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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…

01/29/2012

KNX On Your Corner

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

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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.

10/20/2011

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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

08/22/2011

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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 […]

06/13/2011

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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 […]

06/13/2011

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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.

06/01/2011

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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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California Gets An ‘A’ For American History

A new survey says California’s education system makes the national honor roll when it comes to teaching our kids about U.S. history.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–02/17/2011

This drawing circa 1250 is said to depict Roman martyr Saint Valentine, who died circa 269 AD, curing an epileptic. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Paganism And Persecution: The Dark History Of Valentine’s Day

There may be love in the air this Valentine’s Day, but the holiday’s history is far darker than any dozen red roses.

02/14/2011

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