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Santa Monica trailer park residents face uncertain future

Santa Monica trailer park residents face uncertain future

Posted On: 12:29 p.m. | December 25, 2011

Built in the mid-20th century as a camp for vacationers and weekend beach visitors, the 109-space Village Trailer Park just might give way in the name of progress. The owner wants to redevelop the nearly 4-acre site with residential units, offices and shops. But tenants have urged the city to consider buying the property, valued at as much as $30 million. Longtime residents and other... View Post»

Remembering a war he would sometimes like to forget

Goodbye, Babylon: A Times photographer reflects on end of Iraq war

Posted On: 9:47 a.m. | December 25, 2011

For me, Iraq falls farther away. But it’s like the sight of hundreds of tracer rounds streaking in seemingly slow motion, and then fading into the night. You never forget, even though you sometimes wish you could. View Post»

Remembering Art Rogers
  • Art Rogers / Los Angeles Times

Remembering Art Rogers

Posted On: 7:13 p.m. | December 24, 2011

Retired Los Angeles Times staff photographer Art Rogers passed away. A look at some of his work. View Post»

Dylan Catania's journey continues

Dylan Catania’s journey continues

Posted On: 12:00 p.m. | December 24, 2011

A month shy of his second birthday, it is difficult to tell that Dylan Catania survived surgery to remove nearly half of his brain. View Post»

The Week in Pictures | Dec. 19 - 25, 2011

The Week in Pictures | Dec. 19 – 25, 2011

Posted On: 5:35 p.m. | December 23, 2011

Each week, we bring you a selection of the best images from around the world in Framework's The Week in Pictures. Enjoy the journey. View Post»

Lasting toll
  • Katie Falkenberg / Los Angeles Times

Americans still struggle with lasting effects of the recession

Posted On: 1:45 p.m. | December 23, 2011

Throughout U.S. history, economic downturns have taken lasting tolls – reducing family earnings, diminishing expectations and straining relationships. These days, two years after the official end of the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression, untold numbers of Americans continue to struggle. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Dec. 23, 2011
  • Dita Alangkara / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | Dec. 23, 2011

Posted On: 10:35 a.m. | December 23, 2011

In today's Pictures in the News; "Santa Claus'" reach the summit of Dobong mountain apparently without the help of reindeer, a fire eater performs during the Jakarta Biennale 2011 art festival in Jakarta, funeral service for former Czech President Vaclav Havel and a NASA photo from earlier this week of the Comet Lovejoy photographed near the Earth's horizon. And there's more. View Post»

Bob Hope entertains the troops
  • Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Bob Hope entertains the troops

Posted On: 12:23 a.m. | December 23, 2011

Over a 50-year span, Bob Hope entertained American troops overseas. Many of his USO tours were completed over Christmas with his departures and arrivals often covered by Los Angeles Times photographers. View Post»


Framework, the photography and video blog of the Los Angeles Times, celebrates the power and explores the craft of visual storytelling. The blog highlights the work of Times photojournalists who frame by frame, document the drama, the emotion and sometimes the humor of life. Framework also aims to serve as a resource hub for photography, multimedia and video enthusiasts who share our passion. We will trade insights and discuss the tools and techniques of telling stories through images. Have a look and let us know what you think.


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