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Pictures in the News | August 23, 2013

Pictures in the News | August 23, 2013

Posted On: 10:02 a.m. | August 23, 2013

A bus swerved off the 210 Freeway and overturned in Irwindale, where we begin Friday's Pictures in the News. More than 50 people were injured in Thursday's accident in the San Gabriel Valley. Witnesses said they saw the bus, carrying passengers to a casino in San Bernardino County, brake hard before swerving across multiple lanes and ending up on its side. "There were elderly people stuck on... View Post»

Court Flight inclined railroad
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Court Flight inclined railroad

Posted On: 2:42 a.m. | August 23, 2013

The cable cars of Court Flight travel from North Broadway - at bottom of slope - to eastern end of Bunker Hill. View Post»

Rim fire continues to rage near Yosemite

Rim fire continues to rage near Yosemite

Posted On: 7:50 p.m. | August 22, 2013

[Updated: August 29, 2013] A thick blanket of smoke hung Thursday over Hetch Hetchy Reservoir, where a team of fire lookouts was stationed to monitor the Rim fire to make sure it does not flare up next to San Francisco’s water supply. View Post»

Behind the Lens | The lighter side of lift in LA

Behind the Lens | The lighter side of life in L.A.

Posted On: 5:00 a.m. | August 22, 2013

Photographer Mel Melcon has always had an interest in looking for candid moments that are funny. View Post»

'Miss Beautiful Ape' contest
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‘Miss Beautiful Ape’ contest

Posted On: 12:04 a.m. | August 22, 2013

Radio personality Gary Owens runs Miss Beautiful Ape contest at Century City that coincided with release of "Conquest of the Planet of the Apes," the fourth movie in the Planet of the Apes series. View Post»

Pictures in the News | August 21, 2013
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Pictures in the News | August 21, 2013

Posted On: 10:03 a.m. | August 21, 2013

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Maryland, where Army Private First Class Bradley Manning was sentenced to 35 years in prison, ending a summer-long court-martial in which he was convicted of espionage for leaking a vast trove of classified U.S. military and diplomatic materials to the anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks in 2010. View Post»

Current time anywhere
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Current time anywhere

Posted On: 12:09 a.m. | August 21, 2013

Inventor Fred G. Burg shows off clock giving current time for 166 major cities throughout the world. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Aug. 20, 2013

Pictures in the News | Aug. 20, 2013

Posted On: 11:13 a.m. | August 20, 2013

In Tuesday's Pictures in the news: —The 10 Freeway in Pomona was shut down in both directions Monday night after two accidents, including a fiery crash involving a big rig and several vehicles that left one person dead. The pileup was reported about 8:30 p.m. near Towne Avenue after the big rig collided with three to four vehicles, the California Highway Patrol said. One of the vehicles... View Post»


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