Framework

Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia

A TSA agent conducts a secondary inspection and pat down after the traveler set off the metal detector at John Wayne Airport.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times

Sisters Molly, 3 and Hollis Wonpries, 4, get a lift to the baggage carousel with their mom at LAX Terminal 1. The Reno, NV residents are on their way to grandma's house in Pasadena for the holiday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times

Margie Rodriguez from West Covina puts a "Don't Touch My Junk" sticker on her coat before heading into LAX for a flight to New Mexico. Paul Best, left, and about 20 others from the citizens group WeWontFly.com offered the stickers and informed passengers they have the right to "opt out" of using the new full body X-Ray scanners in favor of a pat-down at the security checkpoint.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times

Passengers go through a security checkpoint in Los Angeles International Airport Terminal 1. It was busy, but no backups were reported from passengers opting out of the new full-body X-ray machines in favor of a pat down.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times

Ten-year-old Koby Kercher from Denver waits for a rental car shuttle with his family at LAX Terminal 7. They'll be on their way to Nipomo, Calif., for a Thanksgiving reunion with his grandfather.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times

Orange County Sheriff's Deputy Dave Ray and his bomb-sniffing dog, Cyril, walk through the terminal at John Wayne Airport.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times

Passengers wait to pass through the TSA security check point at John Wayne Airport.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times

TSA agents process passengers at John Wayne Airport.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times

Nik and Sofia Ormsbee wait to board their flight to Phoenix for the Thanksgiving holiday at John Wayne Airport.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times

Marissa Galin kisses boyfriend Marc Chernoff goodbye as he drops her off at Bob Hope Airport in Burbank for a flight to Phoenix Wednesday morning.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

More galleries on Framework

return to gallery

Getaway Day

Pictures in the News | April 1, 2014

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News: Angels shortstop Erick Aybar breaks his bat on a single against the Mariners in the seventh inning of the season opener at Angels Stadium in...   View Post»

   

Black Friday shopping hunt for deals starts earlier this year

Black Friday shopping hunt for deals starts earlier this year

The annual rush to shop this holiday season got underway in earnest on Thanksgiving as retailers began putting out their Black Friday specials early, and crowds showed up to...   View Post»

   

A life spent battling poverty

A life spent battling poverty

Natalie Cole isn’t a victim of the struggling economy. She was poor before and is poor now. Hers is a story of entrenched poverty — a whirl of choices, challenges and chaos...   View Post»

   

Snow scenes around Southern California

Snow scenes around Southern California

Snow in area mountains from recent storms has caused havoc in some areas and created a winter wonderland in others. Interstate 5 over the Grapevine was closed for 24 hours...   View Post»

Getaway Day

The Wednesday before Thanksgiving, billed as the busiest travel day of the year, is known as Getaway Day. Here are scenes of Southern Californians boarding planes, trains and automobiles as they head to their turkey day destinations.

3 Comments

  1. November 24, 2010, 1:50 pm

    […] Wednesday before Thanksgiving is the busiest travel day of the year. Here’s a slideshow from the LA Times showing how and why it is so […]

  2. November 25, 2010, 9:47 am

    […] Wednesday before Thanksgiving is the busiest travel day of the year. Here’s a slideshow from the LA Times showing how and why it is so […]

  3. November 25, 2010, 10:02 am

    […] Wednesday before Thanksgiving is the busiest travel day of the year. Here’s a slideshow from the LA Times showing how and why it is so […]

Add a comment or a question.

If you are under 13 years of age you may read this message board, but you may not participate. Here are the full legal terms you agree to by using this comment form.

Comments are moderated, and will not appear until they've been approved.

Required

Required, will not be published