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This Giant Searchlight Once Scanned L.A. From the Mountains Above

As twilight faded over Pasadena on September 9, 1894, an artificial sun flickered to life for the first time. High above town in the San Gabriel Mountains stood a… Read more at Southland »

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Monomania L.A.: The Obsessive Collectors of Southern California

What happens when collecting becomes more than a hobby? File cabinets conquer living rooms. Boxes scrape the ceilings of garages. A trip to a paper ephemera… Read more »

When Anaheim’s Flying-Saucer Arena Touched Down Near Disneyland

Had one of Tomorrowland's flying saucers gone missing? When… Read more at »

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