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Southern California Moments Profiles: Rinzi Ruiz
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Southern California Moments Profiles: Rinzi Ruiz

Posted On: 1:22 p.m. | May 24, 2012

Rinzi Ruiz is a painter of light. As I walked around with him in his stomping grounds in downtown L.A., the 35-year-old street photographer is constantly watching the sun, the shadows, the way lights reflect off of buildings and how those will impact the shot. His use of black and white only serves to accentuate this approach and draws attention to the light on a subject. Rinzi came to our... View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 24, 2012
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Pictures in the News | May 24, 2012

Posted On: 10:24 a.m. | May 24, 2012

Thursday's Pictures in the News leads off with images from Beirut, where Lebanese soldiers engage in a shootout with a man holed up inside an apartment. Then there are photos of soccer fans showing their support for Inter Milan's match against an Indonesia Liga selection in Jakarta; NASA's Mars rover Opportunity catches its own late-afternoon shadow in a view eastward across Endeavour crater; a... View Post»

1932 Olympic marathon

1932 Olympic marathon

Posted On: 12:44 a.m. | May 24, 2012

Juan Carlos Zabala wins the 1932 Olympics Marathon. View Post»

A life spent battling poverty

A life spent battling poverty

Posted On: 5:26 p.m. | May 23, 2012

Natalie Cole isn’t a victim of the struggling economy. She was poor before and is poor now. Hers is a story of entrenched poverty — a whirl of choices, challenges and chaos that keeps undermining her spurts of personal progress. Tracking Cole’s life over six months offers a messy and at times disheartening insight into vexing social policy questions: How do you break the cycle of... View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 23, 2012
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Pictures in the News | May 23, 2012

Posted On: 9:56 a.m. | May 23, 2012

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

Teaching Hollywood to talk
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Teaching Hollywood to talk

Posted On: 12:08 a.m. | May 23, 2012

Getting ready for talkies, movie actress Anita Page is filmed during her first speech class at the University of Southern California. View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 22, 2012

Pictures in the News | May 22, 2012

Posted On: 10:17 a.m. | May 22, 2012

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News: SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket streaks into the sky behind a model of NASA's space shuttle at the Kennedy Space Center, heading for a rendezvous with the International Space Station and opening a new era of privately funded spaceflight; the wreckage of a train is lifted after a collision with a parked freight train in southern India; a heavy dust storm envelopes... View Post»

Navy ammunition truck explodes
  • Paul Calvert / Los Angeles Times

Navy ammunition truck explodes

Posted On: 12:45 a.m. | May 22, 2012

Fifteen foot deep crater sits in Rose Canyon Highway near San Diego after a Navy ammunition truck and trailer exploded. View Post»


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