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Nearly 100-year-old lighthouse shines again

99-year-old lighthouse gleams again

Posted On: 6:28 p.m. | May 16, 2012

The signature vertical black and white stripes of the Angels Gate lighthouse near the Los Angeles harbor entrance stand out brighter today after a restoration arranged by a San Pedro booster club. A year ago, the old steel and stucco tower above the end of a breakwater presented a dreary welcome to coastal skippers. View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 16, 2012

Pictures in the News | May 16, 2012

Posted On: 9:39 a.m. | May 16, 2012

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

Battleship's 16-inch shells
  • Joe Kennedy / Los Angeles Times

Battleship’s 16-inch shells

Posted On: 12:50 a.m. | May 16, 2012

Gunners mate Bill Allen performs maintenance on 16 inch shells in storage deep within the battleship USS Missouri. View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 15, 2012
  • Vincent Yu / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | May 15, 2012

Posted On: 1:13 p.m. | May 15, 2012

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News: Palestinians clash with Israeli soldiers as they observe the 64th anniversary of "Nakba," Arabic for "catastrophe," the term used to mark the events leading to Israel's founding in 1948; North Korean soldiers attend a mass military parade in Pyongyang's Kim Il Sung Square to celebrate 100 years since the birth of the North Korean founder Kim Il Sung; outgoing... View Post»

Get your Nixon bumper stickers!
  • Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Get your Nixon bumper stickers!

Posted On: 12:37 a.m. | May 15, 2012

Actress Ginger Rogers pastes Nixon-Lodge sticker on automobile driven by Mrs. John R. Mount. In background talking to Mrs. Mount is actor Cesar Romero. View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 14, 2012
  • Matt Cardy / Getty Images

Pictures in the News | May 14, 2012

Posted On: 9:39 a.m. | May 14, 2012

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

Battleship Iowa's final journey

Battleship Iowa’s final journey

Posted On: 8:46 p.m. | May 13, 2012

The battleship Iowa, a storied vessel that languished for years in the U.S. Navy's mothball fleet, began its final journey Saturday, May 26, 2012 from the San Francisco Bay to its permanent home as a museum in the Port of Los Angeles. View Post»

The battleship Iowa 1942-2012
  • PHAN J. Alan Elliott / U.S. Navy

The battleship Iowa 1942-2012

Posted On: 12:07 p.m. | May 13, 2012

Launched in 1942, commissioned in 1943, the USS Iowa (BB-61) was the lead ship of a class of four battleships - the largest and last big gun vessels built by the United States. Today, 70 years later, the ship is permanently docked at San Pedro. View Post»


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