Tune in to Episode Seventeen of the Esotouric podcast as we visit with John Maljevic, manager of nightclubs in West Hollywood’s wild and golden age. We’ll also talk with Mickey Gallivan, Executive Director of the Historical Society of Pomona Valley, about the architectural gems in her organization’s care.

All this, plus cultural musings on the remodel of the Pershing Hotel at 5th and Main, the May 2013 Pershing Square Advisory Board meeting, Spring Street’s new park, and the imminent closure of the Palms bar, West Hollywood’s last lesbian nightspot, as Kim & Richard usher in the week of May 13th, 2013.

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Preservation concerns for the Charnock Block (aka Pershing Hotel).

Richard finally attends a meeting of the Pershing Square Advisory Board (May 8, 2013).

Private group seeks to manage new Spring Street Park.

Palms bar to be demolished.

Historical Society of Pomona Valley website.