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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • ... 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 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. ...
  • " 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 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 ...
  • ... the L.A. Basin look like before there was an L.A.? A team of scientists, geographers, and other researchers recently released a report ... Creek watershed – a 130-square-mile swath of land home to more than 1.2 million people that includes much of western ...
  • Much of L.A.'s past is lost to history -- but we can rediscover it in the region's archives. This new series, a co-production of KCETLink and the USC Libraries, in collaboration with L.A. as Subject, ...

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