The Underground Catacombs of L.A.'s Lizard People - Los Angeles Magazine
Bryce Dwyer

Elon Musk didn't invent the idea of drilling holes into Los Angeles. George Warren Shufelt did it first. Above: Underground Tunnels of the Lizard People, G. Warren Shufelt, 1933 One of the more colorful urban legends of L.A. is that of the Lizard People, an advanced race of humans who created an underground city here some 5,000 years ago.