Mike Schlitt

Mike Schlitt

Journalist and amateur historian

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Mike Schlitt is a journalist and amateur historian.  He is a contributor to Greater LA and Press Play, and a producer for The Document. 

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Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu sits on land that was the private domain of one woman 100 years ago.

Encore: What’s in a street name? How PCH almost skipped Malibu

Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu sits on land that was the private domain of one woman 100 years ago.

from Greater LA

After 152 years, Calle de los Negros – site of the most lethal act of racial violence in LA history – will finally get the memorial it deserves.

Encore: What’s in a street name? LA’s forgotten Calle de los Negros

After 152 years, Calle de los Negros – site of the most lethal act of racial violence in LA history – will finally get the memorial it deserves.

from Greater LA

After 152 years, Calle de los Negros – site of the most lethal act of racial violence in LA history – will finally get the memorial it deserves.

What’s in a street name? LA’s forgotten Calle de los Negros

After 152 years, Calle de los Negros – site of the most lethal act of racial violence in LA history – will finally get the memorial it deserves.

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