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A History of Heroes – Air Station Los Angeles

A History of Heroes – Air Station Los Angeles

Coast Guard aviation in Los Angeles was born in August of 1962, As an air detachment with two HO4 helicopters. The detachment was officially designated an Air Station and commissioned later that year in November, with veteran Coast Guard aviator Commander Robert Smith was tabbed as the unit’s first commanding officer. When we first started …

Vertical File Sheds Light on Silver Lake History

Vertical File Sheds Light on Silver Lake History

– My name is Kelly Wallace, and I am the California History Subject Specialist at Central Library. Today I want to shine a spotlight on one of our best resources for local history. And that is our vertical files. It’s a treasure trove of content in these vertical files. Brochures, pamphlets, event programs, some other …

Drunk History – Solving Los Angeles’s Water Crisis

– Hello, I’m Jeremy Konner. And today we’re going to talk about– – [laughs] Sorry. [laughter] That’s hello.You want to say hello.– I’m so [bleep] up, man. – No, I see. You’re looking at me over here, and I’m over here. – You’re the goddamn director of this.– I know.I’m the goddamn director of this.So …