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DC-8 for California Museum of Science and Industry
  • George Fry / Los Angeles Times

DC-8 for California Museum of Science and Industry

Posted On: 12:20 a.m. | September 14, 2012

An old United Air Lines DC-8 is towed into Exposition Park for display at the California Museum of Science and Industry. View Post»

1935 Mae West extortion case
  • Andrew H. Arnott / Los Angeles Times

1935 Mae West extortion case

Posted On: 12:31 a.m. | September 13, 2012

Actress Mae West in black dress, and District Attorney investigator Harry Dean - impersonating Mae West – pose for the news media after a suspect was detained in an extortion case. View Post»

Fore no More
  • Art Rogers / Los Angeles Times

Fore no More

Posted On: 12:30 a.m. | September 12, 2012

One golfer vented his frustration by depositing cart, bag and clubs in trash basket at 4th an Spring Sts. View Post»

1951 vehicle inspection
  • Ray Graham / Los Angeles Times

1951 vehicle inspection

Posted On: 12:38 a.m. | September 7, 2012

The City Marshal's office yesterday began inspection of motor vehicles for mechanical defects at four locations, taking over the duties formerly handled by the California Highway Patrol. View Post»

Sophia Loren cements hands at Grauman's Chinese Theater
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Sophia Loren cements hands at Grauman’s Chinese Theater

Posted On: 12:36 a.m. | September 6, 2012

Actress Sophia Loren presses her hands into wet cement at Grauman's Chinese Theater in front of a crowd that included an estimated 50 photographers. View Post»

1960 Democratic National Convention in Los Angeles
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1960 Democratic National Convention in Los Angeles

Posted On: 3:00 p.m. | September 3, 2012

Going into the 1960 Democratic National Convention in Los Angeles, Sen. John F. Kennedy of Massachusetts was the front-runner, but did not have a lock on the nomination. View Post»

Labor Day 1936-1948
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Labor Day 1936-1948

Posted On: 12:00 a.m. | September 1, 2012

Celebrated on the first Monday in September, Labor Day recognizes the contributions of American workers. For years, major parades were held in Downtown Los Angeles. View Post»

Sandy Koufax strikes out 18 Giants
  • Cal Montney / Los Angeles Mirror-News

Sandy Koufax strikes out 18 Giants

Posted On: 12:10 a.m. | August 31, 2012

In a five photo sequence, Dodgers' Sandy Koufax throws pitch during an 18-strike-out performance against the San Francisco Giants. View Post»

Smog testing with human subjects
  • Jack Carrick / Los Angeles Times

Smog testing with human subjects

Posted On: 12:15 a.m. | August 30, 2012

Chemical engineer Edward Liston, right, of Stanford Research Institute (SRI) checks on five subjects in smog chamber breathing reconstituted smog and noting reactions on pads. View Post»

Duke goes airborne
  • Art Rogers / Los Anglees Times

Duke goes airborne

Posted On: 12:19 a.m. | August 29, 2012

Duke, a 30-month-old English setter goes airborne after wounded pheasant. View Post»

1980 Republican National Convention
  • Joe Kennedy / Los Angeles Times

1980 Republican National Convention

Posted On: 12:07 a.m. | August 27, 2012

The 1980 Republican National Convention nominates Ronald Reagan for president and George H.W. Bush for vice president. View Post»

W. Parker Lyon and his Pony Express Museum
  • E. J. Spencer / Los Angeles Times

W. Parker Lyon and his Pony Express Museum

Posted On: 12:21 a.m. | August 24, 2012

W. Parker Lyon, former mayor of Fresno, builds the Pony Express Museum in Arcadia. View Post»

George Harrison talks to the press in Beverly Hills -- eventually
  • Tony Barnard / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

George Harrison talks to the press in Beverly Hills — eventually

Posted On: 12:00 a.m. | August 23, 2012

Ex-Beatle George Harrison faces photographers during press conference at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel promoting his U.S. and Canadian band tour. View Post»

$20,000 worth of marijuana harvested, burned
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$20,000 worth of marijuana harvested, burned

Posted On: 12:33 a.m. | August 22, 2012

Los Angeles Sheriff's deputy Dwight Smith drags a load of marijuana from roadside patch in Rosemead. The plants were later burned. View Post»

After zany play, Willie Davis safe at third
  • Larry Sharkey / Los Angeles Times

After zany play, Willie Davis safe at third

Posted On: 12:03 a.m. | August 21, 2012

Dodger outfielder Willie Davis makes headlong dive back to third base after over-running base in 8th inning of game against St. Louis Cardinals. View Post»

Space shuttle Endeavour 1991-2012
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Space shuttle Endeavour 1991-2012

Posted On: 12:03 a.m. | August 18, 2012

Built to replace the shuttle Challenger, Endeavour first launched on May 7, 1992, completed 25 flights until retirement in 2011. The decommissioned Endeavour is being transferred to the California Science Center in Los Angeles. View Post»


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