Framework

Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia

Photo essay | Holy Land drag queen
  • Oded Balilty / Associated Press

Photo essay | Holy Land drag queen

Posted On: 11:55 a.m. | November 7, 2013

By Oded Balilty A week before the annual gay pride parade in Tel Aviv, I was looking for something to shoot other than the colorful procession that's seen every other year. I searched newspapers and websites related to the local gay community and found out about a drag queen school in the city's gay center. I was invited to shoot backstage before the students' first show when a man with a... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Nov. 7, 2013

Pictures in the News | Nov. 7, 2013

Posted On: 10:10 a.m. | November 7, 2013

In Thursday's Pictures in the News, Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies restrain family members of a man suspected of burglarizing a market at Firestone Boulevard and Hooper Avenue in South L.A. on Wednesday as the man is wheeled to an ambulance. Authorities said the man was believed to have entered in the early morning, perhaps falling through a skylight, and hidden there till about noon. ... View Post»

Fans check out the 1973 Rams
  • Art Rogers / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Fans check out the 1973 Rams

Posted On: 12:28 a.m. | November 7, 2013

The fence surrounding the Los Angeles Rams training camp at Cal State Fullerton is a popular gathering place for kids of all ages. View Post»

Veterans Affairs properties are at risk of being demolished

Veterans Affairs properties are at risk of being demolished

Posted On: 8:23 p.m. | November 6, 2013

Hundreds of landmarks on U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs properties are at risk of being demolished because of the agency’s lack of maintenance and its failure to comply with federal laws protecting historic sites, according to a study by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. View Post»

Pictures in the News | November 6, 2013

Pictures in the News | November 6, 2013

Posted On: 9:29 a.m. | November 6, 2013

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in the Southland, where a Los Angeles councilman arrives with a life-size cardboard cutout of William Mulholland at the LA Aqueduct Cascades for a reenactment of the opening of the Aqueduct 100 years ago. In nearby Orange County, a ghoulish couple stroll through downtown Santa Ana for the Noche de Altares (Night of Altars) street festival. View Post»

Dedication of Western Air Express terminal
  • George Watson / Watson Family Archive

Dedication of Western Air Express terminal

Posted On: 12:10 a.m. | November 6, 2013

The Fanchon and Marco chorus girls dance atop a new Fokker F-32 aircraft during dedication ceremonies of Western Air Express's new terminal at Alhambra Field. View Post»

Noche de Altares in Santa Ana

Noche de Altares in Santa Ana

Posted On: 4:56 p.m. | November 5, 2013

Tens of thousands of Southern Californians descended on downtown Santa Ana over the weekend for Noche de Altares (Night of Altars), a festive and colorful celebration mainly dedicated to people dead and gone. Held at the intersection of Fourth and Birch Streets, the event ‘s focal point are intricately constructed altars that line the sidewalks and memorialize friends and loved ones on Dia de... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Nov. 5, 2013

Pictures in the News | Nov. 5, 2013

Posted On: 10:35 a.m. | November 5, 2013

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News TSA agents hold a  candlelight vigil for their slain coworker, Gerardo I. Hernandez, at Dockweiler State Beach in Los Angeles. A gunman identified by police as Paul Anthony Ciancia, 23, carried an assault-style rifle through the lobby of LAX's Terminal 3 and began shooting as he passed through a Transportation Security Administration checkpoint on Friday... View Post»

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