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Mavericks Invitational big wave surf contest
  • Karl Mondon / Contra Costa Times

Mavericks Invitational big wave surf contest

Posted On: 8:13 a.m. | January 21, 2013

Mother Nature saved the best for last, with some of the largest swells of the day arriving during the final heat of Sunday's Mavericks Invitational big wave surfing contest as thousands of spectators invaded a quaint coastal town known more for its annual pumpkin festival than for surf. View Post»

On the road with  Lord Stanley's Cup

Pride’s Journey: Celebrating friends, family and the Stanley Cup

Posted On: 4:14 p.m. | January 18, 2013

On the road with Lord Stanley's Cup. As is tradition, each member of the Cup-winning team is allowed to retain hockey's Holy Grail for a day. The 2012 Stanley Cup Champion Los Angeles Kings will have their names engraved on the trophy, but not before an extended road trip that includes stops all over North America and as far away as Slovenia. View Post»

The Week in Pictures | January 14 – 20, 2013

The Week in Pictures | January 14 – 20, 2013

Posted On: 2:15 p.m. | January 18, 2013

The Week in Pictures from around the world. View Post»

Pictures in the News | January 18, 2013
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Pictures in the News | January 18, 2013

Posted On: 8:35 a.m. | January 18, 2013

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

1943 U.S. Navy photo
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1943 U.S. Navy photo

Posted On: 12:45 a.m. | January 18, 2013

Sunset over the Atlantic finds another United Nations convoy moving peacefully towards it destination. A U.S. Navy blimp, hovering watchfully overhead, is on the lookout for any sign of enemy submarines. View Post»

Julia Dean: A retrospective look at the photographer's 40-year passion of exploring the world and teaching
  • Julia Dean

Julia Dean: A retrospective look at the photographer’s 40-year passion of exploring the world and teaching

Posted On: 4:32 p.m. | January 17, 2013

After a long documentary photography and career in education that includes traveling to more than 40 countries, publishing an award-winning children's book, "A Year on Monhegan Island," working as an apprentice to Berenice Abbott and founding the Julia Dean Photo Workshops, Julia Dean celebrates four decades of work in her retrospective A Life in Photography: A Retrospective. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Jan. 17, 2013
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Pictures in the News | Jan. 17, 2013

Posted On: 10:05 a.m. | January 17, 2013

In Thursday's Pictures in the News: A passenger bails out of a flooded Rolls Royce that was stranded in Jakarta, Indonesia; a horseman jumps over a bonfire in the village of San Bartolome de Pinares, Spain, to open the celebrations for the feast of St. Anthony; people gather at the scene of a building collapse in Kisumu, Kenya, that killed at least three people; rescue personnel work to free... View Post»

Clown hitches a ride
  • Bill Varie / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Clown hitches a ride

Posted On: 12:32 a.m. | January 17, 2013

A clown – looking very similar to the famous Keystone Cops – hitches a ride on a police motorcycle during the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus parade of animals. View Post»


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