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Chuck Yeager and the NF-104 Starfighter crash
  • Larry Sharkey / Los Angeles Times

Chuck Yeager and the NF-104 Starfighter crash

Posted On: 12:45 a.m. | February 28, 2012

Col. Chuck Yeager, commandant of Aerospace Research Pilot School at Edwards Air Force Base, poses with one of three new NF-104 rocket assisted Lockheed Starfighters. View Post»

Elton John gets his star
  • Bill Varie / Los Angeles Times Archive, UCLA

Elton John gets his star

Posted On: 12:17 a.m. | February 27, 2012

Singer Elton John relaxes next to bronze star bearing his name that was dedicated on Hollywood's Walk of Stars in front of Chinese Theatre. View Post»

Its Oscar time!
  • Larry Sharkey / Los Angeles Times

Its Oscar time!

Posted On: 12:04 a.m. | February 23, 2012

Sunday is the 84th Academy Awards. It's time for a From the Archive look at previous Oscar ceremonies and winners. View Post»

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31st Academy Awards at the Pantages

Posted On: 12:01 a.m. | February 22, 2012

Crowds gather outside of the Pantages Theater as stars arrive for the 31st Annual Academy Awards. View Post»

Explosion at O'Connor Electro-Plating Corp.
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Explosion at O’Connor Electro-Plating Corp.

Posted On: 12:34 a.m. | February 20, 2012

A blast rips apart the O'Connor Electro-Plating Corp. building in the 900 block of East Pico Boulevard, killing 17 and injuring about 150. The force of the blast shattered glass in some buildings a mile away. View Post»

Executive Order 9066: Japanese American internment in World War II
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Executive Order 9066: Japanese American internment in World War II

Posted On: 12:28 a.m. | February 19, 2012

Pres. Franklin D. Roosevelt issued Executive Order 9066 leading to the removal of 110,000 Japanese-Americans and Japanese from the West Coast. View Post»

The president's in town [updated]
  • Jose Galvez / Los Angeles Times

The president’s in town [updated]

Posted On: 7:56 a.m. | February 18, 2012

For Presidents Day here is a quick look at Southern California visits by U.S. Presidents. A special bonus From the Archives. View Post»

Nixon's last campaign stop
  • Boris Yaro / Los Angeles Times

Nixon’s last campaign stop

Posted On: 1:02 a.m. | February 17, 2012

During his last campaign stop ever, President Richard Nixon reaches out to shake hands with members of large crowd - estimated at 50,000– at Ontario International Airport. View Post»

Ship built to sink -- almost
  • Bruce Cox / Los Angeles Times

Ship built to sink — almost

Posted On: 12:55 a.m. | February 16, 2012

The Scripps Floating Instrument Platform, FLIP, research vessel deploys off San Clemente Island. When ballast tanks are filled with sea water, the 55 foot bow rises to a vertical position. View Post»

Two ways to wash the elephant
  • Bill Varie / Los Angeles Times

Two ways to wash the elephant

Posted On: 12:13 a.m. | February 15, 2012

Trainers find convenient ways to wash that big elephant. View Post»

Alien Registration Act of 1940 [updated]
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Alien Registration Act of 1940 [updated]

Posted On: 12:31 a.m. | February 14, 2012

The first day of alien registration begins in Los Angeles at building located at San Pedro and E. 22nd Streets. View Post»

A sea of Beetles
  • John Malmin / Los Angeles Times

A sea of Beetles

Posted On: 12:03 a.m. | February 13, 2012

A sea of Volkswagen vehicles - mostly the famous Beetle model - sit at Terminal Island after unloading from ship. View Post»

Nixon gives 'Checkers' speech
  • Paul Calvert / Los Angeles Times

Nixon gives ‘Checkers’ speech

Posted On: 12:49 a.m. | February 10, 2012

Republican Vice President candidate Sen. Richard Nixon and his wife Pat at television studio where he delivered his famous "Checkers" speech. View Post»

Billy Wilder's six Oscars
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Billy Wilder’s six Oscars

Posted On: 12:59 a.m. | February 9, 2012

Billy Wilder sits with his six Oscars after winning three more the previous evening for the movie "The Apartment." View Post»

Northrop YB-49 Flying Wing unveiled
  • Paul Calvert / Los Angeles Times

Northrop YB-49 Flying Wing unveiled

Posted On: 12:11 a.m. | February 8, 2012

The Northrop YB-49 Flying Wing is unveiled to the public and media at the company's facility in Hawthorne. View Post»

The beatnik DUHAB robot
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The beatnik DUHAB robot

Posted On: 12:29 a.m. | February 7, 2012

Author Lawrence Lipton, chronicler of the beatnik scene, demonstrates his "robot," Duhab designed to ferret out censors, book-burners etc. View Post»


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