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It's A Small World/New York World's Fair Animatronic Doll Figure, 1964

Slide Show: Treasures From The Disneyland Auction

Artifacts from the Haunted Mansion, Enchanted Tiki Room, and It’s A Small World go up for bids this weekend

Officials cut the ribbon at North Hollywood Plaza

The Pros and Cons of People Streets

Sunset Triangle deserves its hype. North Hollywood Plaza not so much

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Vintage Los Angeles

Alison Martino and Dick Cavett on the set of “Hellman v. McCarthy”

A Chat with Dick Cavett

The former talk show host on being friends with Groucho Marx and pissing off a literary lioness


The Story Behind L.A.’s Coolest Looking Gas Station

Jack Colker’s 76 Station has been nominated for landmark status. Here its designer, Gin Wong, weighs in

Clifton’s Cafeteria was lit up on January 31, 2015.

Clifton’s Cafeteria is Coming Back to Life at Long Last!

The iconic restaurant’s new retro neon sign lit up Broadway this weekend. Here’s what’s in store next

Scene It Before: L.A. on Screen


Scene it Before: Vroman’s Bookstore from Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

SoCal’s most historic book shop makes an appearance in the 2014 kid flick


Scene it Before: L.A.’s Secret Role in American Sniper

Los Angeles plays Texas, San Diego, and even Iraq in the Best Picture nominee

Photograph courtesy Bravo TV

Scene it Before: Echo Park from Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce

The series left its Vancouver sets to film a few site-specific scenes in L.A.

Time Frame

Church of the Good Shepherd, 505 N. Bedford Dr., Beverly Hills. Elapsed Time: 64 years

Time Frame: Church of the Good Shepherd Then and Now

In 1950, 18-year-old Elizabeth Taylor married hotel scion Conrad Hilton Jr., who was 23, in Beverly Hills

1633 Ocean Front Walk, Santa Monica.
Elapsed Time: 61 years

Hot Dog on a Stick, Then and Now

See how the seaside snack stop has changed since 1953

Regency Village Theatre, 961 Broxton Ave., Westwood. Elapsed Time: 63 years.

Time Frame: Fox Village Theatre 63 Years Ago and Now

You might know it better as the Regency Village Theatre