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Pictures in the News | Feb. 18, 2015

Pictures in the News | Feb. 18, 2015

Posted On: 5:07 p.m. | February 18, 2015

In Wednesday's Pictures in the News, a water main break creates overnight flooding and submerges cars in Hollywood Hills. Torrance: An explosion occurs at the Exxon Mobile refinery off Crenshaw Boulevard in Torrance, causing damage on Wednesday morning. Hollywood: The red carpet is rolled out for the cameras in preparation for Sunday's Academy Awards ceremony in Hollywood. And there's... View Post»

Oscar party on 'The Poseidon Adventure' movie set
  • Bruce Cox / Los Angeles Times

Oscar party on ‘The Poseidon Adventure’ movie set

Posted On: 12:15 a.m. | February 18, 2015

April 10, 1972: Academy Award winner Gene Hackman cuts cake on the set of his new film, "The Poseidon Adventure," at 20th Century Fox. Other cast members are, from left, Jack Albertson, Red Buttons,  director Ronald Neame, Shelley Winters and Ernest Borgnine. At the 44th Academy Awards, Gene Hackman won the lead actor Oscar for his role in "The French Connection." One of his post-Oscar... View Post»

Paradas – a nation built on patience
  • Theo Zierock

Paradas – a nation built on patience

Posted On: 6:17 p.m. | February 17, 2015

It was the impossibility to get butter for two days that inspired me to start this project. “My friend if you want to eat your pasta bolognese you have to wait until next week. We are in Cuba amigo! No milk products today.” Socialist Cuba has shown an increasing willingness to promote development over the past decades. Investments in strategic industries, infrastructure and logistical... View Post»

Pictures in the News | February 17, 2015
  • Owen Humphreys / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | February 17, 2015

Posted On: 10:35 a.m. | February 17, 2015

Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins on the other side of the pond, where the aurora borealis, or the northern lights as they are commonly known, illuminate Dunstanburgh Castle in northern England. View Post»


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