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Review: Bird Photo Booth

Review: Bird Photo Booth

Posted On: 10:30 p.m. | June 19, 2013

It's been an exciting few week at my house. Two of my children had graduations, from high school and college, plus I got a chance to try out Bird Photo Booth. Last year, I interviewed Bryson Lovett about his first Kickstarter invention called Bird Photo Booth. His invention intrigued me so much, I bought one and eagerly waited for it to arrive. Before it arrived, I did mention it to friends,... View Post»

L.A. City Councilman Bill Rosendahl
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L.A. City Councilman Bill Rosendahl: a life of contrasts

Posted On: 6:04 p.m. | June 19, 2013

For decades, Rosendahl has opened his doors to people who need help. In the 1970s, he let a group of homeless teenagers stay in his Venice Beach apartment, including a young couple who camped in his walk-in closet. Seventeen years ago, he took in an aging street performer, Swami X, who now receives hospice care under Rosendahl’s watch. They’re a part of the sprawling bohemian universe... View Post»

Paul and Kevin: reflections on five years of marriage in California

Kevin Voecks and Paul Waters: reflecting on five years of marriage in California

Posted On: 3:20 p.m. | June 19, 2013

Paul Waters and Kevin Voecks were married June 17, 2008, among the first couples wed in California after the state Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage. Their wedding, organized in just 12 days by Waters, was held on the lot of CBS Studio Center in Studio City and attended by 300 people. They were escorted down the aisle by Waters’ mother, Peggy. Watch the audio slide show... View Post»

Pictures in the News | June 19, 2013
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Pictures in the News | June 19, 2013

Posted On: 11:41 a.m. | June 19, 2013

“So long as nuclear weapons exist, we are not truly safe,” President Obama told a large crowd outside the Brandenberg Gate in Berlin, which leads off Wednesday's Pictures in the News. The president's speech, delivered under a blistering afternoon sun in the city where President John F. Kennedy gave his “Ich bin ein Berliner” (I am a Berliner) speech 50 years ago, marked Obama's return... View Post»

Mrs. Lyons welcomed to Los Angeles
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Mrs. Lyons welcomed to Los Angeles

Posted On: 12:37 a.m. | June 19, 2013

Welcoming committee for Mrs. John F. Lyons, president of the National Federation of Music Clubs poses with her at train station. View Post»

Little Saigon turns 25
  • Susannah Kay / Los Angeles Times

Little Saigon turns 25

Posted On: 9:30 p.m. | June 18, 2013

In 1988, a freeway off-ramp sign on the Garden Grove (22) freeway marked the official birth of Little Saigon. Now, as Vietnamese Americans toast 25 years of an enclave once sprinkled with orange groves and strawberry fields – the immigrant community now spans beyond Westminster into Santa Ana, Fountain Valley and beyond. View Post»

Pictures in the News | June 18, 2013

Pictures in the News | June 18, 2013

Posted On: 10:56 a.m. | June 18, 2013

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News: — An LAPD officer investigates the scene of a single-vehicle accident in Hancock Park, where a motorist was killed when his vehicle crashed into a tree and caught fire Tuesday. — People take to the newly opened South Spring Park on Spring Street in Downtown Los Angeles. — Fanciful hats come out for the first day of Royal Ascot in Berkshire, west... View Post»

Brazilians protest rising public transport costs
  • Nelson Antoine / Associated Press

Brazilians protest rising public transport costs

Posted On: 9:29 a.m. | June 18, 2013

Tens of thousands of protesters in Brazil held rallies in at least 11 capital cities Monday, the fifth straight day of demonstrations in opposition to such issues as rising public bus fares and police violence. View Post»


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