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Liberace lights up Las Vegas
  • Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Liberace lights up Las Vegas

Posted On: 12:24 a.m. | April 12, 2012

Pianist Liberace is hoisted by crane above Sahara Hotel billboard on the Sunset Strip in Los Angeles View Post»

Pictures in the News | April 11, 2012

Pictures in the News | April 11, 2012

Posted On: 10:08 a.m. | April 11, 2012

In today's Pictures in the News an earthquake off the coast of Indonesia sets off a tsunami scare in Banda Aceh; rescued miners are ushered out of the Cabeza de Negro mine in Peru after being trapped underground for seven days; and sailors of Team Artemis Racing cling to their capsized boat during the first Fleet Race of the America's Cup World Series off Naples. And there's more. View Post»

Downpour stalls vehicles on Jefferson Boulevard
  • Paul Calvert / Los Angeles Times

Downpour stalls vehicles on Jefferson Boulevard

Posted On: 12:43 a.m. | April 11, 2012

Vehicles stalled on Jefferson Blvd., near the Hughes aircraft plant following a quick moving storm moved through Los Angeles. View Post»

'Glendale bear' heads home to Angeles National Forest

A bear of a day in La Crescenta

Posted On: 12:53 p.m. | April 10, 2012

The "Glendale bear," a 400-pound black bear that has been causing a stir with its visits to the hillside communities around Angeles National Forest, was given a lift back home  Tuesday morning after Fish and Game authorities captured and contained the so-called Glen Bearian wandering in a La Crescenta neighborhood.   View Post»

Pictures in the News | April 10, 2012

Pictures in the News | April 10, 2012

Posted On: 9:32 a.m. | April 10, 2012

In today's Pictures in the News, rescuers work to free nine miners trapped inside a wildcat mine in Peru, a sudden thunderstorm breaks in New Delhi after days of high temperatures, three young bears discover their open-air enclosure at a wildlife park in Germany, and a well-preserved baby mammoth, named Lyuba, is shown to the press in Hong Kong. And there's more. View Post»

Bringing his message to the mat

Bringing his message to the mat

Posted On: 9:25 p.m. | April 9, 2012

“RJ Brewer” — a shaved-headed, in-your-face crusader against illegal immigration created two years ago by the Mexican American wrestling promotion company Lucha Libre USA — is el mero malo, the chief bad guy. View Post»

A villian unmasked

A villian unmasked

Posted On: 4:19 p.m. | April 9, 2012

'RJ Brewer' - real name, John Stagikas - has wrestled his way across the Southwest on the 'Masked Warriors' tour, to almost entirely hostile crowds. His shaved-headed, in-your-face character was created two years ago by the Mexican American wrestling promotion company Lucha Libre USA. View Post»

Reader Photos: Best of Southern California Moments for March
  • Jay G. Thornton

Reader Photos: Best of Southern California Moments for March

Posted On: 4:02 p.m. | April 9, 2012

One of the most striking images of this month is Jay Thornton's street portrait of a man walking in downtown L.A. Thornton's approach -- approaching strangers and popping a flash in their faces with nary a warning -- requires a lot of guts to pull off in the middle of an area like downtown L.A. What's even more interesting is the man's reaction: "After I took his photo, I just made eye... View Post»


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