Robert Petersen | KCET
Post date: 2017-08-18T16:02:39-07:00
Streetcars, interurban trolleys, and a fleet of buses transported athletes and spectators around Los Angeles during the 1932 Summer Olympics.
Post date: 2017-01-18T17:29:26-08:00
As an undergraduate at Occidental College, Barack Obama lived in the Los Angeles area from 1979-81.
Post date: 2017-01-10T16:21:30-08:00
During the 1970s, the name Pico Heights was erased from maps and today the name is all but forgotten.
Post date: 2016-09-26T15:33:51-07:00
The first LAPD officer killed in the line of duty was shot by a fellow officer over a reward for recovering a runaway Chinese prostitute.
Post date: 2016-09-02T14:19:26-07:00
Though California was technically a "free state" in the 1850s, its laws blessed a system that amounted to slavery for Native people.
Post date: 2016-08-02T11:00:00-07:00
Much of the raw material for L.A.'s freeways and concrete structures comes from Irwindale, where rock, sand, and gravel mining has long dominated the local economy.