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Pictures in the News | Aug. 1, 2011

Pictures in the News | Aug. 1, 2011

Posted On: 9:34 a.m. | August 1, 2011

We begin Monday's Pictures in the News with members of the Green Bay Packers football team taking part in the annual ritual of riding kids' bicycles to training camp. On the East Coast, The U.S. Capitol looms in the background as the House and Senate are poised to vote on an agreement to extend the federal debt limit while enacting spending cuts. Free-skier Ted Davenport of the United States... View Post»

Bridgeport Covered Bridge
  • Steve Fontanini / Los Angeles Times

Bridgeport Covered Bridge

Posted On: 12:39 a.m. | August 1, 2011

The Bridgeport covered bridge, a picturesque 233-foot span, is the oldest in the West, View Post»

L.A. Rising Festival at the Coliseum

L.A. Rising Festival at the Coliseum

Posted On: 4:06 p.m. | July 31, 2011

If musical diversity is what you're looking for this weekend, the L.A. Rising Festival at the Coliseum is the place to be on Saturday. The festival which begins at noon and continues until about midnight features alt rock, hardcore punk, activist rap, Spanish rock, r&b/hip hop and heavy metal. The lineup includes performances by Muse, Immortal Technique, Rise Against, El Gran Silencio,... View Post»

The Week in Pictures | July 25 - 31, 2011

The Week in Pictures | July 25 – 31, 2011

Posted On: 6:07 p.m. | July 29, 2011

With Utoya Island visible in the background, flowers and candles form a makeshift memorial at dusk for victims of the horrific killings in Norway that left at least 76 people dead and the world in shock. In Washington, President Obama pays his respects at the Norwegian Embassy by signing a book of condolence for those killed and wounded by a man, who, his Oslo defense attorney claims, was on... View Post»

The impact of three years of cuts to health and human services
  • Arkasha Stevenson / Los Angeles Times

The impact of three years of cuts to health and human services

Posted On: 3:59 p.m. | July 29, 2011

Faced with years of recession-driven budget shortfalls, state lawmakers have made deep cuts to health and social services. The reductions, including a round that took effect this month, translate into sizable state savings but are sharply scaling back the safety net for California’s most vulnerable residents: the elderly, the disabled, poor parents and their children. Since mid-2008, more... View Post»

Pictures in the News | July 29, 2011

Pictures in the News | July 29, 2011

Posted On: 2:50 p.m. | July 29, 2011

Funerals begin in Norway for victims of last week's massacre at the youth camp of the Norwegian Labor Party; in China, premier Wen Jiabao bows at the accident scene in Wenzhou, east Zhejiang province, as he pays respects to victims of the July 23 high-speed train crash that killed 39 and injured almost 200; while on the outskirts of Kathmandu, Nepalese people watch a straw effigy of Ghanta... View Post»

Best of the Web

Best of the Web

Posted On: 10:48 a.m. | July 29, 2011

A roundup of outstanding photography, video and multimedia from across the Web. View Post»

X Games 17 in Los Angeles

X Games 17 flies high at Staples Center

Posted On: 9:59 a.m. | July 29, 2011

The X Games, ESPN's action sports competition now taking place in downtown L.A., has grown into a valuable franchise with plans to expand to six global events by 2013, raising the question: How far can it go? Take a look at photos from the competition and read more: X Games' wider world keeps growing X Games coverage in The Fabulous Forum View Post»


Framework, the photography and video blog of the Los Angeles Times, celebrates the power and explores the craft of visual storytelling. The blog highlights the work of Times photojournalists who frame by frame, document the drama, the emotion and sometimes the humor of life. Framework also aims to serve as a resource hub for photography, multimedia and video enthusiasts who share our passion. We will trade insights and discuss the tools and techniques of telling stories through images. Have a look and let us know what you think.

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