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The Week in Pictures | September 2 – 8, 2013
  • Petros Giannakouris / Associated Press

The Week in Pictures | September 2 – 8, 2013

Posted On: 4:00 p.m. | September 6, 2013

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Leaders of the G20 nations made progress on tightening up on multinational company tax avoidance,  but remain divided over the Syrian conflict at the summit in Russia. President Obama used the meeting of world leaders to press his case for punitive strikes against the government of Syria for a reported Aug. 21 chemical attack on... View Post»

Pictures in the News | September 6, 2013

Pictures in the News | September 6, 2013

Posted On: 9:37 a.m. | September 6, 2013

Friday's Pictures in the News begin in Long Beach, where an aquarist with the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach inspects an olive ridley sea turtle before it is loaded on a boat and released in the Santa Catalina Channel. The turtle was stranded on Venice Beach in January, underweight and hypothermic. It was nursed back to health and fitted with a GPS device to let scientists track its... View Post»

November smog attack
  • Edward Gamer / Los Angeles Times

November smog attack

Posted On: 12:36 a.m. | September 6, 2013

Smog clouds the view on Broadway, looking south from 1st Street. View Post»

Restoring the Wilshire Temple

Restoring Wilshire Boulevard Temple

Posted On: 1:05 p.m. | September 5, 2013

For Los Angeles’ oldest Jewish congregation, this week’s High Holy Days marked the official unveiling of the long-overdue renovation of their storied Wilshire Boulevard Temple in Koreatown and the beginning of an ambitious new mission. Between 2014 and 2020, plans call for renovating the existing nursery school and adding an elementary school, parking structure and extensive social... View Post»

reFramed: In conversation with Edward Burtynsky
  • Edward Burtynsky

reFramed: In conversation with Edward Burtynsky

Posted On: 1:02 p.m. | September 5, 2013

Edward Burtynsky is known as one of Canada's most respected photographers. His remarkable photographic depictions of global industrial landscapes are included in the collections of over fifty major museums around the world, including the National Gallery of Canada, the Museum of Modern Art and the Guggenheim Museum in New York, the Reina Sofia Museum, Madrid, and the Los Angeles County Museum... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Sept. 5, 2013

Pictures in the News | Sept. 5, 2013

Posted On: 10:40 a.m. | September 5, 2013

In Thursday's Pictures in the News, technicians work on the vertical stabilizer of an experimental version of a cargo hauling airship being built by Worldwide Aeros Corp. in a WWII-era blimp hangar at the former Marine Corps Air Station in Tustin, Calif. Full story with more photos and video Los Angeles: Orthodox Jews cross La Brea Avenue on their way to temple to celebrate Rosh Hashana. ... View Post»

1944 speeding ticket [updated]
  • George M. Lacks / Los Angeles Times

1944 speeding ticket [updated]

Posted On: 12:08 a.m. | September 5, 2013

"I was only doing 25 or 30 at most," said Santford White, 51, automotive dealer as Officer H. L. Brown writes up speeding ticket. Brown had clocked White at 38 m.p.h. View Post»

Sony's new QX100 and QX10 camera lenses connect to your smartphone

Sony’s new QX100 and QX10 camera lenses connect to your smartphone

Posted On: 11:28 a.m. | September 4, 2013

While there are plenty of add-on gizmos and gadgets which connect an assortment of lenses onto your smart phone, the new Sony Cybershot QX100 and QX10 camera lens introduced today, syncs with your phone via Wifi or NFC, raise the bar to producing high-quality images. The lens cameras are controlled by the Android or iOS PlayMemories Mobile to control the shutter, focus and allow viewing the... View Post»


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