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Roosevelt Highway's 1929 opening in Malibu
  • Pacific & Atlantic Photos

Roosevelt Highway’s 1929 opening in Malibu

Posted On: 12:12 a.m. | July 29, 2014

The last section of the Roosevelt Highway, connecting Mexico with Canada, is opened in Malibu. View Post»

Councilman has good press coverage
  • Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Councilman has good press coverage

Posted On: 12:15 a.m. | July 28, 2014

Byron Brainard, former newspaper editor and City Council member, seated at a typewriter near a newspaper printing press. View Post»

Frances Keys maintains Desert Queen Ranch
  • Paul Calvert / Los Angeles Times.

Frances Keys maintains Desert Queen Ranch

Posted On: 12:13 a.m. | July 25, 2014

Mrs. Frances Keys reads correspondence from her husband, Bill Keys, in prison at San Quentin. View Post»

Illegal boat towing
  • Boris Yaro / Los Angeles Times

Illegal boat towing

Posted On: 12:33 a.m. | July 24, 2014

Towing boat with motorcycle is not allowed. View Post»

1912 Los Angeles Times composing room
  • Los Angeles Times

1912 Los Angeles Times composing room

Posted On: 12:11 a.m. | July 23, 2014

Linotypes in the fourth floor composing room of the new Los Angeles Times building. View Post»

Bob Seger concerts at the Forum
  • Larry Armstrong / Los Angeles Times

Bob Seger concerts at the Forum

Posted On: 12:02 a.m. | July 22, 2014

Images from three different Bob Seger concerts at the Forum in Inglewood. View Post»

1926 roadside traffic court
  • Library file photo

1926 roadside traffic court

Posted On: 12:15 a.m. | July 21, 2014

A genuine roadside court in Inglewood, California. View Post»

Disneyland's 1955 opening
  • Los Angeles Times

Disneyland’s 1955 opening

Posted On: 12:07 a.m. | July 16, 2014

On Sunday, July 17, 1955, Disneyland opened with an invitation-only event broadcast live on ABC. In addition to the invited guests, thousands carrying counterfeit tickets show up. On Monday, July 18, 1955, the park opened to the public. View Post»

The 1976 Chowchilla bus kidnapping
  • Associated Press

The 1976 Chowchilla bus kidnapping

Posted On: 12:11 a.m. | July 14, 2014

On July 15, 1976, three gunmen kidnapped 26 children and their driver off a Chowchilla, California, school bus. View Post»

Disneyland to open soon
  • Los Angeles Times

Disneyland to open soon

Posted On: 12:08 a.m. | July 11, 2014

Just weeks before the park's opening, Walt Disney, right, and old-time friend painter Clyde (Vic) Forsythe, look over moat at castle which will provide the entrance to Fantasyland at Disneyland. View Post»

Steve Martin wins Grammy
  • Bill Varie / Los Angeles Times.

Steve Martin wins Grammy

Posted On: 10:40 p.m. | July 9, 2014

Steve Martin poses backstage for pack of photographers after winning Grammy Award. View Post»

The 91st 'Wild West' Division in World War l
  • Harry A. Williams / Los Angeles Times

The 91st ‘Wild West’ Division in World War l

Posted On: 12:03 a.m. | July 9, 2014

Photo gallery of the The U.S. Army's 91st Infantry Division was made up of soldiers from California and other Western states in World War l. View Post»

The night The Times printed the Herald Examiner
  • Herald Examiner / Los Angeles Times Archives

The night The Times printed the Herald Examiner

Posted On: 12:04 a.m. | July 8, 2014

Power outage forces the Herald Examiner and La Opinion to be printed at The Times. View Post»

1918 prayer and songs for our troops
  • Los Angeles Times

1918 prayer and songs for our troops

Posted On: 12:22 a.m. | July 2, 2014

Los Angeles County officials and employees gather on the Courthouse steps for a minute of prayer followed by songs in support of American troops in World War I. View Post»

1917 draft board
  • Los Angeles Times

1917 draft board

Posted On: 12:13 a.m. | June 30, 2014

Aug. 1917: Members of Los Angeles Draft Exemption Board 17 process requests for exemptions. View Post»

Evicted by deadly Barclay Hotel fire
  • John Malmin / Los Angeles Times

Evicted by deadly Barclay Hotel fire

Posted On: 12:12 a.m. | June 27, 2014

March 16, 1972: Leo Altoonian, 85, waits in lobby of fire damaged Barclay Hotel for his turn to get belongings out of his room. He is moving over to the Clark Hotel. View Post»


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