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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.

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018 at 04:36 PM PST

The LA You May Not Know: Reinvented Banks

The LA You May Not Know: Reinvented Banks

In a city where new is always the most talked about, it’s sometimes surprising to find something old reinvented. These buildings, many of which used to be banks, allow visitors to get a glimpse of the...

Friday, Oct 5, 2018 at 09:44 AM PDT

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

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

The castle-style buildings in LA are known as French Normandy Revival Architecture and their popularity in Southern California was influenced by World War I, silent movies and technological advances in...

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018 at 04:45 PM PST

The LA You May Not Know: Camera Obscura

The LA You May Not Know: Camera Obscura

Up on the bluff of Santa Monica’s Palisades Park is one of the area’s great hidden gems -- a Camera Obscura. Over 100 years old, it is one of the earliest forms of photographic technology.  It...

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018 at 04:31 PM PST

The LA You May Not Know: Sidewalks of Fame

The LA You May Not Know: Sidewalks of Fame

There’s no question that getting a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame or being commemorated in cement at Grauman's Chinese Theatre is a huge honor. But they're not the only sidewalks in town that pay...

Friday, Nov 16, 2018 at 11:09 AM PST

The LA You May Not Know: Gardena, the Poker Capital of the World

The LA You May Not Know: 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...

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018 at 04:40 PM PST

The LA You May Not Know: Chandelier Tree

The LA You May Not Know: Chandelier Tree

Although it has been lighting up Silver Lake for over 10 years, Adam Tenenbaum’s Chandelier Tree is still unknown to many. Located on the corner of West Silver Lake Drive and Shadowlawn Avenue, the tree...

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018 at 04:43 PM PST

The LA You May Not Know: The Beatles Tour

The LA You May Not Know: The Beatles Tour

When you think of LA, you think of the stars. So it shouldn’t surprise anyone that the Beatles, arguably the biggest headliners in rock history, have left their mark on Los Angeles. Each member has lived...

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018 at 04:59 PM PST

The LA You May Not Know: Santa Anita Park

The LA You May Not Know: Santa Anita Park

It’s known as "The Great Race Place." Santa Anita Park might be the most beautiful sports venue in all of Southern California. Saddle up with our host Shirah Matsuzawa and discover its...

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018 at 05:02 PM PST

LA You May Not Know: Venice Canals

LA You May Not Know: Venice Canals

Different from every other neighborhood in LA, the Venice Canals are a charming hideaway near the beach.  But it hasn't always been so. Join our host, Cai Cramer as we look back and see how the Canals were...

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018 at 05:01 PM PST

The LA You May Not Know: Citadel Outlets

The LA You May Not Know: Citadel Outlets

If you shop at the Citadel Outlets, you probably know that: It's the only outlet mall in Los Angeles County, It has two cool murals depicting Los Angeles and Orange counties in 1955 and every...

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