Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia

Solar Eclipse
  • Kazuhiro Nogi / AFP / Getty Images

Solar Eclipse

Posted On: 7:45 p.m. | May 20, 2012

The "ring of fire" solar eclipse brought crowds out onto streets, into their backyards and onto roofs to catch a glimpse of the historic event. The eclipse created an eerie sunset and unusual shadows across Southern California, with about 86% of the sun's diameter blocked by the moon. Read the full story by Rong-Gong Lin II and Garrett Therolf View Post»

Salton Sea State Recreation Area slated for closure

Salton Sea State Recreation Area slated for closure

Posted On: 12:00 p.m. | May 20, 2012

During the heyday of the Salton Sea, when even the Hollywood crowd came to play and perform, the state recreation area along the sea’s shore was one of California’s most popular parks. Now the recreation area is one of the dozens of state parks slated for closure due to the state’s financial woes. View Post»

Kid Rock and fans cruise

On a Caribbean cruise with Kid Rock and fans

Posted On: 4:16 p.m. | May 18, 2012

Photos and tales of covering Kid Rock and fans on a Caribbean cruise. View Post»

The Week in Pictures | May 14 – 20, 2012
  • Mario Vedder / Associated Press

The Week in Pictures | May 14 – 20, 2012

Posted On: 3:24 p.m. | May 18, 2012

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

Best of the Web

Best of the Web

Posted On: 1:01 p.m. | May 18, 2012

Best of the web is a weekly round up of photography, video and multimedia from around the web. View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 18, 2012

Pictures in the News | May 18, 2012

Posted On: 10:18 a.m. | May 18, 2012

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

Jet crosses Sepulveda Blvd.
  • Rick Meyer / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Jet crosses Sepulveda Blvd.

Posted On: 12:40 a.m. | May 18, 2012

Thanks to a long telephoto lens, cross traffic on Sepulveda Blvd., appears to be an American Airlines jet. View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 17, 2012
  • Biswaranjan Rout / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | May 17, 2012

Posted On: 10:57 a.m. | May 17, 2012

In Thursday's Pictures in the News: Scenes of contrast in India with a village boy leading his goat past a parched pond in one shot as another boy jumps into the holy Yamuna River in another shot; Chinese actresses Hao Lei and Qi Xi pose during a photocall at the 65th Cannes film festival; Sri Lankan army special forces commandos prepare for a Victory Day parade rehearsal in Colombo; people... View Post»


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