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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

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AXEL HEIMKEN / dpa

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Seth Wenig / AP

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Pictures in the News | July 1, 2015

Dust storm for 'Poltergeist II'

The caption with this photo in the May 29, 1985, Los Angeles Times reported:

Chatsworth was struck by a dust and windstorm Tuesday but it was...

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Reader Photos: Best of Southern California Moments for April

April's best include a close-up of a flower (and resting fly) in Carlsbad and a skyward view of the Watts Towers, but the slide show begins and ends with two of my personal...   View Post»

   

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We begin the week in France, where the Eiffel Tower continues to be under military guard following Saudi Arabia's recent warning of the potential for an Al Qaeda attack on...   View Post»

   

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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