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Ginsberg meditates despite broken leg
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Ginsberg meditates despite broken leg

Posted On: 1:12 a.m. | October 20, 2014

Poet Allen Ginsberg, with broken leg, lays on floor meditating. View Post»

Judge Hollopeter and monkeys
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Judge Hollopeter and monkeys

Posted On: 12:42 a.m. | October 17, 2014

Judge C. E. Hollopeter with Mary, a Capurhian monkey, and two Colombian monkeys involved in a lawsuit. View Post»

Los Angeles Times newsroom in 1922
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Los Angeles Times newsroom in 1922

Posted On: 12:17 a.m. | October 16, 2014

The Los Angeles Times newsroom in 1922. View Post»

Wear slacks to court and go to jail
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Wear slacks to court and go to jail

Posted On: 12:10 a.m. | October 15, 2014

On Nov. 9, 1938, Helen Hulick, 28, wore slacks during a court appearance to testify against two men. Her case was rescheduled and Hullick was asked by Judge Arthur S. Guerin to next time wear a dress. View Post»

Los Angeles skyline 1951, 1979 and 2014
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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
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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
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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»


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