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Pictures in the News | June 20, 2012

Pictures in the News | June 20, 2012

Posted On: 10:11 a.m. | June 20, 2012

In Wednesday's Pictures in the News: A mass yoga class marks the summer solstice in Times Square in New York; Gentoo penguins mark the first anniversary of the opening of their Antarctic-themed enclosure at the Sea Life Aquarium in London; an Iraqi man looks at a fire inside a store after a car bomb exploded in the northern city of Kirkuk; Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi receives... View Post»

Locomotive wheel change
  • Los Angeles Times

Locomotive wheel change

Posted On: 12:14 a.m. | June 20, 2012

Two hundred ton Union Pacific locomotive in shop for wheel change. View Post»

Clean-up effort on Skid Row

Cleanup effort on skid row

Posted On: 10:34 p.m. | June 19, 2012

The city of Los Angeles launched a major street and sidewalk cleaning program on skid row in response to public health concerns in the poverty-stricken neighborhood. View Post»

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»


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