Framework

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The space shuttle Endeavor passes the Hollywood sign (as seen from the US Bank Tower in downtown Los Angeles) as the retired space shuttle makes the rounds of the Los Angeles and Orange County area before landing at LAX on Sept. 21, 2012.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gary Friedman / Los Angeles Times

Spectators line Aviation Boulevard as the space shuttle Endeavour, atop its 747 transport, nears the runway at L.A. International Airport for its final landing.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

An aerial view of the space shuttle Endeavour making its way down Manchester Boulevard, Oct. 12, 2012. The shuttle has begun its final road trip from LAX to the California Science Center, which now has an exhibit around the shuttle.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Traymond Harris, left, and Ryan Hudge play basketball as the shuttle Endeavour passes by in Inglewood.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Utility crews borne aloft in cherry pickers have a bird's-eye view of the space shuttle Endeavour as it travels from LAX to its new home at the California Science Center in Exposition Park. After logging nearly 123 million miles on 25 missions in space, the craft made its final 12-mile voyage at about 2 mph.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

The space shuttle Endeavour leaves Cape Canaveral, Fla., on the way to its new home in L.A.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick as the New Jersey Devils apply pressure in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final at Staples Center.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

Kings players celebrate the Stanley Cup after defeating the Devils in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Finals at Staples Center.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Kings center Anze Kopitar raises hockey's holy grail as he floats across Lake Bled in his home country with family and friends. According to tradition, the trophy is given to each player and coach of the NHL championship team for 24 hours. It was the Cup's first trip to Slovenia.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arkasha Stevenson / Los Angeles Times

Samburu women line up to be seen by a mobile camel clinic that travels regularly to the remote area offering basic healthcare as well as birth control and family planning education. The camel teams are part of Community Health Africa Trust, which originates from Mpala, a small village used as their base of operations.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times

Women share beds at Manila's Jose Fabella hospital. The Philippines has one of the fastest-growing populations in Asia: It's on track to increase by more than half by 2050. Polls show that 70% of Filipinos back stymied legislation that would ensure access to birth control for all.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times

A guard uses a bullhorn, above, to shout instructions to new refugees at Dadaab, home to nearly half a million people. Lone refugees are rare: The lines usually contain families of eight, 10 or more. At right, people lined up to receive food are funneled through tunnels. Camp residents are entitled every two weeks to collect rations that are designed to meet only basic nutritional needs.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times

Street light filters into the crowded upstairs hallway at the Hotel of the Deported Migrant. One man's face is illuminated by his cellphone as he talks with a relative in the United States on Jan. 12, 2012.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times

A woman mourns at a Rio funeral home for her brother, Eduardo Trinidade da Silveira, who was killed in a police operation in the favela of Arara.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Michael Robinson Chavez / Los Angeles Times

An enclosure under a rail overpass serves as a haven for crack users. Drug abuse is a widespread problem in Brazil, especially in the gang-run favelas.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Michael Robinson Chavez / Los Angeles Times

A girl peers from a school bus in Newtown, Conn., on a day when many students resumed classes and funerals continued for victims of the town's school shooting. The gunman, who police say also killed his mother, had been estranged from his father for two years, a family acquaintance says.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times

Five-year-old Agira is a member of Abdel Shakur's family, living in a makeshift camp on the outskirts of Kabul, the capital.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

Amber, born a boy named Aaron, takes medication to prevent the onset of puberty, a controversial practice. Now 12, she wants to have surgery at 16.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arkasha Stevenson / Los Angeles Times

Hipolito Gutieres Martinez, 12, left, and Roberto Carlos, 15, play drums from the roof of the church to begin the village's annual festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times

On New York's Staten Island, a large ship is grounded on Front Street, and Taylor Tuzzalo, 18, comes to take a look. Hurricane Sandy caused major damage to New York City and surrounding areas on Oct. 30, 2012.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

President Obama's family arrives on stage after he spoke at the Democratic National Convention 2012 at Time Warner Cable Arena on Sept. 6, 2012, in Charlotte.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Dozens of people celebrate at Tollivers Barber Shop as it is announced that President Obama won the state of Ohio, paving the way to beat Mitt Romney in the presidential election.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

Jean Dujardin, who won for lead actor for the movie "The Artist," walks off stage with co-star Uggie at the 84th Annual Academy Awards on Feb. 26, 2012.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

Presenters Rose Byrne, left, and Melissa McCarthy at the 84th Annual Academy Awards show at the Hollywood and Highland Center on Feb. 26, 2012.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

Viola Davis, left, congratulates Octavia Spencer, who won the Oscar for supporting actress at the 84th Annual Academy Awards on Feb. 26, 2012.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

Magic Johnson is all smiles as he and the Guggenheim Baseball Management group are introduced at a press conference in center field as new owners of the Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on May 2, 2012.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

An Angels and Albert Pujols fan cheers during pre-game festivities as the Angels get set to play the Kansas City Royals in the season opener at Angel Stadium.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times

Gabrielle Douglas and her U.S. teammates celebrate their women's gymnastics victory, beating second-place Russia by a wide margin. One coach called this the best U.S. team ever.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Jamaica's Usain Bolt holds his finger up after crossing the finish line to win the gold medal in the 100 meter at the 2012 London Olympics.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Scott Gault, left, Charlie Cole, Henrik Rummel and Glenn Ochal will compete in the Men's Four rowing competition of the London Olympics and are photographed along Otay Lake at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista on June 14, 2012.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Kenya's Ezekiel Kemboi prays after winning the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the 2012 London Olympics.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Fireworks light up the night sky above Olympic Stadium during the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

"I don't rush things, " says Fiona Apple of her songwriting, photographed in Beverly Hills on June 13, 2012. "I let it happen when it happens. I also just accept that I might never want to write a song again."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times

Actor George Clooney, director of "The Ides of March," is photographed in a double-exposure portrait before taking part in a roundtable discussion with fellow directors Michel Hazanavicius,, Alexander Payne, Stephen Daldry and Martin Scorsese, at the Los Angeles Times, Jan. 14, 2012.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Drake performs at the Galen Center in Los Angeles on March 5, 2012.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times

Singer/songwriter/actress P!nk photographed at Shutters on the Beach hotel, Aug. 7, 2012. She has a new album, "The Truth About Love."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times

Bailey Olstrom dances with friends the first day of the Coachella Music and Arts Festival on April 30, 2012.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arkasha Stevenson / Los Angeles Times

Snoop Dogg pauses during his performance with Dr. Dre on the third night of the Coachella Music and Arts Festival in April.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arkasha Stevenson / Los Angeles Times

Actress Michelle Williams, photographed in Beverly Hills.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times

Actor Daniel Day-Lewis photographed at the Four Seasons Hotel on Oct. 19, 2012, during a press tour promoting the movie "Lincoln."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

Hipsters take cellphone pictures in the middle of Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood in June.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

A mother California black bear and her two cubs settle in a tree above a home in Altadena on May 1, 2012.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times

Therese McLaughlin, 49, and her boyfriend Adam Novicki, 46, are photographed with their basset hound, Thurston Howl, at their home in Cypress Park, where they run an apiary and urban orchard, on July 2, 2012.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times

Chris Woodall, left, with the Spirit of '45 spruces-up the 6-foot statue "Unconditional Surrender" at Rosie the Riveter Park in Long Beach on June 18, 2012. The statue has traveled more than 10,000 miles through 28 states, making two to three stops a day to promote the upcoming national Spirit of '45 Day, Aug. 12, 2012.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times

Greg Rogove poses at a piano following a photo shoot in the Los Angeles River on Feb. 2, 2012. He had just completed shooting a video for an album of solo piano compositions titled "PIANA" that was just released on Knitting Factory records.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gary Friedman / Los Angeles Times

A student looks for family members after Fremont High School's graduation at the Home Depot Center in Carson on June 27, 2012.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Actress Lupe Ontiveros' son Nicolas, second from right, is comforted after a funeral Mass for his mother at Saint Hilary Church in Pico Rivera on Aug. 3, 2012. Ontiveros died of liver cancer at age 69.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christina House / Los Angeles Times

Former California Highway Patrol officer Tomiekia Johnson lies on the floor of the Criminal Courts in Los Angeles on Jan. 23, 2012. She was found guilty of murdering her husband and collapsed after the verdict.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gary Friedman / Los Angeles TImes

Edward sleeps till almost 4 p.m. on his first day at Malibu Beach Recovery.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Liz O. Baylen / Los Angeles Times

Two Occupy LA protesters are arrested in front of the federal building in downtown during a flash mob protest over the $25-billion foreclosure settlement between states and lenders. Occupy LA protesters said it was a bad deal for the public and fell far short of the amount of money the banks should have paid.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Don Kelsen / Los Angeles Times

A memorial service was held for Rodney King, whose videotaped beating by Los Angeles police officers led to the worst urban riots in a generation and spawned widespread reforms, at Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills cemetery on June 30, 2012 some two weeks after he died in his swimming pool.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times

A climber prepares to rappel off Intersection Rock in Joshua Tree National Park on March 5, 2012.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times

Paddleboarders maneuver in the bay as a huge wave crashes against the Redondo Beach breakwater on April 1, 2012.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Members of the Mammoth track team jog during a morning workout in Mammoth Lakes on March 7, 2012.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Dinny, a 150-foot-long apatosaurus, is one of two towering concrete dinosaurs standing guard at the western gateway to Palm Springs and beyond on Nov. 9, 2012.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times

Angelo Sanchez, 3, participates with gusto in the They Will Skate Again Shoe City Open at Venice Skate Park. The event for the physically challenged was sponsored by Life Rolls On, which is dedicated to improving the quality of life for young people affected by spinal cord injuries.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Michael Robinson Chavez / Los Angeles Times

UCLA's Anthony Barr sacks USC quarterback Matt Barkley in the fourth quarter at the Rose Bowl on Nov. 17, 2012.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Laker Dwight Howard tries to get around Maverick defenders VInce Carter, left, and Eddy Curry at Staples Center on Oct. 30, 2012.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Ervin Santana (54) delivers a pitch during the MLB baseball game between the Los Angeles Angels and the Los Angeles Dodgers at Angel Stadium.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Patrick T. Fallon / Los Angeles Times

Participants run along the Main Street bridge over the 101 freeway during the L.A. Marathon on March 18, 2012.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Lincoln Ueda loses his board as he fails to complete his stunt during the Skateboard Big Air elimination competition at the X Games on June 28, 2012, at L.A. Live in Los Angeles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Patrick T. Fallon / Los Angeles Times

A.J. Collins, left, and brother Tyler stand on a pile of surfboards south of the Huntington Beach Pier during a paddle-out in celebration of their father Sean's life. Sean Collins, 59, of Seal Beach, a pioneering wave and weather forecaster whose website surfline.com was a go-to site not just for surfers but also for lifeguards, the Coast Guard, the Navy, the National Weather Service and television and film production companies, died of a heart attack Dec. 26.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

The Los Angeles Times, lower center, as seen from the observation deck of Los Angeles City Hall on Nov. 21, 2012. The structure at lower left is the Los Angeles Police Department administration building.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times

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As 2012 draws to a close, Framework looks back on an eventful year, documented by the photojournalists of the Los Angeles Times.

Enjoy.

1 Comment

  1. January 1, 2013, 4:42 pm

    Thanks for a moving collection of photos. Let’s hope 2013 brings less violence at home and around the world.: Peace, love and understanding, plus a will to work collaboratively on pressing issues (such as climate change) that affect us all.

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