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A young Goldwater supporter
  • Los Angeles Times

A young Goldwater supporter

Posted On: 1:01 a.m. | February 8, 2016

In September 1963, 4-year-old Craig Phelps' parents took him to Dodger Stadium – not for a baseball game, but for a Republican Party rallying featuring presidential candidate Barry Goldwater. View Post»

Mime waiting for lunch
  • Barbara Martin / Los Angeles Times

Mime waiting for lunch

Posted On: 12:33 a.m. | February 4, 2016

A mime, identified only as Brande, a regular on the Venice scene, waits for his lunch at mobile hot dog truck. View Post»

Borofsky's Ballerina Clown
  • Cassy Cohen / Los Angeles Times

Borofsky’s Ballerina Clown

Posted On: 12:04 a.m. | February 2, 2016

Newly installed thirty-foot tall “Ballerina Clown” by Jonathan Borofsky on building at Main and Rose Avenue in Venice. View Post»

1954 look at Bracero program
  • Frank Q. Brown / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

1954 look at Bracero program

Posted On: 12:29 a.m. | January 29, 2016

World War II labor shortages spurred the establishment of the Mexican Farm Labor Agreement between Mexico and the United States. The program became known as the Bracero program. (Bracero is a Spanish term meaning “manual laborer.”) View Post»

Know Your City No. 16 -- Buena Vista Reservoir
  • John Malmin / Los Angeles Times

Know Your City No. 16 — Buena Vista Reservoir

Posted On: 12:13 a.m. | January 27, 2016

John Malmin image of the Buena Vista Reservoir in Elysian Park used in the 1955-56 Know Your City photography series. View Post»

Storm waters flood Compton in 1927
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Storm waters flood Compton in 1927

Posted On: 1:04 a.m. | January 26, 2016

A huge storm that swamped Southern California in February 1927 left Compton flooded, leaving the main streets of the city suddenly turned into rivers. View Post»

Airline crash movie set

Airline crash movie set

Posted On: 12:10 a.m. | January 25, 2016

A fake plane crash on bridge at Center Street in Piru is set for the the opening scenes for the Columbia Pictures movie “Hero.” View Post»

Street car collision
  • Paul Calvert / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Street car collision

Posted On: 12:39 a.m. | January 21, 2016

Street car collision during rain at 2nd and Broadway in downtown Los Angeles. View Post»

First Korean War dead arrive in Los Angeles
  • Paul Calvert / Los Angeles Times

First Korean War dead arrive in Los Angeles

Posted On: 12:02 a.m. | January 20, 2016

Coffin for one of the first four Los Angeles County’s men to die in Korea War comes home. View Post»

The kidnapping of Mary Skeele
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The kidnapping of Mary Skeele

Posted On: 1:01 a.m. | January 15, 2016

The 1933 kidnapping of Mary Skeele. View Post»

Stranded by a strike
  • Al Humphreys / Los Angeles Times

Stranded by a strike

Posted On: 12:16 a.m. | January 14, 2016

Miss Dorothy Hill is stranded at station at Sixth and Main Sts., by a strike against Pacific Electric Railroad. View Post»

On the set of 'The Day of the Locust'
  • Larry Bessel / Los Angeles Times

On the set of ‘The Day of the Locust’

Posted On: 12:33 a.m. | January 12, 2016

Premiere turns into riot in scene from “Day of the Locust.” View Post»

Indian burial ground found at Lake Sherwood
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Indian burial ground found at Lake Sherwood

Posted On: 1:00 a.m. | January 11, 2016

Jack and Hazel Speirs examine a skull found buried near Lake Sherwood. View Post»

Stop! No photos!
  • Los Angeles Times

Stop! No photos!

Posted On: 9:31 p.m. | January 4, 2016

Hank Moonjean, assistant director for the film, “The Prize,” shouts, “Stop!” to keep photographer from sneaking a picture on the nudist colony scene. View Post»

1938 storm floods Anaheim
  • Associated Press

1938 storm floods Anaheim

Posted On: 12:06 a.m. | January 4, 2016

March 3, 1938: Overflow waters from Santa Ana River and heavy rains flood Anaheim. View Post»

Fire along Ventura Freeway

Fire along Ventura Freeway

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

Early morning brushfire along Ventura Freeway in Glendale is fanned by high winds. View Post»


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