The Angels Take A Bath

How a cafeteria owner took on the underworld and brought down a mayor.

Continue reading

Advertisements

The Jacobson Case

jacobson-1925-lapl

It wasn’t the first time a public figure who opposed Los Angeles’ underworld suddenly found himself involved in a compromising position, intended to either discredit or bring them to heel. But the plot to silence vice-crusading city councilman Carl I. Jacobson didn’t run quite to plan.

Continue reading