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#onthisday in 1960: @BoyScouts take the field to help the #Dodgers celebrate #FlagDay at the #LA Coliseum
Drawing of Mission San Luis Rey de Francia, founded #onthisday in 1798
Building the #Hollywood (101) Freeway #onthisday in 1952
#LA city air pollution control officers test a truck's emissions #onthisday in 1947
#onthisday in 1889 - a cable car railway opens on Downey Ave (now Broadway) in downtown Los Angeles.
Bustling street scene in #Pasadena at Colorado & Fair Oaks, circa 1910
#onthisday in 1930: looking west down Colorado Blvd from Marengo Ave in #Pasadena
Automobiles clustered at the 1924 opening of Mulholland Highway (later paved & renamed Mulholland Drive)
An opening-day aerial shot of Hearst San Simeon State Park - #onthisday in 1958:
Hearst Castle in San Simeon opened as a state park #onthisday in 1958. The estate's Neptune Pool:
Grauman's Chinese Theater in #Hollywood before the premiere of Howard Hughes' 1930 film "Hell's Angels"
#Map of proposal to extend La Cienega Blvd over the Baldwin Hills. From the May 31, 1948 LA Examiner:
Early SoCal beach scene in #LongBeach, c. 1900 - beachgoers take their horse and carriage to the shore:
Police officers subdue a young bull on the loose in West L.A. | #onthisday in 1951
Lynwood police officer William Freeman with confiscated Cuban revolutionary literature, #onthisday in 1958
104-year-old #CivilWar veteran William Allan Magee, in his Los Angeles home #onthisday in 1951
"Click It or Ticket" campaign starts today. #onthisday in 1951, Pasadena's police chief demonstrates a seat belt:
Also #onthisday in 1953, #USC sorority sisters playing baseball, from our Examiner collection
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