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LAKE MEAD, NEV. -- WEDNESDAY, JULY 1, 2015: Lightning and rainbow form over Lake Mead National Recreation Area in Nevada Wednesday, July 1, 2015. The storm brought very little rain to the lake, which is at a historic low.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Schaben / Los Angeles Times

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Silvia Izquierdo / AP

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Pictures in the News | July 1, 2015

Oscar Bayer — 1925 shootout hero

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Pictures in the News | July 1, 2015

Paris photo fair comes to Hollywood

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Chinese Vice President visits Southern California

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Pictures in the News | July 1, 2015

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Pictures in the News | July 1, 2015

In Wednesday’s Pictures in the News, lightning strikes over the Queen Mary in Long Beach where wind, showers and lighting rolled through the area late Wednesday afternoon. All Los Angeles County beaches were closed due to lightning strikes, and a flex alert has been issued asking residents statewide to reduce their energy consumption between 2 p.m. and 9 p.m. Wednesday. A wave of triple-digit temperatures was forecast this week.

Los Angeles: A tea house was built in Griffith Park by a anonymous collective of artists. The group gathered Tuesday morning before sunrise and hiked to the structure, built out of burned wood rescued after the 2007 fire in Griffith Park, for a special dawn tea ceremony to inaugurate it.

Newark, N.J.: People watch an early fireworks display during a light drizzle. Some New Jersey towns started their celebrations early with concerts and fireworks shows days before the Fourth of July holiday.

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