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The Illumination at Mission San Juan Bautista

The Illumination at Mission San Juan Bautista

Posted On: 5:18 p.m. | December 21, 2011

Once a year, after daybreak on the winter solstice, people gather at San Juan Bautista Mission to see an “illumination”, a brief, breathtaking interval when a sunbeam shoots through the church’s front window to bathe the altar and the sacred objects around it in a blazing patch of light. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Dec. 21, 2011
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Pictures in the News | Dec. 21, 2011

Posted On: 9:40 a.m. | December 21, 2011

Pictures in the News from around the world. View Post»

Hollywood Boulevard lights
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Hollywood Boulevard lights

Posted On: 12:57 a.m. | December 21, 2011

Police officer watches holiday traffic on Hollywood Blvd. View Post»

Christmas mourning in Westlake

Shooting victim mourned in Westlake

Posted On: 6:03 p.m. | December 20, 2011

In the concrete courtyard that had hosted family barbecues and children's birthday parties with piñatas and cake, the mother of Juan Jose Barajas laid out red roses in front of a shrine to her son. The victim was a naturalized U.S. citizen from Mexico without a criminal record, and police do not believe he had gang ties. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Dec. 20, 2011
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Pictures in the News | Dec. 20, 2011

Posted On: 10:26 a.m. | December 20, 2011

In today's Pictures in the News; Denver Police move in to evict Occupy Denver protesters, the body of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il is laid in state, a plane crash in Texas kills five people, and the previously mentioned Indonesian punk rock who were shaved by police, march in military-style for hours. View Post»

Found sleeping in car
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Found sleeping in car

Posted On: 12:13 a.m. | December 20, 2011

Linda Henderson, 7, and her dog Butch were found asleep in backseat of auto after a citizen called police. View Post»

Living off the grid in Slab City
  • Arkasha Stevenson / Los Angeles Times

Living off the grid in Slab City

Posted On: 1:44 p.m. | December 19, 2011

A desert squatters camp in the Imperial Valley has become its own community and, with the nation mired in recession, is more popular than ever. View Post»

Lansford kicks the Rams into playoffs

Lansford kicks the Rams into playoffs

Posted On: 10:07 a.m. | December 19, 2011

Rams' Mike Lansford celebrates after kicking game-winning field goal against the New Orleans Saints – getting the Los Angeles Rams into the NFC playoffs. View Post»


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