The origins of Beverly Hills go way back to 1769, when it was known as “El Rodeo de las Aguas.”
When most people think of the Santa Monica Airport, they think “small planes, small airport”.
A history teacher at a Pico Rivera high school said he did nothing wrong when he smacked a student who he said is disruptive “every day”.
March is Women’s History Month and organizations all over Los Angeles have scheduled special events to celebrate it. These activities encourage women in our city to become involved.
The history of this city goes back way before Harry Culver was born.
The theme of the 2012 Women’s History Month is “Women’s Education – Women’s Empowerment.” Schools, government, and other agencies are holding special events in celebration of Women’s History Month, including these museums in Los Angeles.
Kate Kelly stopped by the KCAL9 studios Tuesday to share the history behind Valentine’s Day.
Ever wondered how Valentine’s Day started? We’ve got the answer for you…
Who’s your daddy? When it comes to the Hollywood name, paternity is in question.
Just four decades after its incorporation as a city, some residents were already concerned about preserving Pasadena’s history.
Labor Day facts to make you the Resident Smarty Pants at your weekend BBQ
These early American history legends may be conventional wisdom, and some are even taught in school, but they definitely are not facts. The following myths originated from poems, stories that changed over time or historical […]
Commemorate this Independence Day by reading a book written by a President of the United States. Our current and former Commanders in Chief have composed many memoirs, political and social writings and even works of […]
Father’s Day, the holiday set aside to celebrate dad, has been an institution for 101 years. But what is the evolution of Father’s Day? How did it become the holiday it is today? One Father’s Day historian offers his unique perspective on the third Sunday in June and after you read this, you too will be a Father’s Day expert.
USC professor and author, Leo Braudy, stopped by the KCAL 9 studios at 2 p.m. Thursday to talk about his new book, The Hollywood Sign.