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Jun022020
When: 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Come and join Stella Castillo for office hours! She is the LA as Subject Community Archives Specialist and is here and available to help you with updating and adding content... Read more
Jun082020
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Jun122020
When: 9:30AM - 9:30AM
This year LARHF will be taking a 5 day virtual field trip to keep you entertained and safe for only $100! Starting on Monday, June 8th, 2020, LARHF will send you a daily... Read more

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Established in 1856, St. Vincent Medical Center is the oldest medical institution in Los Angeles and celebrated operating for 157 years on January 6, 2013. The hospital’s sisters have collected more than a century of hospital photos,...
With budget cuts threatening the closure of Whittier's Pio Pico State Historic Park, L.A. as Subject's latest contribution to KCET.org shares the story of Don Pio Pico, the last governor of Mexican California: On June 30, Governor...
Surfers. Palatial estates. Soul-crushing traffic. Pacific Coast Highway treats motorists to many iconic Southern California views and experiences. But two distinctively shaped rocks have been missing from the Pacific Palisades...
Evicted from City Hall lawns and other public spaces, protestors from across the country plan to "occupy" this Monday's Rose Parade by staging their own procession that will follow the final flower-encrusted float. Though the focus of...
Established in 1919, the Los Angeles Philharmonic has become one of the world’s top orchestras. Now, with wunderkind Gustavo Dudamel beginning his second year at the orchestra’s podium, interest in both the future and legacy of L.A.’s...
The Institute for Arts & Media, Department of Journalism at California State University, Northridge has received a $290,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities for the creation of a digital database of the...
In December, the city's Bureau of Street Services announced that it would remove the railroad tracks running down Alameda Street's center lane between First and Seventh streets. Lying dormant for years, the rails--tormentors of...
L.A. as Subject's latest contribution to KCET's SoCal Focus blog looks at the long history of bicycles in Southern California, which includes an era when bicycle paths rather than freeways connected the Southland's communities:...
Call it an early version of viral marketing. Promoters of two products -- a fruit and the region that grew it -- created hundreds of images of oranges, orange trees, and orange groves during the reign of Southern California's Orange...
Sponsored by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) the Collaborative Planning Grants support activities required to fully develop ideas for a Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program, which supports projects to recruit...
Electronic voting ends today Monday, June 10 at 11:59pm. Click here to cast your vote.
King of the road? Since 1965, the pedestrian rather than the private automobile has reigned over a three-block stretch of downtown Santa Monica. Today, the Third Street Promenade is one of the Southland's best-known examples of a...
The Department of Archives and Special Collections, William H. Hannon Library, Loyola Marymount University, has opened to researchers an extensive collection documenting  Mexican immigrant and Mexican-American history in Los Angeles....
L.A. as Subject's latest contribution to KCET's SoCal Focus blog features archived images of oil wells towering over Southern California beaches, orange groves, and golf courses: Ever since the legendary oil tycoon Edward L. Doheny...
It was announced on Saturday, July 26 that the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (“Metro”) won an Emmy in the public programming category for the Metro Motion show on Union Station’s 75th Anniversary. The 30-...