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Reader photos: Best of Southern California Moments for November
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Reader photos: Best of Southern California Moments for November

Posted On: 1:47 p.m. | December 4, 2012

This month's photos take us, as should the photos of any good month, across the breadth of Southern California, from Venice Beach to Desert Hot Springs. The lead photo captures a great expression on a horse and rider as they round a barrel during a race at the Wild West Arena in Winchester. From there, we zoom out to a landscape of L.A. taken from Griffith Observatory by Johanna Siegmann. ... View Post»

Pictures in the News | December 4, 2012
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Pictures in the News | December 4, 2012

Posted On: 10:58 a.m. | December 4, 2012

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News: an Egyptian woman prays in front of Egyptian security as they lay out barbed wire along streets leading to the Itihadiya presidential palace in Cairo (more photos); Navy Corpsman HM1 Patrick B. Quill hugs his 2-year-old son, Zach, during ceremonies at the 1st Marine Special Operations Battalion where he and other Marines received the Silver Star (more photos);... View Post»

Vernon oil-and-tar fire
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Vernon oil-and-tar fire

Posted On: 12:10 a.m. | December 4, 2012

Firemen use foam to fight oil and tar flames at Vernon asphalt emulsion plant. View Post»

Afghanistan's displaced dread the coming winter

Displaced Afghans dread approaching winter

Posted On: 9:17 a.m. | December 3, 2012

Afghanistan has nearly half a million displaced people, many living in primitive camps where the cold weather will mean death for some. View Post»

Pictures in the News | December 3, 2012
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Pictures in the News | December 3, 2012

Posted On: 8:51 a.m. | December 3, 2012

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

The Week in Pictures | November 26 – December 2, 2012
  • John Giles / Associated Press

The Week in Pictures | November 26 – December 2, 2012

Posted On: 1:36 p.m. | November 30, 2012

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Fighting continues in Syria, where rebel fighters celebrate atop the remains of a Syrian government fighter jet that was shot down at Daret Ezza, on the border between the provinces of Idlib and Aleppo. Meanwhile in a suburb of Damascus, residents gather at an alley that was destroyed by two car bombs. More Photos View Post»

Pictures in the News | November 30, 2012
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Pictures in the News | November 30, 2012

Posted On: 9:01 a.m. | November 30, 2012

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

Anne Cusack

How I got into photography: Anne Cusack

Posted On: 3:12 p.m. | November 29, 2012

We asked staff photographer Anne Cusack what sparked her interest in photography. This is the first in an occasional series of posts from our staff on how they got into the "business." View Post»


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