Pedro Fages.jpg--Spain 2nd Governor of Alta California In office July 9, 1770 – 1774-(1734–1794), original name Pere Fages i Beleta, nicknamed L'Ós ("The Bear", in Catalan) was a Spanish soldier, explorer, first Lieutenant Governor of the Californias under Gaspar de Portolá, and second (1770-1774) and fifth (1782-1791) Governor of Alta California. Succeeded by Fernando Rivera y Moncada
The “C.P. Huntington,” California’s first locomotive, pulls up in front of the brand-new Union Station during an opening day parade held on May 3, 1939. This photo was published in the May 4, 1939, issue of the Los Angeles Times.
(1964)* - Courtyard view of Hugo and Victoria Reid's adobe at the Arboretum. Well is at the left and rocks at right are believed to be the original baptismal font from one of the early California missions. The ranch was owned by E. J. "Lucky" Baldwin from 1875 to 1909. Location: Los Angeles State and County Arboretum, 301 N Baldwin Ave, Arcadia.
Junipero Serra by Granger - Junipero Serra - Junipero Serra (1713-1784). Originally, Miguel Jos Serra. Spanish missionary in America. Father Serra with Gaspar de Portola's expedition at San Diego, California in 1769.