A popular demonstration at the 1922 Los Angeles County Fair was how to make toothpaste from orange by-products.
Los Angeles may be considered a city of freeways, but actually it has the lowest number of freeway miles per capita of any American city or urbanized area. That's why its freeways are so crowded.
The Hot Fudge Sundae was created in 1906 at C.C. Browns, a new ice cream parlor on Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles.
American Century Cookbook: The Most Popular Recipes of the 20th Century
(Clarkson N. Potter)
Would you believe a 22 foot statue of a boy with a chicken's head, holding a bucket of chicken? It was the symbol of a restaurant in Los Angeles, and the statue was saved from destruction by a graphic design studio when the restaurant folded. The 'Chicken Boy' statue is sometimes known as 'The Statue of Liberty of Los Angeles.'