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Movies & Million-Dollar Mansions, and Silents on the Islands

Way Back When in Santa Barbara -- June 25, 1918

(Image: Horseless Age magazine, May 1, 1917)
WAY BACK WHEN – 100 YEARS AGO TODAY – On June 25, 1918, the local paper reported on speeding problems in Santa Barbara: “‘The [East] Valerio Street hill, which seems to be the place most motorists select to test the speed of their cars,’ was too tempting for one driver. This motorist was nabbed by the SB Speed Officer for zooming down the hill at the illegal speed of 28 miles per hour. (The speed limit for most streets in 1918 was 15 m.p.h.)
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