Posted On: 12:00 p.m. | March 27, 2012
Slab City: the last free place on earth. That’s the signpost up ahead. It was dusk when I arrived in the desert enclave near Niland, Ca. I was the only person in Slab City, or that’s what it felt like. Everyone retreats to their campers or tents when the sun goes down. When I arrived, Frank (last name?) was rounding up his chickens for the night, about to put out his lantern and go to bed. ... View Post»
Posted On: 10:11 a.m. | March 27, 2012
Warmer weather brings people to relax along the Seine river banks in Paris; an unexpected heavy snow fall covers Kiev; protests ensue against Indonesia's plan to raise fuel prices in Jakarta; a young moon, or waxing crescent moon, is seen in the west after sunset from the San Gabriel Valley; and more in today's Pictures in the News. View Post»
Posted On: 12:15 a.m. | March 27, 2012
News photographers shoot Mary Pickford in Los Angeles Superior Court. View Post»
Posted On: 10:02 p.m. | March 26, 2012
Protesters gathered at Pershing Square on Monday afternoon to denounce the killing of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed teenager shot a month ago by a neighborhood watch captain in Sanford, Fla.
The protesters also descended on City Hall.
Read the full story by Robert J. Lopez View Post»
Posted On: 9:46 a.m. | March 26, 2012
Pictures in the News from around the world. View Post»
Posted On: 9:02 a.m. | March 26, 2012
The Supreme Court will begin hearing arguments over President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. View Post»
Posted On: 12:54 a.m. | March 26, 2012
City Treasurer Emma E. Hainer of Arcadia prepares to cut ribbon opening new Baldwin Ave. extension. View Post»
Posted On: 12:00 p.m. | March 25, 2012
As the sun sets over the ocean, the six crewmen on the Cape Blanco are starting a long night’s work off Santa Catalina Island, putting on orange slickers and hard hats to fish for the milky white cephalopods that have become California’s most valuable catch -- squid.
Squid fishing exploded in the 1990s when worldwide demand jumped. Over the last decade, the California Department of Fish... View Post»