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Pictures in the News | June 28, 2013

Pictures in the News | June 28, 2013

Posted On: 9:34 a.m. | June 28, 2013

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Southern California, where an undocumented immigrant from Mexico prays during a 24-hour vigil calling on Congress to pass immigration reform outside of the federal building in downtown Los Angeles. The bill passed, 68 to 32 in the Senate, but conservative House Republicans aren't sold. View Post»

1925 Santa Barbara earthquake
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1925 Santa Barbara earthquake

Posted On: 12:57 a.m. | June 28, 2013

At 6:42 a.m. on June 29, 1925, the City of Santa Barbara was heavily damaged by a magnitude 6.8 earthquake. View Post»

After eight years Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa says goodbye

My morning with the mayor

Posted On: 12:49 a.m. | June 28, 2013

For eight years I have photographed Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, from his days on the campaign trail in 2005 at a Little League game in Sylmar to this week, his last as chief executive of the City of the Angels. We developed a sense of trust — key with a journalist and his subject — and the mayor has occasionally allowed me to go behind the scenes and capture moments the public wouldn’t... View Post»

South Africans hold vigil outside hospital treating Nelson Mandela
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South Africans hold vigil outside hospital treating Nelson Mandela

Posted On: 12:32 p.m. | June 27, 2013

Nelson Mandela 'still there,' responding to family, daughter says. View Post»

Pictures in the News | June 27, 2013
  • Susannah Kay / Los Angeles Times

Pictures in the News | June 27, 2013

Posted On: 11:21 a.m. | June 27, 2013

In Thursday's Pictures in the News: — Reaction in West Hollywood to the U.S. Supreme Court's long-awaited decision on Proposition 8. — The opening of the renovated Dunbar Hotel as a senior-living facility in South Los Angeles. Built in 1928 by John Somerville to serve African Americans seeking accommodations on their visits to Los Angeles, the historic Dunbar hosted many of jazz... View Post»

Santa Monica Beach, 1936
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Santa Monica Beach, 1936

Posted On: 7:45 a.m. | June 27, 2013

Santa Monica Beach on a hot July, 1936, weekend. View Post»

Pictures in the News | June 26, 2013

Pictures in the News | June 26, 2013

Posted On: 9:07 a.m. | June 26, 2013

Pictures in the News from around the world. View Post»

Phyllis Diller's closet
  • Larry Armstrong / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Phyllis Diller’s closet

Posted On: 12:19 a.m. | June 26, 2013

Dec. 1978: Comedian Phyllis Diller surveying her wardrobe in her 18x30-foot closet. View Post»


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