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Pictures in the News | April 21, 2014

Pictures in the News | April 21, 2014

Posted On: 11:57 a.m. | April 21, 2014

In Monday's Pictures in the News,  a public viewing is held to mourn the death of Los Angeles Police Department motorcycle officer Chris Cortijo who was struck and killed by an allegedly drug-impaired driver in North Hollywood,  young people perform local Easter folk traditions at the Open Air Village Museum in Nyiregyhaza, northeast of Budapest, Hungary. On Easter Monday in Hungarian... View Post»


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El Mascarero | A mask maker's journey, in and out of the wrestling ring

El Mascarero | A mask maker’s journey, in and out of the wrestling ring

Posted On: 5:10 a.m. | April 21, 2014

Manuel Quiroz is the "chingon" mask and gear maker for fighters across the globe, many in L.A.’s popular lucha libre circuit. His journey to be known as the "best of the best" as he puts it, is as finely detailed and at times dramatic as a character plot constructed for the very fighters he clothes. View Post»

First National Bank's computer center
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First National Bank’s computer center

Posted On: 12:27 a.m. | April 21, 2014

Security First National Bank's computer center in 1965. View Post»

Photography gadgets: GorillaPod and GripTight Mount

Photography gadgets: GorillaPod and GripTight Mount

Posted On: 11:30 p.m. | April 19, 2014

Everyone seems to have a collection of photography gizmos that have found their way to a closet or drawer. But two of my favorites are the Joby GorillaPod and the GripTight Mount are the ones I use regularly. The Joby GorillaPod, the flexible mini-tripod comes in handy when you need help keeping your camera steady, but don’t really want to carry a conventional tripod. Let’s face it, most... View Post»


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