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Construction of San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station
  • Larry Sharkey / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Construction of San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station

Posted On: 6:15 p.m. | June 16, 2012

The San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station near Oceanside, California, operates two nuclear power reactors - both currently down for repairs. The site once had a third reactor, now decommissioned. View Post»

Sen. Humphrey's space shuttle campaign stop
  • John Malmin / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Sen. Humphrey’s space shuttle campaign stop

Posted On: 5:15 a.m. | June 15, 2012

Sen. Hubert H. Humphrey inspects mockup of engine section of space shuttle during visit to North American Rockwell plant in Downey. View Post»

Memorial Coliseum 1927
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Memorial Coliseum 1927

Posted On: 12:04 a.m. | June 14, 2012

1927 aerial photo of Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum filling up with spectators for a speech by aviator Charles Lindbergh. View Post»

Hollywood style chess match
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Hollywood style chess match

Posted On: 12:22 a.m. | June 13, 2012

Hollywood touch was added to one closing session of Times-sponsored Pan-American Chess Congress when stars of screen became game pieces during live match. View Post»

Marx brothers lose copyright case
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Marx brothers lose copyright case

Posted On: 12:17 a.m. | June 12, 2012

Chico, left, and Groucho Marx-without his painted-on mustache- wait in courthouse press room for legal action on their long-running federal case, the first prosecution brought for "borrowing" material from a previously rejected script. View Post»

Patton and Doolittle return home
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Patton and Doolittle return home

Posted On: 10:00 p.m. | June 9, 2012

June 9, 1945: Following the World War II victory in Europe over Germany, but before the surrender of Japan, Gen. George S. Patton Jr., and Lt. Gen. James Doolittle arrive at Los Angeles Municipal Airport for a welcome home tour. View Post»

Start of harness race
  • Paul Calvert / Los Angeles Times

Start of harness race

Posted On: 12:52 a.m. | June 8, 2012

Harness race at Santa Anita begins with use of mobile gate. Gate, attached to car, is swept away once race is started. View Post»

Exposition Park roses in full bloom
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Exposition Park roses in full bloom

Posted On: 12:28 a.m. | June 7, 2012

Panorama photo of 15,000 rose bushes in Exposition Park. View Post»

Caught wearing a hat, not hiding behind it
  • Howard W. Maxwell / Los Angeles Times

Caught wearing a hat, not hiding behind it

Posted On: 12:34 a.m. | June 5, 2012

After frustrating news photographers by hiding behind his trademark hat, Times staff photographer Howard Maxwell photographed L. Ewing Scott behind bars by using a miniature camera - which Scott had failed to notice. View Post»

Queen Elizabeth II's 1983 California visit
  • Fitzgerald Whitney / Los Angeles Times

Queen Elizabeth II’s 1983 California visit

Posted On: 7:32 p.m. | June 2, 2012

During an official state visit from Feb. 26 and Mar. 6, 1983, Queen Elizabeth II toured the United States West Coast. View Post»

Tons of roasted coffee
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Tons of roasted coffee

Posted On: 12:46 a.m. | June 1, 2012

Los Angeles firefighters are perched on ladder while fighting blaze on top floor of Newmark Brothers building. View Post»

Rescued pig in arms of the law
  • Paul Calvert / Los Angeles Times

Rescued pig in arms of the law

Posted On: 12:20 a.m. | May 31, 2012

Officer Fred. F. Thomas used his hog-calling ability to rescue pig from a dog. View Post»

At the doorstep of 'Let's Make a Deal'
  • Marianna Diamos / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

At the doorstep of ‘Let’s Make a Deal’

Posted On: 12:14 a.m. | May 30, 2012

Contestants line up before taping of the popular television game show "Let's Make a Deal." View Post»

Memorial Day 1911-1967 [Updated]
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Memorial Day 1911-1967 [Updated]

Posted On: 12:33 a.m. | May 26, 2012

One hundred years ago, Memorial Day remembrance centered on veterans of the Civil War and the Spanish American War. View Post»

Lion Country Safari [updated]
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Lion Country Safari [updated]

Posted On: 12:52 a.m. | May 25, 2012

After a 14 year run, Lion Country Safari closed on Nov. 11, 1984. View Post»

1932 Olympic marathon

1932 Olympic marathon

Posted On: 12:44 a.m. | May 24, 2012

Juan Carlos Zabala wins the 1932 Olympics Marathon. View Post»


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