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Pictures in the News | Aug. 8, 2013

Pictures in the News | Aug. 8, 2013

Posted On: 11:43 a.m. | August 8, 2013

In Thursday's Pictures in the News: — The Silver fire rages in Riverside County. More photos — President Obama greets the Marines in his first visit to Camp Pendleton during a two-day California visit. — Kids having fun in the Bubble Rollers at the Orange County Fair. — A Powerball hopeful rubs her ticket on the lucky bluebird inside Bluebird Liquor in Hawthorne. Bluebird... View Post»


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2013 PGA Championship at Oak Hill
  • Sam Greenwood / Getty Images

2013 PGA Championship at Oak Hill

Posted On: 10:21 a.m. | August 8, 2013

Jason Dufner shot a two-under-par 68 in the final round of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, N.Y., to claim his first major title with a final score of 10 under. The 36-year-old from Alabama began Sunday one shot behind third-round leader Jim Furyk, the 2003 U.S. Open champion who was seeking his second major title and finished second at eight under after a... View Post»

Cal Worthington and his 'dog' Spot
  • Marianna Diamos / Los Angeles Times

Cal Worthington and his ‘dog’ Spot

Posted On: 12:11 a.m. | August 8, 2013

Cal Worthington used many different animals - all named spot - during filming of his television commercials. View Post»

Kobe Bryant visits China
  • Kin Cheung

Kobe Bryant visits China, and the crowd goes wild

Posted On: 3:54 p.m. | August 7, 2013

Kobe Bryant said he and his doctors have "shattered" the timetable for recovery after his Achilles' surgery. "The surgical procedure was different ... and because of that the recovery has been different," Bryant said while traveling in Shenzhen, China, according to "The normal timetable for recovery from an Achilles, we’ve shattered that. Three-and-a-half months [and] I can... View Post»

Pictures in the News | August 7, 2013
  • Joe Silva / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | August 7, 2013

Posted On: 10:22 a.m. | August 7, 2013

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in a Southern California courtroom, where deputies escort Nathan Louis Campbell for his arraignment on charges of driving into crowds on the Venice boardwalk, killing a visitor and injuring 16 others. The Los Angeles city council is seeking temporary auto barriers on the popular boardwalk until a permanent plan is developed. View Post»

'Young Frankenstein'
  • Marianna Diamos / Los Angeles Times

‘Young Frankenstein’

Posted On: 12:12 a.m. | August 7, 2013

Director Mel Brooks, right, looks on as Teri Garr, Gene Wilder, Marty Feldman, from left, and Peter Boyle as the monster, recreate a scene from the movie "Young Frankenstein" for Los Angeles Times staff photographer Marianna Diamos. View Post»

Reader photos: Best of Southern California moments for July 2013
  • Javier Clift

Reader photos: Best of Southern California moments for July 2013

Posted On: 9:26 p.m. | August 6, 2013

This month saw one of my favorite photos to hit Southern California Moments, ever. I love Alveraz Ricardez's photo of an old man posing for a portrait, while a young boy looks in a window in the background. It's a great image not only because of the composition, and the old man's expression, but because it makes me ask questions. Was the boy's appearance serendipitous? Did Ricardez see him... View Post»

Shooting panoramas at high Gs over Switzerland
  • Dominik Baumann / Blick

Shooting panoramas at high Gs over Switzerland

Posted On: 9:05 a.m. | August 6, 2013

Swiss panoramic photographer Dominik Baumann shoots panos in a cramped cockpit of an upside-down Swiss air force aerobatic team Pilatus PC-7 trainer plane while in formation above the Alps. View Post»


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