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  • ... article to be made into a short-format documentary. Of the three building occupations to which I've been privy, two involved ... My table also had a copy of a book "Take Back the Land ", by Max Rameau. As diner was served, actors (including Olga) performed ...
  • 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 ...
  • ... off with their security deposits. That's just one kind of squatting. But it seems squatting can take many different forms. Sometimes it's an act of desperation, other times an act of defiance, and occasionally it's a ...
  • 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 ...
  • ... 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 ...
  • ... politics, ethnic conflict, developer hubris, and sleazy land deals. But some of it lives on in San Marino. [scald=24877:kl_image_original_context] ...
  • ... wrest their life from ordinary labors. But some of us have been lucky or possessed enough to stumble into riches. And ... Others kept on looking for a golden "eureka" of lost wealth, including these guys . Shufelt stayed on, too, dying ...
  • 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 ...
  • ... 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 ...

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