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Cattle feed of last resort during drought
  • Larry Bessel / Los Angeles Times

Cattle feed of last resort during drought

Posted On: 12:15 a.m. | April 10, 2014

Sept. 18, 1984: Cattle on a ranch outside of Carrizo Springs, Texas, eat prickly pear cactus that has had its spines burned off. A long drought in Eastern Texas had forced ranchers to take desperate measures. "Every farmer and rancher in this area is broke," says local bank president Larry Max. "We don't have any turf left. Even our mesquite trees are dying." A last resort, according to... View Post»

Wrestling melee at the Olympic
  • George Strock / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Wrestling melee at the Olympic

Posted On: 12:15 a.m. | April 9, 2014

Wrestler Baptiste Paul, alias Chief Thunder Bird, got mad when Referee Dick Rutherford disqualified him and gave Gus Sonnerberg the deciding fall in match at the Olympic. View Post»

Diana Ross concerts at the Forum
  • George Rose / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Diana Ross concerts at the Forum

Posted On: 12:16 a.m. | April 8, 2014

On Feb. 6, 1981 and Oct. 3, 1982, Los Angeles Times photographers covered Diana Ross concerts at the Forum in Inglewood. View Post»

Unhappy VW landing
  • John Malmin / Los Angeles Times

Unhappy VW landing

Posted On: 12:19 a.m. | April 7, 2014

Upside down Volkswagen Beetle rests on the Santa Monica Freeway median. View Post»

Bobbie Trout sets 1929 endurance record
  • Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Bobbie Trout sets 1929 endurance record

Posted On: 12:12 a.m. | April 4, 2014

Evelyn "Bobbie" Trout, 23, standing beside her Golden Eagle airplane at Mines Field after setting women's endurance record. View Post»

First game ever played at Dodger Stadium
  • Los Angeles Times

First game ever played at Dodger Stadium

Posted On: 12:10 a.m. | April 3, 2014

The first league game at Dodger Stadium was played on April 10, 1962. View Post»

Two droughts, same governor
  • Art Rogers / Los Angeles Times

Two droughts, same governor

Posted On: 12:26 a.m. | April 2, 2014

Gov. Jerry Brown listens to question put by woman in aisle during Drought Conference at Los Angeles Convention Center. View Post»

War at the Forum
  • George Rose / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

War at the Forum

Posted On: 12:13 a.m. | April 1, 2014

War in concert at the Forum in Inglewood. The band members are wearing Los Angeles Rams jerseys to celebrate the team's playing in the Super Bowl XIV on Jan. 20, 1980 at the Rose Bowl. View Post»

1937 tour of San Joaquin Valley indigent camps
  • Jack Herod / Los Angeles Times

1937 tour of San Joaquin Valley indigent camps

Posted On: 12:09 a.m. | March 28, 2014

In July, 1937, Los Angeles Times correspondent Ray Zeman and staff photographer Jack Herod toured indigent camps in the San Joaquin Valley. View Post»

1937 dust storm hits Clayton, N.M.
  • Associated Press

1937 dust storm hits Clayton, N.M.

Posted On: 12:22 a.m. | March 27, 2014

1937 dust storm. View Post»

Sandbag wall for Culver City City Hall
  • Los Angeles Times

Sandbag wall for Culver City City Hall

Posted On: 12:09 a.m. | March 26, 2014

Wall of 300 sandbags stacked in front of Culver City's city hall. View Post»

Dodgers' Reggie Smith may go fishing
  • Joe Kennedy / Los Angeles Times

Dodgers’ Reggie Smith may go fishing

Posted On: 12:13 a.m. | March 25, 2014

May 21, 1980: Dodgers' Reggie Smith left clues on his locker on how he will spend his leisure time if players go out on strike. View Post»

Glendale's Brand Boulevard, 1910 and 1927
  • Security Trust and Savings Bank

Glendale’s Brand Boulevard, 1910 and 1927

Posted On: 12:04 a.m. | March 24, 2014

Brand Blvd., in Glendale in 1910 and 1927. View Post»

14-inch guns fired near Oceanside
  • J. H. McCrory / Los Angeles Times

14-inch guns fired near Oceanside

Posted On: 12:10 a.m. | March 21, 2014

United States Coast Defense 14-inch railway gun is fired during practice session near Oceanside. View Post»

1929 radio weather broadcasts help pilots
  • Los Angeles Times

1929 radio weather broadcasts help pilots

Posted On: 12:16 a.m. | March 20, 2014

New $20,000 Federal Airway radio station in Glendale with one of its 128-foot towers. Hourly weather reports are broadcast to pilots and airports. View Post»

Marvin Gaye 1974 concert
  • Tony Barnard / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Marvin Gaye 1974 concert

Posted On: 12:13 a.m. | March 18, 2014

Marvin Gaye in 1974 concert at the Forum. View Post»


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