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  • Los Angeles Herald Examiner photograph collection

     
    Following the Nov. 2, 1989 closure of the Los Angeles Herald Examiner, the newspaper morgue that included 2.2 million photographs was donated to the Los Angeles Public Library....
  • Miramax chairman's exit adds another hurdle for firm's turnaround

    Miramax chairman's exit adds another hurdle for firm's turnaround
    The Miramax film company's attempts to reestablish itself as a Hollywood powerhouse hit another snag with the resignation of Chairman Richard Nanula, a veteran executive who formerly held prominent posts at Walt Disney Co. and Amgen Inc. Nanula's...
  • West Hollywood to offer free wedding ceremonies Monday

    West Hollywood to offer free wedding ceremonies Monday
    This post has been corrected. See note below. With same-sex weddings set to resume in Southern California after a nearly five-year ban, the city of West Hollywood said it would waive fees on marriage ceremonies performed in its council chambers during a...
  • Richard Ford, Timothy Egan take Carnegie Medals for Excellence

    Richard Ford, Timothy Egan take Carnegie Medals for Excellence
    Richard Ford and Timothy Egan were named winners of the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence at the American Library Assn.'s national conference on Sunday night. This is the second year of the awards. The fiction citation went to Ford for his novel...
  • Throwing the book at 'Thieves of Book Row'

    Throwing the book at  'Thieves of Book Row'
    It is hard to imagine a more gentlemanly trade than the buying and selling of old books. The very word "antiquarian" evokes tweedy, bespectacled fellows moving between dusty shelves to pull down some esoteric intellectual treasure. But as Travis McDade...
  • At the Huntington, young love blooms among the roses and wisteria

    At the Huntington, young love blooms among the roses and wisteria
    The Huntington Library is a lovely place to fall in love. I was there to study its collection of writings by Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and other prominent suffragettes, and one day I took lunch in the San Marino library's outdoor cafe....
  • Ray Bradbury's books go to hometown library in Waukegan, Illinois

    Ray Bradbury's books go to hometown library in Waukegan, Illinois
    Iconic science-fiction author Ray Bradbury lived in Los Angeles for almost 80 years, but his books are heading back to his birthplace, Waukegan, Ill. His personal book collection will go the Waukegan Public Library. Bradbury lived in Waukegan until he...
  • Lincoln exhibit at Reagan Library reveals man behind the icon

    Lincoln exhibit at Reagan Library reveals man behind the icon
    This week marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. Considered by many as a turning point in the Civil War, the bloody three-day battle marked the highest number of casualties in the four-year conflict. The Union defeat of the Confederate...
  • Netflix and DreamWorks Animation sign deal for original TV programs

    Netflix and DreamWorks Animation sign deal for original TV programs
    DreamWorks Animation has signed a multi-year deal to produce more than 300 hours of original programming for Netflix Inc. Under the terms of the agreement, DreamWorks Animation, creator of "Shrek," "Kung Fu Panda" and "Madagascar" franchises, will...
  • A public library on a bicycle? Seattle has one

    A public library on a bicycle? Seattle has one
    Seattle is a great book town. And also a great biking town. So it should comes as little surprise that Seattle now given us a mobile, people-powered public library that’s wheeled about town by pedaling librarians “Librarians on bicycles...
  • Santa Monica College students describe moments of terror in library

    Santa Monica College students describe moments of terror in library
    Andrey Priadkin was studying for finals in the Santa Monica College library when he heard the screams. "I figured that something happened to one of the students or employees," the 34-year-old said. "The one female was screaming really loud. I was...