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Pictures in the News | Oct. 29, 2013

Pictures in the News | Oct. 29, 2013

Posted On: 11:02 a.m. | October 29, 2013

Inglewood: Two Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies were shot and wounded by a suspect during a routine traffic stop early Tuesday morning; one deputy was saved from serious harm by a cellphone charger in her pocket, authorities said.Sherman Oaks: Jeri Dye Lynch, the mother of Conor Lynch, a cross country runner struck and killed by a car outside  Notre Dame High school, lights a candle at a... View Post»

The fathers of the Los Angeles Aqueduct
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The fathers of the Los Angeles Aqueduct

Posted On: 12:19 a.m. | October 29, 2013

Los Angeles Aqueduct engineers meet to compare notes, from left: Joseph B. Lippincott, Fred Eaton and William Mulholland. View Post»

So much beauty, so much strife, a century of the L.A. Aqueduct

L.A. Aqueduct: So much beauty, so much strife

Posted On: 12:00 p.m. | October 28, 2013

William Mulholland’s “Big Ditch” sparked the long conflict between Los Angeles and the Owens Valley. The stealth and deception used to obtain the region’s land and water rights became grist for books and movies that portrayed the dark underbelly of Los Angeles' formative years, and inspired deep-seated suspicions about the city’s motives that linger to this day. The aqueduct left... View Post»

L.A. Aqueduct: The origins of a 100-year story
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L.A. Aqueduct: The origins of a 100-year story

Posted On: 12:00 p.m. | October 28, 2013

“It’s a long straw from here to Los Angeles, for being 100 years old, it’s still in pretty good shape.” DWP water systems manager Marty Adams View Post»

Los Angeles Aqueduct: Photo Essay

L.A. Aqueduct: Coursing through history and California wilderness

Posted On: 12:00 p.m. | October 28, 2013

A hundred years ago — Nov. 5, 1913 — 40,000 people gathered to watch the water arrive for the first time from the Owens Valley. View Post»

Pictures in the News | October 28, 2013
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Pictures in the News | October 28, 2013

Posted On: 8:43 a.m. | October 28, 2013

Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Portugal, where Brazilian big wave surfer Carlos Burle rides a wave off the coast of Nazare. Burle claimed one of the biggest waves ever ridden at Praia do Norte and is challenging the world record set by Garrett McNamara in November 2011. Hollywood: A dancer joins dozens of others at the corner of Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Avenue at a... View Post»

Celebrating the 'Lord of Miracles'

Celebrating the ‘Lord of Miracles’

Posted On: 6:00 a.m. | October 28, 2013

In 1687 an 8.7 earthquake struck Lima and leveled the church except for the wall and the painting again. Moved by the powers of the painting the villagers had a copy made and paraded it through the streets of Lima as a symbol of healing and protection. Out of this, in 1878, the Brotherhood of Carriers and Incense Burners of the Lord of Miracles was created and so began the tradition of... View Post»

1905 L.A. water board announces aqueduct project
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1905 L.A. water board announces aqueduct project

Posted On: 12:16 a.m. | October 28, 2013

The Los Angeles Water Board announces the securing of water from the Owens River in Inyo County and construction of an aqueduct. Members of the the Los Angeles Water Board from left: J. J. Fay, J. M. Elliott, M. H. Sherman, William Mead and Fred L. Baker. View Post»


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