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The Week in Pictures | September 1 – 7, 2014

The Week in Pictures | September 1 – 7, 2014

Posted On: 6:00 p.m. | September 5, 2014

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Calling for higher pay and the right to form a union without retaliation, fast-food chain workers protested as part of a wave of strikes and protests in 150 cities across the U.S. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Sept. 5, 2014

Pictures in the News | Sept. 5, 2014

Posted On: 8:57 a.m. | September 5, 2014

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Canada, where tourists and locals stop to take pictures with a TIFF sign along King Street in downtown Toronto on the first day of the Toronto International Film Festival. View Post»

Coordinating Los Angeles air defenses in 1941
  • Al Humphreys / Los Angeles Times.

Coordinating Los Angeles air defenses in 1941

Posted On: 12:17 a.m. | September 5, 2014

On huge kidney-shaped "filter" board, volunteer women plot positions of aircraft reported in air. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Sept. 4, 2014

Pictures in the News | Sept. 4, 2014

Posted On: 10:49 a.m. | September 4, 2014

In Thursday's Pictures in the News, fast-food workers rally outside a South Los Angeles McDonald's as part of efforts to raise wages to $15 an hour and the right to form unions. Shanghai: A bride poses underwater for her wedding pictures at a photo studio ahead of her wedding next year. Her fiance said they had their wedding photographs taken underwater because "it's romantic and beautiful."... View Post»

Frog training
  • John Malmin / Los Angeles Times

Frog training

Posted On: 12:42 a.m. | September 4, 2014

A bull frog lifts weights during training at Croaker College for the upcoming Calaveras County frog jumping competition. View Post»

'Divorce Court' cue cards
  • Bruce Cox / Los Angeles Times

‘Divorce Court’ cue cards

Posted On: 12:19 a.m. | September 3, 2014

Cue cards used on the set of "Divorce Court." View Post»

APhotoADay auction proceeds to fund photographer grants
  • Sol Neelman

APhotoADay auction proceeds to fund photographer grants

Posted On: 1:28 p.m. | September 2, 2014

APhotoADay or APAD, the online listserv community and organizing force behind the annual GeekFest workshops, will now use proceeds from their annual print auction to directly fund grants for working photographers. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Sept. 2, 2014

Pictures in the News | Sept. 2, 2014

Posted On: 12:49 p.m. | September 2, 2014

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, John Mayer plays to the Made in America audience in downtown L.A.'s Grand Park on Sunday night. The 12-acre space's disjointed layout and abrupt grade changes actually played well to the multi-stage festival setup. Wilmington: Fernando Munoz and his wife, Roberta, share a kiss before their motorcycle club, composed of active and retired longshore workers,... View Post»


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