Posted On: 1:28 p.m. | November 17, 2013
Bay Area skateboarder Liam Morgan regularly rides steep hills at high speeds amidst traffic, gravel and metal guard rails. He got hooked at age 15 when he averaged 40 m.p.h. on a 12 mile hill. It was a unique feeling and one he needed more of. Safety equipment? A helmet and balance enabling him to control his speed by sliding out occasionally. He has multiple sponsors and a video series of "Raw... View Post»
Posted On: 4:00 p.m. | November 15, 2013
Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. We begin our report in the Philippines and the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, where an international aid effort gathered steam ands resilient Filipinos in battered towns have started the process of rebuilding their lives and those of their neighbors - with or without help from their government or foreign aid groups. Under fire for what... View Post»
Posted On: 10:06 a.m. | November 15, 2013
Friday's Pictures in the News begins back in the Philippines, where an international aid effort gathered steam, as resilient Filipinos in battered towns started rebuilding their lives and those of their neighbors - with or without help from their government or foreign aid groups. Under fire for what critics say is the slow pace of its typhoon relief effort, the Philippine government Friday... View Post»
Posted On: 10:43 a.m. | November 14, 2013
In Thursday's Pictures in the News, volunteers with Unified We Serve at Cal State Northridge place thousands of collected food items on the steps of the library. The effort, in its fifth year, saw donations double from last year. The items, including clothing, books and toys, will be donated to Meet Each Need with Dignity.
Los Angeles: Paddleboaters coast through the cooling mist of the... View Post»
Posted On: 12:14 a.m. | November 14, 2013
The Vincent Thomas Bridge opened to traffic on Nov. 15, 1963. View Post»
Posted On: 9:03 p.m. | November 13, 2013
Call these images outtakes, pictures that never see the printed page.
We think that we have some of the best sports photographers in the nation working here at the Los Angeles Times. We strive to show you their best work every day in the printed paper as well as on our website, and most of the time we manage to accomplish that.
Sometimes, though, our best pictures are destined... View Post»
Posted On: 8:37 p.m. | November 13, 2013
The South American colossus of Brazil faces massive changes and challenges as it prepares for the world's spotlight during the World Cup next year and the Olympic Games in 2016.
Images from the sprawling metropolis of Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro contrast with those from the interior city of Acailandia, once a fruit-producing region now in the pig iron business.
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Posted On: 10:36 a.m. | November 13, 2013
Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in the Philippines, where increasingly desperate, typhoon-stricken Filipinos gather amongst the devastation in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban. The typhoon left a trail of destruction in multiple provinces, forcing hundreds of thousands to evacuate and making travel by air and land to hard-hit provinces difficult. View Post»