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William Mulholland began flooding the meadowlands of Ivanhoe Canyon in November 1907.
The incredible story of L.A.'s famous evangelical priest, Aimee Semple McPherson.
L.A. is the golden home of America’s queer rights movement, the site of several uprisings and protests that predate New York's historic Stonewall riots.
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Even if you’re unfamiliar with his Parker Center, which the city might demolish, you’ll probably recognize another of Becket's iconic creations.
Over the course of several weeks in 1896, the Parkhurst Society filed more than 300 complaints against the bartenders, saloon owners, and madams of Los Angeles. #LostLA
Endorsed by New Deal-era federal housing policy, the practice of redlining exacerbated housing inequality across Los Angeles.
He went to Occidental College from 1979-81. “When you left campus," Obama later wrote, "you drove on the freeway to Venice Beach or over to Westwood, passing East L.A. or South Central without even knowing it, just more palm trees peaking out like dandelions over the high concrete walls.”
"The creation of California as place where longings might be assuaged and memories preserved, Starr imagined to be a kind of civil sacrament."
When L.A. found the character and nature of its land wanting, it molded it to suit its needs. #LostLA
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