Tag Archives: #East L.A.

Carlos Valdez Lozano: L.A., Friday Night

Paramount Ballroom, 2708 E. Cesar Chavez Ave., via Google Street View.   Note: Here’s a post from my Times colleague Carlos Valdez Lozano about an adventure he had with the late George Ramos and former Times reporter Robert J. Lopez. … Continue reading

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Random Shots – East L.A.

I snapped these photos Saturday during my weekly breakfast jaunt to East L.A. The Chevrolet convertible was in showroom condition.

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Ruben Salazar, RIP

Ruben Salazar, from the Los Angeles Times Photographic Archive (Collection 1429), Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA     Above, the news story on the death of Ruben Salazar, by Charles T. Powers and Jeff Perlman. … Continue reading

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Saved by the cross

  Feb. 6, 1958Los Angeles This was supposed to be a simple story, a story about second chances: A 75-cent crucifix saves the life of a teenage thief who is shot in the chest. Lying in his hospital bed, he … Continue reading

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Raymond bombing

    Photograph by Larry Harnisch / Los Angeles Times The site of the Harry Raymond bombing, 955 Orme St., half a block south of Whittier Boulevard, Jan. 16, 2008.   Email me

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