- City of Paris, L.A.’s first Jewish-owned department store built in 1880 on the site of the present Grand Central Market. The Victor Clothing Company was on the northeast corner. The Victor family was Jewish.
- Electricity came to Los Angeles.
- Death of Joseph Newmark. This led to changes in the Orthodox religious practices of the synagogue leading to Reform.
- I. W. Hellman became a Regent of the University of California.
- The telephone came to L.A.
- Arrival of the Southern Pacific Railroad, which enabled L.A. to grow to become the metropolis of the region.
- 1880 – 1890
- Los Angeles boom days.
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