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The Week in Pictures | July 29 – Aug. 4, 2013

The Week in Pictures | July 29 – Aug. 4, 2013

Posted On: 3:34 p.m. | August 2, 2013

Our favorite photos from the week. Enjoy. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Aug. 2, 2013

Pictures in the News | Aug. 2, 2013

Posted On: 9:59 a.m. | August 2, 2013

In Friday's Pictures in the News: — A firefighter is silhouetted against the orange glow of flames while fighting a forest fire in  Moimenta da Beira, Portugal. — An Army team removes the remains of Army Spc. Nicholas Burley, 22, of Red Bluff, Calif., from a military transport at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware. Burley died July 30, in Pul-E-Alam, Afghanistan, when enemy forces... View Post»

Halo of hope

Boy with uncommon courage loses ‘halo’ bolted to his head, gains hope

Posted On: 8:21 a.m. | August 2, 2013

By Genaro Molina, Los Angeles Times In our line of work as photojournalists we might witness tragedy, triumph, joy and misery all in the same day. There has been no shortage of this in my 30-plus years in journalism. We are often in the front row to witness history. I have documented the effect of AIDS in Africa, the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, the homeless of skid row, the life of... View Post»

1980 Century City smog
  • George Rose / Los Angeles Times

1980 Century City smog

Posted On: 12:10 a.m. | August 2, 2013

The towers of Century City peek through the murk at 4:15 p.m. in aerial photo looking toward the northwest. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Aug. 1, 2013
  • Susannah Kay / Los Angeles Times

Pictures in the News | Aug. 1, 2013

Posted On: 10:48 a.m. | August 1, 2013

The X Games are getting underway Thursday in Los Angeles,  and they're expected to draw large crowds of extreme-sports fans to Staples Center, L.A. Live and the Irwindale Event Center. This year's event marks the end of an 11-year run for the games in Los Angeles; in 2014 they'll move to Austin, Texas. But before the games end Sunday, fans will be treated to sights such as Marcelo Bastos of... View Post»

Gambling ships
  • Paul Calvert / Los Angeles Times

Gambling ships

Posted On: 12:10 a.m. | August 1, 2013

Gambling ships were a 1920s and 30s fixture off the Southern California coast until raids of Aug. 1, 1939. View Post»

Tokyo panorama

Panorama: Tokyo in extreme detail

Posted On: 2:52 p.m. | July 31, 2013

The gigapixel images by photographer Jeffrey Martin keep getting bigger and bigger. This time it is a 150-gigapixel panorama view from Tokyo Tower. View Post»

Pictures in the News | July 31, 2013
  • Susannah Kay / Los Angeles Times

Pictures in the News | July 31, 2013

Posted On: 10:00 a.m. | July 31, 2013

In Wednesday's Pictures in the News: — The Dodgers' Skip Schumaker and Andre Ethier celebrate Tuesday night after Ethier scored the winning run on Mark Ellis' single with two out in the bottom of the the ninth inning in the Dodgers' 3-2 victory over the New York Yankees at Dodger Stadium. — Junior lifeguards sprint through the water at the start of the 34th annual Long Beach Junior... View Post»


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