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1925 transfer of seven tons of silver
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1925 transfer of seven tons of silver

Posted On: 12:13 a.m. | July 7, 2015

Seven tons of silver are transferred from the Hellman Commercial Trust and Savings Bank at Sixth and Main streets to the new principal office in the Hellman Bank Building at Seventh and Spring streets. View Post»

Neil Diamond sells out the Forum
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Neil Diamond sells out the Forum

Posted On: 12:13 a.m. | July 6, 2015

After a seven year absence, Neil Diamond's 1983 concerts sell out. View Post»

Tunnel found underneath Watts bank
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Tunnel found underneath Watts bank

Posted On: 12:27 a.m. | July 1, 2015

Police officer T. C. Harkem crawls out of tunnel discovered beneath the Farmers and Merchants Bank in Watts. View Post»

War freight rolls as railroad strike ends
  • Stan Boyd / Los Angeles Times

War freight rolls as railroad strike ends

Posted On: 12:09 a.m. | June 30, 2015

A short strike during World War II quickly brought freight and passenger traffic to a halt in Southern California. View Post»

1933 dedication of 6th Street bridge
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1933 dedication of 6th Street bridge

Posted On: 12:50 a.m. | June 29, 2015

1933 dedication ceremonies of 6th Street bridge and viaduct, built at a cost of $2,383,271. View Post»

1967: PeopleMover opens at Disneyland
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1967: PeopleMover opens at Disneyland

Posted On: 12:13 a.m. | June 26, 2015

The PeopleMover is run through a remodeled Tomorrowland during press preview of the new Disneyland attraction. View Post»

News vendors, an endangered species
  • Larry Armstrong / Los Angeles Times

News vendors, an endangered species

Posted On: 12:13 a.m. | June 25, 2015

Following World War II, Los Angeles' rapid changes doomed the street corner vendor selling newspapers. View Post»

Blast in Sylmar water tunnel kills 17
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Blast in Sylmar water tunnel kills 17

Posted On: 6:46 a.m. | June 24, 2015

On June 24, 1971, seventeen workers were killed by methane gas explosion in a Metropolitan Water District tunnel beneath Sylmar. View Post»

Jet leaving El Toro slams into mountain, killing 84
  • John Malmin / Los Angeles Times

Jet leaving El Toro slams into mountain, killing 84

Posted On: 12:17 a.m. | June 23, 2015

In the early morning of June 25, 1965, a U.S. Air Force C-135 Stratolifter with 84 passengers and crew, departed from El Toro Marine Corps Air Station and crashed into a nearby mountain. View Post»

New home for Jayne Mansfield [updated]
  • Ray Graham / Los Angeles Times

New home for Jayne Mansfield [updated]

Posted On: 12:28 a.m. | June 22, 2015

Awaiting a remodel, Jayne Mansfield, and body builder husband Mickey Hargitay sit in lavish emptiness, his barbells occupying the hearth in the living room of their $78,000 home. View Post»

Arch Rock entrance to Yosemite
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Arch Rock entrance to Yosemite

Posted On: 12:13 a.m. | June 19, 2015

Three lanes of traffic at the Arch Rock entrance to Yosemite National Park. View Post»

Tommy Lee Jones as Howard Hughes
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Tommy Lee Jones as Howard Hughes

Posted On: 12:06 a.m. | June 17, 2015

Actor Tommy Lee Jones as Howard Hughes during filming of CBS television movie at Camarillo Airport. View Post»



Posted On: 12:35 a.m. | June 16, 2015

The Wham-O toy company Frisbee is a Southern California invention and fixture. View Post»

1969 Santa Barbara oil spill
  • Mary Frampton / Los Angeles Times

1969 Santa Barbara oil spill

Posted On: 3:12 p.m. | June 12, 2015

Images of the 1969 oil spill off the Santa Barbara coast. View Post»

L.A. County sheriff's 1934 'aero squadron'
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L.A. County sheriff’s 1934 ‘aero squadron’

Posted On: 12:15 a.m. | June 12, 2015

Members of the 1934 Los Angeles County Sheriff's volunteer aero squadron. View Post»

Not seeing eye to eye
  • Jayne Kamin / Los Angeles Times

Not seeing eye to eye

Posted On: 12:11 a.m. | June 10, 2015

Billy Barty, manager of the Hollywood Stars team, comes out to talk with his pitcher, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. View Post»


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