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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»

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»


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