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A young Goldwater supporter
  • Los Angeles Times

A young Goldwater supporter

Posted On: 1:01 a.m. | February 8, 2016

In September 1963, 4-year-old Craig Phelps' parents took him to Dodger Stadium – not for a baseball game, but for a Republican Party rallying featuring presidential candidate Barry Goldwater. View Post»

reFramed: In conversation with Gerd Ludwig
  • Gerd Ludwig / INSTITUTE

reFramed: In conversation with Gerd Ludwig

Posted On: 4:00 a.m. | February 5, 2016

"Searching for a subject to photograph, I was struck by a simple question a visiting writer asked me years ago while we were stuck in one of LA’s famous traffic jams. 'I wonder where all these cars go to rest at night.' I realized, here was my new goal – photograph these resting cars. It also suits my nature - I am a night owl. In what Kafka called his most productive hours, when dream and... View Post»

Mime waiting for lunch
  • Barbara Martin / Los Angeles Times

Mime waiting for lunch

Posted On: 12:33 a.m. | February 4, 2016

A mime, identified only as Brande, a regular on the Venice scene, waits for his lunch at mobile hot dog truck. View Post»

Borofsky's Ballerina Clown
  • Cassy Cohen / Los Angeles Times

Borofsky’s Ballerina Clown

Posted On: 12:04 a.m. | February 2, 2016

Newly installed thirty-foot tall “Ballerina Clown” by Jonathan Borofsky on building at Main and Rose Avenue in Venice. View Post»

Thousands of volunteers help count L.A. County's homeless

Thousands of volunteers help count L.A. County’s homeless

Posted On: 7:32 p.m. | January 29, 2016

As city and county officials gear up for what is promised as a $100-million program to reduce homelessness, thousands of volunteers hit the streets to document the scale of the problem. Nearly 7,500 volunteers signed up to take part in the 2016 homeless count, said Naomi Goldman, spokeswoman for the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority, which organized the event. The... View Post»

1954 look at Bracero program
  • Frank Q. Brown / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

1954 look at Bracero program

Posted On: 12:29 a.m. | January 29, 2016

World War II labor shortages spurred the establishment of the Mexican Farm Labor Agreement between Mexico and the United States. The program became known as the Bracero program. (Bracero is a Spanish term meaning “manual laborer.”) View Post»


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