The first Friday prayers are offered at the Islamic Center of San Gabriel Valley.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles TimesLink
Ashley Ellsworth and Celeb Hecht enjoy a skating break at the World on Wheels.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles TimesLink
A bicyclist and a natural navigator make their way down Wilshire Boulevard during CicLAvia.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles TimesLink
A hula-hoop contest was part of the festivities at the annual L.A. Trans-Pride Weekend at the L.A. Gay and Lesbian Center Village.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles TimesLink
A supermoon rises next to the ancient Greek temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ARIS MESSINIS / AFPLink
Skylines are covered under thick haze.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lai Seng Sin / Associated PressLink
Karla Borger of Germany bumps the ball during the women's main draw of FIVB World Tour Grand Slam at Foro Italico.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: TIZIANA FABI / AFPLink
Residents are sprayed with water as they celebrate the feast day of Saint John the Baptist.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NOEL CELIS / AFPLink
An Indian rickshaw puller bikes through the rain. Heavy rains arrived early this year, catching many by surprise.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SANJAY KANOJIA / AFPLink
Lebanese army soldiers help injured troops after clashes.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mohammed Zaatari / Associated PressLink
Belarus' Victoria Azarenka falls against Portugal's Maria Joao Kohler during a first- round match.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: BEN STANSALL / AFPLink
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