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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 ...
  • ... 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] ...
  • ... their emotive inspiration about this underrepresented land just east of L.A. [scald=74350:kl_image_original_context] ... search, Lewis deSoto's Agua Mansa, meaning "Gentle Water," shows an entire wall of a perfectly photographed image of the car-sea ...
  • 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 ...
  • ... has been documented in many ways, but the tradition of quilting is an expression of California life through beautiful and intricate pieces of art. Join ...
  • Sometimes photographic documentation is all that remains of long- lost murals. [scald=75276:kl_image_original_context ... that hard work could also provide solace and rewards. "It shows people who miss Korea and sometimes get depressed, but they work hard ...
  • 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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