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Lost LA

Before the Dodgers

Long before Sandy Koufax threw Dodger Stadium’s first pitch, and even before the first residents moved into Chavez Ravine, there were the Elysian Hills. Raised up by tectonic forces, and carved into deep ravines by the ancient precursor of the Los Angeles River, these hills have meant many things to many people.

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Shindana Toy Company: Changing the American Doll Industry

Operation Bootstrap was formed to facilitate change through community empowerment.
Season 4 Episode 6
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Lost LA

Discovering the Universe

Edwin Hubble discovered just how vast the universe truly is.
Season 4 Episode 5
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Paul Revere Williams

Pioneering African-American architect Paul Revere Williams' contributions to Los Angeles.
Season 4 Episode 4
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Bootlegger Tunnels: A Journey Through LA’s Prohibition Lore

Explore the subterranean myths of Prohibition-era Los Angeles.
Season 4 Episode 3
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Three Views of Manzanar: Adams, Lange, Miyatake

Japanese Americans built new lives while detained at concentration camps like Manzanar.
Season 4 Episode 2
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Lost LA

Griffith Park: The Untold History

Visit a Mexican-era adobe within Griffith Park and ride the historic Merry-go-Round.
Season 4 Episode 1
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Lost LA

Fantasyland

Los Angeles has long been the place where you can imagine something.
Season 3 Episode 6
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Venice

Venice Beach boasts a rich, multilayered history.
Season 3 Episode 5
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Lost LA

Ghost Towns

This episode explores three California ghost towns: Bodie, Llano Del Rio, and Zzyzx.
Season 3 Episode 4
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Beach Culture

One of California's great international exports has been its beach culture.
Season 3 Episode 3
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