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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 memorial at ...
  • A circular park has been the physical heart of the City of Orange since its 1871 founding as the town of ... two years later) around a rectangular plot of public land . Whatever its name, the park has been the physical heart of the city ...
  • 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]Henry ... of the food will come from plant stock salvaged from a lost urban farm that once bloomed on the fringes of Vernon.At the ...
  • KCET’s Leadership Circle members have the distinction of being our most supportive contributors, serving as investors in our ... appreciation for their generous support, Leadership Circle members receive exclusive benefits that bring them closer to the ...
  • " Lost Worlds" is a journey of exploration around the continent to ... of wildlife oddities have come to be there. It shows how waves of migrant animals over the millennia have mixed with ...
  • 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 ...

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