Hollywood sign altered to read Hollyweed (1976)

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Image and text retrieved from Facebook: Vintage Los Angeles on September 6th, 2013.

Los Angeles resident, Danny Finegood had a message he wanted to get out to the city when he altered the Hollywood sign to, "Hollyweed" on July 1, 1976. It was the day that relaxed marijuana laws went into effect in California, and he wanted everyone in L.A. to know it. So he changed the sign to read HOLLYWEED. The prank was a class project while he was an art major at Cal State Northridge. Yes, he got an "A" for the project and received lifetime achievement status from High Times Magazine.

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