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Reggie Smith is hit, and then scores a hit
  • Steve Fontanini / Los Angeles Times

Reggie Smith is hit, and then scores a hit

Posted On: 12:13 a.m. | May 31, 2016

Dodgers’ Reggie Smith lands a punch on Cubs’ pitcher Rick Reuschel after Reuschel hit the Dodger outfielder in the ankle with pitch. View Post»

1961 Rams defensive backs
  • Larry Sharkey / Los Angeles Times

1961 Rams defensive backs

Posted On: 12:39 a.m. | May 27, 2016

“Crazy Legs,” better known as Elroy Hirsch, Los Angeles Rams General Manager, dazzles defensive backs with a flash of his oldtime form during camera day at Rams training camp at Redlands University. View Post»

Yvonne Craig as Batgirl
  • Nelson Tiffany / Los Angeles Times

Yvonne Craig as Batgirl

Posted On: 12:09 a.m. | May 26, 2016

Yvonne Craig, actress and former ballerina, appears as Batgirl character in television’s 1960s Batman series. View Post»

'The Troll Family': L.A. homeless under a freeway overpass, 1982
  • Ken Lubas / Los Angeles Times

‘The Troll Family’: L.A. homeless under a freeway overpass, 1982

Posted On: 12:17 a.m. | May 25, 2016

Ton Kammer peers up from his bed, a mattress on dirt beneath an overpass on the Hollywood Freeway. View Post»

Richfield Building sculptures in wrecking yard
  • John Malmin / Los Angeles Times

Richfield Building sculptures in wrecking yard

Posted On: 12:11 a.m. | May 24, 2016

Some of the 40 figures that were removed from the Richfield Building lay at the Cleveland Wrecking Yard on E. Washington Blvd. View Post»

Aerial views of local airports
  • Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Aerial views of local airports

Posted On: 12:11 a.m. | May 20, 2016

Here's a collection of aerials images of former and current Los Angeles area airports. View Post»

The unconventional life of Apple Annie
  • Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

The unconventional life of Apple Annie

Posted On: 12:30 a.m. | May 19, 2016

Rose Lavender, better known as "Apple Annie," stands next to her Los Angeles snack stand after a burglar broke in and stole cigarettes and tobacco. View Post»

When Route 66 was fading away
  • Bill Varie / Los Angeles Times

When Route 66 was fading away

Posted On: 12:15 a.m. | May 18, 2016

By 1977, most of Route 66 was replaced by the post World War II Interstate system. View Post»


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