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10 Things People In Southern California Did Before The Internet Took Over Our Lives

Once upon a time, long before the internet, life looked a little different in Southern California than it does today. People spent more time outside, had more face-to-face time with friends and family instead of FaceTime, and found pleasure in the small things like reading a good book or sitting out on the porch drinking tea with neighbors.

Don’t get me wrong, I love technology and all of the access we have to information, but sometimes these advances come at a cost. It’s nice to reflect on what life used to look like before the internet. Here are some pictures to remind you.

It’s crazy to think how much has changed in such a short time. It makes you wonder what other technology is right around the corner that will drastically transform our lives. Maybe someone here in Southern California will have the next great invention!

Angela
Angela is the staff writer for Only in Your State - Southern California.