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Postby Lynxwiler » Sun Jan 14, 2007 11:48 pm

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Postby nichols » Wed Jan 17, 2007 4:51 pm

The Trails was such an important place. Not sure why this is in Events, but thought I would post a couple of photos.

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Circa 2002

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The tombstone

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Postby moderns-r-us » Thu Jan 18, 2007 10:01 am

Sal Cordaro must have been a regular "AT THE ORGAN."
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Postby nichols » Thu Jan 18, 2007 10:35 am

Mr. Cordaro is a terrific organ player. We've had mail and telephone correspondence over the years and I love his music.
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Here's one of his albums on eBay:
http://cgi.ebay.com/SAL-CORDARO-lounge- ... dZViewItem

He started at the Trails in 1952 and when he left, was replaced by a woman named Esther Williams (not that Esther Williams) and finally by Jim McEwan who played 'til the very last nite. Jim is currently performing at the Mayan Room in the Aztec Hotel in Monrovia on Thursday and Sunday evenings. http://www.aztechotel.com/schedule.html

Sal went on to open Di-No computers in Pasadena. Next time you need a computer, you can buy it directly from Sal "Organ Bar" Cordaro.
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Postby Lynxwiler » Sat Jan 20, 2007 7:04 pm

That original post is from quite a while ago. Is the sign still in the Duarte museum or is it officially gone as Adriene had mentioned? Is that where it disappeared from?

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Postby nichols » Tue Dec 30, 2008 12:14 pm

The commemorative plaque has been removed. I'm hoping it wasn't one of those recycling thieves we've heard so much about lately. I sent off a letter to the city, historical society and the development company hoping it can be replaced.

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Postby nichols » Wed Mar 25, 2009 4:46 pm

SHOCKING NEWS!

The original Trails neon signage has been discovered!
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Postby nichols » Tue Aug 18, 2009 12:07 pm

The commemorative plaque was stolen, but at ModCom 's urging and due to the efforts of Claudia Heller and the Duarte Historical Society and with the cost split by DHS and Bowden Development, a new marble plaque has been installed.

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