Remembering and Honoring Our WWII Veterans Keeping The Spirit of ’45 Alive in Boyle Heights

  Names listed row by row: Manuel Aguilera, Ray Aragon, John Arambula, Louis S. Ayala, Alfred Bablot, Manuel Bablot, Arthur T. Benavidez, James C. Borunda, Edward Bischop, Ralph Campoy, Julio Collosi, Manuel R. Contreras, Fredrico Corral, Steve Cano Delgado, Jr., Hector De Varas, Roman A. Diaz, David Dobreer, Eugene Dominguez, Richard Dominguez, Joe Dominguez, Raul…

BHHS Appreciation

Plaques presented to founder Diane Ybarra, historian Paul Spizzeri, historian Rudy Martinez for their help to advance the mission of BHHS

The Kaspare Cohn Hospital and the Mt. Sinai Hospital and Clinic, Part Five

Editor’s Note:  We come to the end of this very interesting and informative post by Boyle Heights Historical Society Advisory Board member Rudy Martinez on the eastside origins of one of the signal medical care facilities in Los Angeles, including a fascinating politicized issue over a fresco mural at the Mount Sinai Home for the…

The Kaspare Cohn Hospital and the Mt. Sinai Hospital and Clinic, Part Four

Editor’s note:  Sorry for the delay in getting this fourth part of this great post by Boyle Heights Historical Society Advisory Board member Rudy Martinez published.  This part involves the later ownership of the former Kaspare Cohn Hospital property and introduces us to the early history of Mt. Sinai Hospital.  The fifth and final part…

The Kaspare Cohn Hospital and the Mt. Sinai Hospital and Clinic, Part Three

Editor’s note:  This third part of this excellent post by Boyle Heights Historical Society Advisory Board member Rudy Martinez takes us into the move and renaming of Kaspare Cohn Hospital to Cedars of Lebanon Hospital in East Hollywood, as well as the fascinating and timely controversy involving a purported cancer treatment trial supported by cereal…

The Kaspare Cohn Hospital and Mt. Sinai Hospital and Clinic, Part One

by Rudy Martinez Editor’s note: Boyle Heights Historical Society Advisory Board member Rudy Martinez returns again with another multi-part post on the fascinating history of Boyle Heights and the east side, covering the development of what evolved into today’s Cedar-Sinai Medical Center.  We start with this first installment about the East Los Angeles location of…