Posted On: 12:31 p.m. | June 6, 2013
In Thursday's Pictures in the News:
— D-Day remembrances of the 69th anniversary of Normandy invasion in WWII. Archive photos from the landings
— Compton mayoral candidate Aja Brown celebrates at her victory party in Compton.
— Grower Randy McDonald and his Asian sacred lotuses, at his nursery in Reseda on May 17. Eight years ago, McDonald stealthily took a small piece of Echo... View Post»
Posted On: 1:11 p.m. | June 5, 2013
I love the variety of processes involved in this month's photos. From iPhone portraits, like Steve Saldivar's image of Henry Nakamura at Evergreen Cemetery in East L.A., to Toby Hancock's deceptively simple photograph of the Original Tommy's World Famous Hamburgers sign framed by palm trees on Hollywood Boulevard.
I'm particularly impressed with the procedure that Hancock used to make a... View Post»
Posted On: 9:02 a.m. | June 5, 2013
Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in a Southern California prison, where inmates at the California Rehabilitation Center in Norco perform during their graduation as a part of the Actor's Gang Prison Project, an acting program intended to help rehabilitate them and discourage recidivism at the prison. View Post»
Posted On: 1:48 p.m. | June 4, 2013
Germany dispatched thousands of soldiers Tuesday to help cities and towns cope with flooding from the rain-soaked Danube and other southern rivers , reinforcements that came a day after the Bavarian city of Passau saw its worst flooding since 1501. View Post»
Posted On: 10:51 a.m. | June 4, 2013
In Tuesday's Pictures in the News:
--A Lake Hughes resident returns for the first time to his home, which burned in the Powerhouse fire.
--A candlelight vigil is held in Hong Kong to mark the 24th anniversary of the June 4 Chinese military crackdown on the pro-democracy movement at Beijing's Tiananmen Square (more photos).
--At Tiananmen Square itself, plainclothes police follow... View Post»
Posted On: 10:18 a.m. | June 3, 2013
Turkish police used tear gas and water cannons to disperse protesters adorned in gas masks and slinging Molotov cocktails in central Taksim Square early Tuesday. The clashes marked the first major violence in the iconic square since scores of anti-government protesters occupied it more than a week ago.
Posted On: 8:47 a.m. | June 3, 2013
The Powerhouse fire in Southern California has scorched 29,000 acres and is 40% contained. More photos
Waters from three swollen rivers flooded the old town of Passau in southeast Germany on Monday. Austria, Switzerland and the Czech Republic have also been affected following heavy rainfall and flooding. View Post»
Posted On: 2:59 p.m. | May 31, 2013
The Week in Pictures from around the world. View Post»
Posted On: 10:06 a.m. | May 31, 2013
Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Southern California, where the Powerhouse fire has charred more than 1,000 acres. Also in the Southland, Los Angeles County prosecutors file a murder charge against a man whose dogs mauled a woman to death in Littlerock; protesters outside the governor's L.A. office plead with authorities to allow them to deliver petitions urging a ban on fracking in... View Post»
Posted On: 10:57 a.m. | May 30, 2013
In Thursday's Pictures in the News: Classmates mourn their teenage friends who died in a car crash on Memorial Day in Newport Beach; the dedication of the Orange County Peace Officers' Memorial Monument in Tustin; Pastor William Monroe Campbell blesses security officers and supporters of Service Employees International Union before a potential strike; a Chinese baby who was rescued after being... View Post»
Posted On: 10:00 a.m. | May 29, 2013
Pictures in the News | May 29, 2013
Posted On: 10:35 a.m. | May 28, 2013
In Tuesday's Pictures in the News: Observances of Memorial Day on Monday in Riverside and San Diego; police officers investigate the crash scene where five people died in Newport Beach; and kayakers take to the Los Angeles River for the opening of a recreation zone. There's more, too -- from India, Ivory Coast, England and the White House -- so please take a look. View Post»
Posted On: 11:15 p.m. | May 25, 2013
After a two year absence I'm back using Flickr. I had lost interest and let my pro account lapse but with their new user interface introduced this week and improved smart phone app, it has piqued my interest. As if I really need to tinker with another social media avenue. View Post»
Posted On: 4:20 p.m. | May 24, 2013
Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism.
The eyes of the world were focused on Moore, Oklahoma, where a huge tornado roared through an Oklahoma City suburb Monday leaving a devastating path of destruction in its' wake. View Post»
Posted On: 9:00 a.m. | May 24, 2013
Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Virginia, where soldiers in the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment place a small American flag before each grave marker for more than 220,000 graves during the annual Flags-In ceremony in advance of Memorial Day to honor the nation's fallen members of the military at Arlington Cemetery. View Post»
Posted On: 11:56 a.m. | May 23, 2013
In Thursday's Pictures in the News: A bear is tranquilized after it roamed through a Sun Valley neighborhood for more than an hour on Wednesday morning; Los Angeles mayor-elect Eric Garcetti stays true to political form and kisses a baby in Echo Park; and lightning strikes during a thunderstorm as tornado survivors search for salvageable items from their devastated neighborhood in Moore, Okla.
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