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Putting drunk driving to the test
  • John Malmin / Los Angeles Times

Putting drunk driving to the test

Posted On: 12:31 a.m. | March 8, 2016

The standard sobriety tests that are given to suspected drunk drivers by police across the country originated with a small Los Angeles organization called the Southern California Research Institute. View Post»

1981 Rolling Stones concert at the Coliseum
  • Los Angeles Times

1981 Rolling Stones concert at the Coliseum

Posted On: 12:13 a.m. | February 23, 2016

The Rolling Stones' 1981 American Tour included two shows on Oct. 9th and 11th at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. View Post»

L.A.'s photogenic tunnel
  • Rick Meyer / Los Angeles Times

L.A.’s photogenic tunnel

Posted On: 12:23 a.m. | February 19, 2016

Headlights bounce around on the tiled surface of the 2nd St. tunnel during light rain. View Post»

Ready for the bomb
  • Los Angeles Times

Ready for the bomb

Posted On: 1:01 a.m. | February 18, 2016

In the late 1950s, Los Angeles-area residents were getting prepared for nuclear war by putting bomb shelters in their backyards. View Post»

Not Gene Hackman
  • Mary Frampton / Los Angeles Times

Not Gene Hackman

Posted On: 12:45 a.m. | February 16, 2016

Mrs. Art Rader, whose home was used as a movie location, relaxes in the star Gene Hackman's chair. View Post»

Filling City Hall voids
  • Ben Olender / Los Angeles Times

Filling City Hall voids

Posted On: 12:10 a.m. | February 11, 2016

Expanding ceramic foam developed to repair Los Angeles City Hall. View Post»

Las Vegas set at Zoetrope Studios
  • George Rose / Los Angeles Times

Las Vegas set at Zoetrope Studios

Posted On: 12:28 a.m. | February 9, 2016

Director Francis Coppola, head of the financially troubled Zoetrope Studios, conducts press conference on set re-creating downtown Las Vegas. View Post»

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»


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