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Soda tab prom dress

Short on cash, long on creativity, teen makes soda tab prom dress

Posted On: 7:44 a.m. | April 16, 2014

Brie Fainblit wasn't voted prom queen at the Highland High prom. But the Palmdale senior who made her own dress out of soda can tabs felt like the belle of the ball Friday night. View Post»


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Sting plays to the camera at the Forum

Sting plays to the camera at the Forum

Posted On: 12:13 a.m. | April 16, 2014

Sting performs during the first concert of his two-night stand at the Forum in Inglewood. View Post»

Pictures in the News | April 15, 2014

Pictures in the News | April 15, 2014

Posted On: 4:09 p.m. | April 15, 2014

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, the Elks Lodge in San Pedro nearly burned to the ground early Tuesday after a fire started sometime in the middle of the night -- the second blaze on the property this week. Los Angeles: Viewing the lunar eclipse Monday night at the Griffith Observatory. Brooklyn: Ultra-Orthodox Jewish men watch as leavened products burn. The burning of all products... View Post»

Reader photos: Best of Southern California Moments for March 2014
  • Claudia Eastman

Reader photos: Best of Southern California Moments for March 2014

Posted On: 8:00 a.m. | April 15, 2014

Most good photographers strive to shoot images that will immediately draw the viewer’s eyes to a specific part of the photo. There are many ways to do this -- framing, lining or focus -- but my personal preference is finding the human element. In theory, viewers tend to gravitate to the most recognizable objects. And perhaps nothing highlights the human condition better than photos with... View Post»


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