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The Iraq war | A retrospective

War in Iraq — a look back 10 years later

Posted On: 12:18 p.m. | March 17, 2013

The U.S.-led war in Iraq began with airstrikes on March 19, 2003, and an invasion by ground forces the following day. The Los Angeles Times had photographers embedded with U.S. forces rolling across the border, in Baghdad during the air bombardment and in neighboring countries. In the following years Times photographers rotated into Iraq to cover the post-war rebuilding and flare-ups in... View Post»

Reader photos: Best of Southern California moments for February 2013
  • Mark Rosales

Reader photos: Best of Southern California moments for February 2013

Posted On: 10:57 a.m. | March 16, 2013

I make a big deal out of being a car-less Angeleno and believe that, in a city where everyone drives, the only way to discover the city is to get out and walk. This holds doubly true for photography -- it's hard to make images while you're cruising at 60 mph on the freeway. So it's no surprise that two of my favorite photos from the month could only be taken while walking around L.A. We... View Post»

Judge goes the distance for friends on skid row

Judge goes the distance for friends on skid row

Posted On: 10:38 p.m. | March 15, 2013

Superior Court Judge Craig Mitchell is training a half-dozen or so residents of the Midnight Mission on skid row to run in the LA Marathon as well as paying their entry fees. View Post»

The Week in Pictures | March 11 – March 17, 2013
  • Hasan Jamali / Associated Press

The Week in Pictures | March 11 – March 17, 2013

Posted On: 2:38 p.m. | March 15, 2013

The Week in Pictures | March 11 – March 17, 2013 View Post»

Pictures in the News | March 15, 2013

Pictures in the News | March 15, 2013

Posted On: 9:25 a.m. | March 15, 2013

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in California, where rescuers needed over nine hours to recover the body of a construction worker who died when a dirt trench collapsed in Pacific Palisades. Staying in SoCal, church abuse victim Michael Duran wipes tears from his eyes outside the Stanley Mosk Courthouse in downtown Los Angeles after a $9,990,000 settlement of cases against the Archdiocese... View Post»

Multi-genre dance at ‘The Floor’ in Hollywood

Multi-genre dance at ‘The Floor’ in Hollywood

Posted On: 9:00 a.m. | March 15, 2013

By Genaro Molina There is little respect for gravity here. Dancers defy it with every move they make. Twisting, flying and spinning. Welcome to "The Floor," a multi-genre dance event that happens the third Monday of each month at KingKing in Hollywood. Dancers of all backgrounds share their creative moves to the sounds of live acid jazz provided by saxophonist Walter Davis and a group... View Post»

Sweeping intersection
  • George Rose / Los Angeles Times

Sweeping intersection

Posted On: 12:31 a.m. | March 15, 2013

Nov. 1980: Aerial photo of the intersection of the Harbor (110) and Santa Monica (10) freeways just southwest of downtown Los Angeles. View Post»

Pictures in the News | March 14, 2013

Pictures in the News | March 14, 2013

Posted On: 9:53 a.m. | March 14, 2013

In Thursday's Pictures in the News: Pope Francis celebrates his first Mass as pontiff (more photos); members of the Catalan Regional Police (Mossos d'Esquadra) are sprayed with foam by firefighters during a firefighters' demonstration against the government's spending cuts in social services in Barcelona, Spain; Israeli female soldiers of the 33rd Caracal Battalion take part in a graduation... View Post»


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