Business: The Plots Thicken

Even in Southern California, it seemed a bit bizarre. In the West Covina suburb of Los Angeles county last week, housewives with binoculars kept day-long vigil from ranch-house picture windows, while at night the husbands took over. One manned a spotlight on the entrance to a road running through a 1,100-acre tract of West Covina wilderness. Others, on horseback, patrolled the tract's borders, looking for signs of surreptitious spadework. What West Covina's residents were trying to do was prevent the expansion into their split-level suburb of Forest Lawn Memorial-Park, the chain of cemeteries...

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