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Muhammad Ali takes a moment for the photographers

Muhammad Ali takes a moment for the photographers

Posted On: 4:45 p.m. | June 4, 2016

In December, 1996, Los Angeles Times photographers Genaro Molina and Gary Friedman met Muhammad Ali at a gallery opening. View Post»

Muhammad Ali talks man out of jumping
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Muhammad Ali talks man out of jumping

Posted On: 1:04 p.m. | June 4, 2016

Muhammad Ali, leaning from window on right, talks with man, left, threatening to jump from Miracle Mile building. View Post»

Know Your City No. 34 – Immanuel Presbyterian Church
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Know Your City No. 34 – Immanuel Presbyterian Church

Posted On: 12:44 a.m. | June 3, 2016

Two images of the Immanual Presbyterian Church on Wilshire Blvd. in Los Angeles. View Post»

1932 Coliseum and City Hall aerial
  • Goodyear Airship / Kopec Photo

1932 Coliseum and City Hall aerial

Posted On: 12:22 a.m. | June 2, 2016

Aerial photo of Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum during football game as USC beat Notre Dame 13-0. View Post»

1984 homeless community lays claim to downtown park
  • Ken Lubas / Los Angeles Times

1984 homeless community lays claim to downtown park

Posted On: 12:26 a.m. | June 1, 2016

Homeless community springs up in park across the street from Los Angeles City Hall. View Post»

Reggie Smith is hit, and then scores a hit
  • Steve Fontanini / Los Angeles Times

Reggie Smith is hit, and then scores a hit

Posted On: 12:13 a.m. | May 31, 2016

Dodgers’ Reggie Smith lands a punch on Cubs’ pitcher Rick Reuschel after Reuschel hit the Dodger outfielder in the ankle with pitch. View Post»

1961 Rams defensive backs
  • Larry Sharkey / Los Angeles Times

1961 Rams defensive backs

Posted On: 12:39 a.m. | May 27, 2016

“Crazy Legs,” better known as Elroy Hirsch, Los Angeles Rams General Manager, dazzles defensive backs with a flash of his oldtime form during camera day at Rams training camp at Redlands University. View Post»

Yvonne Craig as Batgirl
  • Nelson Tiffany / Los Angeles Times

Yvonne Craig as Batgirl

Posted On: 12:09 a.m. | May 26, 2016

Yvonne Craig, actress and former ballerina, appears as Batgirl character in television’s 1960s Batman series. View Post»

'The Troll Family': L.A. homeless under a freeway overpass, 1982
  • Ken Lubas / Los Angeles Times

‘The Troll Family’: L.A. homeless under a freeway overpass, 1982

Posted On: 12:17 a.m. | May 25, 2016

Ton Kammer peers up from his bed, a mattress on dirt beneath an overpass on the Hollywood Freeway. View Post»

Richfield Building sculptures in wrecking yard
  • John Malmin / Los Angeles Times

Richfield Building sculptures in wrecking yard

Posted On: 12:11 a.m. | May 24, 2016

Some of the 40 figures that were removed from the Richfield Building lay at the Cleveland Wrecking Yard on E. Washington Blvd. View Post»

Aerial views of local airports
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Aerial views of local airports

Posted On: 12:11 a.m. | May 20, 2016

Here's a collection of aerials images of former and current Los Angeles area airports. View Post»

The unconventional life of Apple Annie
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The unconventional life of Apple Annie

Posted On: 12:30 a.m. | May 19, 2016

Rose Lavender, better known as "Apple Annie," stands next to her Los Angeles snack stand after a burglar broke in and stole cigarettes and tobacco. View Post»

When Route 66 was fading away
  • Bill Varie / Los Angeles Times

When Route 66 was fading away

Posted On: 12:15 a.m. | May 18, 2016

By 1977, most of Route 66 was replaced by the post World War II Interstate system. View Post»

The optimism of Ray Bradbury

The optimism of Ray Bradbury

Posted On: 12:26 a.m. | May 17, 2016

Ray Bradbury at his jam-packed Beverly Hills office. View Post»

Human cargo
  • John McDonough / Los Angeles Times

Human cargo

Posted On: 12:38 a.m. | May 13, 2016

Five illegal aliens in trunk of car stopped by the U.S. Border Patrol near the San Onofre nuclear plant on Interstate 5. View Post»

1985 Newhall Ranch television production

1985 Newhall Ranch television production

Posted On: 4:59 a.m. | May 12, 2016

A Paramount Pictures crew under the direction of John Avnet film an explosion simulating a landmine for an episode of “Call to Glory,” in the Santa Clara River of the Newhall Ranch. View Post»


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