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#onthisday in 1960: take the field to help the #Dodgers celebrate #FlagDay at the #LA Coliseum

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Drawing of Mission San Luis Rey de Francia, founded #onthisday in 1798

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Building the #Hollywood (101) Freeway #onthisday in 1952

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#LA city air pollution control officers test a truck's emissions #onthisday in 1947

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#onthisday in 1889 - a cable car railway opens on Downey Ave (now Broadway) in downtown Los Angeles.

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Bustling street scene in #Pasadena at Colorado & Fair Oaks, circa 1910

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#onthisday in 1930: looking west down Colorado Blvd from Marengo Ave in #Pasadena

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Automobiles clustered at the 1924 opening of Mulholland Highway (later paved & renamed Mulholland Drive)

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An opening-day aerial shot of Hearst San Simeon State Park - #onthisday in 1958:

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Hearst Castle in San Simeon opened as a state park #onthisday in 1958. The estate's Neptune Pool:

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Grauman's Chinese Theater in #Hollywood before the premiere of Howard Hughes' 1930 film "Hell's Angels"

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#Map of proposal to extend La Cienega Blvd over the Baldwin Hills. From the May 31, 1948 LA Examiner:

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Early SoCal beach scene in #LongBeach, c. 1900 - beachgoers take their horse and carriage to the shore:

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Police officers subdue a young bull on the loose in West L.A. | #onthisday in 1951

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Lynwood police officer William Freeman with confiscated Cuban revolutionary literature, #onthisday in 1958

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104-year-old #CivilWar veteran William Allan Magee, in his Los Angeles home #onthisday in 1951

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"Click It or Ticket" campaign starts today. #onthisday in 1951, Pasadena's police chief demonstrates a seat belt:

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Also #onthisday in 1953, #USC sorority sisters playing baseball, from our Examiner collection

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