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Salvation Mountain then and now
  • Dave Gatley / Los Angeles Times

Salvation Mountain then and now

Posted On: 12:52 a.m. | May 3, 2012

Salvation Mountain, a three story - 200 foot long artwork by Leonard Knight, sits at entrance to Slab City outside of Niland, California. View Post»

Bacall, Bogart and Fonda star in TV show
  • Frank Q. Brown / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Bacall, Bogart and Fonda star in TV show

Posted On: 12:37 a.m. | May 2, 2012

Lauren Bacall, Humphrey Bogart and Henry Fonda take a break from rehearsal of "Petrified Forest" for a photo session with Times staff photographer Frank Q. Brown. View Post»

Los Angeles Union Terminal Market
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Los Angeles Union Terminal Market

Posted On: 12:36 a.m. | May 1, 2012

A 1927 view of Los Angeles Union Terminal Market. View Post»

Japanese Internment: Manzanar
  • Al Humphreys / Los Angeles Times

Japanese Internment: Manzanar

Posted On: 12:31 a.m. | April 27, 2012

In 1942, all resident Japanese aliens and Japanese American citizens - nearly 120,000 – were interned till the duration of World War II. The Manzanar War Relocation Center was one of ten camps set up. View Post»

Kings win Game 1 of 1993 Stanley Cup finals
  • Vince Compagnone / Los Angeles Times

Kings win Game 1 of 1993 Stanley Cup finals

Posted On: 12:44 a.m. | April 26, 2012

Luc Robitaille, right, celebrates after scoring the first of his two goals against the Montreal Canadiens in Game 1 of Stanley Cup finals in Montreal. The Kings won, 4-1. View Post»

Jimmy Stewart's empty nest
  • Kathleen Ballard / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Jimmy Stewart’s empty nest

Posted On: 11:17 p.m. | April 24, 2012

Actor Jimmy Stewart playing ball with his dogs during photo shoot with Los Angeles Times staff photographer Kathleen Ballard. View Post»

1911 amusement ride building boom

1911 amusement ride building boom

Posted On: 1:17 p.m. | April 22, 2012

July 23, 1911: A spiral ride dominates the Pike in Long Beach. View Post»

Japanese Internment: Santa Anita Assembly Center
  • Andrew Hugh Arnott / Los Angeles Times

Japanese Internment: Santa Anita Assembly Center

Posted On: 10:58 p.m. | April 19, 2012

While Japanese Interment camps are built inland, temporary assembly centers are constructed. One assembly center was established at the Santa Anita Race Track in Arcadia. View Post»

Janet Leigh's jinxed hotel suite
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Janet Leigh’s jinxed hotel suite

Posted On: 12:52 a.m. | April 19, 2012

Following her arrival in Los Angeles, Janet Leigh tells a press conference of the black eye she received when knocked unconscious in a bathroom fall in her New York hotel. View Post»

Los Angeles in 1902
  • Sloan Randolph

Los Angeles in 1902

Posted On: 6:39 a.m. | April 18, 2012

In 1952, the Times publishes this reader submitted 1902 photo of downtown Los Angeles. View Post»

High-level meeting
  • John Malmin / Los Angeles Times

High-level meeting

Posted On: 12:18 a.m. | April 17, 2012

Workmen Lester Smith and Bob Richardson meet at the building corner and hand tools back and forth as they drill holes for brackets for sign support. View Post»

Arcadia Balloon School -- Ross Field
  • Los Angeles Times

Arcadia Balloon School — Ross Field

Posted On: 12:17 a.m. | April 13, 2012

The Arcadia Balloon School was built in 1918 to train U.S. Army balloon observation troops for World War I. Before any graduates arrived in Europe, the war ended. View Post»

Liberace lights up Las Vegas
  • Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Liberace lights up Las Vegas

Posted On: 12:24 a.m. | April 12, 2012

Pianist Liberace is hoisted by crane above Sahara Hotel billboard on the Sunset Strip in Los Angeles View Post»

Downpour stalls vehicles on Jefferson Boulevard
  • Paul Calvert / Los Angeles Times

Downpour stalls vehicles on Jefferson Boulevard

Posted On: 12:43 a.m. | April 11, 2012

Vehicles stalled on Jefferson Blvd., near the Hughes aircraft plant following a quick moving storm moved through Los Angeles. View Post»

Dodger Stadium 50th
  • Bill Varie / Los Angeles Times

Dodger Stadium 50th

Posted On: 12:48 a.m. | April 9, 2012

April 10th, 2012, is the 50th Anniversary of the opening of Dodger Stadium. View Post»

Cross for Easter services
  • Bob Ritchie / Los Angeles Times

Cross for Easter services

Posted On: 12:05 a.m. | April 6, 2012

Members of La Puente Valley churches raise cross for Easter sunrise services. View Post»


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