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New road for Salton Sea resorts
  • Los Angeles Times

New road for Salton Sea resorts

Posted On: 12:29 a.m. | April 11, 2014

Recreation on the Salton Sea at Date Palm Beach, resort near Mecca along North Shore highway. View Post»

The invention of COVR, a right angle iPhone lens
  • Michael Robinson Chávez / Los Angeles Times

The invention of COVR, a right angle iPhone lens

Posted On: 11:50 a.m. | April 10, 2014

With an unknown outcome, it became my mission to make sure that we had every tool needed to document Angela’s love and passion for our three young boys so that as they grew they would always be able to remember her. One of the frustrations I ran into immediately was that with a 1.5 year old was always in her arms, Angela needed a way to shoot pictures and video on her iPhone with one hand... View Post»

Pictures in the News | April 10, 2014
  • Farah Abdi Warsameh / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | April 10, 2014

Posted On: 9:55 a.m. | April 10, 2014

In Thursday's Pictures in the News, Somalis run from an explosion and fireball as the Serbiyan market burns in the capital Mogadishu. The inferno largely destroyed the market before it was put out by emergency services and local residents. Donetsk, Ukraine: A pro-Russian activist in knight's armor guards a barricade outside a regional administration building that was seized earlier. ... View Post»

Cattle feed of last resort during drought
  • Larry Bessel / Los Angeles Times

Cattle feed of last resort during drought

Posted On: 12:15 a.m. | April 10, 2014

Sept. 18, 1984: Cattle on a ranch outside of Carrizo Springs, Texas, eat prickly pear cactus that has had its spines burned off. A long drought in Eastern Texas had forced ranchers to take desperate measures. "Every farmer and rancher in this area is broke," says local bank president Larry Max. "We don't have any turf left. Even our mesquite trees are dying." A last resort, according to... View Post»

Pictures in the News | April 9, 2014

Pictures in the News | April 9, 2014

Posted On: 11:14 a.m. | April 9, 2014

Wednesday's Pictures in the News starts at Dodger Stadium, where the Dodgers took on the Detroit Tigers. Nairobi, Kenya: Men use buckets of water go fight a fire burning in the Deep Sea slum. Ayutthaya, Thailand: A playful water battle breaks out in the street as people celebrate ahead of the Songkran Festival marking the Thai New Year. Murrysville, Pa.: At least 20 people are hurt in... View Post»

Wrestling melee at the Olympic
  • George Strock / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Wrestling melee at the Olympic

Posted On: 12:15 a.m. | April 9, 2014

Wrestler Baptiste Paul, alias Chief Thunder Bird, got mad when Referee Dick Rutherford disqualified him and gave Gus Sonnerberg the deciding fall in match at the Olympic. View Post»

Pictures in the News | April 8, 2014

Pictures in the News | April 8, 2014

Posted On: 12:56 p.m. | April 8, 2014

In Monday's Pictures in the News, a beached panga-style boat, loaded with as much as a ton of marijuana, is pulled back into the water by firefighters after it washed ashore at Leo Carrillo State Beach in Malibu early Monday. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers said they located the 30-foot boat around 8 a.m. near a clump of jagged rocks. Officials want to float the boat so it can... View Post»

Say goodbye to Marilyn

‘Forever Marilyn’ turns out to be not so forever

Posted On: 5:00 a.m. | April 8, 2014

Throngs of tourists and locals attended a goodbye party for the 26-foot-tall sculpture last week as it made its way east to its next location, the Grounds for Sculpture in central New Jersey. The 17-ton sculpture in downtown Palm Springs at the corner of Palm Canyon Drive and Tahquitz Canyon Way since 2012, depicted Monroe in her famous pose from the 1955 Billy Wilder movie "The Seven-Year... View Post»


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