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SAN DIEGO — In the history of American art, Charles Reiffel is probably the best early Modernist painter you've never heard of. Celebrated in his own day for Expressionist landscapes of remarkable verve and complexity, he quickly fell off the...
Franco Harris and the Pittsburgh Steelers were in a festive mood Saturday during a ceremony to unveil a monument to the Immaculate Reception, which took place 40 years ago. At a tent next to Heinz Field, the monument occupies the spot at former Three...
Arthur P. Stern, a Hungarian-born Holocaust survivor whose prominent career in electronic engineering included leading the development of General Electric's first transistor radio in the 1950s and guiding the commercialization of satellite navigation at...
Jacket CopyA "lost" early novel from Jack Kerouac, a biography of James Brown and a history of innovation at Bell Labs anchor our Sunday coverage....
Culture MonsterActive duty military families get free admission at select museums this summer...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesWith more than 4 million people visiting Yosemite National Park last year — and that number expected to increase this year — it's no wonder lodging inside the park is snatched up quickly. "We typically sell out during the summer season,"...
Part one of threeReporting from the Northern Neck of Virginia My father's family landed in 1942 Los Angeles as if by immaculate conception, unburdened by any past. Growing up, I knew all about how my mother's grandparents came to California from southern France and...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterThings hadn't gone according to plan — do they ever in war? — and now, Lt. James Barrett was going to make them right. The cavalry officer and his dozen or so men would rescue his colleague, Capt. William McCleave, from those nettlesome rebels...
The Daily MirrorSept. 27, 1978: James Bassett dies. am climbing Mount Bassett. Itâs as if Iâm halfway up and have come across the abandoned camp of an expedition that vanished many years ago while trying to conquer some snowy, fog-shrouded peak. Abandoned equipment...
Jacket CopyMargaret Mitchell's "Gone With The Wind" celebrates 75 years of wide popular appeal....
Seymour Fromer, who built one of the country's largest collections of Judaica with little money but enormous drive to preserve the history of Jews, especially those who helped settle the American West, has died. He was 87. Fromer died Oct. 25 at his...
The Daily MirrorIâve been looking for a copy of âLos Angeles in 7 Daysâ since my friend Carolyn Strickler, former head of The Timesâ History Center, showed me a copy of the 1932 book. Bookfinder has a few copies, but for more than I care to pay. Fortunately, it...
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