Tag Archives: Track and Field

Jackie Robinson, track star

June 26, 1938 By Keith ThursbyTimes staff writer It might be the shortest newspaper notice in Jackie Robinson’s career. A two-paragraph item in The Times announced that Robinson, described as the "sensational all-around Pasadena Junior College athlete," would be leaving … Continue reading

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Mad dog bites girl

Feb. 15, 1898Los Angeles   Here’s Dr. Wong, one of the characters who inhabited Bukowski Square in the 1890s…. Below, a rabid terrier bites a little girl on its rampage through the city …   

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