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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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When many of us visualize postwar lesbian and gay activism, we think of gay pride parades, street demonstrations, and radical protests. These were certainly key ingredients to gay liberation, but in L.A. activists achieved much, much more. Transcending the grassroots, they entered the halls of local politics and showed how public resources could embolden gay power. #LostLA
"In these uncertain days," commentator Stephen A. Nuño writes, "I am reminded of the neighborhood I was born in because of the rich history of resistance and diversity it represents."
The city even changed the street signs to reflect the (unofficial) name change. #LostLA
Like many long-lived screen icons, the Bradbury Building has endured almost as many years of irrelevance and dissolution as it has enjoyed years of celebration.
The trees were planted in 1885 along a private driveway in Altadena. The driveway eventually became Santa Rosa Avenue, and the trees an annual Christmastime tradition.
From candy-cane streetcars to Broadway twinkle lights, vintage photos reveal how Southern California once decorated its public spaces for the holidays. #LostLA
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