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‘ChallengeHer’ Event At Central Library Connects Feds, Small Business Owners

Local businesswomen got their chance Wednesday to mingle and meet with small business owners and bid on contracts with the federal government at the Central Library in downtown Los Angeles.


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Arrests Made For Alleged Lewd Conduct Inside Downtown LA Library

Since January, nine men have been arrested for allegedly engaging in lewd conduct inside a downtown Los Angeles library, it was reported Saturday.



Literacy, Learning And Art At Los Angeles Public Library

The Los Angeles Public Library has much more than books. The groundbreaking architecture and one-of-a-kind artwork makes it a tourist attraction.


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Glendale Memorial Honoring Korean ‘Comfort Women’ Stirs Controversy

A memorial honoring the more than 200,000 Korean women who were forced into sexual slavery by the Japanese army during World War II has stirred controversy in Glendale.

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OC’s Best Community Bookstores

Experience the charm these Orange County book shops offer and enjoy browsing through the unique collection of reading materials.

CBS Los Angeles–04/29/2013

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LA City Libraries Back To Opening 6 Days A Week

Thanks to funds increased by voter-approved Measure L, Los Angeles city libraries are back to operating six days a week.


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Local Event Offers Free Financial Planning Advice

If planning your financial future has got you worried, the Los Angeles Chapter of the Financial Planning Association has got just the event for you.

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Smoke engulfs the landmark Central Library as fire trucks fight the blaze that destroyed 20 percent of the library's 2.6 million volumes on April 29, 1986. (credit: Ben Martin//Time Life Pictures/Getty Images)

Firefighters Hailed For Work On 1986 Blaze At LA Central Library

The city’s biggest collection of books was almost reduced to ashes twenty-five years ago on Friday in a dramatic fire that took several hours and hundreds of firefighters to put out.