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Pictures in the News | June 21, 2013

Pictures in the News | June 21, 2013

Posted On: 11:01 a.m. | June 21, 2013

Friday is the first day of summer and our Pictures in the News feature begins in England, where revelers gather to celebrate the summer solstice amid the monolithic stones at Stonehenge. Thousands annually meet at the 5,000-year-old stone circle to witness the sunrise on the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. View Post»

The Einsteins arrive in San Diego
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The Einsteins arrive in San Diego

Posted On: 12:31 a.m. | June 21, 2013

Dr. Albert Einstein and his wife after arrival in San Diego upon the steamship Belgenland. View Post»

Pictures in the News | June 20, 2013

Pictures in the News | June 20, 2013

Posted On: 10:44 a.m. | June 20, 2013

Walter Lee Williams, a former USC professor who was arrested in Mexico after being indicted in the U.S. for sex crimes against children, is brought back to Los Angeles to face charges, leading off Thursday's edition of Pictures in the News. Williams was added to the FBI's 10-most-wanted fugitives list this week, arrested a day later in the Caribbean town of Playa del Carmen, and escorted by law... View Post»

KTTV 1950 election coverage from Times newsroom
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KTTV 1950 election coverage from Times newsroom

Posted On: 12:07 a.m. | June 20, 2013

In the Los Angeles Times City Room, editorial writer Bob Hartmann comments on the election results to KTTV. View Post»

Review: Bird Photo Booth

Review: Bird Photo Booth

Posted On: 10:30 p.m. | June 19, 2013

It's been an exciting few week at my house. Two of my children had graduations, from high school and college, plus I got a chance to try out Bird Photo Booth. Last year, I interviewed Bryson Lovett about his first Kickstarter invention called Bird Photo Booth. His invention intrigued me so much, I bought one and eagerly waited for it to arrive. Before it arrived, I did mention it to friends,... View Post»

L.A. City Councilman Bill Rosendahl
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L.A. City Councilman Bill Rosendahl: a life of contrasts

Posted On: 6:04 p.m. | June 19, 2013

For decades, Rosendahl has opened his doors to people who need help. In the 1970s, he let a group of homeless teenagers stay in his Venice Beach apartment, including a young couple who camped in his walk-in closet. Seventeen years ago, he took in an aging street performer, Swami X, who now receives hospice care under Rosendahl’s watch. They’re a part of the sprawling bohemian universe... View Post»

Paul and Kevin: reflections on five years of marriage in California

Kevin Voecks and Paul Waters: reflecting on five years of marriage in California

Posted On: 3:20 p.m. | June 19, 2013

Paul Waters and Kevin Voecks were married June 17, 2008, among the first couples wed in California after the state Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage. Their wedding, organized in just 12 days by Waters, was held on the lot of CBS Studio Center in Studio City and attended by 300 people. They were escorted down the aisle by Waters’ mother, Peggy. Watch the audio slide show... View Post»

Pictures in the News | June 19, 2013
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Pictures in the News | June 19, 2013

Posted On: 11:41 a.m. | June 19, 2013

“So long as nuclear weapons exist, we are not truly safe,” President Obama told a large crowd outside the Brandenberg Gate in Berlin, which leads off Wednesday's Pictures in the News. The president's speech, delivered under a blistering afternoon sun in the city where President John F. Kennedy gave his “Ich bin ein Berliner” (I am a Berliner) speech 50 years ago, marked Obama's return... View Post»


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