When Oxnard Beach Became 'Hollywood-by-the-Sea'

When Oxnard Beach Became 'Hollywood-by-the-Sea'

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Never mind that Tinseltown was five or even fifty miles away. By the mid-1920s, the Hollywood brand was so strong that communities across Southern California were affixing it to their names. Toluca became North Hollywood. Sherman became West Hollywood. And in distant Ventura County, Oxnard Beach became Hollywood-by-the-Sea.