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On location: Movie buffs scour Alabama Hills for film locations dating back to the silent film era.

Movie buffs scour Sierra for film locations recent and historic

Posted On: 7:13 a.m. | April 30, 2013

Near Lone Pine in the Eastern Sierra, movie buffs are scouring the wilderness in search of locations to film scenes for Django Unchained--and as many as 700 other films shot in the area. It's the High Sierra's newest sport: Hiking to find rock formations and other natural features that pinpoint where scenes were shot for movies going back to the silent film era. View Post»

Touching City Hall
  • Boris Yaro / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Touching City Hall

Posted On: 5:35 a.m. | April 30, 2013

Hugh and Kim Grace have fun pretending to touch top of City Hall. View Post»

Pictures in the News | April 29, 2013

Pictures in the News | April 29, 2013

Posted On: 9:22 a.m. | April 29, 2013

Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Los Angeles with an injured Lakers player, Kobe Bryant, consoling teammate Pau Gasol late in the 4th quarter as the team was eliminated from the playoffs by the San Antonio Spurs View Post»

Take me home
  • Paul Calvert / Los Angeles Times

Take me home

Posted On: 12:20 a.m. | April 29, 2013

This black and white dachshund puppy is one of 100 dogs for which homes are sought during the current National Dog Week. View Post»

2013 Stagecoach Country Music Festival

Best of the 2013 Stagecoach Country Music Festival

Posted On: 12:46 p.m. | April 28, 2013

Here are the highlights from the 2013 Stagecoach Country Music Festival weekend. Check out more here. View Post»

The Week in Pictures | April 22 – April 28, 2013
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The Week in Pictures | April 22 – April 28, 2013

Posted On: 3:53 p.m. | April 26, 2013

The Week in Pictures | April 22 – April 28, 2013 View Post»

Pictures in the News | April 26, 2013

Pictures in the News | April 26, 2013

Posted On: 9:53 a.m. | April 26, 2013

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in New Jersey with a full moon rising behind a roller coaster that remains stranded in the ocean after Casino Pier was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy, in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. The six month anniversary of Hurricane Sandy takes place April 29, 2013. Pictures in the News | April 26, 2013 View Post»

Paris photo fair comes to Hollywood
  • JR / Exhibitor: Perrotin

Paris photo fair comes to Hollywood

Posted On: 5:03 p.m. | April 25, 2013

The organizers of Paris Photo, the world's most prestigious photography fair, have chosen L.A. for their first U.S. spinoff--and the Paramount Pictures Studios as their backdrop. Some 60 art galleries and 12 publishers or bookshops have set up booths either in the faux-brownstones and buildings of a New York City backlot or one of three sound stages nearby. The fair runs Friday April 26... View Post»


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