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McDonnell Douglas workers strike
  • John Malmin / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

McDonnell Douglas workers strike

Posted On: 12:01 a.m. | December 15, 2015

In February 1975, about 7,000 workers at McDonnell Douglas plants in Southern California walked out on strike, demanding better pay and benefits. View Post»

Castillo fireworks show

Castillo fireworks show

Posted On: 12:49 a.m. | December 14, 2015

Mexican-style fireworks explode around a tower, called a "castillo," at 9th annual Street Scene festival in downtown Los Angeles. View Post»

Christmas 2015: Gift ideas for photographers

Christmas 2015: Gift ideas for photographers

Posted On: 6:20 p.m. | December 12, 2015

There are many options; DSLR’s, mirrorless or compact cameras, not too mention how the quality just keeps on improving. It could be just a simple gadget that improves a smart phone’s photographs. Here are my suggested gift ideas for the photographer in your life: View Post»

'Dragnet 1966'
  • Nelson Tiffany / Los Angeles Times

‘Dragnet 1966’

Posted On: 12:03 a.m. | December 10, 2015

Jack Webb, center, confers with cinematographer Walter Strenge, left, and crewman Ray Bensfield on set of “Dragnet 1966.” View Post»

1980 presidential candidates
  • George Rose / Los Angeles Times

1980 presidential candidates

Posted On: 12:42 a.m. | December 8, 2015

For the 1980 Presidential campaign, Los Angeles Times staff photographer George Rose photographed many of the candidates against a plain white background. View Post»

AC/DC rocks Long Beach in 1980 concert
  • George Rose / Los Angeles Times

AC/DC rocks Long Beach in 1980 concert

Posted On: 12:46 a.m. | December 4, 2015

The Australian heavy metal band AC/DC rolled into Southern California in 1980 enjoying a surge of popularity and carrying a reputation as one of the loudest music groups on the concert scene. View Post»

Pershing Square ice rink opens
  • Howard W. Maxwell / Los Angeles Times

Pershing Square ice rink opens

Posted On: 12:36 a.m. | December 3, 2015

Los Angeles Councilmen Ernest Debs, left, and Harold Harby, discover the slippery ice during ice rink opening at Pershing Square. View Post»

A variety act in Echo Park

A variety act in Echo Park

Posted On: 9:32 a.m. | December 2, 2015

An aerialist, a magician and a stand-up comedian walk into a warehouse. … There should be a joke attached to that opening, but it’s just a regular night at "Scot Nery's Boobie Trap." The variety show — held every Wednesday in an Echo Park storage facility for circus equipment and the former home of the female roller derby team the Derby Dolls — also attracts spoken-word poets,... View Post»


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