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Riverside County brush fire burns at least one home

Riverside County brush fire

Posted On: 5:51 p.m. | August 1, 2012

A fast-moving brush fire has burned at least one home in the La Cresta area near Murrieta, Riverside County fire officials said Wednesday. View Post»

Photographer's view during the Olympig Games opening ceremony

A lens on the Olympics: First, find a good spot

Posted On: 10:51 a.m. | July 30, 2012

“Event journalism,” for the photographer is 90 percent production, 10 percent photography. Despite our desire to find that perfect angle or shooting position, we are often at the mercy of organizers and PR firms seem to consider us less than human. It’s become a made for television world, and we’re just peeking around the corner to give our readers a look. View Post»

2012 Olympians

2012 Olympians

Posted On: 2:00 a.m. | July 26, 2012

Portrait series on 2012 Olympians. View Post»

Raucous protests in Anaheim over police shootings
  • Patrick T. Fallon / Los Angeles Times

Residents pack town hall in Anaheim

Posted On: 12:07 p.m. | July 25, 2012

Residents pack town hall: "Things have to change." Scores of residents arrived at a community meeting in Anaheim on Wednesday afternoon, jamming a high school auditorium designed to hold 900 people. View Post»

Grand Park

Video: L.A.’s new downtown Grand Park

Posted On: 10:34 a.m. | July 25, 2012

After a $56-million renovation a park that stretches from the top of Bunker Hill to the base of City Hall will be christened as L.A.'s Grand Park, providing downtown with its first sizable amount of open space. Read the full story by Sam Allen "New park in downtown Los Angeles inspires grand hopes" and see more photos of Grand Park. View Post»

Betfair World Matchplay dart tournament

Betfair World Matchplay Dart Tournament

Posted On: 6:21 p.m. | July 23, 2012

Darts finds target audience in England, under the Olympic radar. On eve of London Olympics, some wonder (seriously) why popular pub game isn't in the Games. Darts is considered a sport in Britain, where tournaments attract major prize money, crowds and TV coverage. View Post»

Kings center Colin Fraser takes 'The Cup' to Canada

Kings center Colin Fraser brings the Cup to Canada

Posted On: 3:00 a.m. | July 23, 2012

Los Angeles Kings center Colin Fraser brings the Stanley Cup to Sylvan Lake in Alberta, Canada. View Post»

Crowding the planet

Crowding the Planet

Posted On: 3:00 a.m. | July 22, 2012

Seven billion people. That’s a hard number for most people to get their heads around. But visiting both India and China for this story – which combined have almost 40% of the world’s population – I got a pretty good start at trying to fathom just how many of us there really are. View Post»

New City Hall gardens reopen after Occupy L.A.

Los Angeles City Hall park comes back to life

Posted On: 7:49 p.m. | July 18, 2012

A new garden design with drought tolerant plants and smaller lawn reopens nearly 8 months after Occupy LA took over the area. View Post»

Willowbrook stable closes

Willowbrook stable cleared of animals after evacuation order

Posted On: 3:09 p.m. | July 16, 2012

Famous Manor, a 42-year-old truck driver, was forced to find a new place to board his two horses, Smoke and Pepper, after the Willowbrook stables were closed. View Post»

High Asthma rates in the Imperial Valley

High asthma rates in the Imperial Valley

Posted On: 10:17 p.m. | July 15, 2012

By Anna Gorman CALEXICO—As the relentless wind stirs up piles of dust and dirt and creates a gigantic funnel of haze in the vast and sweltering Imperial Valley, children like Marco Cisneros battle to breathe. Marco wheezes and coughs and reaches desperately for his inhaler, but the medication doesn’t always give him the relief he needs. Often, his mother has to call 911. Since... View Post»

Stable fire puts property in spotlight
  • Christina House / For the Times

Stable fire puts property in spotlight

Posted On: 10:53 p.m. | July 13, 2012

As Los Angeles County sheriffs try to determine what started a fire in a stable in Lynnwood last month that killed three horses and a goat, they join an already large number of investigators who have been called to the property to examine potential wrongdoing. View Post»

Comic-Con invades San Diego

Comic-Con invades San Diego Convention Center

Posted On: 2:04 p.m. | July 13, 2012

Comic-con International, a celebration of fanboy culture invades the San Diego convention center. Tens of thousands of fans are gathering for all things geek. Toys, comics, artwork, costume contests and gaming are a big part of the agenda for the four-day event that runs through Sunday. View Post»

Photo Booth: The women of Comic-Con
  • Patrick T. Fallon / Los Angeles Times

Photo Booth: The women of Comic-Con

Posted On: 1:47 a.m. | July 13, 2012

Photo Booth: The women of Comic-Con 2012. View Post»

Day for a King

Day for a King

Posted On: 1:14 a.m. | July 12, 2012

As a photojournalist we are often witness to history. It’s our job, after all. Last week, Arkasha Stevenson and I were assigned such a task. We documented the Stanley Cup’s first ever visit to Slovenia. It turned out to be the perfect backdrop for the Cup. Idyllic landscapes, friendly people and a young nation looking for it’s own identity unfolded around Anze Kopitar and his family as... View Post»

The Stanley Cup visits Slovenia
  • Arkasha Stevenson / Los Angeles Times

The Stanley Cup visits Slovenia

Posted On: 7:15 p.m. | July 11, 2012

The Los Angeles Kings' Anze Kopitar took the Stanley Cup to his boyhood home of Hrusica, Slovenia. A village of modest homes with lush gardens, mom-and-pop shops and a bustling athletic field, it’s the place where his father, Matjev, and grandmother Fanci skated with him as a toddler on a patch of frozen grass, 8 feet by 20 feet. View Post»


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