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'I'm alive ...'

‘I’m alive …’

Posted On: 8:34 a.m. | September 13, 2013

In the Spring of 2012, a car accident left teenager Mika Fleming in a coma for almost a month. After a year of rehabilitation, physical therapy, homeschooling and patience, Mika has returned to school for her senior year. View Post»

Pictures in the News | September 13, 2013

Pictures in the News | September 13, 2013

Posted On: 8:20 a.m. | September 13, 2013

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Long Beach, where the final Boeing C-17 cargo jet for the U.S. Air Force takes off as observers look on during a ceremony. Delivery of the 223rd plane ends a 32-year relationship that has been an economic boon to Long Beach. Foreign sales will keep the plant running through 2014. View Post»

1956 photos of Sen. John F. Kennedy
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1956 photos of Sen. John F. Kennedy

Posted On: 12:12 a.m. | September 13, 2013

On Sep. 18, 1956, Sen. John F. Kennedy arrived in Los Angeles for a series of campaign appearances and speeches for the Democratic party. View Post»

Reader photos: Best of Southern California moments for August 2013
  • Edward Conde

Reader photos: Best of Southern California moments for August 2013

Posted On: 4:43 p.m. | September 12, 2013

Several of our best photos for August have a cinematic feel to them. The set opens with Edward Conde's image of a quiet subway, which really captures the solemnity of a late-night or early-morning subway ride. For those who don't know, yes, L.A. does have a subway system, and it's fantastic for photography. Our first image is followed by Tony Desantis' photo of the Southern California Gas... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Sept. 12, 2013
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Pictures in the News | Sept. 12, 2013

Posted On: 10:59 a.m. | September 12, 2013

In Thursday's Pictures in the News, Dodger second baseman Nick Punto fields the ball from Diamondback hitter Gerardo Parra and avoids a broken bat in the sixth inning at Dodger Stadium on Wednesday. Zamboanga, Philippines: Government troopers fire as they continue their assault on Muslim rebels Thursday. Philippine troops battled Muslim rebels on two fronts Thursday, after about 100... View Post»

Passenger ship Harvard runs aground
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Passenger ship Harvard runs aground

Posted On: 12:17 a.m. | September 12, 2013

The coastal passenger ship S.S. Harvard runs aground in fog at Point Arguello. View Post»

Dodgers streaking towards October baseball

Dodgers streaking toward October baseball

Posted On: 10:45 p.m. | September 11, 2013

What started as a nightmare season for the Dodgers is turning into something special. Less than three months ago, the most expensive team ever assembled in the history of baseball looked as if it was doomed for failure. The low point came on June 21, when the Dodgers dropped a 5-2 decision to the under-funded and under-talented San Diego Padres. View Post»

Pictures in the News | September 11, 2013
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Pictures in the News | September 11, 2013

Posted On: 10:53 a.m. | September 11, 2013

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in New York, with a photo memorializing New York City Firefighter Robert James Crawford, who died in the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. His photo was placed at memorial by his family as they came to the World Trade Center site to participate in ceremonies for the 12th anniversary of the attacks. Americans returned Wednesday to the grim task of... View Post»


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