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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
  • Department of Water and Power

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»

Shaking dogs, Instagram ads, stabilizer chicken and Vine
  • Carli Davidson

Shaking dogs, Instagram ads, stabilizer chicken and Vine

Posted On: 11:30 p.m. | October 26, 2013

Everyone has seen their dogs shaking after getting wet or drinking water, but these stop-action, high-quality photographs bring a new light on the subject with floppy ears, jowls, fur, eyes and wet noses flying in every direction. View Post»

The Week in Pictures | October 21–27, 2013

The Week in Pictures | October 21–27, 2013

Posted On: 6:08 p.m. | October 25, 2013

Each week, we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Retired Marine Sgt. Maj. Charles L. Cook discovers the name of his deceased son, Marine Sgt. Charles D. Cook, on the wall of the Beirut Memorial at the Memorial Gardens in Jacksonville, N.C. Wednesday marked the 30th anniversary of the deadly Beirut barracks bombing that many consider the opening blast in America's war on terrorism. View Post»

Pictures in the News | October 25, 2013

Pictures in the News | October 25, 2013

Posted On: 8:48 a.m. | October 25, 2013

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Newport Beach, where a bodysurfer gets launched down a wave at the Wedge, where rules have long put time limits on board surfers versus bodysurfers riding waves at the popular surf spot. Also in the Southland, a man plays with a puppy at the Project Homeless Connect service fair on skid row. The event, organized by the National Museum of Animals &... View Post»


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