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Pictures in the News | October 14, 2013
  • Amr Nabil / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | October 14, 2013

Posted On: 7:56 a.m. | October 14, 2013

Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Saudi Arabia, where Muslim pilgrims pray on a rocky hill called the Mountain of Mercy, near the holy city of Mecca. It is here, in Mount Arafat on the Mountain of Mercy, known in Arabic as Jabal al-Rahma, that the Prophet Muhammad is believed to have delivered his last sermon to tens of thousands of followers, calling on Muslims to unite. View Post»

George Burns makes his mark with a cigar
  • Joe Kennedy / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

George Burns makes his mark with a cigar

Posted On: 12:15 a.m. | October 14, 2013

George Burns makes a hand print, then cigar print, in cement outside Mann's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood. View Post»

Reader photos: Best of Southern California moments for September 2013
  • George Sifuentes

Reader photos: Best of Southern California moments for September 2013

Posted On: 10:40 a.m. | October 13, 2013

Whenever I go through a month's photos, I look for themes. Something that draws the images together, something that seems to fit. This month, the word that popped into my head was noir. Not just because of George Sifuentes' portrait of a fedora-wearing, pipe-smoking patron at downtown L.A.'s speakeasy the Varnish, though it makes an excellent start to the set. There's also Jay Thornton's... View Post»

The Week in Pictures | Oct. 7-13, 2013

The Week in Pictures | Oct. 7-13, 2013

Posted On: 5:01 p.m. | October 11, 2013

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. The shutdown of the U.S. government topped the news this week, as White House negotiators continued to wrangle with House Republican negotiators and separate discussions with GOP senators appeared to be picking up steam after a meeting with President Obama. View Post»

Pictures in the News | October 11, 2013

Pictures in the News | October 11, 2013

Posted On: 9:13 a.m. | October 11, 2013

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Los Angeles, where USC tailback Javorius Allen leaps into the end zone for the Trojans' fourth touchdown of the first half against the Arizona Wildcats at the Coliseum in Los Angeles. It was the first game for USC after the firing of Lane Kiffin. The Trojans improved to 4-2 overall and 1-2 in Pac-12 Conference play heading into their next game at Notre... View Post»

Martians destroy Los Angeles City Hall
  • Phil Bath / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Martians destroy Los Angeles City Hall

Posted On: 12:05 a.m. | October 11, 2013

Los Angeles Times staff photographer Phil Bath, using a high-speed 35mm camera, was present during special effects filming for the movie "War of the Worlds." View Post»

Shuttle Endeavour marks first anniversary in Los Angeles

Shuttle Endeavour marks first anniversary in Los Angeles

Posted On: 5:56 p.m. | October 10, 2013

One year ago, Endeavour’s 26th and final mission was a 12-mile route through the streets of Los Angeles. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Oct. 10, 2013
  • Andrew Milligan / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | Oct. 10, 2013

Posted On: 9:33 a.m. | October 10, 2013

In Thursday's Pictures in the News, John Lennon fans gather at his Hollywood Walk of Fame star to celebrate his 73rd birthday on Wednesday. Los Angeles: Members of the USC band, cheer squad and student body participate in a pep rally in the heart of campus Wednesday as the football team prepares to take on the Arizona Wildcats in its first game under the Trojans' interim coach, Ed Orgeron. ... View Post»


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