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The Week in Pictures | December 16 – 22, 2013

The Week in Pictures | December 16 – 22, 2013

Posted On: 3:59 p.m. | December 20, 2013

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This week marks an end of an era in the Southland as Hollywood Park will turn out the light for good. In it's heyday, celebrities such as Cary Grant, Lucille Ball and Fred Astaire would linger in the box seats, on Sunday, they will run their last race. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Dec. 20, 2013
  • Andrew Renneisen / For The Times

Pictures in the News | Dec. 20, 2013

Posted On: 8:38 a.m. | December 20, 2013

Friday's Pictures in the News begins at LAX, where the 94 year old widow of Army Sergeant 1st Class Joseph Gantt , weeps at his casket arrives early Friday morning. After a tour of duty during World War II, Sergeant Gantt was captured in the Korean War and was missing for over 63 years. His remains were only recently identified, providing closure for his family. View Post»

The long goodbye for Hollywood Park

The long goodbye for Hollywood Park

Posted On: 5:00 a.m. | December 20, 2013

In it's heyday, celebrities such as Cary Grant, Lucille Ball and Fred Astaire would linger in the box seats at Hollywood Park, on Sunday, they will run their last race. View Post»

Bob Hope in Greenland
  • U.S. Air Force

Bob Hope in Greenland

Posted On: 10:47 p.m. | December 19, 2013

Los Angeles Times columnists Hedda Hopper and comedian Bob Hope entertain troops at Thule Air Force Base in Greenland, only 800 miles from North Pole. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Dec. 19, 2013
  • Christina House / For The Times

Pictures in the News | Dec. 19, 2013

Posted On: 11:32 a.m. | December 19, 2013

In Thursday's Pictures in the News, boats cruise through Newport Harbor in Newport Beach during the first night of the 105th annual Christmas Boat Parade and Ring of Lights. The five-day event's 2013 theme is "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree." Los Angeles: A vigil for Wanda Threadgill, 45-year-old mother and grandmother, who was found dead in her apartment Tuesday. Baghdad: Shiite... View Post»

'Nutcracker': A look at Westside School of Ballet's production
  • Cheryl A. Guerrero / Los Angeles Times

‘Nutcracker’: A look at Westside School of Ballet’s production

Posted On: 5:00 a.m. | December 19, 2013

It's the busy season for dance. Ballet schools, local companies and touring troupes present variations of "The Nutcracker" in late November and December. Some productions are fully staged, while others are excerpts. The classic ballet to Tchaikovsky's beloved music is more than a holiday mainstay. It's populated with an abundance of roles, giving stage time to young and eager dancers with... View Post»

Clogged drain floods 1926 courtroom
  • Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Clogged drain floods 1926 courtroom

Posted On: 10:45 p.m. | December 18, 2013

Clogged drain floods courtroom. View Post»

Pictures in the News | December 18, 2013
  • Ulet Ifansasti / Getty Images

Pictures in the News | December 18, 2013

Posted On: 10:08 a.m. | December 18, 2013

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins with a surreal scene in Indonesia as a miner uses a pole to extract sulfur from a pipe at the flow crater during an annual offering ceremony on the Ijen volcano in Yogyakarta. The Ijen crater rises to 2,386m, with a depth of over 175m, making it one of the world's largest craters. View Post»

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