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Pictures in the News | January 16, 2013
  • Ben Curtis / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | January 16, 2013

Posted On: 10:06 a.m. | January 16, 2013

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

1910/1931 Los Angeles aerial photos
  • C.C. Pierce

1910/1931 Los Angeles aerial photos

Posted On: 12:51 a.m. | January 16, 2013

This mini two-photo gallery shows downtown Los Angeles looking southwest from Sixth and Main streets. The images were taken in 1910 and 1931. View Post»

Los Angeles' historic police headquarters off duty after 57 years

Parker Center: Los Angeles’ historic police headquarters shuttered after 57 years on the beat

Posted On: 6:14 p.m. | January 15, 2013

It was a place that crooks feared and cops loved. Parker Center was the nation's most modern police facility when it opened its glass doors 57 years ago. But as happens to a patrolman on the beat, old age finally took its toll. Its occupants have packed up and moved on. Det. Gus Villanueva reminisced in 2009 about his days there. Photography and audio by Gary Friedman Produced by Albert... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Jan. 15, 2013
  • Arun Sankar K. / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | Jan. 15, 2013

Posted On: 9:34 a.m. | January 15, 2013

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, people view the wreckage of a train derailment in Egypt that killed at least 19 people and injured 105, French soldiers prepare for deployment in Mali, a Hindu holy man performs morning prayers in India for a huge religious festival, and more. View Post»

reFramed: In conversation with Danielle Spires
  • Danielle Spires

reFramed: In conversation with Danielle Spires

Posted On: 8:00 a.m. | January 15, 2013

Danielle Spires, usually working under the name of Cat Party Let's Go, has been shooting since 1997. She graduated from the Art Institute of Colorado with a photography degree, and the University of Colorado with a bachelor’s in sociology. Although distraught at the folding of the Polaroid Corp., will continue to photograph fine art, shoot commercially and create installations until the end... View Post»

Stolen Oscar returned to Bill Thomas
  • Steve Fontanini / Los Angeles Times

Stolen Oscar returned to Bill Thomas

Posted On: 12:04 a.m. | January 15, 2013

William "Bill Thomas" Petersen, left, is presented his Oscar by Los Angeles Police officer Robert Martinez at police property room. View Post»

Cold weather in Southern California

Cold Weather in Southern California

Posted On: 4:54 p.m. | January 14, 2013

Frost advisories for LA County and freeze warnings for the Inland Empire and Ventura County have made jackets and warm clothing a necessity in the Southern California. View Post»

Pictures in the News | January 14, 2013

Pictures in the News | January 14, 2013

Posted On: 10:17 a.m. | January 14, 2013

Pictures in the News | January 14, 2013 View Post»


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