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A lifetime of impressions translated to film
  • Bethany Mollenkof / Los Angeles Times

A lifetime of impressions translated to film

Posted On: 1:00 p.m. | November 4, 2013

by Gary Friedman When Los Angeles Times columnist Steve Lopez and I paid a recent visit to 99-year-old Morrie Markoff and his lovely wife, Betty, never did I expect to find out how much of an accomplished amateur photographer Morrie had been through the years. Nor did I expect to find his deep love of photography. But there it was, staring at me through eight photo books on his... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Nov. 4, 2013
  • Christina House / For the Times

Pictures in the News | Nov. 4, 2013

Posted On: 8:42 a.m. | November 4, 2013

Monday's Pictures in the News begins in the Southland, where a Los Angeles Airport Police officer passes a flower memorial to TSA officer Gerardo Hernandez, who was gunned down in Friday's rampage at LAX. Thousands of sci-fi, fantasy, horror and comic book fans gathered in downtown Los Angeles for Comikaze, the homegrown pop culture expo that began as a passion project for Regina Carpinelli,... View Post»

1954 freeway traffic survey
  • Ray Graham / Los Angeles Times

1954 freeway traffic survey

Posted On: 12:06 a.m. | November 4, 2013

Hollywood Freeway at Silver Lake overpass was filled with cars late afternoon while Temple St. was practically deserted. View Post»

The Week in Pictures | Oct. 28 – Nov. 3, 2013
  • Eduardo Verdugo / Associated Press

The Week in Pictures | Oct. 28 – Nov. 3, 2013

Posted On: 5:26 p.m. | November 1, 2013

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This week, thousands of revelers descended on West Hollywood for the city’s annual Halloween Carnaval, billed as the largest Halloween celebration in the world (more photos). Not to be outdone, at the Mayan Theater in Los Angeles, wrestler the Green Fuzz checks his phone moments before competing in the Lucha VaVoom "All Mini, Black... View Post»

Behind the curtain at Lacha VaVoom

Behind the curtain at Lucha VaVoom

Posted On: 2:03 p.m. | November 1, 2013

These guys don’t need Halloween. At Lucha Vavoom, Halloween is reduntant, as they feature a crazy stew of exotic dancers, luchadors and mini zombie dancers. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Nov. 1, 2013

Pictures in the News | Nov. 1, 2013

Posted On: 9:37 a.m. | November 1, 2013

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Los Angeles, where volunteer doctors, dentist and medical specialist saw thousands of patients attending the four-day Care Harbor free clinic to get medical and dental care. Also in the Southland, thousands of revelers were expected to descended on West Hollywood for the city’s annual Halloween Carnaval, billed as the largest Halloween celebration in... View Post»

B-girls: portraits of women in hip hop
  • Cheryl A. Guerrero / Los Angeles Times

B-girls: portraits of women in hip hop

Posted On: 6:00 a.m. | November 1, 2013

I grew up listening to hip hop because of my aunt and sister. They introduced me to the music of 2 Pac, Too Short, Dr. Dre, Nate Dogg, Snoop Dog, Ice Cube and N.W.A. But it wasn't until my senior year in high school that I was introduced to "underground" and east coast hip hop. I started going to house parties and would see my guy friends have MC battles. My high school boyfriend also... View Post»

2013 West Hollywood Halloween Carnaval

2013 West Hollywood Halloween Carnaval

Posted On: 1:30 a.m. | November 1, 2013

Every year on All Hallows Eve, tens of thousands of revelers flock to Santa Monica Boulevard in West Hollywood for the city’s Halloween Carnaval, billed as one of the world’s largest Halloween celebrations. View Post»


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