Posted On: 2:06 a.m. | March 21, 2013
After returning from assignment in Afghanistan in 2003, Times photojournalist Rick Loomis asked to be sent out in the first wave of journalists to cover the Invasion of Iraq. He spent several weeks traveling in the back of a canvas topped Humvee with U.S. Troops as they crossed the Iraq desert en route to Baghdad in April of 2003. Loomis has covered assignments in more than 25 countries,... View Post»
Posted On: 11:45 p.m. | March 20, 2013
After a three-year run, the Lomography Store in Los Angeles on Santa Monica Blvd. in West Hollywood is closing on Sunday, March 24. It will be a sad day for those who enjoy shooting film locally and using the unique style cameras. View Post»
Posted On: 11:33 a.m. | March 20, 2013
Two sisters open their home and hearts, agreeing to care for Arefa, an Afghan child who was sent to Los Angeles for medical care after being severely burned. The experience changes all three lives.
Read the full story by Kurt Streeter "Forging a delicate and healing bond"
Posted On: 8:32 a.m. | March 20, 2013
Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins with a nod to the first day of Spring. In Southern California, visitors to Mission San Juan Capistrano are framed by blooming California poppies as they stop to take pictures of the historic bells during the Saint Joseph's Day. Further south, joggers run along a trail through Double Peak Park in San Marcos, where Ceanothus or California lilac bushes are... View Post»
Posted On: 6:00 a.m. | March 20, 2013
As U.S. and allied forces advanced toward Baghdad 10 years ago, a military public affairs sergeant snapped a photograph of a Marine saluting the flag at sunset at a desert airfield in southern Iraq.
Taken on April 3, 2003, it was one of many images released by the Marine Corps during the invasion that launched the Iraq war. Through the years, the image has been reproduced countless times.
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Posted On: 12:04 a.m. | March 20, 2013
More than 100 interview tables are in the Rockwell International plant in El Segundo during the company's second Job Fair for former employees. View Post»
Posted On: 3:55 p.m. | March 19, 2013
To mark the 10-year anniversary of the war in Iraq, Associated Press photographer Maya Alleruzzo returned to Baghdad with printed photographs that she and colleagues had taken.
Alleruzzo wrote this about the project:
We went through the archive to look for iconic photos of landmarks in Iraq taken after the invasion. This was a long process: we have so many amazing images. In addition, the... View Post»
Posted On: 1:17 p.m. | March 19, 2013
In Tuesday's Pictures in the News: the LAPD investigates an officer-involved shooting in which a man was wounded in the Echo Park neighborhood; French police stand with guns drawn in front of a dental surgery office after a female dentist was shot dead by a 71-year-old patient; Pope Francis blesses a little girl in the crowd from the popemobile during his inauguration Mass at St. Peter's Square... View Post»