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Dodgers win 1959 pennant playoffs [updated]
  • Larry Sharkey / Los Angeles Times

Dodgers win 1959 pennant playoffs [updated]

Posted On: 12:23 a.m. | August 5, 2015

Dodgers win 1959 National League pennant. View Post»

1963 Cuban refugees arrive at LAX
  • John Malmin / Los Angeles Times

1963 Cuban refugees arrive at LAX

Posted On: 12:09 a.m. | August 4, 2015

Refugees from communist Cuba arrive at Los Angeles International Airport. View Post»

Know Your City No. 101 - Silver Lake Reservoir
  • Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Know Your City No. 101 – Silver Lake Reservoir

Posted On: 12:02 a.m. | August 3, 2015

Image of Silver Lake Reservoir used in the Know Your Series photography series. View Post»

Last girder for LAX Theme Building
  • Jack Carrick / Los Angeles Times

Last girder for LAX Theme Building

Posted On: 12:36 a.m. | July 31, 2015

The last girder is placed in the arch of the new Theme Building at the new Los Angeles International Airport. View Post»

1982 computers at Dodgers stadium
  • Rick Meyer / Los Angeles Times

1982 computers at Dodgers stadium

Posted On: 12:37 a.m. | July 30, 2015

Sports writers with early computers cover a Dodgers game from the press box. View Post»

Wartime workers cope with 24-hour streetcar strike
  • John Malmin

Wartime workers cope with 24-hour streetcar strike

Posted On: 12:11 a.m. | July 29, 2015

Workers cope after 1943 strike shuts down streetcar and bus service. View Post»

Know Your City No. 8 - Buddhist Temple
  • John Malmin / Los Angeles Times

Know Your City No. 8 – Buddhist Temple

Posted On: 12:30 a.m. | July 27, 2015

Know Your City No. 8 is of the Hompa Hongwanji Buddhist Temple in Little Tokyo. View Post»

Know Your City No. 3 - Angels Flight
  • Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Know Your City No. 3 – Angels Flight

Posted On: 12:29 a.m. | July 24, 2015

Know Your City No. 3 – Angels Flight. View Post»

Marlon Brando's great escape
  • Bill Knight / Mirror-News

Marlon Brando’s great escape

Posted On: 12:19 a.m. | July 23, 2015

Actor Marlon Brando wanted no part of photographers when called into court in downtown Los Angeles over two old traffic tickets. View Post»

1934 transit strike turns violent
  • Duke Ledford / Los Angeles Times

1934 transit strike turns violent

Posted On: 12:33 a.m. | July 22, 2015

A 1934 strike by the Amalgamated Association of Street and Electric Railway Employees against the Los Angeles Railway Corporation turned violent with people injured and streetcars damaged. View Post»

Tunnels on Pasadena Freeway
  • John Malmin / Los Angeles Times

Tunnels on Pasadena Freeway

Posted On: 12:15 a.m. | July 21, 2015

Traffic is light in a photo by staff photographer John Malmin for the Know Your City series. View Post»

Old Hall of Records falls
  • Cal Montney / Los Angeles Times

Old Hall of Records falls

Posted On: 1:17 a.m. | July 20, 2015

Demolition crew topples last wall of Old Hall of Records. View Post»

Con artist builds a crooked road in Death Valley
  • Frank Q. Brown / Los Angeles Times

Con artist builds a crooked road in Death Valley

Posted On: 12:22 a.m. | July 16, 2015

Death Valley naturalist Dwight Warren checks a portion of Titus Canyon Road, built by a 1920s era con-artist. View Post»

The 'Know Your City' photography series [updated]
  • Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

The ‘Know Your City’ photography series [updated]

Posted On: 12:40 a.m. | July 15, 2015

First image in the 1955-1956 Los Angeles Times series "Know Your City." View Post»

Judy Garland at Grauman's Chinese Theatre
  • Marshall Benedict / Los Angeles Times

Judy Garland at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre

Posted On: 12:20 a.m. | July 14, 2015

Judy Garland places her handprints, footprints and autograph in cement at Grauman's Chinese theater before premier of her movie Babes in Arms. Co-star Mickey Rooney watches. View Post»

San Francisco Mint's 50th anniversary tour
  • Randy Leffingwell / Los Angeles Times

San Francisco Mint’s 50th anniversary tour

Posted On: 12:15 a.m. | July 13, 2015

1987 tour of San Francisco Mint View Post»


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