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Rock Hudson and Mae West rehearse duet
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Rock Hudson and Mae West rehearse duet

Posted On: 12:05 a.m. | February 21, 2015

Rock Hudson and Mae West run through comedy number they'll perform at the 29th Annual Academy Awards. View Post»

Tatum O'Neal wins best supporting actress Oscar
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Tatum O’Neal wins best supporting actress Oscar

Posted On: 12:23 a.m. | February 20, 2015

Tatum O'Neal after winning the Best Supporting Actress Oscar. View Post»

Cecil B. De Mille introduces 'The Fallbrook Story'
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Cecil B. De Mille introduces ‘The Fallbrook Story’

Posted On: 12:13 a.m. | February 19, 2015

Cecil B. De Mille, left, works on his introduction to the documentary film "The Fallbrook Story." View Post»

Oscar party on 'The Poseidon Adventure' movie set
  • Bruce Cox / Los Angeles Times

Oscar party on ‘The Poseidon Adventure’ movie set

Posted On: 12:15 a.m. | February 18, 2015

April 10, 1972: Academy Award winner Gene Hackman cuts cake on the set of his new film, "The Poseidon Adventure," at 20th Century Fox. Other cast members are, from left, Jack Albertson, Red Buttons,  director Ronald Neame, Shelley Winters and Ernest Borgnine. At the 44th Academy Awards, Gene Hackman won the lead actor Oscar for his role in "The French Connection." One of his post-Oscar... View Post»

President McKinley's 1901 visit
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President McKinley’s 1901 visit

Posted On: 12:30 a.m. | February 15, 2015

Carriage carrying Pres. William McKinley turns north on Broadway at 6th Street during La Fiesta de Las Flores parade. View Post»

Five presidents

Five presidents

Posted On: 1:21 a.m. | February 14, 2015

Nov. 4, 1991: Five U.S. Presidents attend the dedication ceremony of the Ronald Reagan Library in Simi Valley. From left: George H. Bush, Ronald Reagan, Jimmy Carter, Gerald Ford and Richard Nixon pose for the media. View Post»

FDR's 1935 Los Angeles visit
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FDR’s 1935 Los Angeles visit

Posted On: 12:22 a.m. | February 13, 2015

President Franklin D. Roosevelt arrived in Nevada for the Hoover Dam dedication. The following day, he and Eleanor Roosevelt arrived in Los Angeles. View Post»

Friday the 13th partial solar eclipse
  • Bruce Cox / Los Angeles Times

Friday the 13th partial solar eclipse

Posted On: 12:13 a.m. | February 12, 2015

View through fog of partial solar eclipse at 7 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 13, 1974. View Post»

Four presidents with March of Dimes poster children
  • The National Foundation

Four presidents with March of Dimes poster children

Posted On: 12:28 a.m. | February 11, 2015

For their 25th anniversary, The National Foundation-March of Dimes released a series of four images of U.S. Presidents with March of Dimes poster children. View Post»

1979 Torrance oil tank fire
  • Bruce Cox / Los Angeles Times

1979 Torrance oil tank fire

Posted On: 12:11 a.m. | February 10, 2015

On Monday, Dec. 3, 1979, vapors leaking from a gasoline storage tank at the Mobil Oil facility in Torrance ignited, causing a major explosion. View Post»

Cruising the Los Angeles River
  • Bruce Cox / Los Angeles Times

Cruising the Los Angeles River

Posted On: 12:37 a.m. | February 8, 2015

Los Angeles Times reporter Charles Hilinger and photographer Bruce Cox "cruise" the Los Angeles River. View Post»

Nazi demonstrators beaten, chased in Westwood
  • Harry Chase / Los Angeles Times

Nazi demonstrators beaten, chased in Westwood

Posted On: 12:10 a.m. | February 5, 2015

Fighting breaks out between Nazi demonstrators and counter-protesters outside of a Westwood movie theater. View Post»

Santa Fe Railroad's La Grande Station
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Santa Fe Railroad’s La Grande Station

Posted On: 12:22 a.m. | February 4, 2015

The Moorish-style La Grande Station opened on July 29, 1893 at 2nd and Santa Fe Avenue. View Post»

Civic Center Mall groundbreaking
  • John Malmin / Los Angeles Times

Civic Center Mall groundbreaking

Posted On: 12:06 a.m. | February 3, 2015

Shovels await their turn for groundbreaking ceremony at Civic Center Mall. View Post»

L.A. Civic Center, 1960 and 1969
  • Larry Sharkey / Los Angeles Times

L.A. Civic Center, 1960 and 1969

Posted On: 12:18 a.m. | February 2, 2015

Growth of Los Angeles Civic Center shown in two panoramas taken in 1960 and 1969. View Post»

Sea lion pup watching traffic

Sea lion pup watching traffic

Posted On: 12:36 a.m. | January 30, 2015

A sea lion pup, apparently driven ashore by heavy surf, watches traffic in Capistrano Beach. View Post»


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