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Maurice Garibet video chats with a relative as he tries to douse a spot fire at his brother's home as the Colby fire burns throughout various hillside communities in Glendora.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

A firefighter starts a back fire along San Gabriel Canyon Road in Azusa as the Colby fire burns through dry brush.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Playa Vista resident Jack Jackels prays from the top of a sand berm as a large plum of smoke from the Colby fire rises over Playa Vista.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times

Caroline Wickliff weeps as she clutches the camouflage cover bearing the name and rank of her son, Army SPC James Wickliff, who was honored during a ceremony at Ft. Stewart's Warriors Walk at Fort Stewart, Ga.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Richard Burkhart / Savannah Morning News

The moon rises behind a surveillance camera mounted near the top of the U.S. Capitol dome in Washington, D.C.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jim Lo Scalzo / EPA

View of lightning that strikes next to the statue Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro. The city has experienced a strong storm that left neighborhoods without power and flooded streets.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Antonio Lacerda / EPA

Ukrainian pro-EU protesters keep warm around a bonfire in Independence Square in Kiev. The European Union and the United States expressed concern after the Ukrainian parliament passed laws to curb the right to protest, a move the opposition called a power grab.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Genya Savilov / AFP/Getty Images

Family members run away from tear gas during clashes between Egypt's security forces and supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi in Cairo.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Aly Hazzaa / Associated Press

Avalanche dog Aico searches for a person buried by snow during training near the Alpspitze mountain in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, southern Germany.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KARL-JOSEF HILDENBRAND / AFP/Getty Images

Members of the public assist the police with the search in the Silverknowes area for a missing 3-year-old boy in Edinburgh, Scotland. Mikaeel Kular was last seen at 9 p.m. Wednesday when he went to bed at his home in Edinburgh.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jeff J Mitchell / Getty Images

A horse and rider walk over a burning pyre in the central Spanish village of San Bartolome de Pinares during celebrations for the feast of Saint Anthony, patron saint of animals. Since time immemorial, the horses' owners have conditioned their animals to pass through the flames marking a religious folklore deeming that the process will cleanse the village of disease.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gerard Julien / AFP/Getty Images

Injured anti-government protesters are given first aid after a grenade attack during a march as part of their fifth day of the "Bangkok Shutdown" rally in central Bangkok, Thailand. An explosive device injured at least 28 protesters participating in the anti-government Bangkok Shutdown campaign, hospital sources said.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: STR / EPA

Residents gather next to a flooded basketball court at a village in Butuan City, as floods inundated villages and towns after heavy rains in the Philippines. Thousands of people fled rising floods.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Erwin Mascarinas / AFP/Getty Images

Kashmiri Muslim devotees pray as a relic of Prophet Muhammad is displayed on the Friday following Eid -e-Milad marking the birth anniversary of Muhammad, at the Hazratbal shrine in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Farooq Khan / EPA

A Hindu devotee gets showered as part of a cleansing ritual before proceeding for his pilgrimage during the Thaipusam festival in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Joshua Paul / Associated Press

A large fire plume rises above the downtown Los Angeles skyline from the fast-growing Colby fire from the Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook on Thursday morning.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

The Colby fire burns in the Angeles National Forest northeast of downtown Los Angeles as area residents are being forced to evacuate.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

Anaheim Ducks fans celebrate Jakob Silfverberg's second-period goal against the Vancouver Canucks at the Honda Center in Anaheim.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

David Barron, retired city clerk for Monterey Park, poses next to a 70-foot handcrafted dragon that was unveiled inside the lobby of the Monterey Park Civic Center. The dragon will be on display for one month in celebration of the upcoming Lunar New Year.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times

A stage crew moves a 10-foot, 200-pound actor statue into the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center in preparation for this Saturday's 20th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

Father Damion, abbot at St. Joseph's Trappist Abbey, in Spencer, Mass., walks through the monks' meeting room. St. Joseph's is a community of 63 Trappistine monks, the largest in the United States.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Stephan Savoia / Associated Press

Roger Federer of Switzerland faces Blaz Kavcic of Slovenia on a scorching day four of the 2014 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SAEED KHAN / AFP/Getty Images

Jerzy Janowicz of Poland cools off beside a water fan on the Grand Slam Oval on day four of the 2014 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FIONA HAMILTON / AFP/Getty Images

Ukrainian pro-government lawmaker Volodymyr Malyshev, left, wipes blood from his face after a scuffle in the Ukrainian parliament in Kiev during a debate on this year's budget.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sergei Chuzavkov / Associated Press

Palestinian youths check a destroyed building following overnight Israeli air strikes in Gaza City. Israeli air strikes in the Gaza Strip against training camps used by the armed wing of the territory's Hamas rulers left four children and a woman wounded, Palestinian medical sources said.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MOHAMMED ABED / AFP/Getty Images

Girls skip a rope at a camp for internally displaced persons at the base of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan in Juba. South Sudan's military battled rebels in the streets of the key northern oil town of Malakal, the army said, as violence in the world's newest nation entered its second month.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PHIL MOORE / AFP

Mt. Sinabung volcano spews hot lava and volcanic ash as it is seen from Jeraya village, Karo, North Sumatra, Indonesia. Thousands of people have been sheltering for months in mosques, churches and government buildings just out of reach of the many eruptions.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DEDI SAHPUTRA / EPA

An Indonesian villager rides his motorcycle past a damaged tree as Mt. Sinabung spews volcanic smoke at Sigarang Garang village.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DEDI SAHPUTRA / EPA

Nepalese residents watch bulls fight during the Maghesangranti festival at Taraka village in Nepal. Thousands of spectators travel from the surrounding villages to witness the spectacle, in which 14 buffalo are paired off to compete. The winner is the bull that grounds or chases off its opponent.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PRAKASH MATHEMA / AFP

Paul Gibbons, left, managing director of the Turtle Conservancy's Behler Chelonian Center, and Armando Jimenez mark the shell of a ploughshare tortoise before engraving an identification code on it in Los Padres National Forest, where the booming illegal international wildlife trade has forced conservationists to do the unthinkable: brand the golden domes of two of the rarest tortoises on Earth to reduce their black market value by making it easier for authorities to trace them if they are poached.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

A visitor walks down a hallway at the Forum in Inglewood. The aging arena, once a major concert venue, recently underwent a multimillion-dollar renovation and will officially reopen Wednesday with the first of a series of concerts by the Eagles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Sarah Tessier, who appears in Cirque du Soleil's "Totem" show, peers through a porthole at the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium during a celebration of a partnership between the aquarium and the performance group.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Doriane Raiman / Los Angeles Times

A Riverside County firefighter drags a hose into a structure as the battle against a wind-fueled fire in the Jurupa Valley neighborhood of Riverside winds down. The two-acre fire destroyed outbuildings and vehicles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

Bode Miller of the United States takes the start of the FIS Alpine World Cup Men's Downhill training in Wengen, Switzerland.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: OLIVIER MORIN / AFP/Getty Images

Twin polar bear cubs slumber at Hellabrunn Zoo in Munich, Germany. The cubs were born Dec. 9 and are still unnamed.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: EPA

The "Upside Down House" is an eye-catching attraction at the All Russia Exhibition Center in Moscow.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: YURI KOCHETKOV / EPA

This NASA image captured by the Spitzer Space Telescope shows the Orion Nebula, an immense stellar nursery some 1,500 light-years away. This false-color view spans about 40 light-years across the region, constructed using infrared data from the Spitzer telescope.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NASA

African asylum seekers protest in Tel Aviv against Israel's refusal to grant them refugee status and the opening of a new detention facility in the country's south.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: OLIVER WEIKEN / EPA

I thick rain of ash falls on the village of Payung, Indonesia, next to Mt. Sinabung as seen through a car's windshield. The volcano has sporadically erupted since September, forcing thousands of people who live around its slopes to flee their homes.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Binsar Bakkara / Associated Press

A worker installs a Lunar New Year decoration outside a shopping mall in Beijing. The Chinese will celebrate the start of the Year of the Horse on Feb. 1.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andy Wong / Associated Press

A participant falls while trying to tackle a bull during a bull-taming sport called Jallikattu in Palamedu, India. Jallikattu is an ancient heroic sporting event of the Tamils played during the harvest festival of Pongal.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arun Sankar K / AFP/Getty Images

Canada's Eugenie Bouchard signs autographs for fans after winning her second-round women's singles match against France's Virginie Razzano at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SAEED KHAN / AFP/Getty Images

A young Marine and his wife embrace moments before the sunrise departure of the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force from Camp Pendleton. It is the first group of about 4,000 Marines and sailors that will depart in the next couple of weeks destined for Helmand province, Afghanistan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times

Lt. Gen. John Toolan, commanding general of the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, addresses his men just before their departure from Camp Pendleton for Helmand province in Afghanistan. "You guys are sort of ending the game. We've worked very hard. It's going to be challenging," Toolan said.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times

Mourners join hands on a residential street in the Crenshaw district at the site of a crash that killed two men and one woman and left another person in serious condition early Sunday when a Cadillac Escalade slammed into a tree and burst into flames. Los Angeles police Sgt. Susie Padilla said, "It [the crash] was horrific. It looks like the victims were young."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christina House / For The Times

Investigators look for clues at a burned-out home in Sylmar where a father and his two children were found unresponsive early Monday and later died. The children's mother, who was also pulled from the fire, was in grave condition, authorities said.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

Anna Gunn, left, and Sarah Hyland arrive at the 71st Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

"Breaking Bad" costars Aaron Paul, left, and Bryan Cranston celebrate their Golden Globe awards backstage.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times

Firefighter Stan Baynes keeps a Doberman Pinscher named Diablo above water while he is being rescued from the partially frozen lake in O'Fallon Park in St. Louis. The dog's owner said Diablo ran onto the ice chasing a goose and fell through the ice. The dog was in the ice for about 25 minutes, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. The rescue was successful.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: J.B. Forbes / St. Louis Post-Dispatch

A wreath is lowered into the water near the shipwrecked Costa Concordia off the coast of the Tuscan Island of Giglio, Italy. Survivors of the capsized Costa Concordia are commemorating the second anniversary of the grounding that killed 32 people with a candlelight march on the island later on and a moment of silence in the Italian courtroom where the ship's captain is on trial.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gregorio Borgia / Associated Press

Israeli generals accompany the flag-draped coffin of late Prime Minister Ariel Sharon during a state memorial service outside the Knesset. Sharon died Saturday at the age of 85 after eight years in a coma.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MENAHEM KAHANA / AFP

Hamas soldiers demonstrate their skills during a military parade in Gaza City marking the fifth anniversary of the three-week Israeli offensive on the Gaza Strip in which more than a thousand Palestinians were killed.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MAHMUD HAMS / AFP

Indian villagers participate in community fishing as part of the Bhogali Bihu celebrations at the Goroimari Lake in Panbari, India. “Bhogali Bihu” marks the end of the harvesting season in the northeastern state of Assam.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anupam Nath / Associated Press

Two body-painted models talk as they pose for photographers while promoting the latest wallpapers at the international furnishings fair at Cologne, Germany.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Martin Meissner / Associated Press

The not guilty verdict in the trial of two former police officers in the death of Kelly Thomas prompted an outpouring of emotion in Fullerton.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Ron and Kathy Thomas embrace outside the Santa Ana Courthouse after two former Fullerton police offcers were found not guilty in the beating death their son Kelly.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

David Borquez prays with his son David III, 7, near the scene of a house fire on Eldridge Avenue in Sylmar. The four occupants of the house died.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times

Ed Newton clears a tree that toppled in high winds onto the administration building of Mt. Vernon Elementary school in San Bernardino.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

Workers at Dodger Stadium prepare for a hockey game between the Kings and Ducks.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Robert A. Rizzo, the disgraced former city administrator for the city of Bell, walks toward the Federal Building in downtown Los Angeles. Rizzo pleaded guilty to federal tax charges.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times

Skateboarder Lilah Fajardo, 24, tries to figure out the angles while taking advantage of the warm weather at Belvedere Skatepark in East Los Angeles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times

Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark hits a return shot during a first-round match of the Australian Open in Melbourne.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MAST IRHAM / EPA

A model presents a design by Rebekka Ruetz during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Berlin.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROBERT SCHLESINGER / DPA

Model Lina Sandberg gets runway-ready before the presentation of Lena Hoschek's autumn-winter collection at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in Berlin.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Markus Schreiber / Associated Press

A woman waves a photograph of Gen. Abdel Fattah Sisi outside a polling station in Imbaba, Cairo.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AMEL PAIN / EPA

Tamilian women cook on the roadside during the Pongal festival celebration in Mumbai, India.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DIVYAKANT SOLANKI / EPA

British driver Mike Jones races through the eighth stage of the Dakar Rally at the Atacama desert in the region of Antofagasta, Chile.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ARIEL MARINKOVIC / EFE

Sinabung volcano on Sumatra Island in Indonesia spews.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SUTANTA ADITYA / AFP

Muslim boys peek out from a vehicle as they participate in a rally to mark Milad-un-Nabi in Katmandu, Nepal.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Niranjan Shrestha / Associated Press

An Egyptian soldier stands behind protective sand bags outside a polling station in Cairo.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Amr Nabil / Associated Press

A Sikh devotee takes a dip in the holy sarover (water tank) during the Maghi Mela at the Sikh Shrine Golden Temple in Amritsar, India.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NARINDER NANU / AFP

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Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. We begin in Southern California, where the fast-moving Colby fire, which started early Thursday, has consumed 1,709 acres and destroyed five homes. More photos

Los Angeles: Helping to kick off the awards season, a stage crew moves a 10-foot, 200-pound actor statue into the Shrine Exposition Center in preparation for Saturday’s 20th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards.

Camp Pendleton: Marines from the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force from Camp Pendleton gather for a sunrise departure for Afghanistan. They make up the first group of about 4,000 Marines and sailors that will depart in the next couple of weeks destined for Helmand province.

Inglewood: A visitor walks through the refurbished Forum, once a major Los Angeles concert venue that recently underwent a multimillion-dollar renovation and officially reopened with a concert by the Eagles. More photos

Fullerton: People gather for a memorial at “Kelly’s Corner” after two former Fullerton police officers were found not guilty in the beating death of Kelly Thomas.

Indonesia: An Indonesian villager rides his motorcycle past a damaged tree as Mt. Sinabung spews volcanic smoke, at Sigarang Garang village. More photos

Bangkok, Thailand: Injured anti-government protesters are given first aid after a grenade attack during a march as part of their fifth day of the “Bangkok Shutdown” rally in central Bangkok. An explosive device injured at least 28 protesters participating in the anti-government Bangkok Shutdown campaign.

Rio de Janeiro: A bolt of lightning strikes next to the statue Christ the Redeemer.

Cairo: Family members run away from tear gas during clashes between Egypt’s security forces and supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi.

Melbourne, Australia: Jerzy Janowicz of Poland cools off beside a water fan on the Grand Slam Oval on day four of the 2014 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne.

Giglio, Italy: Mourners observe the second anniversary of the Costa Concordia shipwreck with a wreath-laying ceremony.

Add stops in South Sudan, Nepal, Gaza City, Germany, Scotland, Spain and Malaysia to round out the report.

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