From the Archives: A few weeks in paradise for 1984 urban nomads

From the Archives: A few weeks in paradise for 1984 urban nomads

4:45am, 23rd May, 2018
On Feb. 5, 1984, staff photographer Ken Lubas spent the day with a small group of Native Americans living in makeshift shelters on Bunker Hill. By Feb. 12, 1984 — when a Los Angeles Times story appeared on the homeless group — they had been evicted. Staff writer Jerry Cohen reported: Of all the...
From the Archives: Richfield Building sculptures in wrecking yard

From the Archives: Richfield Building sculptures in wrecking yard

3:45am, 17th May, 2018
In 1969, the Richfield Building – also known as the Richfield Tower – was demolished. The building’s terra cotta angels were saved and put up for sale. This photo by staff photographer John Malmin appeared in the April 10, 1969, Los Angeles Times. In an accompanying story, staff writer Dave Felton...