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Southland wildfires

Springs fire scorches Southern California

Posted On: 3:46 p.m. | May 2, 2013

With light rain falling Sunday, hand crews in Ventura County continued to work on establishing a more than mile-long fire break in the Hidden Valley area to complete containment of the 28,000-acre Springs fire. The fire, which erupted near Thousand Oaks on Thursday and quickly spread to the Pacific Ocean, was 60% contained, with full containment expected by Monday, officials said. The... View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 2, 2013

Pictures in the News | May 2, 2013

Posted On: 11:03 a.m. | May 2, 2013

In Thursday's Pictures in the News: Wild fires burn in Camarillo and Banning; a look at Wednesday's May Day rallies in Los Angeles (more photos) and Seattle, where clashes erupted; the final piece of the new spire is hoisted to the roof of One World Trade Center in New York; and there's more. View Post»

1911 streetcar congestion
  • Los Angeles Times

1911 streetcar congestion

Posted On: 12:30 a.m. | May 2, 2013

Oct. 1911: Main street north of the Pacific Electric Building is congested with streetcars, pedestrians and vehicles. View Post»

May Day protest

May Day protest

Posted On: 10:19 a.m. | May 1, 2013

May Day has moved beyond its roots as an international workers' holiday to a day of international protest , with rallies and marches around the globe. View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 1, 2013
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Pictures in the News | May 1, 2013

Posted On: 9:21 a.m. | May 1, 2013

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reFramed: In conversation with WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY curator Anne Wilkes Tucker
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reFramed: In conversation with WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY curator Anne Wilkes Tucker

Posted On: 3:00 a.m. | May 1, 2013

Anne Wilkes Tucker is currently the Gus and Lyndall Wortham Curator of Photography at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston where she has worked since 1976. She founded the Photography Department at the museum that now has a collection of over 28,000 photographs. She has curated over forty exhibitions, the most recent being WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY: Images of Armed Conflict and its Aftermath. View Post»

Bubbles the chimp
  • Patrick Downs / Los Angeles Times

Bubbles the chimp

Posted On: 12:30 a.m. | May 1, 2013

Bubbles, owned by Michael Jackson, makes an appearance at Temple City K-Mart store to promote new line of toys called Michael's Pets. He's holding likeness of himself. View Post»

Starchasers: Behind the dreamlapse time-lapse video
  • Gavin Heffernan

Starchasers: Behind the dreamlapse time-lapse video

Posted On: 5:11 p.m. | April 30, 2013

Filmmaker Gavin Heffernan and friends are back with a sequel to their Death Valley time-lapse. They returned last month to captured the sights around and star trails above Death Valley's Racetrack Playa Lakebed.  John C. Brookins, a friend, come along to do a behind-the-scenes video. Watch them here: "STARCHASERS: BEHIND THE... View Post»


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