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Reader photos: Best of Southern California Moments for January 2013
  • Jorge Gonzalez

Reader photos: Best of Southern California Moments for January 2013

Posted On: 11:04 a.m. | February 3, 2013

Come with me, we're about to take a trip. We'll start off at the information desk at Union Station, where we'll get directions for the rest of our journey. From there, we'll perch on a bridge above Whittier Boulevard, where Michael Ares shows us a biker perfectly positioned between the shadows of palm trees. Then we'll head over to Wilshire and Normandie, where Ramiro Delgado Ruiz gets us... View Post»

2013 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count

2013 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count

Posted On: 11:10 p.m. | February 1, 2013

Thousands of volunteers fanned out across 4,000 square-miles and pounded pavement in the dark of night. Bundled in jackets, and armed with clipboards, their task was a an ambitious one: Count the Los Angeles County’s homeless population one person, one street at a time. View Post»

The Week in Pictures | Jan. 28 – Feb. 3, 2013
  • Rajesh Kumar Singh / Associated Press

The Week in Pictures | Jan. 28 – Feb. 3, 2013

Posted On: 9:09 p.m. | February 1, 2013

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Pictures in the News | Feb. 1, 2013
  • Yavuz Ozden / Milliyet

Pictures in the News | Feb. 1, 2013

Posted On: 10:41 a.m. | February 1, 2013

In Friday's Pictures in the News: Rescuers work under the collapsed Yichang bridge near the city of Sanmenxia, China, after a fireworks-laden truck exploded as it crossed a bridge, killing 26 people as the structure collapsed and vehicles plummeted to the ground; an embassy security guard arrives at Gate 2 of the U.S. embassy just minutes after a suicide bomber detonated an explosive device in... View Post»

Soaked by a large wave
  • Paul Calvert / Los Angeles Times

Soaked by a large wave

Posted On: 12:09 a.m. | February 1, 2013

Spectators to Redondo Beach flooding get soaked by large wave. View Post»

Architect-photographer Balthazar Korab | 1926-2013
  • Balthazar Korab / The Library of Congress

Architect-photographer Balthazar Korab | 1926-2013

Posted On: 7:04 p.m. | January 31, 2013

Balthazar Korab, an architect-turned-photographer with a wide-ranging eye whose moody, polished images captured the spirit of midcentury modern architecture and celebrated its masters, including Eero Saarinen and Mies van der Rohe, died Jan. 15 in Royal Oak, Mich. He was 86. Korab, who lived in Troy, Mich., died after a long period of decline caused by Parkinson’s disease and a stroke,... View Post»

Pictures in the news | Jan. 31, 2013
  • Wong Maye-E / Associated Press

Pictures in the news | Jan. 31, 2013

Posted On: 8:37 a.m. | January 31, 2013

In Thursday's Pictures in the News: Chadian troops patrol the streets of Gao, Mali, days after after French, Chadian and Nigerien forces arrived to drive out the Islamic extremists who had controlled the city for 10 months; a woman sits prayerfully while her head is shaved to mourn the late Cambodian King Norodom Sihanouk ahead of his funeral in Phnom Penh; members of the Phoenix police SWAT... View Post»

Burt Lancaster performs wearing peg leg
  • Judd Gunderson / Los Angeles Times

Burt Lancaster performs wearing peg leg

Posted On: 12:32 a.m. | January 31, 2013

Burt Lancaster shows how his peg leg is strapped for his role as Peter Stuyvesant in the musical "Knickerbocker Holiday." View Post»


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