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1933 Red Cross swim
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1933 Red Cross swim

Posted On: 12:12 a.m. | October 6, 2014

Start of second annual Red Cross one-mile ocean swim to shore at Cabrillo Beach. View Post»

Point Vicente Lighthouse honored for efficiency for 3rd straight year
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Point Vicente Lighthouse honored for efficiency for 3rd straight year

Posted On: 12:41 a.m. | October 3, 2014

For the third straight year the Point Vicente lighthouse won the district efficiency flag. View Post»

Judge and jury ride the Chutes
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Judge and jury ride the Chutes

Posted On: 12:30 a.m. | October 2, 2014

Judge Charles Haas, right front seat, and members of a jury take a ride Ocean Park's Chute-the-Chutes. View Post»

Painting the Hollywood Bowl shell
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Painting the Hollywood Bowl shell

Posted On: 12:16 a.m. | October 1, 2014

The Hollywood Bowl shell gets a new coat of paint for the first time in three years. View Post»

Something old and new for 1981 Moody Blues
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Something old and new for 1981 Moody Blues

Posted On: 12:39 a.m. | September 30, 2014

Flutist Ray Thomas, of the Moody Blues, in concert at the Forum. View Post»

Squash advertising
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Squash advertising

Posted On: 1:55 a.m. | September 29, 2014

On an immature banana squash, Roland C. Casad scratches words onto the skin. When grown, the squash becomes an advertising sign. View Post»

The Queen Mary turns 80
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The Queen Mary turns 80

Posted On: 7:00 a.m. | September 25, 2014

On Friday, Sep. 26th, The Queen Mary is celebrating it's 80th birthday. View Post»

Rocket test at Santa Susana Field Laboratory
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Rocket test at Santa Susana Field Laboratory

Posted On: 12:17 a.m. | September 24, 2014

Test of space shuttle engine at Rocketdyne Santa Susana Field Laboratory site near Simi Valley. View Post»

Beached by 65 mph winds
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Beached by 65 mph winds

Posted On: 12:43 a.m. | September 23, 2014

A fast moving storm drove the fishing barge Minnie A. Caine ashore off Sunset Blvd., north of Santa Monica. View Post»

1928 dedication of Los Angeles City Hall
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1928 dedication of Los Angeles City Hall

Posted On: 10:14 p.m. | September 19, 2014

The April 26, 1928 dedication of Los Angeles City Hall. View Post»

Cecil B. DeMille celebrates his 77th birthday
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Cecil B. DeMille celebrates his 77th birthday

Posted On: 12:16 a.m. | September 19, 2014

Movie pioneer Cecil B. De Mille uses saber to cut 77th birthday cake at Paramount studio party. View Post»

Chemical storage site burns
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Chemical storage site burns

Posted On: 12:12 a.m. | September 18, 2014

Firemen send water onto flames at Marathon Cartage Co., in Santa Fe Springs. View Post»

California-shaped pool
  • Ken Lubas / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

California-shaped pool

Posted On: 12:19 a.m. | September 17, 2014

Architectural historian Charles Jencks cleaning his distinctly shaped pool. View Post»

Escapees flee into cornfield
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Escapees flee into cornfield

Posted On: 12:21 a.m. | September 16, 2014

Before dawn a police helicopter probes cornfield searching for escapees from the California Youth Authority training school. View Post»

1955 L.A. smog siege
  • John Malmin / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

1955 L.A. smog siege

Posted On: 12:09 a.m. | September 13, 2014

Sep. 13, 1955: Hot weather and low inversion layer leads to highest recorded ozone level in Los Angeles history. View Post»

Times photographer and reporter trapped in locked building
  • Paul Calvert / Los Angeles Times

Times photographer and reporter trapped in locked building

Posted On: 12:10 a.m. | September 12, 2014

Los Angeles Times staff photographer Bob Jakobsen, left, and reporter Jack Geyer greet rescuers with wide grins after being trapped two hours in locked building on South Broadway. View Post»


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