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  • ... the old incline. In its place rose a new ramp, built to modern seismic standards and with more generous provisions for pedestrians ... automobiles, including a Ford Model T, descend Santa Monica's California Incline in the early decades of ... 1928 photo of the California Incline shows the sandstone bluffs that eventually crumbled away beneath the roadway. ...
  • ... has decided, after an entire decade of writing about it, to tell his story. [scald=42415:kl_image_original_context ... same ones who fought against U.S. forces in the Vietnam War ), and Yann, after a period begging and stealing on his own, was ... I got good jobs. I can set a good example, I can be a role model , not a 'leader.'" ...
  • ... Burnett had her own variety show . "Back then, variety shows were the most popular shows on TV, and only men hosted them," ... to build coalitions between different groups became a model emulated by the activists who followed her. Similar to the many ...
  • ... Asian Americans are the largest group immigrating to America in the last decade. It goes without saying that Los Angeles and ... in 1972. He also dispelled the myth of Asians as "the model minority." Among his many venerated books, two excellent volumes are ...
  • ... formed L.A.'s western boundary. But is there any truth to this just-so story? It seems logical enough -- Western Avenue, as ... brief glance at a map of Los Angeles annexations confirms. On April 1, 1896, the Los Angeles city limit lay a mile and a half to the ... this 1916 map shows , Western Avenue never marked L.A.'s legal western ...
  • ... on Monday in the latest escalation of the U.S. war against the self-proclaimed Islamic State.  The U.S. military ... governments that claim legitimacy in the country. We speak to Phyllis Bennis, fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies. She’s author ...
  • ... about the experience of being a Hyphenate, of being able to see Los Angeles in multi-layers, of being able to cross bridges, and ... it. Really? We are a country of hyphenates, we are Chinese American , Japanese American , Filipino American , Viet American , ...
  • 84% of Southern California travelers are expected to drive this Memorial Day Weekend. Will a 1914 Automobile Map be useful ... Library Memorial Day began shortly after the Civil War to honor those who died in service, and over the years it has become ...
  • ... it is, and has been since 1888, a commodity; something to be advertised and sold to the people of the United States like ... for drinking a root beer. (Los Angeles County before World War I was a patchwork of "dry" and "wet" jurisdictions that made getting a ...
  • ... Raquel Gutíerrez. Artists from Los Angeles travel to Mexico City and meet with their counterparts to ask a simple yet ... circles (which, given Mexico's longstanding statist model of artistic production, amount to the same thing). The situation ...

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