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Hawthorne Works in the Great War

 

The Hawthorne Works manufactured this US Army field telephone (left) and portable switchboard during the First World War. These items are now on display at the Hawthorne Works Museum. 283 more words

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Bob Seger concerts at the Forum

Los Angeles Times staff photographers covered three Bob Seger concerts at the Forum in Inglewood. Larry Armstrong photographed the June 15, 1978, performance. Iris Schneider was at the April 27, 1980, concert. 372 more words

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Dusted Off: Government Bullies: Americans Arrested, Abused, and Terrorized by Rand Paul

Government Bullies: Americans Arrested, Abused, and Terrorized

by Rand Paul

Hardcover, 272 pg.
Center Street, 2012
Read: October 16 – 29, 2012

Great read. This book angered me, made me want to change the world, and filled me with despair–certain that things’ll only get worse. 89 more words

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Best of the Fanzine 2013-14: Miller Time - Barry Miller Interview

They say you should never meet your heroes, but in March this year, editor Glen Wilson was able to do just that for issue 69 of… 2,312 more words

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Dusted Off: Dirty Martini by J. A. Konrath

Dirty Martini

by J.A. Konrath

Hardcover, 292 pg.
Hyperion, 2007
Read: October 15, 2012

Not that I had a lot of complaints (or any, really) with Jack Daniels #2 & #3, but this one seems fresher, tougher, more clever. 84 more words

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1926 roadside traffic court

1926: A genuine roadside court in Inglewood.

A story in the Nov. 7, 1926, Los Angeles Times explains:

Down the road comes a flash that resolves itself into a Chrysler “60″ roadster. 371 more words

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From The Archives: Thanksgiving

Following a recent restructuring of the offices of ShemThePen – a process accompanied by the usual round of firings and pension thefts – our remaining team of researchers have unearthed a cache of heretofore unpublished work. 541 more words

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