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California-shaped pool
  • Ken Lubas / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

California-shaped pool

Posted On: 12:19 a.m. | September 17, 2014

Architectural historian Charles Jencks cleaning his distinctly shaped pool. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Sept. 16, 2014
  • Darvin Atkeson / YosemiteLandscape

Pictures in the News | Sept. 16, 2014

Posted On: 10:51 a.m. | September 16, 2014

Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in Northern California, where a wildfire approaches the shore of Bass Lake. Fire crews are attempting to get better access to a number of wildfires in California that have forced hundreds to evacuate their homes in Northern California. View Post»

Escapees flee into cornfield
  • Joe Kennedy / Los Angeles Times

Escapees flee into cornfield

Posted On: 12:21 a.m. | September 16, 2014

Before dawn a police helicopter probes cornfield searching for escapees from the California Youth Authority training school. View Post»

Pictures in the News | September 15, 2014

Pictures in the News | September 15, 2014

Posted On: 10:20 a.m. | September 15, 2014

In Monday's Pictures in the News, children in the Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles cool off on a 30-foot blow up swimming pool slide during a birthday party during high weekend temperatures. Huntington Beach: A 3-year-old poodle trains for the Surf City Surf Dog surfing dog competition held at Huntington Beach on Sept. 28. San Diego: Chargers tight end Antonio Gates makes a... View Post»

1955 L.A. smog siege
  • John Malmin / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

1955 L.A. smog siege

Posted On: 12:09 a.m. | September 13, 2014

Sep. 13, 1955: Hot weather and low inversion layer leads to highest recorded ozone level in Los Angeles history. View Post»

GoPro, Sony and Kurgo are making action-camera dog harnesses

GoPro, Sony and Kurgo are making action-camera dog harnesses

Posted On: 10:45 p.m. | September 12, 2014

Do I really need video from my dogs perspective? Companies like GoPro and Sony seem to think so. They both make dog camera harnesses for their action POV (point-of-view) cameras. View Post»

The Week in Pictures | September 8 – 14, 2014
  • Pool / Getty Images

The Week in Pictures | September 8 – 14, 2014

Posted On: 6:00 p.m. | September 12, 2014

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This week marked the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people at the World Trade Center, Pentagon and on Flight 93. View Post»

The genesis of L.A.'s skyscraping New Wilshire Grand

L.A.’s skyscraping New Wilshire Grand: Soaring designs fighting against the bottom line

Posted On: 1:08 p.m. | September 12, 2014

The genesis of downtown L.A.'s skyscraping New Wilshire Grand View Post»


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