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The LA You May Not Know

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

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018 at 04:53 PM PST

The LA You May Not Know: JFK Fountain in Torrance

The LA You May Not Know: JFK Fountain in Torrance

In Torrance, there is a memorial to the late President, John F. Kennedy. Although its shape is unusual (to say the least), the real story might be the woman who donated it. Discover more with latest edition of...

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018 at 04:51 PM PST

Where Was the End of Route 66?

Where Was the End of Route 66?

There's a lot of debate over where Route 66 officially ends. Multiple spots claim to be the end, some official and some unofficial -- and we're showing you all of them. Here's another episode of The LA You...

Friday, Sep 30, 2016 at 03:59 PM PDT

The LA You May Not Know: The Bradbury Building

The LA You May Not Know: The Bradbury Building

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018 at 04:50 PM PST

The LA You May Not Know: Take Me Out To The Ball Game

The LA You May Not Know: Take Me Out To The Ball Game

Laguna Beach...">Our national pastime's anthem "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" has a few Southern California connections. It's part of the LA You May Not Know. Hosted by Lexi Campbell. Learn more about the Laguna Beach...

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018 at 04:49 PM PST

The LA You May Not Know: The Battle For the Port of LA

The LA You May Not Know: The Battle For the Port of LA

The Port of Los Angeles was almost built in the wrong spot! Take a journey into The LA You May Not Know to hear how the popular tourist destination, the Santa Monica Pier, almost never existed. Special thanks to...

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018 at 04:57 PM PST

The LA You May Not Know: Why the 101 Goes in Four Directions

The LA You May Not Know: Why the 101 Goes in Four Directions

How can the 101 Freeway run north, south, east and west? It's all part of the LA You May Not Know. (Published July 7, 2016)

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018 at 04:48 PM PST

The LA You May Not Know: Iconic Statues of LA

The LA You May Not Know: Iconic Statues of LA

Some of the city's iconic statues have an unusual look. How did they come to be? It's part of the LA You May Not Know. Hosted by Shira Matsuzawa. (Produced by Patrick Campbell)

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018 at 04:47 PM PST

The LA You May Not Know: Al Jolson's Tomb Takes Center Stage

The LA You May Not Know: Al Jolson's Tomb Takes Center Stage

Legendary singer and entertainer Al Jolson was larger than life. When he died in 1950, he was supposed to be buried at Hollywood's Beth Olam Cemetery. So how did he come to be interred in a majestic tomb...

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018 at 04:47 PM PST

LA You May Not Know: Athletes on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

LA You May Not Know: Athletes on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

The Hollywood Walk of Fame honors stars of television, stage, film, radio and music. So how did two athletes end up with a star? It's part of the LA You May Not Know. Hosted by Shirah Matsuzawa amd produced by...

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018 at 04:39 PM PST

The LA You May Not Know: Mystery of the Bates Motel

The LA You May Not Know: Mystery of the Bates Motel

The Bates Motel famously sits on the Universal Studios backlot and is a highlight of the famed studio tour. But how did the set location of a Paramount film come to be part of the Universal lore? It's part of...

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