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The New Year, Brought to You By the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce

The Los Angeles Public Library | Posted 02.27.2013 | Los Angeles
The Los Angeles Public Library

In the early part of the 20th century, Southern California was a land bathed in seemingly perpetual sunshine, scented by fields of orange blossoms as far as the eye could see. At least, that's what was marketed to the rest of the country.

100 Years of the Lord of the Jungle in the Valley

The Los Angeles Public Library | Posted 10.16.2012 | Los Angeles
The Los Angeles Public Library

For Tarzan and Edgar Rice Burroughs fans, as well as Angelenos who want to learn something about early Los Angeles and San Fernando Valley history, the Tarzan Centennial should provide an interesting and fun weekend.

New Book Celebrates 100th Anniversary of Beverly Hills Hotel

Jay Weston | Posted 07.22.2012 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

The Beverly Hills Hotel and Bungalows, The First 100 Years tells the inside story of what makes this city and this hotel a mecca for the ambitious, the rich and striving-to-be rich and famous of the entire world.

Twenty Years After the Flames: The Rodney King Beating Verdict and the L.A. Riots Part 1

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 06.18.2012 | Los Angeles
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

This year, on the 20th anniversary of the King verdict and the L.A. riots, many still ask the incessant question: Can it happen again?

10 Vintage Spots Chock-Full of Old California Culture

Trazzler.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Trazzler.com

Here are ten only-in-California kinds of places where the Golden State's past is present.