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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»

Rainmaker Charles Hatfield
  • left Amos DuBois / right Gordon Wallace/LAT

Rainmaker Charles Hatfield

Posted On: 12:25 a.m. | June 9, 2015

Rainmaker Charles Hatfield is back in the news. View Post»

Golden display at old San Francisco Mint
  • John Malmin / Los Angeles Times

Golden display at old San Francisco Mint

Posted On: 2:25 a.m. | June 8, 2015

Schoolchildren stare through plastic shield at $4.25 million display of gold bars and nuggets in San Francisco's Old Mint. View Post»

First-anniversary protests of 1969 Santa Barbara oil spill
  • Frank Q. Brown / Los Angeles Times

First-anniversary protests of 1969 Santa Barbara oil spill

Posted On: 12:13 a.m. | June 4, 2015

1970 anti-oil drilling protests on the first anniversary of the Santa Barbara Channel oil spill. View Post»

1955 auction of Daily News property
  • Ray Graham / Los Angeles Times

1955 auction of Daily News property

Posted On: 12:17 a.m. | June 3, 2015

Auction at former Los Angeles Daily News. Auctioneer offers darkroom, composing room, office and other equipment during sale at 1257 S. Los Angeles Street. View Post»

Venice Corner in 1926
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Venice Corner in 1926

Posted On: 12:25 a.m. | June 2, 2015

Corner of Trolly Way and Windward Ave. in Venice. Building at upper left has Chamber of Commerce sign on it. View Post»

1951 Chavez Ravine protest
  • Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

1951 Chavez Ravine protest

Posted On: 12:18 a.m. | June 1, 2015

April 26, 1951: About 400 property owners crowded into a Los Angeles City Planning Commission meeting to protest against a proposal to build a $33 million public housing project in Chavez Ravine. A story in the April 27, 1951, Los Angeles Times reported: Between 400 and 500 persons yesterday crowded into a hearing of the City Planning Commission, most of them to register protests against... View Post»

Orson Welles lights up Musical Fiesta
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Orson Welles lights up Musical Fiesta

Posted On: 12:10 a.m. | May 29, 2015

Orson Welles poses for a Los Angeles Times photographer to promote the Southern California Musical Fiesta held June 1, 1940. View Post»

Time carves out a sculpture park at Joshua Tree
  • Cal Montney / Los Angeles Times

Time carves out a sculpture park at Joshua Tree

Posted On: 12:17 a.m. | May 28, 2015

Rock formations in Joshua Tree appear to be sculptures. View Post»

Photographers covering the Golden Apple Awards
  • George Rose / Los Angeles Times

Photographers covering the Golden Apple Awards

Posted On: 12:05 a.m. | May 26, 2015

Photographers covering arrivals at the Hollywood Women's Press Club's Golden Apple Awards. View Post»

Baby oil, Seal Beach-style, 1966
  • Frank Q. Brown / Los Angeles Times

Baby oil, Seal Beach-style, 1966

Posted On: 12:04 a.m. | May 23, 2015

Paul Biaz, 10 months, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ben J. Biaz of El Monte, is caked with oil after crawling on sand near the Seal Beach Pier. An unknown oil slick extended from Long Beach to Huntington Beach. View Post»

Oh boy, new shoes!
  • Larry Sharkey / Los Angeles Times

Oh boy, new shoes!

Posted On: 12:30 a.m. | May 22, 2015

Racing horse gets new shoes at Santa Anita. View Post»

Marilyn Monroe 'Art' photo sellers convicted
  • Nelson Tiffany / Mirror-News

Marilyn Monroe ‘Art’ photo sellers convicted

Posted On: 12:11 a.m. | May 20, 2015

Marilyn Monroe poses for photographers during trial against Jerry Karpman and Morrie Kaplan. View Post»


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