November 1947 The Times becomes the largest-circulation newspaper in Los Angeles.
April 28, 1948 The Times and CBS unite in a television project which ultimately became the station KTTV (Times Television). Times Mirror, which acquires full ownership two years later, sells the station in January 1963.
1955 For the first time, the Los Angeles Times publishes more lines of advertising - 59,788,874 lines - than any other American newspaper.
April 12, 1960 Otis Chandler, Norman Chandler's son, becomes the fourth publisher of The Times. Norman Chandler focuses on transforming Times Mirror - parent of The Times - into a national diversified media company.
1961 Sunday circulation breaks the one-million mark several times during the year.
October 8, 1962 The Los Angeles Times- Washington Post News Service begins serving more than 30 subscribers, including leading newspapers in the United States and Canada.
1965 The Times becomes the first newspaper in history to publish over 4 million classified advertisements in one year and the first U.S. newspaper to publish over 100 million lines of advertising in one year, with a total of 101,414,589 lines.
March 18, 1968 The Orange County Edition begins publication.
October 20, 1973 Norman Chandler dies. He was publisher of The Times from 1945-1960 and Times Mirror chairman of the board from 1961-1968.
December 30, 1974 Times achieves 100% photocomposition. Linotype machines are quiet at The Times for the first time since 1893.
February 1978 Times Poll is established to monitor public opinion on political and social issues.
April 14, 1980 Tom Johnson becomes the fifth publisher of The Times. Otis Chandler assumes the new post of Editor-in-Chief of Times Mirror.
October 4, 1984 San Fernando Valley Edition begins publication. It is The Times' third daily regional edition.
August 31, 1989 David Laventhol, president of Times Mirror, is named the sixth publisher of The Times. Tom Johnson assumes new company wide responsibilities as chairman of the Times Mirror newspaper management committee.
November 2, 1989 Following the Nov. 1 closure of The Herald Examiner, The Times hires 14 former Herald staff members, purchases 10,000 Herald news racks and its subscriber list, and adds 31 comics, syndicated columnists and features previously carried by the Herald.
April 1990 Times circulation reaches an all-time high of 1,225,189 daily and 1,514,096 Sunday, making it the largest daily metropolitan newspaper in the country.
January 1, 1994 Richard T. (Dick) Schlosberg III becomes the seventh publisher of The Times. David Laventhol is named editor-at-large of Times Mirror.
April 8, 1996 The Times launches latimes.com, its Southern California news and information service on the World Wide Web. Latimes.com evolved from the former TimesLink service on the Prodigy network.
July 6, 1997 Dorothy Buffum Chandler, wife of former Times Publisher Norman Chandler, passes away at age 96. The Dorothy Chandler Pavilion at The Music Center in downtown Los Angeles honors her successful efforts in transforming Los Angeles into a center for the performing arts.