Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia

1979 smog siege
  • Boris Yaro / Los Angeles Times

1979 smog siege

Posted On: 12:13 a.m. | August 14, 2013

Sera Segal-Alsberg, wears mask designed to filter out airborne particles during Los Angeles smog alert. View Post»

Sorry boss - no photo
  • Don Cormier / Los Angeles Times

Sorry boss – no photo

Posted On: 12:10 a.m. | August 13, 2013

Los Angeles Mirror photographer George Lacks portrays his frustration after narcotics suspect huddled under blanket on right refused to come out and have his picture taken at the Central Police Station. View Post»

Dodgers' baseball promotion leads to forfeit
  • Bob Carey / Los Angeles Times

Dodgers’ baseball promotion leads to forfeit

Posted On: 12:13 a.m. | August 10, 2013

Baseballs given away during a Los Angeles Dodgers promotion are tossed onto the field by upset fans during a game against the St. Louis Cardinals. View Post»

The Castle on Bunker Hill
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The Castle on Bunker Hill

Posted On: 12:06 a.m. | August 9, 2013

Artist Leo Politi sketches by The Castle at 325 Bunker Hill Ave., designated a historic-cultural monument by the city Heritage Board. View Post»

Cal Worthington and his 'dog' Spot
  • Marianna Diamos / Los Angeles Times

Cal Worthington and his ‘dog’ Spot

Posted On: 12:11 a.m. | August 8, 2013

Cal Worthington used many different animals - all named spot - during filming of his television commercials. View Post»

'Young Frankenstein'
  • Marianna Diamos / Los Angeles Times

‘Young Frankenstein’

Posted On: 12:12 a.m. | August 7, 2013

Director Mel Brooks, right, looks on as Teri Garr, Gene Wilder, Marty Feldman, from left, and Peter Boyle as the monster, recreate a scene from the movie "Young Frankenstein" for Los Angeles Times staff photographer Marianna Diamos. View Post»

Santa Monica aerial by Spence Air Photos
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Santa Monica aerial by Spence Air Photos

Posted On: 12:25 a.m. | August 6, 2013

Aerial photo of Santa Monica Pier shoreline looking northwest from Casa del Mar Club located in the lower right corner. View Post»

President Reagan fires striking air traffic controllers
  • Rick Meyer / Los Angeles Times

President Reagan fires striking air traffic controllers

Posted On: 11:50 a.m. | August 4, 2013

More than 300 local striking air traffic controllers and their families demonstrate their unity at United Auto Workers hall in Los Angeles. They rejected President Reagan's order to return to work. View Post»

1980 Century City smog
  • George Rose / Los Angeles Times

1980 Century City smog

Posted On: 12:10 a.m. | August 2, 2013

The towers of Century City peek through the murk at 4:15 p.m. in aerial photo looking toward the northwest. View Post»

Gambling ships
  • Paul Calvert / Los Angeles Times

Gambling ships

Posted On: 12:10 a.m. | August 1, 2013

Gambling ships were a 1920s and 30s fixture off the Southern California coast until raids of Aug. 1, 1939. View Post»

Francis Gary Powers dies in helicopter crash
  • Joe Kennedy / Los Angeles Times

Francis Gary Powers dies in helicopter crash

Posted On: 12:18 a.m. | July 31, 2013

Scene where KNBC chopper crashed killing former U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers. View Post»

Fishermen's Wharf
  • Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Fishermen’s Wharf

Posted On: 12:20 a.m. | July 30, 2013

Fishermen tend to nets piled on wharf next to their boats at Fishermen's Wharf in Los Angeles Harbor. View Post»

Abraham Lincoln overlooking the Los Angeles River
  • Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Abraham Lincoln overlooking the Los Angeles River

Posted On: 12:33 a.m. | July 29, 2013

A duplicate of the Lincoln Memorial sits on the edge of the Los Angeles River in Studio City. View Post»

Flightless glider used to train would-be pilots in 1944
  • Los Angeles Times

Flightless glider used to train would-be pilots in 1944

Posted On: 12:14 a.m. | July 26, 2013

May 1944: Non-flying glider, with Dick Weber at the controls, is towed at South Pasadena-San Marino High School. View Post»

Filming car chase in Los Angeles River
  • Bruce Cox / Los Angeles Times

Filming car chase in Los Angeles River

Posted On: 12:05 a.m. | July 25, 2013

A car chase scene for the "Cannon" television show is filmed in the Los Angeles River under the 6th St. bridge. View Post»

1939 auto show at Pan-Pacific Auditorium
  • Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

1939 auto show at Pan-Pacific Auditorium

Posted On: 12:05 a.m. | July 24, 2013

One hundred fifty cars on display at the 1939 Automobile Show at Pan-Pacific Auditorium. View Post»


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