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Honoring the Virgin of Guadalupe

Honoring the Virgin of Guadalupe

Posted On: 5:00 a.m. | December 13, 2013

Scores of Catholics of Mexican and Central American descent crowd into La Placita Church in downtown Los Angeles for one of several Masses held in conjunction with El Dia De La Virgen De Guadalupe. View Post»

The 1963 Baldwin Hills Dam collapse
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The 1963 Baldwin Hills Dam collapse

Posted On: 12:38 a.m. | December 13, 2013

On Dec. 14, 1963 the Baldwin Hills Dam collapsed. Five people were killed. Sixty-five hillside houses were ripped apart, and 210 homes and apartments were damaged. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Dec. 12, 2013

Pictures in the News | Dec. 12, 2013

Posted On: 12:40 p.m. | December 12, 2013

In Thursday's Pictures in the News, skyscrapers poke out of London's famous fog in an aerial photo by the Metropolitan Police. Pretoria, South Africa: Mourners line up to pay respects to Nelson Mandela, the revered icon of the anti-apartheid struggle in South Africa and one of the towering political figures of the 20th century, who died in Johannesburg on Dec. 5 at age 95. Jerusalem:... View Post»

The Colorado Street Bridge is 100 years old
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The Colorado Street Bridge is 100 years old

Posted On: 12:08 a.m. | December 12, 2013

The Colorado Street Bridge was opened 100 years ago - on Dec. 13, 1913. View Post»

The woodcarver

Through the woodcarver’s eyes: A moment with Charles Dickson

Posted On: 7:04 p.m. | December 11, 2013

I met sculptor Charles Dickson, 66, while he was working on the piece, “Dance of the Wood Nips,” at his studio in Compton. The sculpture, made from a rare piece of Monkey Pod tree, captures women holding up a portal to the sky. “In this piece I wanted to talk about the human spirit in relationship with nature,” Dickson said. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Dec. 11, 2013
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Pictures in the News | Dec. 11, 2013

Posted On: 9:30 a.m. | December 11, 2013

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in South Africa, where a woman looks out of the dusty window after entering a bus to be transported to see the casket of Nelson Mandela in Pretoria. The casket of anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, draped in the multi-colored South African flag, arrived Wednesday at the seat of power in the country's capital for public viewing View Post»

Short celebrations following Italy's 1943 surrender
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Short celebrations following Italy’s 1943 surrender

Posted On: 12:16 a.m. | December 11, 2013

Workers at Calship shipyard on Terminal Island cheer the news of Italy's surrender. Then it was back to work. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Dec. 10, 2013
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Pictures in the News | Dec. 10, 2013

Posted On: 11:20 a.m. | December 10, 2013

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, the late Nelson Mandela, former president of South Africa, is honored at a memorial in Johannesburg, South Africa. Mandela died Dec. 5 at his home in Houghton at the age of 95. Mandela became South Africa's first black president in 1994 after spending 27 years in jail for his activism against apartheid in racially divided South Africa. Los Angeles: Angela... View Post»


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