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1938 Hudson at San Diego mission
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1938 Hudson at San Diego mission

Posted On: 12:31 a.m. | July 21, 2016

Mission San Diego de Alcala located in Mission Valley. The car is a 1938 Hudson six sedan. View Post»

Republican National Conventions of the past
  • John Malmin / Los Angeles Times

Republican National Conventions of the past

Posted On: 3:38 p.m. | July 18, 2016

A From the Archives look at previous Republican National Conventions. View Post»

1979 rock slide closes Pacific Coast Highway
  • George Fry / Los Angeles Times

1979 rock slide closes Pacific Coast Highway

Posted On: 12:50 a.m. | July 15, 2016

A slow, torturous rock slide closed Pacific Coast Highway twice in 1979 — from April 14 to May 6, then again from May 8 to May 20. An estimated 25,000 commuters struggled to find alternate routes. Staff writer Ronald L. Solbe wrote a detailed follow-up story in the July 13, 1980, Los Angeles Times. Here are some excerpts: One of the most troublesome landslides along Pacific Coast... View Post»

Meadowlark Lemon at basketball clinic
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Meadowlark Lemon at basketball clinic

Posted On: 12:04 a.m. | July 14, 2016

Harlem Globetroppers’ Meadowlark Lemon demonstrates ball-twirling to youngsters at the William Nickerson Playground in South Los Angeles. View Post»

Fighting inflation with buttons
  • Joe Kennedy / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Fighting inflation with buttons

Posted On: 12:08 a.m. | July 13, 2016

In 1974, demand for WIN buttons was soaring and Los Angeles’ Western Badge & Trophy Co. was among the companies that started cranking them out. View Post»

Golden Gloves boxing at Hollywood Legion Stadium
  • Larry Sharkey / Los Angeles Times

Golden Gloves boxing at Hollywood Legion Stadium

Posted On: 12:14 a.m. | July 12, 2016

Standing room only crowd at the Times Golden Gloves boxing tournament held at the Hollywood Legion Stadium. View Post»

Joe Torre argues with umpire
  • Andy Hayt / Los Angeles Times

Joe Torre argues with umpire

Posted On: 12:12 a.m. | July 8, 2016

New York Mets manager Joe Torre has a difference of opinion with umpire Eric Gregg. View Post»

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Posted On: 12:11 a.m. | July 7, 2016

Fishing boat sits on Malibu beach. View Post»

LBJ makes 1960 campaign stop in Northridge
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LBJ makes 1960 campaign stop in Northridge

Posted On: 12:41 a.m. | July 6, 2016

During a campaign stop, Sen. Lyndon Johnson addresses crowd of 2,000 students at San Fernando State College. View Post»

Oral Roberts at Downey tent revival meeting
  • Dan McCormack / Los Angeles Times

Oral Roberts at Downey tent revival meeting

Posted On: 12:37 a.m. | July 5, 2016

Evangelist Oral Roberts addresses packed tent in revival meeting in Downey. View Post»

Disneyland's early years
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Disneyland’s early years

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

A look back at Disneyland's early years by Los Angeles Times photographers. View Post»

The Great Frontier Fair in Agoura
  • Harry Chase / Los Angeles Times

The Great Frontier Fair in Agoura

Posted On: 12:11 a.m. | June 30, 2016

Image from June 26-27, 1971 opening weekend of the the Great Frontier Fair held at Paramount Ranch in Agoura. View Post»

Atlantic Richfield plaza groundbreaking
  • Bruce Cox / Los Angeles Times

Atlantic Richfield plaza groundbreaking

Posted On: 12:10 a.m. | June 29, 2016

Groundbreaking ceremonies for the Atlantic Richfield Plaza, which replaced the old Richfield Building. View Post»

1981 protests at Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant
  • Con Keyes / Los Angeles Times

1981 protests at Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant

Posted On: 12:11 a.m. | June 28, 2016

September 1981: About 1,900 arrests occur during two weeks of anti-nuclear demonstrations at Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant. In a Sept. 16, 1981, Los Angeles Times article, staff writer John Hurst reported: AVILA BEACH, Calif.–The much publicized attempt to shut down the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant with a human blockade began slowly Tuesday, with hundreds of demonstrators... View Post»

1944 Army-Navy War Show at Coliseum
  • Coy Watson / Coast Guard

1944 Army-Navy War Show at Coliseum

Posted On: 12:12 a.m. | June 24, 2016

On Jan. 8 and 9, 1944, the U.S. military and Hollywood studios joined forces to recreate a battle on a South Pacific atoll -- in the Memorial Coliseum. A story in the Jan. 9, 1944, Los Angeles Times explains: America’s mightiest battle guns, America’s thundering warplanes and America's angry servicemen roared a symphony of victory last night, startling an appreciative audience of... View Post»

Know Your City No. 20 - County General Hospital
  • John Malmin / Los Angeles Times

Know Your City No. 20 – County General Hospital

Posted On: 12:32 a.m. | June 23, 2016

John Malmin image of the Los Angeles County General Hospital used in the 1955-56 Know Your City photography series. View Post»


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