When Management Of An Historic District Goes Bad

The Los Angeles Times reports that one of L.A.'s most popular and historic districts, Olvera Street, has been horribly mismanaged.
June 16, 2004, 9am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"Management of the tiny city Department of El Pueblo, which runs Olvera Street, has been so poor that City Controller Laura Chick described it in a recent audit as 'on the brink of financial disaster.' According to city legend, Olvera Street is the oldest byway in Los Angeles, marking the spot where a ragtag group of settlers from the present-day Mexican states of Sonora and Sinaloa founded Los Angeles in 1781."

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Published on Sunday, June 13, 2004 in The Los Angeles Times
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