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Hand crews from Miramonte attack hot spots from the fast-moving Silver fire near Cabazon in Riverside County. The fire has scorched more than 16,000 acres and forced hundreds of evacuations.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Structures and machinery left in ruins in the wake of the fast-moving Silver fire near Banning in Riverside County.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Adam Wang and his son, Issa, of Irvine join with thousands of other Muslims from all over Southern California at the Anaheim Convention Center to celebrate the Eid al-Fitr, the celebration marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times

Muslim participate in Eid al-Fitr prayers in Tehran.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ebrahim Noroozi / Associated Press

A young Muslim offers Eid al-Fitr prayers with others at the Idgah Maidan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MANJUNATH KIRAN / AFP/Getty Images

Islanders visit Kuta beach a day after celebrating the Eid al-Fitr holiday on Bali.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SONNY TUMBELAKA / AFP/Getty Images

Branches of lightning streak across the sky above San Pietro mountain during a storm near Ajaccio on the Mediterranean island of Corsica.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PASCAL POCHARD-CASABIANCA / AFP/Getty Images

A balloon is inflated at the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta. Now in its 35th year, the event is Europe's largest annual hot air balloon event in the city that is seen by many balloonists as the home of modern ballooning.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Matt Cardy / Getty Images

Phil Mickelson stays dry between shots on the 10th green during the second round of the 95th PGA Championship in Rochester, N.Y.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sam Greenwood / Getty Images

A crowd surfer is carried above the fray at the 21st Sziget (Island) Festival on Shipyard Island in northern Budapest. The festival offers art exhibitions, theatrical and circus performances, and concerts by nearly 300 musical acts.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Balazs Mohai / EPA

A tote bag serves as a baby carrier for a man crossing the street.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Biswaranjan Rout / Associated Press

Rickshaw drivers ferry passengers over a flooded street after heavy rainfall in Agra, home of the Taj Mahal.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Pawan Sharma / Associated Press

A firefighter sprays water on a burning piece of wreckage of an Ethiopian Air Force plane that crashed while attempting to land at Mogadishu's Aden Adde International Airport. Four of the six crew members were killed.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Tobin Jones / Associated Press

Nuns carry torches during a procession to Urakami Cathedral marking the 68th anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombing of Nagasaki in 1945.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KIMIMASA MAYAMA / EPA

A firefighter keeps a close eye on swirling embers while battling the Silver fire, which has burned more than 5,000 acres and destroyed at least 12 structures and forced the evacuations of three communities near Poppet Flats south of Banning.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times

The Silver fire burns down from Poppet Flats and Highway 243 towards Cabazon and the 10 Freeway as seen from the Morongo Hotel and Casino.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times

President Obama greets Marines at Camp Pendleton during his two-day California visit. Obama made brief remarks in a hangar filled with Marines and their families, reassuring them that their years of service are appreciated.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times

Caden Siciliano, left, and Jeff Siglock have fun in the Bubble Rollers, which is like a human hamster ball in water, at the Orange County Fair.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Glenn Koenig / Los Angeles Times

Stacy Handford rubs her Powerball ticket on the lucky bluebird inside Bluebird Liquor, which has had six people become millionaires off of their tickets, causing many to believe they will be lucky if they purchase their tickets there.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Susannah Kay / Los Angeles Times

Philadelphia Phillies' Chase Utley, left, collides with Chicago Cubs catcher Dioner Navarro while trying to score on a single by Kevin Frandsen during the seventh inning of a baseball game. Utley was out on the play and Navarro left the game with an injury.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Matt Slocum / AP

British singer Deborah Anne Dyer, aka Skin, lead singer of rock band Skunk Anansie, stage dives during their concert at the 21st Sziget (Island) Festival on the Shipyard Island. The festival offers art exhibitions, theatrical and circus performances and above all concerts by nearly 300 performers, 150 of them from abroad.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Balazs Mohai / MTI

An acrobat walks a tightrope as another looks on during the Carnival Arts-Master. The city attracts artists and circus arts specialists from many European countries, who in addition to performances will lead a series of workshops for professionals and beginners in this field of art.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: WOJTEK JARGILO / PAP

Muslims burn incense after attending Eid morning prayer session at the Niujie Mosque.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andy Wong / AP

Nathan Louis Campbell enters the Airport Courthouse in Los Angeles to be arraigned on charges of intentionally driving his car into crowds of people on the Venice Boardwalk, killing a honeymooning Italian woman and injuring 16 others.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times

A Metro Red Line passenger rides the escalator up to street level at the Pershing Square station downtown.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Tiger Woods hits a tee shot on the fifth hole during a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament at Oak Hill Country Club.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Charlie Riedel / Associated Press

A skydiving team accompanies a box holding escape artist Anthony Martin as it hurtles through the air after being dropped from an airplane with Martin handcuffed inside.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Joe Silva / Associated Press

Margret Jowu, who lost her daughter in the 1998 U.S. Embassy bombing in Nairobi, prays as she touches the monument built at the site where the embassy stood. The U.S. has temporarily closed embassies in four sub-Saharan African countries -- Rwanda, Burundi, Madagascar and Mauritius -- as a safety precaution ahead of the 15th anniversary of the bombings by Al Qaeda of U.S. diplomatic missions in Kenya and Tanzania that killed 224 people.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DANIEL IRUNGU / EPA

Train car roofs serve as overflow seating for Muslims heading home ahead of Eid al-Fitr, the festival marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: A.M. Ahad / Associated Press

A Thai riot police officer hold a shield bearing the slogan "We come here to stop ugly law" painted by an anti- government protester at a rally in Bangkok.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Paula Bronstein / Getty Images

A Chinese homeless man who makes a living collecting trash for recycling stands with his dog under a bridge. An official crackdown on "oversized" and unregistered dogs has provoked panic among the capital's expanding ranks of pet owners and enraged China's emerging animal rights movement. Authorities say the campaign is aimed at ridding the city of dangerous breeds liable to target humans.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARK RALSTON / AFP/Getty Images

A man carries two children away from the scene of an explosion in Raqqa in northern Syria.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ABDULLAH AL-SHAM / AFP/Getty Images

Angus Scotney of Britain competes in the Boardmasters pro surfing competition on Fistral Beach, one of the biggest events on the British surfing calendar.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Matt Cardy / Getty Images

Poland's Monika Brzostek goes to her knees for a dig in the first women's group match of the beach volleyball Grand Slam.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: WOLFGANG KUMM / EPA

Shoppers walk past an advertising board for a new shop being refitted on Oxford Street.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANDREW COWIE / AFP/Getty Images

The left eye of an Asian elephant is pictured at the zoo in Leipzig.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PETER ENDIG / AFP/Getty Images

A girl enjoys the cool water of a fountain as temperatures in the Ukrainian capital reached 95 degrees.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Efrem Lukatsky / Associated Press

Firefighters drive their trucks next to a dangerous wall of flames while battling the Falls fire Monday on Highway 74 just above Lake Elsinore in Southern California.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times

Samantha Wethington evacuates pets and belongings Wednesday as the Falls fire burns close to homes.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times

Jennifer Vieras, 7, rests against her grandmother Bertha Nava during a protest Wednesday in downtown Los Angeles to declare a "state of emergency" as state prisoners continue their hunger strike to stop solitary confinement. Nava was there in support of Marcos Vieras, her son and Jennifer's father, who is in solitary confinement at Pelican Bay and participating in the hunger strike.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Katie Falkenberg / Los Angeles Times

Piero Casadei, left, the father-in-law of Alice Gruppioni, who died when a driver barreled down the Venice Boardwalk, and Katia Gruppioni, Alice's aunt, center, visit the memorial set up in her honor.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Michael Robinson Chavez / Los Angeles Times

Christine Swidorsky carries her son and the couple's best man, Logan Stevenson, 2, down the aisle to her husband-to-be Sean Stevenson during their wedding ceremony Saturday. Logan, who was diagnosed shortly after his first birthday with acute myeloid leukemia, died Monday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Eric Schmadel / Tribune Review

Air Force personnel stand by as Air Force One, with President Obama aboard, prepares to taxi down the runway. Obama is traveling to Arizona and California.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Susan Walsh / Associated Press

Japan unveils the DDH183 Izumo, its biggest warship since World War II. The helicopter destroyer is likely to jangle nerves among neighbors China and South Korea as Tokyo mulls an overhaul of its pacifist constitution.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA / AFP

A Lama Buddhist monk climbs beside a giant religious painting while pilgrims and tourists gather to take in the view at Drepung monastery. The unveiling ceremony is one of the most important during the Tibet Lhasa Sho Dun Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: WU HONG / EPA

Lightning illuminates thunderclouds above the Wadden Sea.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: CATRINUS VAN DER VEEN / AFP

Phil Mickelson bumps fists with a fan as he walks to the ninth tee during a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament at Oak Hill Country Club.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Charles Riedel / Associated Press

A Pakistani woman walks through floodwater Monday after heavy monsoon rain. Pakistani disaster relief officials issued flash flood warnings after the death toll from the storm rose to 45.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: RIZWAN TABASSUM / AFP

Remembrances and flowers lie at a makeshift memorial on the Venice Boardwalk, where a hit-and-run incident killed one person and injured 11.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Toomas Heikkinen celebrates after winning the X Games' RallyCross SuperCar Final at Irwindale Speedway.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christina House / For the Times

Demonstrators are hit by a blast from a water cannon during clashes with police after a court sentenced a former army chief and other top brass to life in prison for plotting to overthrow the government.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BULENT KILIC / AFP/Getty Images

A prisoner being driven in a police armored vehicle holds a protester's hand.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: OZAN KOSE / AFP/Getty Images

A girl carries one of 1,600 foam panda caricatures in front of the Hauptbahnhof railway station. The World Wildlife Fund, celebrating its 50th anniversary, is drawing attention to the fact that only 1,600 pandas remain in the wild.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sean Gallup / Getty Images

Mark Post of Maastricht University in the Netherlands holds a burger made from stem cells. Dutch scientists held a public taste test of the burger; testers found the taste a little underwhelming because the meat lacked the fat of a conventional burger.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DAVID PARRY / EPA

A two-story-tall rocking horse is delivered to Christie's auction house. The giant equine, part of Christie's Out of the Ordinary exhibition and sale, is expected to fetch $35,000.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANDY RAIN / EPA

Guards escort an unnamed man from a hearing over his indictment for allegedly offer to spy on Israel for Iran. The man allegedly is a member of Neturei Karta, a small Orthodox Jewish sect that considers the establishment of the state of Israel as a sacrilege.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ABIR SULTAN / EPA

Former President Bill Clinton, while in Zambia to oversee the implementation of projects run by the Clinton Foundation, dances with local women.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: STRINGER / AFP/Getty Images

Refugee women wait at a food distribution center.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: TOBIN JONES / AFP/Getty Images

Tuesday will mark the 68th anniversary of the U.S. dropping of an atomic bomb on Hiroshima; here, visitors gather around the Atomic Bomb Dome.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KIMIMASA MAYAMA / EPA

A man carries bananas on his shoulders.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: LYNN BO BO / EPA

A masked protester takes part in a demonstration.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PONGMANAT TASIRI / EPA

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The Week in Pictures | August 5 – 11, 2013

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism, and this week we lead with a pair of Southern California wildfires. The Falls fire near Lake Elsinore scorched more than 1,400 acres and the Silver fire, which started near Banning, continues to rage, having burned more than 16,000 acres. Meanwhile,  Nathan Louis Campbell, who allegedly drove a car onto the crowded Venice boardwalk, appeared in court for his arraignment on one count of murder, 16 counts of assault with a deadly weapon and 17 counts of hit-and-run. More photos

Elsewhere in the week’s roundup:

Rochester, N.Y.: Rain made for sloppy conditions during the second round of the 95th PGA Championship at the Oak Hill Country Club. More photos

Irwindale, Calif: The curtain closes on the X Games’ 11-year run in the Los Angeles area. More photos

Anaheim: Muslims from all over the world celebrated Eid al-Fitr, the Festival of the Feast marking the end of Ramadan. We also make stops in Iran, India and Indonesia.

Oceanside, Calif:  President Obama greets the Marines in his first visit to Camp Pendleton during a two-day California visit.

Hiroshima, Japan: The city prepares to mark the 68th anniversary of the dropping of an atomic bomb.

London: Order up! See the burger made from cattle stem cells. The cells grew into strands of beef, and 20,000 strands made up one burger. After showing off the beef patty, researchers cooked it and ran a taste test. (Now the big question: Did it taste like chicken?)

Turkey: Demonstrators are hit by a blast from a water cannon during after a court decision to sentence a former army chief and other top brass to life in prison for plotting to overthrow the  government.

Somalia: An Ethiopian Air Force aircraft crashed upon landing at Mogadishu’s Aden Adde International Airport. Two of the six crew members survived the crash.

Add stops in France, Hungary, Japan, Germany, England, Syria and Thailand to round out the report.

1 Comment

  1. August 12, 2013, 12:31 am

    this picture of Obama greeting marines is the first i"ve seen of people who really appreciate him and respect him.

    By: vvkay

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