Blood & Dumplings: A Crime Bus Tour of the San Gabriel Valley
The award-winning Esotouric team presents Blood & Dumplings, a bus tour focused on the shocking criminal history of the San Gabriel Valley. Explore Alhambra, Temple City, Monterey Park, Rosemead and El Monte, and learn about the mysterious Man from Mars bandit, various love crimes, battling Neo-Nazis, Phil Spector's castle, and more. You'll visit the bar where hard-boiled crime author James Ellroy's mother was murdered, setting him off on his renowned literary journey to find her killer. Also on the tour are the daughters of Vilma, an adventurous El Monte teen who worked at Clifton's Cafeteria as a camera girl in the '50s, who share insights from her personal diaries. A selection of dumplings from one of the San Gabriel Valley's best Chinese restaurants is included in your ticket price.
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