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The LA You May Not Know

The LA You May Not Know

Behind the scenes of some of TInseltown's most famous landmarks.

Friday, Nov 16, 2018 at 05:46 PM PST

Gardena, the Poker Capital of the World

Gardena, the Poker Capital of the World

Like baseball and jazz, poker is an American creation that has roots from beyond our shores. It is believed the game originated in New Orleans in the first half of the 19th century. Over the decades, it has...

Friday, Oct 5, 2018 at 10:15 AM PDT

The LA You May Not Know: LA's Love of Castles

The LA You May Not Know: LA's Love of Castles

When you think of castles in Southern California, you might think of Sleeping Beauty Castle in Disneyland, or Hearst Castle in San Simeon, or perhaps the Magic Castle in Hollywood. But there are castle style...

Friday, Sep 14, 2018 at 04:30 PM PDT

The LA You May Not Know: Oil in Los Angeles

The LA You May Not Know: Oil in Los Angeles

It's ironic that Jed Clampett and the rest of the Beverly Hillbillies discovered oil back east and then moved to Southern California. because there's plenty of oil here right under our feet -- even in Beverly...

Tuesday, Aug 28, 2018 at 02:45 PM PDT

The LA You May Not Know: Fanfare Fountains at Gateway Plaza

The LA You May Not Know: Fanfare Fountains at Gateway Plaza

In this edition of 'The LA You May Not Know,' we explore one of the best: The Fanfare Fountains at Gateway Plaza. Located in San Pedro, between the Battleship Iowa and the Thomas Vincent Bridge, the Fanfare...

Friday, Jun 29, 2018 at 11:53 PM PDT

The LA You May Not Know: The Trees of LA

The LA You May Not Know: The Trees of LA

What do you think is the official tree of Los Angeles? If you guess the palm tree, you’d be wrong but probably have lots of company.In fact Los Angeles streets feature many different kinds of trees (yes...

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