FULLERTON (CBSLA) — Black marks show where someone tried to burn The Cellar restaurant in Fullerton.Pedestrian Struck and Killed In Compton
“It’s kinda sad that someone wants to get rid of such a Fullerton icon, an Orange County icon, just for wearing a mask,” he said.
According to Rosales, someone ripped down two signs that the restaurant had at the top of the staircase, explaining the state ordinances and guidelines for dining there. Then, the person set them on fire.READ MORE: Firefighters Battle Pacific Palisades Brush Fire
The Cellar restaurant is in the century old Villa Del Sol building. It opened in 1969, and it’s where Richard Burton proposed to Elizabeth Taylor the second time around.
The unique underground dining room was created by the same Disney imagineer who designed Pirates of the Caribbean ride. Because of the pandemic, meals are served outdoors.
Police are investigating whether this is a case of arson and are looking for a suspect.MORE NEWS: Jerry West Insulted At Being Left Off Jeanie Buss’ Top 5 Lakers List
“The businesses are trying to do their part they are trying to stay open trying to maintain a livelihood along with abiding by the laws and the rules,” said Sgt. Eric Bridges with the Fullerton Police Department.