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L.A. Department of Water and Power snow surveys
  • Cal Montney / Los Angeles Times

L.A. Department of Water and Power snow surveys

Posted On: 12:14 a.m. | January 17, 2017

Los Angeles Department of Water and Power snow surveys in Eastern Sierras. View Post»

New York photography exhibit documents a period of social struggle: 1980 - 2000 
  • © Andrew Lichtenstein

New York photography exhibit documents a period of social struggle: 1980 – 2000 

Posted On: 4:39 p.m. | January 14, 2017

New York in 1980 was emerging from the fiscal crisis of the late 1970s and was ill-prepared for the just-beginning AIDS crisis and a crack epidemic that fueled a murder rate of just under 5 homicides a day. Racial tensions during this period found focus after high-profile acquittals of white suspects who were accused of killing African Americans. By 2000 the city had added nearly a million... View Post»

Snow on the Grapevine
  • John Malmin / Los Angeles Times

Snow on the Grapevine

Posted On: 12:11 a.m. | January 12, 2017

Snow on the Grapevine can be a very photogenic scene, but also often brings dangerous driving conditions on Interstate 5. View Post»

Proposed nuclear plant near Malibu generates controversy
  • R. L. Oliver / Los Angeles Times

Proposed nuclear plant near Malibu generates controversy

Posted On: 12:08 a.m. | January 11, 2017

May 13, 1965: Shown is a model of a nuclear power plant proposed for the Malibu coast at Corral Canyon. The model for a proposed nuclear power plant near Malibu shows the surrounding area, including a golf course projected to be developed by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power. This photo appeared in the June 21, 1965, edition of the Los Angeles Times. The plant, first proposed... View Post»


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