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  • ... action movies and car commercials, but other tunnels--now lost to history--served as landmarks for decades.   ... {"additionalClasses":""}] South portal of the Broadway tunnel, near Broadway and Temple, circa 1925. Courtesy of the Metro Transportation Library and Archive. Used under a Creative ...
  • The breakup of rancho lands in Los Angeles resulted in the newfound availability of land , fueling a massive land boom for new settlers. ... days. Many cases were drawn out in appeals. Many rancheros lost their land during this era or sold portions of it to pay legal ...
  • The legacy of Daniel "The Miner" McCarthy and his son J. Harvey lives on with a bronze ... feels very ancient and worn. So much of our city land is covered in concrete and sprawl that if you are like me you often ... are cobwebs hanging from his chin, but he is oblivious, lost in the mining pan he holds, forever searching for gold. The ...
  • A circular park has been the physical heart of the City of Orange since its 1871 founding as the town of Richland. Circle or square? There couldn't be a more obvious distinction between ... two years later) around a rectangular plot of public land . Whatever its name, the park has been the physical heart of ...
  • An extensive system of creeks, arroyos, and other watercourses once crisscrossed Los Angeles. ... to miss how geologic uplift and erosion have shaped the land . But in the city, a different set of features makes a landscape ... Los Angeles has worked to rediscover elements of its lost , wild geography. Activists have transformed the long-neglected Los ...
  • ... politics, ethnic conflict, developer hubris, and sleazy land deals. But some of it lives on in San Marino. [scald=24877:kl_image_original_context] ...
  • KCET’s Leadership Circle members have the distinction of being our most supportive contributors, serving as investors in our ... In appreciation for their generous support, Leadership Circle members receive exclusive benefits that bring them closer to the ...
  • The history of the famous sign almost seems to confirm all the crazy reveries that suggests Hollywood is the promised land . [scald=75064:kl_image_original_context] It seems a little crazy, Lost Landmarks spotlighting one the most recognizable landmarks in the world. ...
  • The Los Angeles City Council today approved an extension of a five-year fee waiver for film productions shot on city property. ... Over the years, City Hall has served as a set for TV shows such as "Scandal," "The West Wing" and "Newsroom," and such motion ...
  • Japan's Tohoku region is known as the Land of Kokeshi. The traditional wooden dolls symbolize quiet strength and ... earthquake, tsunami and nuclear accidents. A farmer who lost everything is rising up from devastation and challenging to farm without ...

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