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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 ...
  • ... 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • ... 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 downtown streets, and the addition of nearly 1.4 million new Angeleños between 1920 and 1950 had a crushing impact on ...
  • Southern California enjoys a long tradition of summertime recreation in the local mountain ranges. Lost L.A. shares archived photos from the region's so-called golden age ... {"additionalClasses":""}]A 1926 view of the Switzer- land Chapel in the San Gabriel Mountains, above the canyon of the Arroyo ...
  • 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 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 ...
  • Could a beatdown of collective bargaining happen here? If it does, L.A. would be betraying its ... unions giving back things, even on this coast, in the form of wage freezes, layoffs and the like; we've gotten used to traditional union ... middle class more prosperous-looking than in L.A., the land of new fortune and reinvented stature. My father, a former ...
  • " 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 ...

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