Two Irish wolfhounds and three men on St. Patrick’s Day, 1958. That’s state attorney general and future governor Pat Brown on the right.
Part of the Los Angeles Examiner Collection in the USC Digital Library.

Two Irish wolfhounds and three men on St. Patrick’s Day, 1958. That’s state attorney general and future governor Pat Brown on the right.

Part of the Los Angeles Examiner Collection in the USC Digital Library.

In 1953, several years before the Dodgers ultimately moved there, Los Angeles considered squeezing a baseball diamond into the Coliseum.
Part of the Los Angeles Examiner Collection in the USC Digital Library.

In 1953, several years before the Dodgers ultimately moved there, Los Angeles considered squeezing a baseball diamond into the Coliseum.

Part of the Los Angeles Examiner Collection in the USC Digital Library.

More vintage L.A. rain. Here’s a towel truck navigating the rainy downtown streets at 8th & Hill in 1952.
Part of the Los Angeles Examiner Collection in the USC Digital Library.

More vintage L.A. rain. Here’s a towel truck navigating the rainy downtown streets at 8th & Hill in 1952.

Part of the Los Angeles Examiner Collection in the USC Digital Library.

Rain in Los Angeles, 1952 edition. Here’s Ventura Blvd. at Woodman in Sherman Oaks.
Part of the Los Angeles Examiner Collection in the USC Digital Library.

Rain in Los Angeles, 1952 edition. Here’s Ventura Blvd. at Woodman in Sherman Oaks.

Part of the Los Angeles Examiner Collection in the USC Digital Library.

Veterans Day parade in Long Beach, 1957. Part of the Los Angeles Examiner Collection in the USC Digital Library.

Veterans Day parade in Long Beach, 1957. Part of the Los Angeles Examiner Collection in the USC Digital Library.