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Please Bless Fido: Leo Politi on Olvera Street

Illustration from Leo Politi's Juanita

Think your pooch is in need of a little divine intervention? Since 1930, Olvera Street has hosted the Blessing of the Animals on the Saturday before Easter. Following a procession led by a flower-laden cow, Cardinal Roger Mahony blessed all… More»

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      Olé, Olé, Olé!

      On this day in 1930, the inaugural games of the FIFA World Cup took place in Uruguay. Today, the 2014 FIFA World Cup comes to a close with Argentina versus Germany.

      While no one seems to care about the rag-tag ball game happening here, we know all eyes will be on Brazil today!

      A Jeu de Paume Before a Country Palace, 1614, Adriaen van de Venne. J. Paul Getty Museum.


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