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»
Posted On: 11:59 a.m. | June 26, 2016
This year’s 42nd Summer Solstice Parade in Santa Barbara, CA, featured the theme of “Legends” with more than 1,000 parade participants, thirty extravagant floats, whimsical costumes, choreographed dancers and characters on stilts. It proved to be legendary, from American folklore to Greek mythology, Loch Ness monsters, Day Glow Santa, Tarzan and Salvador Dali to name a few. View Post»
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»
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»