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Pictures in the News | June 19, 2012
  • Saurabh Das / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | June 19, 2012

Posted On: 10:00 a.m. | June 19, 2012

Highlights from Tuesday's Pictures in the News: A refugee Rohingya Muslim family from Myanmar begs a Bangladesh coast guard official not to send them back to Myanmar after they fled ethnic violence between Buddhists and minority Rohingya Muslims; soldiers sit behind a closed gate barring entry to the Egyptian Parliament in Cairo; Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon celebrates at the end of the... View Post»

Changing the flag salute
  • Frank Q. Brown / Los Angeles Times

Changing the flag salute

Posted On: 12:12 a.m. | June 19, 2012

On Dec. 22, 1942 Congress amended the Flag Code to replace the flag salute with the hand-over-heart. View Post»

Pictures in the News | June 18, 2012
  • AREF KARIMI / AFP / Getty Images

Pictures in the News | June 18, 2012

Posted On: 10:12 a.m. | June 18, 2012

Pictures in the News from around the world. View Post»

reFramed: In conversation with fine art photographer Andrew Bush

reFramed: In conversation with fine art photographer Andrew Bush

Posted On: 4:00 a.m. | June 18, 2012

Andrew Bush, a native of St. Louis, came to Los Angeles to attend college in 1975 and has been intermittently pursuing the Vector Portraits series since 1989. Captured on the expansive roadways of Los Angeles and across the West, the work speaks to a democratic American ideal—not just that of the open road, but the personal vehicular space sacred to Angelenos who spend so much time ensconced... View Post»

Marijuana money

Medical marijuana money

Posted On: 6:25 p.m. | June 16, 2012

An entrepreneur looking to open a new marijuana store in downtown Los Angeles envisioned his business model in simple terms. He would buy bags of buds from growers for about $3,200 a pound, divvy up the product and sell it over the counter for $15 for a gram – more than twice what he paid. Since even small dispensaries often sold a pound a day, he expected to make at least $3,000 a day in... View Post»

Construction of San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station
  • Larry Sharkey / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Construction of San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station

Posted On: 6:15 p.m. | June 16, 2012

The San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station near Oceanside, California, operates two nuclear power reactors - both currently down for repairs. The site once had a third reactor, now decommissioned. View Post»

New bells finally give Santa Barbara courthouse a peal

New bells give Santa Barbara courthouse a ring of authenticity

Posted On: 3:47 p.m. | June 16, 2012

Volunteers restoring the grand old clock at the city landmark made some surprising discoveries en route to replacing a tinkle with a peal. Read the story by Steve Chawkins. View Post»

Best of the Web

Best of the Web

Posted On: 10:00 p.m. | June 15, 2012

Best of the web is a round up of photography, video and multimedia from around the web. View Post»


Framework, the photography and video blog of the Los Angeles Times, celebrates the power and explores the craft of visual storytelling. The blog highlights the work of Times photojournalists who frame by frame, document the drama, the emotion and sometimes the humor of life. Framework also aims to serve as a resource hub for photography, multimedia and video enthusiasts who share our passion. We will trade insights and discuss the tools and techniques of telling stories through images. Have a look and let us know what you think.


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