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The 10 Best Historic Sites to Visit in L.A.

Los Angeles is a city rich in culture and history. From early settlements to architecture and the birth of Hollywood and the film industry, L.A. is home to some of the country’s most amazing historic sites. We have world-class museums and art collections right at our fingertips, but sometimes to really learn about this wonderful city we call home, we have to venture out and immerse ourselves in its storied past.

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Shore Power Exhibit at Port of LA

Shore Power Exhibit at Port of LA

Global engineering group Cavotec, the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) and the historic Battleship Iowa museum unveiled a public Alternative Maritime Power (AMP) educational exhibit during a January 23 reception commemorating Battleship USS IOWA’s new shore-side power connection, just south of the Port of Los Angeles’ World Cruise Center.

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Sailor reunites with old ship

Sailor reunites with old ship

Once a month, the 82-year-old Moss drives 60 miles from his home in Valencia to visit the USS Iowa, which he served on at age 18 during the Korean War. Six decades after the war, he helped bring the 45,000-ton ship to Los Angeles.

“They treat me like a king around here,” he says.

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NOEL MASSIE, TO RECEIVE SAMUEL L. GRAVELY LEADERSHIP AWARD

NOEL MASSIE, TO RECEIVE SAMUEL L. GRAVELY LEADERSHIP AWARD

L.A. WATERFRONT, CA (February 11, 2016) – Pacific Battleship Center (PBC) has selected Noel Massieto be this year’s recipient of the Vice Admiral Samuel L. Gravely Leadership & Service Award. The award celebration will take place on board Battleship IOWA during a...

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‘Man, this is not a drill,’ survivor remembers Pearl Harbor attack

‘Man, this is not a drill,’ survivor remembers Pearl Harbor attack

Seventy-four years ago, Howard Bender, 93, was aboard the USS Maryland in Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, when he heard the sounds of war.

“I remember it all,” the Laguna Woods resident said. “I was in my office getting ready to do all my reports when I heard something go off.”

Bender went to the porthole window of his office and saw chaos outside.

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