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Pictures in the News | Oct. 31, 2013

Pictures in the News | Oct. 31, 2013

Posted On: 11:23 a.m. | October 31, 2013

Thursday's Pictures in the News begins in Anaheim, where police are searching for a suspected hit-and-run driver after a bicyclist was struck and killed early Wednesday. The male cyclist, who has not been identified, was hit by two cars about 5:40 a.m. on Orangethorpe Avenue east of Lemon Street, said Lt. Bob Dunn of the Anaheim Police Department. The first car sped off. The driver of the... View Post»

The seldom seen world of photomicrography
  • Wim van Egmond / Nikon Small World

The seldom seen world of photomicrography

Posted On: 1:49 p.m. | October 30, 2013

Nikon reveals the winners of the 2013 annual Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition. Longtime competitor Wim van Egmond of The Netherlands took first place for his detail image of the fragile helical chain. View Post»

Pictures in the News | October 30, 2013

Pictures in the News | October 30, 2013

Posted On: 9:52 a.m. | October 30, 2013

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in the nation's capital, where Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testifies on Capitol Hill before the House Energy and Commerce Committee about the difficulties plaguing the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. The Obama administration claims the botched rollout was the result of contractors failing to live up to expectations and... View Post»

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»


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