San Marino Pelted With Furs From Mystery Airplane
Dec. 23, 1959: "Thousands of dollars worth of fur pelts were mysteriously jettisoned from a low-flying airplane over San Marino and San Gabriel yesterday. One large gunny sack of the valuable pelts crashes through a patio roof at 1070 Kendall Drive, San Gabriel, missing the owner, Mrs. L.B. Young by a few inches. The lanai was almost demolished."
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