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Pictures in the News | May 10, 2013

Pictures in the News | May 10, 2013

Posted On: 10:35 a.m. | May 10, 2013

In Friday's Pictures in the News: A gun battle in San Bernardino County between murder suspects and law enforcement officers after a high-speed chase Thursday left one suspect dead, one wounded and an officer hospitalized; World War II veteran Ernesto Pacheco Doulon, 99, Korean War veteran Robert E. Lee Cox and Vietnam veteran Robert H. Allen salute at a ceremony Thursday at Las Palmas Senior... View Post»

Living through 1980 Panorama fire
  • Ken Hively / Los Angeles Times

Living through 1980 Panorama fire

Posted On: 12:12 a.m. | May 10, 2013

Connie Eckstrom and her daughter Amy, 16 months, wait their turn for disaster assistance at the California National Guard in San Bernardino. Eckstrom lost her home in the Panorama Fire. View Post»

Reader photos: Best of Southern California moments for April 2013
  • Michael Ares

Reader photos: Best of Southern California moments for April 2013

Posted On: 1:43 p.m. | May 9, 2013

We hit the ground running in April's best of Southern California Moments, with Michael Ares' image of a child running past a mural in Venice. The mural, position and pose of the child and composition of the photo are excellent in this shot. From there Nancy Dushkin takes us high up above Dodger Stadium in a helicopter, and Kathy Degner captures a bizarre moment of one pigeon "photobombing"... View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 9, 2013
  • K.M. Chaudary / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | May 9, 2013

Posted On: 11:05 a.m. | May 9, 2013

In Thursday's Pictures in the News: A 13-story government building in Lahore, Pakistan, catches fire causing some occupants to fall to their deaths while other were rescued by an army helicopter; Ariel Castro appears in Cleveland Municipal Court to face kidnapping and rape charges after three women missing for about a decade and one of their young daughters were found alive at his home earlier... View Post»

Mother's Day breakfast [updated]
  • Kathleen Ballard / Los Angeles Times

Mother’s Day breakfast [updated]

Posted On: 12:37 a.m. | May 9, 2013

From left Carlotta, Alexia and Hilaire Atlee have a Mother's Day breakfast of a waffle topped with whipped cream and fresh strawberries. View Post»

Keep it simple, try a pinhole camera

Keep it simple, try a pinhole camera

Posted On: 1:22 p.m. | May 8, 2013

As digital photography keeps getting better and better, there are more great smart phone apps and amazing quality digital cameras to stop and think about using film. It may be even be hard to think about taking pinhole photographs. Maybe that's why I missed it again this year, probably, like most people. View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 8, 2013
  • Lionel Cironneau / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | May 8, 2013

Posted On: 9:10 a.m. | May 8, 2013

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(Small) body of presidential knowledge

(Small) body of presidential knowledge

Posted On: 2:12 p.m. | May 7, 2013

Five-year-old Arden Hayes loves Legos. And presidents. He's been reading up on history and can name the chief executives in order and tell you a little — OK, a lot — about them. When he found out that he shared a birthday with FDR, he decided to find out more about him, and about the other presidents. Now he is practically a walking presidential library. View Post»


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