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Los Angeles skyline 1951, 1979 and 2014
  • Bruce Cox / Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles skyline 1951, 1979 and 2014

Posted On: 12:31 a.m. | October 13, 2014

Los Angeles Skyline photos from 1951, 1979 and 2014. View Post»

Lotus flowers on Echo Park Lake, 1935
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Lotus flowers on Echo Park Lake, 1935

Posted On: 12:17 a.m. | October 10, 2014

1935 look at Lotus flowers in Echo Park Lake. View Post»

Gold prospector 'Lucky' Blackiet
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Gold prospector ‘Lucky’ Blackiet

Posted On: 12:13 a.m. | October 9, 2014

Gold prospector "Lucky" Blackiet posing in the Los Angeles Times photo studio. View Post»

Robert Mitchum's 1948 arrest on marijuana charges
  • Clay Willcockson / Los Angeles Times

Robert Mitchum’s 1948 arrest on marijuana charges

Posted On: 12:24 a.m. | October 7, 2014

In 1948, actor Robert Mitchum and actress Lila Leeds were arrested for marijuana use. View Post»

1933 Red Cross swim
  • Fred Coffey / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

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
  • Iris Schneider / Los Angeles Times

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
  • Joel Lugavere / Los Angeles Times

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
  • Los Angeles Times

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
  • John Malmin / Los Angeles Times

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
  • Rick Corrales / Los Angeles Times

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»


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