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Best of the Web

Best of the Web

Posted On: 10:25 p.m. | March 2, 2012

Thanks for checking out Best of the Web this week. "The How of Why" In January I wrote a little blurb about Corey Rich Productions' "Why."  This week, Corey and his team released "The How of Why."    The piece gives a full glimpse of just how they made "Why," including the gear list and a little bit of the process.  In this video,  Corey dissects a couple new features of the Nikon... View Post»

Protecting the desert tortoise in California's Ivanpah Valley

Protecting the desert tortoise in California’s Ivanpah Valley

Posted On: 8:06 p.m. | March 2, 2012

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The Week in Pictures | Feb. 27 - March 4, 2012
  • Bill Roth / Anchorage Daily News

The Week in Pictures | Feb. 27 – March 4, 2012

Posted On: 4:01 p.m. | March 2, 2012

A few highlights from this Week in Pictures are: a high school shooting in Chardon, Ohio, Occupy protesters are removed from their camp outside London's St. Paul's Cathedral, the aftermath of a tornado that passed through Harveyville, Kan. (more photos), an Afghan police officer stands guard as a pile of narcotics is burned on the outskirts of Herat, Britain's Prince Charles, the prince of... View Post»

Pictures in the News | March 2, 2012

Pictures in the News | March 2, 2012

Posted On: 10:21 a.m. | March 2, 2012

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

Streetcar home
  • Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Streetcar home

Posted On: 12:52 a.m. | March 2, 2012

Mr. and Mrs. Louis A. Smith gardening in front of their Sun Valley streetcar home. Housing quarters are made up of retired cars that formerly operated on the Watts line. View Post»

Reader Photos: Best of Southern California Moments for February
  • Mehdi Bouqua

Reader Photos: Best of Southern California Moments for February

Posted On: 10:30 p.m. | March 1, 2012

Our photos from February seem to have a cold, dark feel in which we're still trying to emerge from what passes for "winter" in Southern California. We start with Mehdi Bouqua's image of a pedestrian in a crosswalk, taken through a fogged-over lens where only the subject is in focus. Likewise with Daniel Schaefer's image of a magician at the Magic Castle, Chris Jackson's image of a street... View Post»

Tornadoes in Midwest and South leave dozens dead, homes leveled
  • Patrick Reddy / Associated Press

Tornadoes in Midwest and South leave dozens dead, homes leveled

Posted On: 10:35 a.m. | March 1, 2012

Tornadoes ripped across the Midwest and into the South on Wednesday, leveling homes and businesses, killing at least a dozen people and injuring more than 100 in Illinois, Missouri and Tennessee. View Post»

Pictures in the News | March 1, 2012
  • Steve Parsons / Pool

Pictures in the News | March 1, 2012

Posted On: 10:12 a.m. | March 1, 2012

Britain's Prince Charles fires a paintball gun, members of the prestigious "In and Out Club" march around London's St James's Square, a marathon in the Gaza Strip and snow in Syria in today's Pictures in the News. And there's more. View Post»


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