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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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Was Western Avenue Originally L.A.‘s Western Boundary?

It seems logical enough -- Western Avenue, as the oft-repeated explanation goes, is so named because it once formed Los Angeles' western boundary. But is… Read more at »

Los Angeles Archives Bazaar on Saturday, Oct. 25

The Archives Bazaar returns to USC's historic Doheny Library… Read more »

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