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The president's in town [updated]
  • Jose Galvez / Los Angeles Times

The president’s in town [updated]

Posted On: 7:56 a.m. | February 18, 2012

For Presidents Day here is a quick look at Southern California visits by U.S. Presidents. A special bonus From the Archives. View Post»

The Week in Pictures | Feb. 13-19, 2012
  • Ian Gavan / Getty Images

The Week in Pictures | Feb. 13-19, 2012

Posted On: 2:49 p.m. | February 17, 2012

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

Pictures in the News | Feb. 17, 2012
  • Martin Schalk / Getty Images

Pictures in the News | Feb. 17, 2012

Posted On: 10:32 a.m. | February 17, 2012

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

Mardi Gras climaxes with Fat Tuesday in New Orleans

Mardi Gras climaxes with Fat Tuesday in New Orleans

Posted On: 9:35 a.m. | February 17, 2012

Mardi Gras. It brings to mind beads, parties and fancy floats in as people cram in all the fun they can before the austere religious period known as Lent begins. Scenes from parades in New Orleans and Mobile., Ala. View Post»

Nixon's last campaign stop
  • Boris Yaro / Los Angeles Times

Nixon’s last campaign stop

Posted On: 1:02 a.m. | February 17, 2012

During his last campaign stop ever, President Richard Nixon reaches out to shake hands with members of large crowd - estimated at 50,000– at Ontario International Airport. View Post»

Chinese Vice President visits Southern California

Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping visits Southern California

Posted On: 8:51 p.m. | February 16, 2012

Xi Jinping, China's vice president and the heir apparent to President Hu Jintao, is making his official U.S. debut this week. Xi's five-day trip to the U.S. has been met with considerable pomp — he was greeted with a 19-gun salute at the Pentagon earlier this week — and his arrival in Los Angeles was no different. RELATED: Jerry Brown woos Chinese companies Xi Jinping, Joe Biden... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Feb. 16, 2012
  • JAMES NEISS / The Niagara Gazette

Pictures in the News | Feb. 16, 2012

Posted On: 10:25 a.m. | February 16, 2012

A leaping squirrel, a flying skier and a surfer on a partly frozen river start off today's Pictures in the News. And there's more. View Post»

Ship built to sink -- almost
  • Bruce Cox / Los Angeles Times

Ship built to sink — almost

Posted On: 12:55 a.m. | February 16, 2012

The Scripps Floating Instrument Platform, FLIP, research vessel deploys off San Clemente Island. When ballast tanks are filled with sea water, the 55 foot bow rises to a vertical position. View Post»


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