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KNX On Your Corner: Beverly Hills History

The origins of Beverly Hills go way back to 1769, when it was known as “El Rodeo de las Aguas.”


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KNX On Your Corner: Santa Monica Airport History

When most people think of the Santa Monica Airport, they think “small planes, small airport”.


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Teacher Accused Of Smacking Student’s Head: ‘He Didn’t Say Ouch’

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”.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–05/17/2012

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Best Women’s History Spots In Los Angeles

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.


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KNX On Your Corner: Culver City History

The history of this city goes back way before Harry Culver was born.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/09/2012

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Best Women’s History Museum Exhibits In Los Angeles

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.


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Kate Kelly Shares The History Behind Valentine’s Day!

Kate Kelly stopped by the KCAL9 studios Tuesday to share the history behind Valentine’s Day.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/14/2012

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The History Of Valentine’s Day

Ever wondered how Valentine’s Day started? We’ve got the answer for you…


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KNX On Your Corner: Hollywood History

Who’s your daddy? When it comes to the Hollywood name, paternity is in question.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–01/27/2012


KFWB On Your Corner: Pasadena Museum Of History

Just four decades after its incorporation as a city, some residents were already concerned about preserving Pasadena’s history.


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Indulge Your Inner Know-It-All: Labor Day Edition

Labor Day facts to make you the Resident Smarty Pants at your weekend BBQ



Early American History Myths You Probably Believe

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 […]



Top 10 Books Written by Our Presidents

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 […]


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History of Father’s Day

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.


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Leo Braudy Shares Secrets Of The Hollywood Sign’s Past

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/17/2011




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