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American Airline Douglas DST on Wilshire
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American Airline Douglas DST on Wilshire

Posted On: 12:13 a.m. | August 26, 2013

March 1937: American Airline Douglas DST fuselage is towed down Wilshire Blvd. right past a Union Pacific billboard. View Post»

Review: Nokia Lumia 1020

Review: Nokia Lumia 1020

Posted On: 11:30 p.m. | August 25, 2013

The Nokia Lumia 1020 has some impressive stats. The most notable to the consumer is the whopping 41megapixels. The smart camera mantra includes the tag line, "Take Professional-Looking Photos With the Nokia Pro Camera." It sounds great, who doesn't want a small phone in their pocket or purse which takes photographs like a professional photographer? Today more photographs are taken with... View Post»

The Week in Pictures | August 19 – 25, 2013
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The Week in Pictures | August 19 – 25, 2013

Posted On: 3:50 p.m. | August 23, 2013

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, who released more than 700,000 documents to WikiLeaks,  was sentenced to 35 years in prison by a judge in Maryland. The sentencing ends a summer-long court-martial in which Manning, 25,  was found guilty of  violating the Espionage Act and mishandling classified material but acquitted of a more serious... View Post»

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»


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