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At their weekly Wednesday meeting, Los Angeles Breakfast Club members engage in a morning stretch they call Wiggle Waggle.

L.A. Club Keeps History Alive 

For nearly 100 years, the Los Angeles Breakfast Club has been serving much more than a meal.

Alta Asks Live: L.A. Historical Home Tour

Take a fascinating peek inside some of Los Angeles’s most storied homes. Architectural historian David Silverman shares true tales and rare photographs of incredible L.A. properties.

Taxidermist Tim Bovard in his workshop at the Natural History Museum in Los Angeles. Damp towels help keep the recently defrosted Tanzanian lion skins supple and malleable.

The Last of the Taxidermists

The last full-time museum taxidermist in the United States inspires a new generation of animal preservationists.

David Silverman has written histories of the former homes of Hollywood heavyweights like Marlene Dietrich, Frank Sinatra, and David O. Selznick.

The Secret Histories of Los Angeles Mansions

An entertainment lawyer turned history sleuth uncovers the past lives of homes for clients.

The building that housed the Original Spanish Kitchen, a favorite haunt of Hollywood stars, remained vacant on Beverly Boulevard in Los Angeles for decades after the restaurant closed.

Sorry, We’re Closed — For A Few Decades

A favorite of Hollywood stars, L.A.’s Original Spanish Kitchen sat mysteriously vacant for years and years.

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