Tag Archives: The Times

Thursdays @ The Globe

We had a nice turnout yesterday for the Thursdays at the Globe discussion of the downtown renaissance and vintage crime. Several guests were longtime Angelenos and shared their recollections of the city’s history, including the architecture, the streetcars and the … Continue reading

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March 23, 1938

Above, Police Chief James Davis and Mayor Frank Shaw help lay the cornerstone at the Police Academy in Elysian Park. Here we have two men who will be driven from office by the end of the year during one of … Continue reading

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Mickey Cohen arrested

Sept. 26, 1957Los Angeles Alas, the old Redwood at 234 W. 1st St. was demolished before my arrival at The Times, although it lives on in newsroom lore. One incident I’d never heard about was the arrest of Mickey Cohen … Continue reading

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In the News

  July 15, 1957 The painting on the cover of Time speaks to us a bit differently now than it did to the readers of 1957. There is little room for subtlety in an illustration intended to compete on newsstands … Continue reading

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