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A 1938 Los Angeles Times poster was selected among the best 100 ads in the nation at the ninth annual exhibition of Outdoor Advertising Art.
The male model is holding the Oct. 12, 1937, edition of the Los Angeles Times. A story accompanying this image in the Dec. 19, 1938, Times reported:
As firetrucks rolled through the hazy, deserted streets of this historic gold-mining town, Brian Redding stood behind the cash register at the Grizzly Gas mini-market Thursday, waiting in his green uniform.
A few firefighters who had been hard at work protecting tiny Mariposa from the explosive...
The union that represents the Pasadena police officer who was disciplined for not filing a prompt report on a drug overdose witnessed by the then-dean of USC’s medical school is conducting a legal review of the incident, the labor organization said Thursday.
A tip about the March 2016 overdose...
When he was blacklisted in Hollywood, Clancy Sigal got in his car, pulled out of L.A. and drove toward New York in a soul-searching journey across the back roads of America.
The trip would provide the roadmap for “Going Away,” a memoir of a young man’s explorations of his own past and the mood...
The owner of the Forum, the famous Southern California concert and sports arena, has filed a claim for damages against the city of Inglewood for quietly entering into a deal to possibly build a new Los Angeles Clippers arena just down the street.
The Inglewood City Council last month approved a...
By now you probably know the details.
Dr. Carmen Puliafito, a $1.1-million-a-year professor, doctor, dean and big-bucks rainmaker for the University of Southern California, left plenty of time in his busy schedule for extracurricular activities.
They included drug-fueled parties with a prostitute,...
On Jan. 18, 1986, the shuttle Columbia landed at Edwards Air Force Base in the Mojave Desert after a Florida touchdown was canceled because of rain.
This flight by Columbia carried then-Rep. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.), chairman of the House subcommittee that oversees NASA, into space.
During his career,...
It has destroyed 29 structures, temporarily cut off power to Yosemite National Park and threatened the historic gold-mining town of Mariposa, sending its residents fleeing. It’s sent its smoke as far away as Idaho, and it burned so hot that it created its own weather system.
If the Detwiler fire,...
Addressing scores of bewildered and at times angry students, the dean of USC’s medical school said Wednesday that the university had launched multiple internal investigations into the conduct of his predecessor after The Times reported that he associated with criminals and drug abusers who told...
The nation’s largest port complex will seek to slash air pollution and health risks to Southern Californians by replacing diesel trucks and cargo equipment with zero-emissions technology over the next two decades, according to a plan released Wednesday.
The Long Beach and Los Angeles ports’ Clean...
The Medical Board of California confirmed Wednesday that it was investigating a report in the Los Angeles Times that USC’s former medical school dean abused drugs and associated with criminals and drug users.
"The Medical Board is looking into the allegations based upon the information provided...
The Wal-Mart greeter who took the retail giant all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court in the largest gender bias class-action lawsuit in U.S. history has died, a family member said Tuesday.
Betty Dukes died July 10 at her home in Antioch, Calif., said her niece, Rita Roland. Dukes was 67.
The Los Angeles Unified School District, which just two months ago saw a pro-charter school majority elected to the Board of Education for the first time, is about to get another jolt.
Philanthropist and former investment banker Austin Beutner has assembled an advisory panel to work with Los Angeles...
As you stand on the majestic Colorado Street bridge in Pasadena, high above the Arroyo Seco, it’s hard to imagine the depth of despair that would drive someone to jump.
“There is hope,” says a sign on the east side of the Beaux Arts bridge. The sign includes a crisis hotline number and an appeal....
A few months ago, on a Sunday morning, I drove from my house near the Venice Pier over to Abbot Kinney Boulevard to meet my cousin for a cup of coffee at Blue Bottle, which is to coffee what the French Laundry is to dinner: peak fetishization. (But yes, of course, delicious!)
I circled the block...
In February 1980, a series of storms pounded Southern California. During storm surge and waves on Feb. 19th, the Lady Alexandra, a floating restaurant in Redondo Beach, “developed a 45-degree list and was in danger of capsizing,” according to the Los Angeles Times.
Large waves from storms a week...
Ana Estevez never imagined that she would be reading a letter to her 5-year-old son, known as “Piqui,” at his funeral.
Estevez stood in front of hundreds of mourners Tuesday in South Pasadena and detailed what she will miss about her only child: giving him butterfly kisses, reading him stories...
Acknowledging widespread concern on campus, USC President C.L. Max Nikias said Tuesday the university would “examine and address” a report in The Times that its former medical school dean abused drugs and associated with criminals and drug users.
Nikias, speaking about the controversy for the first...
About 31,000 fully qualified students were turned away from California State University for the fall term because their desired school was at capacity, administrators told trustees during a meeting Tuesday as they discussed budget challenges and new directives to increase enrollment at the largest...
Jim Kanno, who spent what should have been his final high school years confined to a World War II-era internment camp but went on to become one of America’s first Japanese American mayors as an early-day politician in Orange County, has died at the age of 91.
Stripped of his freedom and forced...
The last 30 days in Southern California’s deserts and mountains were the hottest on record for that period, according to the National Weather Service in San Diego.
Average temperatures in Big Bear, Palm Springs, Palomar Mountain and Borrego Springs hit historic highs between June 18 and Monday,...
Volcom Skate Park in Costa Mesa is expected to be closed the next few days as city crews remove graffiti that officials say was spray-painted during a memorial service Sunday night that turned into a confrontation between park visitors and police.
About 200 people gathered at the park to remember...
Crossing the U.S.-Mexico border at San Diego can often be a long process. But for 57 hours in September, all cars will be barred from entering Tijuana through San Ysidro.
Lasting from 3 a.m. on Sept. 23 until noon on Sept. 25, the closure is part of a plan by the U.S. General Services Administration...
Fifty years ago, Joseph Phelan let his younger sister tag along on his first date with the woman he eventually married.
Dawn Marie Ritz sat in the back seat of the car at the Lancaster drive-in movie theater, while Phelan tried to woo his date.
Now 67, Phelan laughed recently at that memory of...
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Authorities were looking for who they believe is the same armed robber targeting fast food restaurants across Orange County.
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The sports memorabilia company received the driver's licenses from the football star’s former bodyguard who wishes to stay anonymous, according to a spokesperson for SCP Auctions.
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A man was shot by Santa Ana police early Friday and his condition was unknown, authorities said.
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A two-vehicle crash in Valley Glen sent a car crashing into a crowded Starbucks, damaging the coffee shop and injuring seven people Thursday afternoon.
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Kurt Suzuki homered and the Atlanta Braves snapped the Los Angeles Dodgers 11-game win-streak, 6-3, on Thursday night at Chavez Ravine.
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The Los Angeles Dodgers' official blog announced Thursday that the stadium is rolling out a new burrito and five food specials for its 10-game homestand.
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Enjoy an on-the-sand soiree, each Thursday night through Aug. 31.
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A revolutionary new surgery out of UCLA recently helped a basketball coach regain his hearing - and get ready to head back the court.
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OJ Simpson's daughter called him her "rock" while defending her father during his parole hearing. Beverly White reports for the NBC4 News at 5 p.m. on Thursday, July 20, 2017.
OJ Simpson was granted parole on his 2008 armed robbery conviction after serving almost 9 years in prison. Patrick Healy reports for the NBC4 News at 5 p.m. on Thursday, July 20, 2017.
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Police sought the public's help to identify a sexual predator who they believe inappropriately touched young girls at public places in broad daylight on multiple occasions.
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Stars, panels, more stars, outlandish costumes, big announcements, ahoy. Plus: FYF FEST, Little Tokyo eats, Wiener Dog run, Bacon Fest
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A federal judge on Thursday rejected a bid by former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca to remain free on bail pending an appeal of his conviction for scheming to derail an FBI probe of corruption in the...
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Los Angeles Police Department officials are seeking the public's help in identifying a gunman who shot and killed a man in a vehicle early Thursday in the Arlington Heights area.
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A Nevada parole board voted unanimously Thursday to grant O.J. Simpson’s request for an early release from prison, but this doesn’t necessarily mean he’s a free man."Parole is but one step out of the...
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A man who allegedly pretended to pray before stealing money from the donation box at a Bell Gardens church was in custody today, police said.
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Roadwork was required before the "last of the major arteries into the Eastern Sierra around Mammoth Lakes to open" could debut for the season.
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A visibly grayer and thinner O.J. Simpson appeared before Nevada parole commissioners Thursday morning and was granted parole, making him eligible to leave prison in October.
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A number of upcoming casts'll take the stage to chat about upcoming shows.
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Secure your spot at the moving and monumental Hollywood Forever ceremony.
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Two police officers were injured Wednesday after reports of an explosion in South Gate, authorities said.
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A California woman thought she had hit the jackpot when she boarded a JetBlue plane for a short flight this week: she had an entire row to herself. "I left the armrests up so I could bask in the comfort of my...
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Two teenagers went missing Wednesday in Boyle Heights and are believed to be together, but their families are concerned for their safety.
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At least four people were shot, one fatally, Wednesday evening at a dispensary in South Los Angeles, police said.
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Police say that Byron Sanchez, 38, has made off with thousands of dollars by scamming people planning weddings or quinceñearas.
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The Los Angeles Dodgers are reportedly willing to sell the naming rights to their field at Chavez Ravine for $12 million dollars.
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Spend part of the first Sunday in August dining near the water (for a great cause).
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Chris Taylor, Corey Seager, and Enrique Henrnadez all homered as the Los Angeles Dodgers won in a rain-soaked rout, 9-1, over the White Sox in seven innings on Wednesday night at Guaranteed Rate Field in...
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A $50,000 reward is being offered for the capture and conviction of the suspect of a hit-and-run that left a man dead and a family grieving. Lolita Lopez reports for the NBC4 News at 6 p.m.
Los Angeles Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner was named the team's recipient of the annual Heart and Hustle Award for the 2017 season.
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For stroke victims, time is a matter of life and death. A new LA-based pilot program may help them to start getting treatment faster, NBC4's media partner KPCC reports.
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Rep. Alan Lowenthal, D-Long Beach, vowed Wednesday to fight a federal lawsuit attempting to force him and three other congressional colleagues to remove "Pride Flags" from their Washington, D.C., offices.
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Experienced paddle boarders gave tips on how to say safe while in the water after a man drowned in Huntington Harbor. Gordon Tokumatsu reports for the NBC4 News at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, July 19, 2017.
Burglars made off with about $400,000 in jewelry from a high-end West Hollywood store. Ted Chen reports for the NBC4 News at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, July 19, 2017.
Dozens in downtown Los Angeles rappelled down a tower to symbolize overcoming addiction. John Cádiz Klemack reports for the NBC4 News at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, July 19, 2017.
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