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2015 US Open of Surfing
  • Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times

2015 US Open of Surfing

Posted On: 12:42 p.m. | July 29, 2015

By Mike Sciacca The Vans U.S. Open of Surfing is about to swell to a fever pitch in the coming days at the Huntington Beach Pier. The stretch drive of the nine days of action sports, including the world's largest surfing competition, and BMX and skateboarding contests, begins Thursday, continues Friday and Saturday and ends with women's and men's surfing finals on Sunday. ... View Post»

Pictures in the News | July 29, 2015
  • Denis Tyrin / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | July 29, 2015

Posted On: 10:03 a.m. | July 29, 2015

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Russia with a moon rises over the Qol Sharif mosque in Kazan, Russia. View Post»

Wartime workers cope with 24-hour streetcar strike
  • John Malmin

Wartime workers cope with 24-hour streetcar strike

Posted On: 12:11 a.m. | July 29, 2015

Workers cope after 1943 strike shuts down streetcar and bus service. View Post»

Pictures in the News | July 28, 2015

Pictures in the News | July 28, 2015

Posted On: 8:41 a.m. | July 28, 2015

Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in Southern California, where the parents of Nick Fagnano are joined by family and friends on the one year anniversary of his death caused by lightning in Venice. The group formed a heart in the sand close to the site where Nick died. "There is a hole in our hearts that will never completely heal," said Mary Fagnano, Nick's mother. View Post»

Pictures in the News | July 27, 2015
  • Rick Bowmer / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | July 27, 2015

Posted On: 11:25 a.m. | July 27, 2015

The 2015 Special Olympics World Games at Los Angeles is underway as athletes took to the fields, pools and courts to officially start the games. View Post»

Know Your City No. 8 - Buddhist Temple
  • John Malmin / Los Angeles Times

Know Your City No. 8 – Buddhist Temple

Posted On: 12:30 a.m. | July 27, 2015

Know Your City No. 8 is of the Hompa Hongwanji Buddhist Temple in Little Tokyo. View Post»


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