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With the exception on the LA Herald, the fate of the other dozen or so newspapers that existed before the LA Times began publication in 1881 was similar to the LA Star, and their runs were short.
You can kill a newspaper but it’s hard to stop the presses. During the Star’s four year hiatus for its confederate stance, the press was used by Phineas Banning to publish his Wilmington Journal, and after the LA Star closed for good, the press went on to duty in Orange County as the Anaheim Gazette.
Plaque inscription: NO. 789 SITE OF THE LOS ANGELES STAR -