Posted On: 9:10 p.m. | December 4, 2013
Shortly after leaving the Los Angeles Times in 2009 photographer Lori Shepler welcomed a stray cat with thumbs and a short, stubby tail into her home. Within a few months City the Kitty was appearing in videos and gaining Facebook fans by the thousands. City the Kitty has gone on to appear in numerous television shows, and he has a YouTube channel with over 1.5 million views and 150 videos.
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Posted On: 10:03 a.m. | December 4, 2013
Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Florida with the launch of a Falcon 9 rocket from the Space Launch Complex in Cape Canaveral. This is SpaceX's first commercial launch from its central Florida launch pad and the first commercial flight from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in over four years. View Post»
Posted On: 9:33 a.m. | December 4, 2013
The road to the abandoned gold mining town of Seneca, Calif. is six miles long, mostly dirt and gravel, snaking along a ridge hundreds of feet above the north fork of the Feather River.
The road ends in a clearing, where a plaque declares that “gold was found in 1851 and a wild mining town was born,” with a nearby post office, hotel, blacksmith and a steady supply of gold-hungry miners.
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Posted On: 12:25 a.m. | December 4, 2013
Golfer looks for his ball after his drive sliced onto the practice range. View Post»
Posted On: 1:50 p.m. | December 3, 2013
A photographer's assignment gets edited down for the newspaper and online. Details and moments significant to the photographer often don't make the cut. "Outtakes" presents a selection of those images. We welcome comments and discussion. View Post»
Posted On: 11:22 a.m. | December 3, 2013
In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, visitors to Grand Canyon National Park's Mather Point look out over a rare total cloud inversion. The phenomenon, caused by cold and warm air masses interacting, left the Grand Canyon peaking above a sea of clouds.Damara, Central African Republic: Residents of Damara head for Bangui, about 50 miles south. The Central African Republic needs foreign financial... View Post»
Posted On: 12:11 a.m. | December 3, 2013
Because Mrs. Isabel Crocker, shown in her gift shop, is three-quarter American Indian, she and family must vacate their West Hollywood home, says court, owing to non-Caucasian deed restriction. View Post»
Posted On: 8:44 a.m. | December 2, 2013
Mondays Pictures in the News begins in the Southern California, where fans pay tribute to actor Paul Walker at the crash site in Valencia, California. Walker died midproduction on 'Fast & Furious 7'; how it will be dealt with on-screen is unknown. Also in the Southland, A Superman balloon soars above the 82nd Hollywood Christmas Parade in Hollywood and the UCLA Bruins celebrate their... View Post»