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Not alone: Senior year and mother of two
  • Bethany Mollenkof

Not alone: Senior year and mother of two

Posted On: 5:00 a.m. | January 27, 2014

By Bethany Mollenkof Janet Ibarra’s tiny frame gives no indication of the weight she has carried. When she slips into her black satin prom dress and turns to reach for the zipper, her glasses slip down her nose. With her mother’s help, the dress is secured and soon she’s settled on the couch, humming softly. Just as soon as she sits down, chicken nuggets in one hand, her phone in... View Post»

Devo: Shining it on at the Forum in 1981
  • Iris Schneider / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Devo: Shining it on at the Forum in 1981

Posted On: 12:22 a.m. | January 27, 2014

Lights and flash feature Devo's act at the Inglewood Forum. View Post»

56th Grammy Awards | Jan. 26, 2014

56th Grammy Awards | Jan. 26, 2014

Posted On: 9:04 p.m. | January 26, 2014

Framework is proud to present a glimpse of the excitement, the anticipation, the fashions and the winners at the 56th Grammy Awards, as documented by the photojournalists of the Los Angeles Times. Join us for the high-energy evening when the music industry salutes its very best. See also The Times' full 2014 Grammy Awards coverage. Enjoy! View Post»

The Week in Pictures | January 20 – 26, 2013
  • Ron T. Ennis / Fort Worth Star-Telegram

The Week in Pictures | January 20 – 26, 2013

Posted On: 5:00 p.m. | January 24, 2014

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. The Mavericks surf competition off the Northern California coast is underway, and the waves have not disappointed so far. Only surfers invited to the event can participate, and the event is only held when conditions are prime. This year, invitations went out to 24 of the world's best big wave surfers. View Post»

Mavericks Invitational big wave surf contest
  • Eric Risberg / Associated Press

Mavericks Invitational big wave surf contest

Posted On: 2:32 p.m. | January 24, 2014

Twenty-four of the world's best surfers competed Friday in the Body Glove Mavericks Invitational. View Post»

Pictures in the News | January 24, 2014

Pictures in the News | January 24, 2014

Posted On: 9:48 a.m. | January 24, 2014

Friday's Pictures in the News begins on stage at Staples Center Los Angeles, where performers go through rehearsals ahead of Sunday's Grammy show. In neighboring Inglewood, what's left of the shuttered Hollywood Park racetrack goes up for auction this week, including the scale that was used to weigh jockeys in the winning circle. View Post»

1952 Los Angeles River rescue
  • Art Rogers / Los Angeles Times

1952 Los Angeles River rescue

Posted On: 12:07 a.m. | January 24, 2014

Fireman James Hassen lifts Jim Rossetto,13, by hair after the boy and Fireman John Reeves reach bank during rescue in Los Angeles River near Glassell Park neighborhood in Northeast Los Angeles. View Post»

Anti-government protests turn deadly in Kiev, Ukraine
  • Jeff J Mitchell / Getty Images

Anti-government protests turn deadly in Kiev, Ukraine

Posted On: 1:19 p.m. | January 23, 2014

Kiev, Ukraine has been the epicenter of two months of protests against President Viktor Yanukovych that have grown increasingly violent this week. Opposition leaders had given Yanukovych a deadline of Thursday evening to make concessions or face renewed clashes there, and they quenched the barricade fires that had coated the capital in black smoke in a tenuous cease-fire. View Post»


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