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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»

2015 Carnival in Rio de Janeiro
  • Felipe Dana / Associated Press

2015 Carnival in Rio de Janeiro

Posted On: 3:14 p.m. | February 16, 2015

The show went on at the world's most-celebrated Carnival parades, despite a tropical deluge that soaked thousands of feather-clad dancers, wildly costumed musicians and masses of spectators at Rio de Janeiro's Sambadrome. View Post»

Pictures in the News | February 16, 2015
  • Jacqueline Larma / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | February 16, 2015

Posted On: 11:56 a.m. | February 16, 2015

Monday's Pictures in the News begins on the East Coast, where another blizzard walloped the Northeast, caving in roofs and testing sanity as this winter shapes up to be one of the snowiest on record for some areas. View Post»

President McKinley's 1901 visit
  • Title Insurance & Trust Co. / Library file photo

President McKinley’s 1901 visit

Posted On: 12:30 a.m. | February 15, 2015

Carriage carrying Pres. William McKinley turns north on Broadway at 6th Street during La Fiesta de Las Flores parade. View Post»

Five presidents

Five presidents

Posted On: 1:21 a.m. | February 14, 2015

Nov. 4, 1991: Five U.S. Presidents attend the dedication ceremony of the Ronald Reagan Library in Simi Valley. From left: George H. Bush, Ronald Reagan, Jimmy Carter, Gerald Ford and Richard Nixon pose for the media. View Post»


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