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Dedication of Western Air Express terminal
  • George Watson / Watson Family Archive

Dedication of Western Air Express terminal

Posted On: 12:10 a.m. | November 6, 2013

The Fanchon and Marco chorus girls dance atop a new Fokker F-32 aircraft during dedication ceremonies of Western Air Express's new terminal at Alhambra Field. View Post»

Noche de Altares in Santa Ana

Noche de Altares in Santa Ana

Posted On: 4:56 p.m. | November 5, 2013

Tens of thousands of Southern Californians descended on downtown Santa Ana over the weekend for Noche de Altares (Night of Altars), a festive and colorful celebration mainly dedicated to people dead and gone. Held at the intersection of Fourth and Birch Streets, the event ‘s focal point are intricately constructed altars that line the sidewalks and memorialize friends and loved ones on Dia de... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Nov. 5, 2013

Pictures in the News | Nov. 5, 2013

Posted On: 10:35 a.m. | November 5, 2013

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News TSA agents hold a  candlelight vigil for their slain coworker, Gerardo I. Hernandez, at Dockweiler State Beach in Los Angeles. A gunman identified by police as Paul Anthony Ciancia, 23, carried an assault-style rifle through the lobby of LAX's Terminal 3 and began shooting as he passed through a Transportation Security Administration checkpoint on Friday... View Post»

Clippers rely on late surge in 137-118 victory over Rockets

Dwight Howard returns to Los Angeles

Posted On: 11:01 p.m. | November 4, 2013

Clippers rely on late surge in 137-118 victory over Rockets View Post»

A lifetime of impressions translated to film
  • Bethany Mollenkof / Los Angeles Times

A lifetime of impressions translated to film

Posted On: 1:00 p.m. | November 4, 2013

by Gary Friedman When Los Angeles Times columnist Steve Lopez and I paid a recent visit to 99-year-old Morrie Markoff and his lovely wife, Betty, never did I expect to find out how much of an accomplished amateur photographer Morrie had been through the years. Nor did I expect to find his deep love of photography. But there it was, staring at me through eight photo books on his... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Nov. 4, 2013
  • Christina House / For the Times

Pictures in the News | Nov. 4, 2013

Posted On: 8:42 a.m. | November 4, 2013

Monday's Pictures in the News begins in the Southland, where a Los Angeles Airport Police officer passes a flower memorial to TSA officer Gerardo Hernandez, who was gunned down in Friday's rampage at LAX. Thousands of sci-fi, fantasy, horror and comic book fans gathered in downtown Los Angeles for Comikaze, the homegrown pop culture expo that began as a passion project for Regina Carpinelli,... View Post»

1954 freeway traffic survey
  • Ray Graham / Los Angeles Times

1954 freeway traffic survey

Posted On: 12:06 a.m. | November 4, 2013

Hollywood Freeway at Silver Lake overpass was filled with cars late afternoon while Temple St. was practically deserted. View Post»

The Week in Pictures | Oct. 28 – Nov. 3, 2013
  • Eduardo Verdugo / Associated Press

The Week in Pictures | Oct. 28 – Nov. 3, 2013

Posted On: 5:26 p.m. | November 1, 2013

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This week, thousands of revelers descended on West Hollywood for the city’s annual Halloween Carnaval, billed as the largest Halloween celebration in the world (more photos). Not to be outdone, at the Mayan Theater in Los Angeles, wrestler the Green Fuzz checks his phone moments before competing in the Lucha VaVoom "All Mini, Black... View Post»


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