11 Whitley's company developed and sold one of the early residential areas, the Ocean View Tract.Hollywood Ten During the Cold War, paranoia grew in Hollywood and the rest of the United States over communism.Having finally acquired the Hurd ranch and subdivided it, Whitley built the hotel to attract land buyers.

Some turn to drugs, prostitution or the areas thriving porn industry.Although the casting couch has existed since the dawn of movies, it reached a scandalous climax in 2017 when The New York Times broke the story that movie studio mogul Harvey Weinstein had allegedly sexually abused actors and employees for decades.

2 "Hollywood Becomes a Prohibition Town Los Angeles Times, December 29, 1903, page A-3 Hollywood California Hollywood History and Information Archived at the Wayback Machine.Drug and alcohol use has always been rampant in Hollywood and is often blamed on the stress of fame and a non-stop flow of money.