacific
Coast Conference, play home games in Memorial Coliseum, 3911 S.
RECREATIO/NAL FACILITIES XXXvii
Figueroa St.; adm. is set by Conference and depends upon game's im-
portance. Loyola University, and Los Angeles Bulldogs (professionals),
usually play their home games at Gilmore Stadium, 100 N. Fairfax
Ave. ; Occidental College, at college field, 1600 Campus Road, Eagle
Rock (Southern California Conference) ; the Annual Rose Bowl Game,
at Pasadena Rose Bowl, on New Year's Day.
Golf: Municipal courses in Griffith Park; two i8-hole; one 9-hole.
Other public courses: Sunset Fields, 3701 Stocker Ave., two i8-hole;
Western Ave. Golf Course, I2ist St. and Western Ave., 18 holes;
Rancho Public Golf Course, 10100 W. Pico Blvd., 18 holes. Many
other public and private courses throughout city and county.
Hockey: Collegiate games at Tropical Ice Gardens, Jan. to middle
of March, every Sat., 7 130 p.m.
Horseback Riding: Municipal bridle trails in Griffith Park and Arroyo
Seco. Many private stables where horses can be rented.
Horse Racing: Santa Anita (see Tour 5), Arcadia, approximately 14
miles from downtown Los Angeles; 1941 Season: Dec. 28 (1940)-
Nov. 9 (1941) ; mutuels. Hollywood Park (see Tour 1), Inglewood,
about ii miles from downtown Los Angeles; 1940 Season: June 8-
Aug. 10; mutuels. Del Mar, in San Diego County, is popular with
Los Angeles residents and visitors; distance 105 miles; mutuels. Har-
ness and running races at Los Angeles County Fair, Pomona, Sept.
Hunting: Deer, Aug. 10 to Sept. 9. No does, fawns or spike bucks.
No sale of venison or skins. Two bucks per season. Quail (Valley,
Desert, Mountain), Nov. 15 to Dec. 31, 1940; 10 per day, 10 in pos-
session, 20 per week all species. Pheasant, Nov. 15 to 20, 194041 ;
2 male birds a day, 2 in possession; hens prohibited. Doves, Sept. I
to Oct. 15; 12 a day, 12 in possession, 30 a week. Pigeons, Dec. I to
15, 1940; 10 a day, 10 in possession, 20 a week. Ducks, Oct. 16
to Dec. 14, 1940; 10 a day, 20 in possession, 30 a week. Geese, Oct.
1 6 to Dec. 14, 1940; 3 a day, 4 in possession, 8 a week. State regu-