Posted On: 7:24 p.m. | November 7, 2012
Voters in South Los Angeles turned out in support of President Obama amid posters, T-shirts and heavy enthusiasm. When the election was called Tuesday night, Crenshaw Boulevard erupted in celebration.
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Posted On: 1:07 p.m. | November 6, 2012
President wins in hard-fought battle
Network projections of an Obama victory in the perennial swing state of Ohio put the nation's first black president over the top in an uphill fight for another term. Romney's late play for Pennsylvania fell short. He also lost his home state of Massachusetts and his native Michigan.
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Posted On: 8:21 p.m. | October 31, 2012
About a half-million people are expected to attend West Hollywood's annual "Halloween Costume Carnaval." Billed as "one of the world's largest celebrations of All Hallow's Eve," the carnaval's three large stages will feature entertainment including live music, a "fun rock and roll drag show" and "campy burlesque and pyrotechnics," the city said. View Post»
Posted On: 8:50 a.m. | October 31, 2012
George Barris is revered as a master who transforms ordinary vehicles into hell-for-leather roadsters. Among his works: The Batmobile and the Munsters' coach. View Post»
Posted On: 4:20 p.m. | October 29, 2012
A portrait series concept based around one location in one of the Queen Mary's Dark Harbor mazes. There are 6 mazes in total, three of them on the Queen Mary itself. The Village of the Damned maze, where these photographs were made, takes about 10 minutes to get through. The event runs through the weekend and again on Wednesday, Halloween night. View Post»
Posted On: 7:02 p.m. | October 28, 2012
Jeff Sikich is a man on a mission — to capture and collar as many mountain lions as time and budget permit, no matter the hour of day or night or the remote location. Sikich, a National Park Service biologist, is a modern Indiana Jones of the wild who uses up-to-the-minute technology to track and tag pumas in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area.
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Posted On: 4:05 p.m. | October 27, 2012
Community clinics like Help Everyone Clinic in South LA are on the frontline in American healthcare for generations to provide medical care and social assistance to millions of poor, uninsured and chronically ill patients in struggling rural and urban communities.( View Post»
Posted On: 4:52 p.m. | October 25, 2012
Mary Breckenridge crosses the High Sierra every year, with only her horse and two mules for company. View Post»
Posted On: 6:33 p.m. | October 19, 2012
CUATRO MILPAS, MEXICO — In this hardscrabble farming village, an American teenager like Luis Martinez was bound to stand out.
Raised on Little Caesar pizzas and Big Gulps, Luis, 13, was portly. The village kids, subsisting on bowls of chicken broth, were all bones and elbows.
Luis wore Air Jordan high-tops. The kids wore sandals made of rubber tires.
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Posted On: 2:35 p.m. | October 18, 2012
By Bryan Chan, Los Angeles Times
In Los Angeles it might be said that we’ve seen it all. In February we saw a 340-ton boulder hauled 105 miles over two weeks to an art museum.
But a space shuttle moving through city streets was going to be unique.
When Endeavour arrived in the Southland with a flyover last month, the Los Angeles Times photo department was out in force to cover it.... View Post»
Posted On: 8:48 p.m. | October 15, 2012
The space shuttle Endeavour made its final journey last weekend, traveling 12-miles from Los Angeles International Airport, through Inglewood, to the California Science Center in Exposition Park.
The retired orbiter was carried through city streets atop a special transporter. Throngs of people lined the route as it shimmied around trees, utility poles and other obstacles.
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Posted On: 8:31 a.m. | October 12, 2012
The space shuttle Endeavour begins its' 12 mile move from Los Angeles International Airport to the California Science Center in Exposition Park. The route, which includes major thoroughfares including Manchester, Crenshaw and Martin Luther King Jr. boulevards, looks radically different than it did months ago. Power lines have been lifted and trees have been removed. Nearly 2,700 steel plates... View Post»
Posted On: 7:24 p.m. | October 11, 2012
The Obama administration has labeled a violent Central American street gang as an international criminal organization subject to U.S. government sanctions, the first time this designation has been given to such a group. View Post»
Posted On: 10:07 p.m. | September 30, 2012
More than 40 dogs participated in the fourth annual Surf City Surf Dog contest in Huntington Beach. The dogs competed in four different weight classes, from small to extra large, and were judged on wave height, ride length and confidence. View Post»
Posted On: 10:08 a.m. | September 29, 2012
405 Freeway reopens ahead of time
The work ends early, with construction crews using most of their allotted time to fill potholes, trim trees and pave lanes — weeks of work squeezed into a two-day time frame. READ STORY
Demolition work on a bridge spanning the 405 Freeway is on schedule, officials say, and they are hopeful that Carmageddon II can be brought to an early close.
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Posted On: 9:55 p.m. | September 28, 2012
Old-school, back-to-the-earth pot growers who've sold it on the underground market for years react with fear and loathing to the new corporate culture they're watching emerge with medical marijuana. View Post»