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Los Angeles had America's first Wrigley Field

Built in 1925, the first Wrigley Field was a perfectly symmetrical ballpark on the corner of 42nd Place and Avalon Boulevard in South Central L.A.
Clancy Imislund Midnight Mission
Since 1974, Clancy Imislund has been the managing director for Skid Row's Midnight Mission. But in 1958, Imislund was homeless, jobless and too sick to sell a pint of blood.

LA City Archive: How LA prepped for nuclear war in the 1950s

Inside Box B-2196 in the Los Angeles City Archive, you’ll find how the city prepared citizens for the worst disaster of all — nuclear attack.
Morrison's new project, "The Multiversity," has been in the works for almost a decade and explores big idea metacommentary on the DC Comics universe and our own world.
Cleveland Cavaliers v Denver Nuggets
John Rabe talks with A Martinez about Byron Scott, the Lakers' new head coach.
Actor/director Tim Robbins talks with KPCC's John Horn about directing 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' and why he loves the uninterrupted nature of theater.
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The mysterious mannequins of North Hollywood Toyota

Collin Friesen looks at the backstory of the mannequins that greet you from a NoHo Toyota dealership, and KPCC's Maya Sugarman takes their portraits.

Soboroff adds Truman Capote typewriter to collection

During his last years, Truman Capote often lived at Joanne Carson's home, smoking cigarillos and writing. Steve Soboroff now has that typewriter in his collection.
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LA Drought History: Meet the zanjero, mother of all bureaucrats

How important was water to L.A.? The water overseer, called the zanjero, had a salary $200 more than the mayor and city marshal.
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11 shows creating LA's new storytelling renaissance

When I started in comedy, I saw hundreds of comics just finding their voices as they moved toward stardom. LA's storytelling scene has that feel now. It's a golden age.