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The Pink Lady of Malibu
  • George Fry / Los Angeles Times

The Pink Lady of Malibu

Posted On: 8:55 a.m. | January 8, 2017

A painting of a running nude woman above Malibu Canyon Road became known as the “Pink Lady.” View Post»

A late white Christmas
  • Bill Varie / Los Angeles Times

A late white Christmas

Posted On: 12:07 a.m. | January 6, 2017

Thanks to ice machines, a family has a white Christmas. View Post»

From Malibu cliffhanger to John Wayne sculpture
  • Steve Fontanini / Los Angeles Times

From Malibu cliffhanger to John Wayne sculpture

Posted On: 12:13 a.m. | January 5, 2017

A dangerous boulder on Malibu cliff becomes a John Wayne sculpture. View Post»

High Contrast at Los Angeles City Hall
  • Ken Lubas / Los Angeles Times

High Contrast at Los Angeles City Hall

Posted On: 12:11 a.m. | January 4, 2017

Scene on Spring St. steps to Los Angeles City Hall as homeless watch as group photo taken. View Post»

Know Your City No. 38 – Robert Freeman College Union
  • John Malmin / Los Angeles Times

Know Your City No. 38 – Robert Freeman College Union

Posted On: 12:07 a.m. | January 3, 2017

Photo of the patio of the Robert Freeman College Union at Occidental College used in the 1955-56 Know Your City photography series. View Post»

New Year babies
  • Los Angeles Times

New Year babies

Posted On: 12:58 a.m. | December 29, 2016

In a Dec. 1941, photo illustration, helmet wearing Charles Don O'Day is posed crashing through a poster. This image, made after the Pearl Harbor attack, appeared in the Jan. 1, 1942, Los Angeles Times with the caption: Let Me At ’Em — ’T was a pugnacious Kid New Year who crashed the calendar last night in person of Charles Don O’ Day symbolizing a new year of all-out war. Here are... View Post»

New Year's Eve celebrations in Los Angeles
  • Los Angeles Times

New Year’s Eve celebrations in Los Angeles

Posted On: 12:23 a.m. | December 28, 2016

Celebrating the New Year in Los Angeles. View Post»

New Year calendar toss

New Year calendar toss

Posted On: 12:05 a.m. | December 27, 2016

Dec. 31, 1986: Vacationing students reach for calendar pages that were thrown from a building on Wilshire; some believe it brings good luck to catch the page with your birthday on it. For years, downtown Los Angeles office workers tossed their desk calendars out the window. The unofficial New Year calendar toss occurred around noon on the last work day of the year. Here are three... View Post»

1950 Christmas window display
  • Paul Calvert / Los Angeles Times

1950 Christmas window display

Posted On: 12:11 a.m. | December 24, 2016

Holiday shoppers watch animated Christmas display View Post»

Santa makes a check on his gifts
  • Nelson Tiffany / Los Angeles Times

Santa makes a check on his gifts

Posted On: 12:22 a.m. | December 23, 2016

On Christmas Day, Santa Claus checks on his gifts. View Post»

A Christmas Tree decorated on Main Street
  • Lacy Atkins / Los Angeles Times

A Christmas Tree decorated on Main Street

Posted On: 12:04 a.m. | December 22, 2016

Ernesto (Angel) Perez, 31, reacts after decorating a tree that he and homeless friends set up where they sleep View Post»

1914 gift giving at the Old Church Plaza
  • Los Angeles Times

1914 gift giving at the Old Church Plaza

Posted On: 12:13 a.m. | December 21, 2016

Gifts for 2,000 Mexican-American children are spread out at the rectory at Old Plaza Church in Los Angeles. View Post»

1987 Urban Campground for the homeless
  • Ken Lubas / Los Angeles Times

1987 Urban Campground for the homeless

Posted On: 12:17 a.m. | December 20, 2016

In effort to help the homeless, the City of Los Angeles sets up an Urban Campground. View Post»

1981 Laguna Beach waterspout

1981 Laguna Beach waterspout

Posted On: 12:15 a.m. | December 16, 2016

Waterspout above Laguna Beach seen from Laguna Canyon Road looking toward the ocean. View Post»

1969 storm fills Los Angeles River
  • Alan Hipwell / Los Angeles Times

1969 storm fills Los Angeles River

Posted On: 12:15 a.m. | December 15, 2016

Waves and rushing water fill the Los Angeles River at the Los Feliz Bridge. View Post»

1986 Christmas traffic on Wilshire Blvd.
  • Cassy Cohen / Los Angeles Times

1986 Christmas traffic on Wilshire Blvd.

Posted On: 12:13 a.m. | December 14, 2016

Christmas shoppers shuttling between Beverly Hills and Westwood clog Wilshire Boulevard. View Post»


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