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Santacon LA 2014

SantaCon L.A. 2013

Posted On: 9:03 p.m. | December 15, 2013

More than 500 Santas, a few reindeer and one gingerbread man blanketed downtown LA, and surrounding bars of interest for Santacon LA 2014. View Post»

The Week in Pictures | December 9 – 15, 2013
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The Week in Pictures | December 9 – 15, 2013

Posted On: 3:36 p.m. | December 13, 2013

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This week the world paid homage to Nelson Mandela, the ant-apartheid icon who was jailed for 27 years by a white-minority government as a terrorist and walked free as a septuagenarian to lead South Africa to its first multiracial democracy View Post»

Pictures in the News | December 13, 2013
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Pictures in the News | December 13, 2013

Posted On: 9:47 a.m. | December 13, 2013

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in the Southland, where an image of Jesus with flashing lights is displayed by a vendor at a stand outside La Placita Church in downtown Los Angeles during El Dia De La Virgen De Guadalupe celebrations that include unbroken strings of worship services as well as offerings of flowers and votive candles that illuminated the darkness outside the church. View Post»

Honoring the Virgin of Guadalupe

Honoring the Virgin of Guadalupe

Posted On: 5:00 a.m. | December 13, 2013

Scores of Catholics of Mexican and Central American descent crowd into La Placita Church in downtown Los Angeles for one of several Masses held in conjunction with El Dia De La Virgen De Guadalupe. View Post»

The 1963 Baldwin Hills Dam collapse
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The 1963 Baldwin Hills Dam collapse

Posted On: 12:38 a.m. | December 13, 2013

On Dec. 14, 1963 the Baldwin Hills Dam collapsed. Five people were killed. Sixty-five hillside houses were ripped apart, and 210 homes and apartments were damaged. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Dec. 12, 2013

Pictures in the News | Dec. 12, 2013

Posted On: 12:40 p.m. | December 12, 2013

In Thursday's Pictures in the News, skyscrapers poke out of London's famous fog in an aerial photo by the Metropolitan Police. Pretoria, South Africa: Mourners line up to pay respects to Nelson Mandela, the revered icon of the anti-apartheid struggle in South Africa and one of the towering political figures of the 20th century, who died in Johannesburg on Dec. 5 at age 95. Jerusalem:... View Post»

The Colorado Street Bridge is 100 years old
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The Colorado Street Bridge is 100 years old

Posted On: 12:08 a.m. | December 12, 2013

The Colorado Street Bridge was opened 100 years ago - on Dec. 13, 1913. View Post»

The woodcarver

Through the woodcarver’s eyes: A moment with Charles Dickson

Posted On: 7:04 p.m. | December 11, 2013

I met sculptor Charles Dickson, 66, while he was working on the piece, “Dance of the Wood Nips,” at his studio in Compton. The sculpture, made from a rare piece of Monkey Pod tree, captures women holding up a portal to the sky. “In this piece I wanted to talk about the human spirit in relationship with nature,” Dickson said. View Post»


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