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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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Completed in 1938, Plummer Park and its Great Hall/Long Hall reveal essential layers in West Hollywood’s development and identity, from its New Deal origins to its role in LGBTQ community organizing.
"Over the years, in its search for a 'better' civic center, Los Angeles has demolished a state building, a county courthouse, a county hall of records, a law library, and a building dedicated to health services. Will our future selves," asks planning historian Meredith Drake-Reitan, "celebrate or mourn the demolitions authorized today?"
The Arlington Heights club opened in 1973 and is believed to be the first large-scale discotheque in the U.S. to serve the black LGBTQ community. It closed in 2015.
Fifty years ago today – and two years before New York's more-famous Stonewall Riots – a protest against an LAPD raid made LGBTQ history.
The idea of "closing America’s gates" got its start in xenophobic 19th-century California.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York has released 375,000 digital images from its collections to the public, with no restrictions on use – and some of them depict California.
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