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Bishop's Road


There's a Los Angeles street that leads from Chinatown to Dodger Stadium called Bishop's Road. Alicia Brown, founder of the Historic Cultural Neighborhood Council, says the story behind the name is simple.

"It was the road that was traveled when the Bishop came to visit from San Gabriel to the church in Los Angeles or vice versa. And so you just called it: The Bishop went that way. So that's the Bishop's road. You know, there weren't too many tendencies of putting up a sign. They point in that direction."

You can still find a Catholic Bishop on Bishop's Road from time to time. The street has been the longtime home of Cathedral High School.

(Airdate for this story: 11/11/07)


 

 

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