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Mar312020
When: 2:00PM - 3:00PM
Zoom is a cloud-based video conferencing app that is being used everywhere right now. Join us for an interactive Talk-Shop on Zoom where you will try using Zoom, ask... Read more
Apr022020
When: 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Zoom is a cloud-based video conferencing app that is being used everywhere right now. Join us for an interactive Talk-Shop on Zoom where you will try using Zoom, ask... Read more

News

Angelenos dreaming of a White Christmas, take note: The scene above may be set in Hollywood, but it’s no special effects shot. The photo from the Los Angeles Public Library’s collections documents the result of a freak snowstorm that...
What did the Los Angeles Basin look like before Spanish colonization transformed it? L.A. as Subject's http://www.kcet.org/updaily/socal_focus/history/la-as-subject/wild-la-mo... KCET.org's SoCal Focus blog looks at Southern California...
Without the handwritten caption reading "Part of Los Angeles," it might be difficult to place the above drawing -- generally considered to be the oldest extant drawing of the city. The Los Angeles that William Rich Hutton saw when he...
If they look closely enough, visitors to the Los Angeles Public Library's new maps exhibit may notice a geographic incongruity. On older maps of the city, the neighborhood northeast of downtown and across the river from the Elysian...
The Archives Bazaar returns to USC's historic Doheny Library on Saturday, Oct. 25. Come experience the diversity of stories that make Southern California such a place of discovery. At the 9th-annual Los Angeles Archives Bazaar,...
In April, the newly renovated Mack Sennett Studios at Fountain and Effie in Silver Lake welcomed then-mayoral candidate Eric Garcetti for a campaign event. “This isn’t just a place, it’s really a symbol,” Garcetti remarked about the...
When a piece of Los Angeles history disappears, it's often lost forever - preserved only in our collective memory and in the region's photographic archives. But in some rare cases, that history is only hidden, preserved by accident for...
Nominations for the L.A. as Subject (LAAS) Executive Committee members are now being accepted. There are 5 seats that need to be filled for the incoming 2012-2014 Executive Committee term, including the Executive Committee Chairperson...
It would be more Scrooge than Santa to dwell on the fact that these candy-cane streetcars were designed to bolster two ailing business models, the downtown department store and the fixed-rail streetcar. After all, Angelenos loved the...
  With L.A.'s night sky shrouded in a veil of smog and light pollution, Southern California might seem an unlikely place for star-gazing scientists to congregate. But before population growth and industrialization transformed the...