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Victory in Europe
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Victory in Europe

Posted On: 12:36 a.m. | May 4, 2015

News of Germany's surrender in World War II reaches Los Angeles. View Post»

Mother's Day photography gift list 2015

Mother’s Day photography gift list 2015

Posted On: 2:21 p.m. | May 1, 2015

There never seems to be a shortage of new photography products. Since it’s spring, it’s time to start thinking about Mother’s Day gifts. While flowers are always a nice thought and should be in one hand, how about including a nice framed print for the wall or table in the other hand? Everything is so geared for sharing digital images with a phone or tablet, no one seems to get prints... View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 1, 2015
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Pictures in the News | May 1, 2015

Posted On: 11:03 a.m. | May 1, 2015

Friday's Pictures in the News begins with May Day demonstration around the globe. In Turkey, a man lies on the ground as police use a water cannon to disperse protestors during a rally near Taksim Square in Istanbul. In Cuba, a Navy soldier carries a child on his shoulders as they march in Revolution Square marking May Day in Havana. View Post»

1933 Griffith Park brush fire kills 29
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1933 Griffith Park brush fire kills 29

Posted On: 12:11 a.m. | May 1, 2015

Injured from Griffith Park brush fire are helped at first aid station. Twenty-nine people were killed in the fire. View Post»

Pictures in the News | April 30, 2015
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Pictures in the News | April 30, 2015

Posted On: 9:58 a.m. | April 30, 2015

Thursday's Pictures in the News begins in Asia, where Nepalese police personnel carry earthquake survivor Pemba Tamang on a stretcher after his rescue from a destroyed hotel building in Kathmandu. Rescuers pulled the 15-year-old boy alive from the rubble of Nepal's earthquake April 30, bringing a rare moment of joy to the ruined capital Kathmandu, five days after a disaster which killed nearly... View Post»

Unemployed hired to widen Griffith Park roads in 1933
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Unemployed hired to widen Griffith Park roads in 1933

Posted On: 12:10 a.m. | April 30, 2015

In 1933, money from the Reconstruction Finance Corporation - a federal agency - allowed Los Angeles County to temporarily hire thousands of unemployed workers to widen roads in Griffith Park. View Post»

Isla del Fuego: Priests and shamans
  • Philip Prins

Isla del Fuego: Priests and shamans

Posted On: 12:39 p.m. | April 29, 2015

By Phil Prins Filipinos know the Visayan island of Siquijor, located in the central Philippines, pretty much for one thing: sorcery. The embodiment of the archipelago’s mystic past allegedly resides among shamans and faith healers who concoct purportedly potent potions and spells -- and claim the ability to heal illness with little more than the power of human touch. In reality,... View Post»

Pictures in the News | April 29, 2015

Pictures in the News | April 29, 2015

Posted On: 10:10 a.m. | April 29, 2015

In Wednesday's Pictures in the News, police attempt to enforce the 10 p.m. curfew after bottles and fireworks were thrown at them in West Baltimore following rioting after the funeral for Freddie Gray. Las Vegas: Floyd Mayweather Jr. appears in his "arrival ceremony" at the MGM Grand Garden Arena before his weekend boxing match with Manny Pacquiao. Los Angeles: the Clippers' Blake... View Post»


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