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Pictures in the News | Dec. 5, 2013

Pictures in the News | Dec. 5, 2013

Posted On: 10:41 a.m. | December 5, 2013

In Thursday's Pictures in the News, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department deputies show portraits of themselves in Monterey Park before they went on a weight loss program. Their goal was to lose 10% of their weight in 10 weeks with the help of the Lindora weight loss program. Washington, D.C.: First lady Michelle Obama reacts as Ashtyn Gardner, 2, from Mobile, Ala., loses her balance when... View Post»

Homecoming for Van Halen
  • Larry Armstrong / Los Angeles Times

Homecoming for Van Halen

Posted On: 12:31 a.m. | December 5, 2013

David Lee Roth and Eddie Van Halen of rock band Van Halen celebrate their return to Southern California at the Long Beach Arena. View Post»

Life after The Times: Pau Gasol and City the Kitty by Lori Shepler
  • Lori Shepler

Life after The Times: Pau Gasol and City the Kitty by Lori Shepler

Posted On: 9:10 p.m. | December 4, 2013

Shortly after leaving the Los Angeles Times in 2009 photographer Lori Shepler welcomed a stray cat with thumbs and a short, stubby tail into her home. Within a few months City the Kitty was appearing in videos and gaining Facebook fans by the thousands. City the Kitty has gone on to appear in numerous television shows, and he has a YouTube channel with over 1.5 million views and 150 videos. ... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Dec. 4, 2013
  • Ben Curtis / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | Dec. 4, 2013

Posted On: 10:03 a.m. | December 4, 2013

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Florida with the launch of a Falcon 9 rocket from the Space Launch Complex in Cape Canaveral. This is SpaceX's first commercial launch from its central Florida launch pad and the first commercial flight from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in over four years. View Post»

Ghost town for sale in a remote slice of California

California ghost town for sale

Posted On: 9:33 a.m. | December 4, 2013

The road to the abandoned gold mining town of Seneca, Calif. is six miles long, mostly dirt and gravel, snaking along a ridge hundreds of feet above the north fork of the Feather River. The road ends in a clearing, where a plaque declares that “gold was found in 1851 and a wild mining town was born,” with a nearby post office, hotel, blacksmith and a steady supply of gold-hungry miners. ... View Post»

Lost golf ball
  • Harry Chase / Los Angeles Times

Lost golf ball

Posted On: 12:25 a.m. | December 4, 2013

Golfer looks for his ball after his drive sliced onto the practice range. View Post»

Outtakes | Luis Sinco

Outtakes | Luis Sinco

Posted On: 1:50 p.m. | December 3, 2013

A photographer's assignment gets edited down for the newspaper and online. Details and moments significant to the photographer often don't make the cut. "Outtakes" presents a selection of those images. We welcome comments and discussion. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Dec. 3, 2013
  • Erin Whittaker / National Park Service

Pictures in the News | Dec. 3, 2013

Posted On: 11:22 a.m. | December 3, 2013

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, visitors to Grand Canyon National Park's Mather Point look out over a rare total cloud inversion. The phenomenon, caused by cold and warm air masses interacting, left the Grand Canyon peaking above a sea of clouds.Damara, Central African Republic: Residents of Damara head for Bangui, about 50 miles south. The Central African Republic needs foreign financial... View Post»


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