During a career that spanned 45 years, she attained international stardom as an actress in both musical and dramatic roles, as a recording artist, and on the concert stage. Jane Wyman Jane Wyman was an American actress, singer, dancer, and philanthropist whose career spanned seven decades. She was also the first wife of actor Ronald Reagan. They married in and divorced in
The Census Bureau population for Santa Monica in was 89,, due in part to an agreeable climate, Santa Monica became a famed resort town by the early 20th century. The city has experienced a boom since the late s through the revitalization of its core, significant job growth. Named after the Christian saint Monica, there are two different accounts of how the name came to be. In Los Angeles, several battles were fought by the Californios, following the Mexican—American War, Mexico signed the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, which gave Mexicans and Californios living in state certain unalienable rights. The first town hall was a modest brick building, later a beer hall and it is Santa Monicas oldest extant structure.