Edison crews work to remove the lines and power pole toppled by the driver of an SUV on Artesia Boulevard. The uninjured driver was heading westbound on Artesia last Friday when he veered off the road, sheared a fire hydrant and struck a wooden power pole while reportedly trying to avoid hitting a bicyclist.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles TimesLink
Models listen to directions backstage before modeling Ozgur Masur's FW14 collection on the runway at Concept Fashion Week at the Mack Sennett Studios in Los Angeles. This was the Turkish designer's U.S. debut.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Katie Falkenberg / Los Angeles TimesLink
Emily Liu, a reporter for Mandarin television station LA 18, takes a selfie in front of the green fountain during the St. Patrick's Day celebration at Pershing Square in downtown Los Angeles on Monday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christina House / For The TimesLink
Evelyn Mast of Argentina competes in rhythmic gymnastics at the X South American Games at Santiago, Chile.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARTIN BERNETTI / AFPLink
Palestinian stone throwers clash with Israeli security forces in the West Bank city of Hebron on Monday after a demonstration by Palestinians to show their support for their president, who is in Washington to meet with President Obama.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: HAZEM BADER / AFPLink
A demonstrator shouts to a Venezuelan National Guard member at opposition stronghold Altamira square in Caracas on Monday. Venezuela's authorities deployed hundreds of security forces, including troops in combat gear, into the area to stamp out protests against the leftist government of Nicolas Maduro. The show of force came as the death toll from a month and a half of protests rose to 29 Monday, after the death of a National Guard captain who had been shot during a protest in the city of Maracay.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: LEO RAMIREZ / AFPLink
Tibetan Buddhist monks holding ceremonial scarfs stand in a line to welcome their spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, as he arrives at the Jhonang Takten Phuntsok Choeling monastery in Shimla, India, on Tuesday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Tenzin Choejor / Associated PressLink
Evansville police Officer Nathan Hassler and an Evansville firefighter tend to a victim of an apartment fire in Evansville, Ind., on Monday. Three people died and eight others were injured in the fire, which authorities are investigating as a possible arson.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jason Clark / The Evansville Courier & PressLink
White storks mate on their nest near Biebesheim am Rhein in western Germany.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: BORIS ROESSLER / DPALink
Dead fish float in Maninjau Lake in the Agam regency of West Sumatra province in Indonesia. Fishery officials blame the mass death on a sudden change of weather conditions.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: EPALink
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