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Summer Solstice Parade in Santa Barbara
  • Gail Fisher / For The Times

Summer Solstice Parade in Santa Barbara

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»

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»

Iron man of bodybuilding
  • Harry Chase / Los Angeles Times

Iron man of bodybuilding

Posted On: 12:04 a.m. | June 22, 2016

Joe Weider, famed muscleman and building of the sport, poses with bust of himself in his Woodland Hills magazine office. View Post»


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