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Owens Valley dust

Dust in the Owens Valley reignites L.A.’s water war

Posted On: 9:50 p.m. | June 9, 2012

Los Angeles and the Owens Valley are at war over water again, with the city trying to rework a historic agreement aimed at stopping massive dust storms that have besieged the eastern Sierra Nevada since L.A. opened an aqueduct 99 years ago that drained Owens Lake. The L.A. Department of Water and Power has spent $1.2 billion in accordance with a 1997 agreement to combat the powder-fine dust... View Post»

The Week in Pictures | June 4 – 10, 2012
  • Stefana Sauer / DPA

The Week in Pictures | June 4 – 10, 2012

Posted On: 3:04 p.m. | June 8, 2012

Each week, we bring you the very best in visual journalism. In the news, tragic images out of Pakistan as emergency workers check the wreckage from a bus explosion that killed several people in northwestern Pakistan on Friday. Workers searched for  bodies at the site of a plane crash in Nigeria, where a passenger plane carrying more than 150 people crashed in Lagos; and Spanish riot police... View Post»

Father's Day photography gift ideas

Father’s Day photography gift ideas

Posted On: 12:48 p.m. | June 8, 2012

Father's Day has become my favorite holiday. It's about celebrating family with an emphasis on me. Ok, I know that seems a little shallow on my part, but I am just trying to stick with the tradition. I guess that means, relaxing and watching a little golf. View Post»

Undocumented dreamers
  • Christina House / For the Times

Undocumented dreamers

Posted On: 11:11 a.m. | June 8, 2012

Maria Gomez, a UCLA graduate with a master's in architecture, grew up believing in the American Dream while living in its shadows as an illegal immigrant. View Post»

Pictures in the News | June 8, 2012
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Pictures in the News | June 8, 2012

Posted On: 9:56 a.m. | June 8, 2012

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

Start of harness race
  • Paul Calvert / Los Angeles Times

Start of harness race

Posted On: 12:52 a.m. | June 8, 2012

Harness race at Santa Anita begins with use of mobile gate. Gate, attached to car, is swept away once race is started. View Post»

Game face

Game face

Posted On: 10:13 p.m. | June 7, 2012

Los Angeles Kings hockey fans get their game face on outside Staples Center. View Post»

Pictures in the News | June 7, 2012

Pictures in the News | June 7, 2012

Posted On: 10:31 a.m. | June 7, 2012

In Thursday's Pictures in the News: Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick as the New Jersey Devils apply pressure in Game 4 (more photos) of the Stanley Cup Final at Staples Center; Chelsea pensioners celebrate Founder's Day in London; a technician buffs the interior of the Liberty Bell as part of regular conservation work at Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia; a man with... View Post»


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