Happy Fourth of July! 
1952 photo courtesy of the USC Libraries - Los Angeles Examiner Collection.

Happy Fourth of July! 

1952 photo courtesy of the USC Libraries - Los Angeles Examiner Collection.

Santa Monica’s coastal bluffs, circa 1898. This week for Los Angeles magazine, L.A. as Subject has the story of how this cliff-top land was made into the beach city’s treasured Palisades Park.

Santa Monica’s coastal bluffs, circa 1898. This week for Los Angeles magazine, L.A. as Subject has the story of how this cliff-top land was made into the beach city’s treasured Palisades Park.

"Merry Xmas" greetings from Venice Beach in 1951.
Part of the Los Angeles Examiner Collection in the USC Digital Library.

"Merry Xmas" greetings from Venice Beach in 1951.

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

Oil wells on Venice Beach in 1931.
Part of the California Historical Society Collection in the USC Digital Library.

Oil wells on Venice Beach in 1931.

Part of the California Historical Society Collection in the USC Digital Library.

Four women stroll down the Newport Beach esplanade, circa 1905.

Four women stroll down the Newport Beach esplanade, circa 1905.