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  • ... to Catalina Island, Southern California once hosted major- league baseball teams' preseason training camps. Every Februrary, major ... and shining stars in the team, for all of them scintillate," a Times reporter wrote after observing the National League club's first ...
  • ... on Sawtelle Boulevard. Photo by jann_on used under a Creative Commons license      This week's edition of LA Letters ... and innovative writers.   West L.A., Sawtelle and " Little Osaka" Only a century ago L.A.'s Westside was almost completely ... Ellis D" is the story of the legendary Major League Baseball pitcher Doc Ellis. Alexander spent hours and hours ...
  • ... culture and history of its surrounding community of Little Tokyo. Bobby Roshan loves coffee. Not long ago, he worked as a lawyer in a Century City firm where he and his "Coffee Nuts" clan proclaimed ...
  • ... life of Jackie Robinson, the first African American Major League Baseball player, for the "Iconic Angelenos in Black History " ... California. Youngest of five children and reared by a single mother, Robinson excelled in track, football, tennis, basketball and ...
  • ... in the world, the history of the dune buggy, and " Little Huell." [scald=73619:kl_image_original_context]What's a week without the continued adventures of KCET's Golden State-trotting hero, ...
  • ... its 90th season at the venue, we look back at the Bowl's history through archived images from the Hollywood Bowl Museum and other L.A. as Subject members. [scald=26624:kl_image_original_context ... L.A.-based commercial photographer Dick Whittington shows the Bowl's band shell illuminated during the 1963 Easter event. ...
  • California's rich history has been documented in many ways, but the tradition of quilting is an ... Huell as he visits an exhibit of California quilts covering a 100-year history and the Foothill Quilters who keep this tradition ...
  • Here's how you can explore Little Tokyo through the lens of Departures. KCET Departures is proud to ... with residents and business owners, many of whom have had a stake in the neighborhood for several generations. We invite you to explore ... you'll discover something new. You can watch videos, slide shows , read articles and more through the use of interactive murals, which ...
  • The masterfully executed book is an invaluable source of little known or forgotten but very necessary L.A. history . [scald=73826:kl_image_original_context ...
  • Take a look back at KCET's history of news shows , starting from the earliest days of the station up until "By the Year ... who had wanted to move on from KNXT, where he was shooting little "Happy News" pieces. He brought his idea to KCET and Stephen hired him ...

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