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Pictures in the News | Jan. 2, 2014

Pictures in the News | Jan. 2, 2014

Posted On: 10:26 a.m. | January 2, 2014

The Rose Bowl and 125th Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena start off Thursday's Pictures in the News. San Pedro: Polar bear swimmers charge into the water at Cabrillo Beach on New Year's day. With sunshine and temperatures in the upper 60s, the New Year's Day tradition of taking a winter's dip in the ocean drew a healthy crowd. Los Angeles: New Year's revelers in downtown's Grand... View Post»

The 1934 floods
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The 1934 floods

Posted On: 7:30 p.m. | January 1, 2014

In a now-familiar Los Angeles story, late 1933 brush fires cleared the vegetation from the hills above the Montrose-La Crescenta section of Los Angeles County. When heavy rains arrived on New Years Eve 1934, the neighborhoods were flooded and lives lost. View Post»

The 125th Tournament of Roses Parade | Jan. 1, 2014

The 125th Tournament of Roses Parade | Jan. 1, 2014

Posted On: 11:19 a.m. | January 1, 2014

The 125th Tournament of Roses Parade kicked off early on a sunny New Year's Day morning in Pasadena, with much-anticipated excitement, color and life. Framework presents the best images of the 2014 Rose Parade as captured by the photojournalists of the Los Angeles Times. Enjoy! View Post»

A decade later, wounds have healed, but the memory remains raw
  • Preston Keres / The Washington Post

A decade later, wounds have healed, but the memory remains raw

Posted On: 1:52 p.m. | December 31, 2013

By Ann M. Simmons Dec. 31, 2003. I remember that day as if it were yesterday. I was serving a temporary stint in the Baghdad bureau of the Los Angeles Times. It was New Year’s Eve and a group of foreign journalists and Iraqi staffers decided to ring in 2004 at Nabil’s restaurant, a popular hangout for journalists, contractors, embassy personnel and foreign aid workers. Some of us... View Post»

Pictures in the News | December 31, 2013

Pictures in the News | December 31, 2013

Posted On: 9:30 a.m. | December 31, 2013

This is the final installment of Pictures in the News for 2013 and we drop in on some New Year's Eve celebrations around the world. Fireworks light up the sky over the Yarra River during New Years Eve festivities in Melbourne, Australia and tourists and locals celebrate the New Year on the waterfront in the New Zealand town of Queenstown. View Post»

Woody Hayes shoves L.A. Times' Art Rogers
  • Art Rodgers / Los Angeles Times

Woody Hayes shoves L.A. Times’ Art Rogers

Posted On: 12:01 a.m. | December 31, 2013

Ohio State head coach Woody Hayes leaves a pregame huddle before the Rose Bowl game between USC and Ohio State. Right after this photo was taken, Hayes shoved Times photographer Art Rogers' camera into his face. View Post»

Nothern Californians ponder a separate state

Northern Californians ponder a separate state

Posted On: 2:57 p.m. | December 30, 2013

Farmers, ranchers and onetime loggers were among those who packed a church community room here in August to listen to a former state lawmaker convey his vision of a cleaved — and more governable — California. The theme was familiar, the resonance deep for those convinced that relentless regulation is strangling the economy of this northern border county. But this time, a tall man... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Dec. 30, 2013
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Pictures in the News | Dec. 30, 2013

Posted On: 11:13 a.m. | December 30, 2013

In Monday's Pictures in the News, thousands of balloons are released at the site of Sao Paulo, Brazil's foundation in 1554. Workers from an association began releasing balloons in 1992 in what has now turned into a tradition to celebrate the new year. Harbin, China: People tour the large-scale ice sculptures at the 15th Harbin Ice and Snow World. San Miguel, El Salvador:... View Post»


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