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  • Battle of Los Angeles: Fear and Anxiety

    On this date in 1942, anti-aircraft guns blazed over the city of Los Angeles during what was eventually determined to be a false alarm. Here are some things you might not have known about “The Battle of Los Angeles.” The United States was three months into its involvement in World War II following the Japanese […]

  • Hollywood Sign: Above It All Since 1923

    On this date in 1923, the Hollywood Sign in Los Angeles was dedicated. Here are some things you may not have known about it. Originally the sign read “Hollywoodland” as a promotion for a housing development in the Hollywood Hills. One of the developers of the project was Harry Chandler, the owner of the Los […]