Voters Approve Bonds to Buy Water Company
August 17, 2009 | 4:00 am
Aug. 17, 1899: Above, an ad opposes issuing $2 million in bonds to buy the water company. Notice that Hoover Street, indicated by a dotted line, was the western boundary of Los Angeles.
Aug. 24, 1889: Voters overwhelmingly approve bonds to buy and improve the water works.
Below, jurors deadlock in the case of Mrs. May Huxley, accused of stealing two pairs of shoes.