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1938 storm floods Anaheim
  • Associated Press

1938 storm floods Anaheim

Posted On: 12:06 a.m. | January 4, 2016

March 3, 1938: Overflow waters from Santa Ana River and heavy rains flood Anaheim. View Post»

Fire along Ventura Freeway

Fire along Ventura Freeway

Posted On: 12:11 a.m. | December 28, 2015

Early morning brushfire along Ventura Freeway in Glendale is fanned by high winds. View Post»

A hobo's reward
  • Bruce Cox / Los Angeles Times

A hobo’s reward

Posted On: 12:18 a.m. | December 23, 2015

Preston Tingle comes down rope ladder from his pad under 7th St. Bridge to accept his $25 reward for reporting stolen merchandise. View Post»

Christmas tree topping out ceremony
  • Joe Kennedy / Los Angeles Times

Christmas tree topping out ceremony

Posted On: 12:23 a.m. | December 21, 2015

Christmas tree used in topping out ceremony. View Post»

Know Your City no. 26 – Plaza Methodist Church
  • Los Angeles Times

Know Your City no. 26 – Plaza Methodist Church

Posted On: 12:49 a.m. | December 17, 2015

Image of the Plaza Methodist Church was used in the Know Your City photography series. View Post»

McDonnell Douglas workers strike
  • John Malmin / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

McDonnell Douglas workers strike

Posted On: 12:01 a.m. | December 15, 2015

In February 1975, about 7,000 workers at McDonnell Douglas plants in Southern California walked out on strike, demanding better pay and benefits. View Post»

Castillo fireworks show

Castillo fireworks show

Posted On: 12:49 a.m. | December 14, 2015

Mexican-style fireworks explode around a tower, called a "castillo," at 9th annual Street Scene festival in downtown Los Angeles. View Post»

'Dragnet 1966'
  • Nelson Tiffany / Los Angeles Times

‘Dragnet 1966’

Posted On: 12:03 a.m. | December 10, 2015

Jack Webb, center, confers with cinematographer Walter Strenge, left, and crewman Ray Bensfield on set of “Dragnet 1966.” View Post»

1980 presidential candidates
  • George Rose / Los Angeles Times

1980 presidential candidates

Posted On: 12:42 a.m. | December 8, 2015

For the 1980 Presidential campaign, Los Angeles Times staff photographer George Rose photographed many of the candidates against a plain white background. View Post»

AC/DC rocks Long Beach in 1980 concert
  • George Rose / Los Angeles Times

AC/DC rocks Long Beach in 1980 concert

Posted On: 12:46 a.m. | December 4, 2015

The Australian heavy metal band AC/DC rolled into Southern California in 1980 enjoying a surge of popularity and carrying a reputation as one of the loudest music groups on the concert scene. View Post»

Pershing Square ice rink opens
  • Howard W. Maxwell / Los Angeles Times

Pershing Square ice rink opens

Posted On: 12:36 a.m. | December 3, 2015

Los Angeles Councilmen Ernest Debs, left, and Harold Harby, discover the slippery ice during ice rink opening at Pershing Square. View Post»

Know Your City no. 93 – Prometheus statue
  • Bruce Cox / Los Angeles Times

Know Your City no. 93 – Prometheus statue

Posted On: 7:10 a.m. | November 30, 2015

Statue of Prometheus was number 93 in the Know Your City photography series. View Post»

Know Your City, No. 9 – Central Library
  • John Malmin / Los Angeles Times

Know Your City, No. 9 – Central Library

Posted On: 12:47 a.m. | November 24, 2015

1955 image of the Los Angeles Central Public Library. View Post»

1927 Verdugo Hills brush fire
  • Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

1927 Verdugo Hills brush fire

Posted On: 12:27 a.m. | November 20, 2015

In 1927, Verdugo Hills brushfire destroys over 90 structures in Sunset Canyon. View Post»

Know Your City, No. 14 -- Mudd Hall at USC
  • John Malmin / Los Angeles Times

Know Your City, No. 14 — Mudd Hall at USC

Posted On: 12:28 a.m. | November 18, 2015

Night view of the Mudd Memorial Hall of Philosophy and Library at USC. View Post»

1954 roundup of illegal immigrants
  • Paul Calvert / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

1954 roundup of illegal immigrants

Posted On: 12:27 a.m. | November 15, 2015

In June, 1954, the Los Angeles Times covered a large roundup of illegal immigrants conducted by the Federal Government. View Post»


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