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Ambassador Hotel

B.B. King, Bobby Bland, and a Night to Remember

Linnie Frank Bailey | Posted 05.22.2016 | Black Voices
Linnie Frank Bailey

The year was 1976. I was a student at UCLA and heard on campus that blues singers B.B. King and Bobby Bland would be performing at the nearby Cocoanut Grove -- a night club at the since-demolished Ambassador Hotel on Wilshire.

Col. William P. Gale, a Scary Apparition From the Desert

Lionel Rolfe | Posted 06.29.2014 | Politics
Lionel Rolfe

This was Colonel William Gale, a former top aide of General Douglas McArthur. Gale later became better known as the Reverend William Gale of the Christian Identity faith, which later moved to Hayden Lake, Idaho, and was run by a Gale protege, The Reverend Butler.

LA Unveils Nations Costliest School On Site Of RFK Assassination

AP/HuffPost | CHRISTINA HOAG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- Next month's opening of the Robert F. Kennedy Community Schools will be auspicious for a reason other than its both storied and infamou...

Price Tag For School On Ambassador Hotel Site Reaches $578 Million

latimes.com | Howard Blume, Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

The price tag for a complex of schools at the site of the famed Ambassador Hotel has become the Los Angeles Unified School District's most expensive s...