Flight of the Hippogriff train station

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Flight of the Hippogriff train station

Rush Hour DTLA !

joey zanotti

Rush Hour DTLA !

View of "Melting pot" - Tuesday, 12 February 2019 - 18:13 GMT-0800

Raoul Pictor

View of "Melting pot" - Tuesday, 12 February 2019 - 18:13 GMT-0800

The Getty Villa ~ Malibu

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The Getty Villa ~ Malibu

Lake Balboa and Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Preserve - February 2019

Brett Morrison

Lake Balboa and Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Preserve - February 2019

Tim McCune

1958 Plymouth Fury

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1958 Plymouth Fury

The Big Hug !

joey zanotti

The Big Hug !

Douglass Montgomery & Mae Clarke - Waterloo Bridge (1931)

Rossano aka Bud Care

Douglass Montgomery & Mae Clarke - Waterloo Bridge (1931)

Exposition Park Rose Garden

Matthew Dillon

Exposition Park Rose Garden

Exposition Park Rose Garden

Matthew Dillon

Exposition Park Rose Garden

Space Shuttle Endeavour

Matthew Dillon

Space Shuttle Endeavour

Th Is What He Was Looking At!

joey zanotti

Th Is What He Was Looking At!

Intently Focused Man

joey zanotti

Intently Focused Man

Oh Yes You Can Take My Pic Too!

joey zanotti

Oh Yes You Can Take My Pic Too!

King Tut: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh

Matthew Dillon

King Tut: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Matthew Dillon

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Matthew Dillon

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Matthew Dillon

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

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Vote for the future

Vote for the future

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Hullabaloo

Federal agency sues former Orange County Register owners over handling of pension program

A federal agency is suing former Orange County Register owners Aaron Kushner and Eric Spitz over their handling of Freedom Communication’s pension program, alleging the executives made “ill-advised, speculative investments” that resulted in the loss of tens of millions of dollars.

Pension Benefit...

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Money & Company

Bugler Jay Cohen's joyful notes at Santa Anita have been muted

Jay Cohen picks up the trumpet, pulls it to his lips, and prepares to play the most famous 34 notes in sports.

“I don’t want to do this, but I will,’’ he says softly.

He slowly begins playing “Call to the Post,’’ the tune he has blasted before nearly every race at Santa Anita Park for the last...

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Lakers Blog (Los Angeles Times)

Rogue superpowers run by cretins aren't popular

Rogue superpowers run by cretins aren't popular

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Hullabaloo

Another Incredible New Song From Gary Clark Jr.: "What About Us"

Official Music Video for Gary Clark Jr.'s "What About Us" from the upcoming new album 'This Land' available on 2/22 Pre-Order at https://wbr.ec/thisland

Director: Savanah Leaf
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little green footballs

The Lone Cypress on the Monterey Peninsula loses a limb during brutal storm

The Lone Cypress clinging to a granite promontory above the surf on California’s Monterey Peninsula has survived arsonists’ fires, vandal’s paint, drought and relentless winds along the famously scenic 17-Mile Drive edging the Pebble Beach Resorts.

But on Thursday, the most photographed tree in...

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L.A. Now

The sensational slayings that rocked L.A. — still a mystery 90 years later

In the annals of sensational Los Angeles slayings, few compare to the crime that occurred 90 years ago today in a grand mansion at the top of a hill.

Exactly what happened would be debated for decades, clouded by wealth, power and many cover-ups.

Here’s a summary from the pages of The Times:

Edward...

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Money & Company

San Diego County to sue Trump Administration over handling of asylum-seeking families

Last year, the San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted to support President Trump’s lawsuit against California over its “sanctuary state” laws.

Now, the county supervisors plan to sue the Trump administration for how it treats certain immigrants.

The county board voted in closed session this...

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Lakers Blog (Los Angeles Times)

‘Hamilton’ San Francisco Audience Panics At Alleged Gun Incident, Three Injured

Three people were injured at a San Francisco performance of the musical Hamilton last night after someone in the audience yelled out the word “Gun!” in the crowded theater. News reports indicate there was a medical emergency in the audience at the Orpheum...

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Deadline Hollywood Daily

‘Alita’s Agita At The Domestic B.O.: James Cameron Produced Pic Headed To $37M+ 5-Day

Refresh for box office chart and more analysis on this weekend’s films: When a studio or a filmmaker builds a movie for north of $170M, the expectation is to soar to the greatest heights at the box office, and a passion project in the hands of James Cameron as producer — what studio wouldn’t double down on that, especially in an era starving for fresh franchises? His ...

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Deadline Hollywood Daily

How I got my 89-year-old dad to crush it in the gym

“Exercise? I get plenty going to Costco for free samples.” For decades, my dad got a laugh with that line. But last year, as I watched him shuffle along with halting, rickety steps that barely cleared the ground, it wasn’t funny anymore.

Over the last few years, Norm Wallack, 89, of Lakewood, a...

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Lakers Blog (Los Angeles Times)

Vintage SoCal: Studio head Jack Warner created his own oasis in Palm Springs

A 1920s studio rule — that actors be able to get to L.A. in less than two hours for reshoots — put Palm Springs on the map as a getaway spot for Hollywood. Ever since, the resort community has been a draw to those in the entertainment industry.

Warner Bros. President Jack Warner decided to create...

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Lakers Blog (Los Angeles Times)

Essential Arts: Frieze fair! The art, the rain, the vegan chocolate and Brad Pitt

It’s raining! But that hasn’t extinguished the blazing spirit of all those art patrons who just landed in sunny SoCal to investigate art fairs. I’m Carolina A. Miranda, staff writer at the Los Angeles Times, with the week’s essential art and vegan chocolate news:

FRIEZE FRAME

Times art critic Christopher...

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Lakers Blog (Los Angeles Times)

Essential California: See you in court, Trump

Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It is Saturday, Feb. 16. Here’s what you don’t want to miss this weekend:

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Gov. Gavin Newsom said Friday that California was planning to sue the Trump administration over its declaration of a national emergency on the...

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Lakers Blog (Los Angeles Times)

Californian's bullet train is down, and readers are still kicking it

Among our letter writers who like to use California as a political punching bag (and there are more than a few), nothing has better reflected what they see as the state’s total dysfunction than the serially delayed, budget-exploding high-speed rail system. Now, with Gov. Gavin Newsom

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Lakers Blog (Los Angeles Times)

Goo For It

Goo For It Today's Deal at Amazon: Save on Ultimate Slime Kits. Amazon's other Deals of The Day include: •Save 20% on Clorox professional products. Wipes, bleach, hand san, garbage bags, and more. A thing I recommend as a gift...

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Advice Goddess Blog

Hot Property Newsletter: Now accepting returns

There’s nothing like a fresh beginning to jump-start interest in a property. This week’s offerings include several places that are returning to the Multiple Listing Service at new and improved prices. One such listing, for the desert haunt of a late Hollywood mega-producer, had an offer in hand...

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Lakers Blog (Los Angeles Times)

Federal officials seize more than 200 pounds of cocaine in Port Hueneme

Federal law enforcement officials seized more than 220 pounds of cocaine last month on two ships that arrived in Port Hueneme, a sleepy Ventura County port town on California’s central coast, officials said Friday.

The first stash, about 204 pounds, was discovered on Jan. 22 by U.S. Customs and...

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Lakers Blog (Los Angeles Times)

With help from pass-happy U.S. teammates, Kyle Kuzma stuffs stat sheet in Rising Stars game

In the weeks leading up to Friday night’s Rising Stars game between the top rookies and second-year players in the league, Utah’s Donovan Mitchell had an idea.

Yeah, the first major event of NBA All-Star Weekend is a glorified pick-up basketball game. Yeah, no one plays with anything resembling...

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Lakers Blog (Los Angeles Times)

‘Archival Quality’: Ghostly Graphic Novel Wins 5th Annual McDuffie Award

Archival Quality, a ghostly graphic novel from Oni Press that incorporates a compassionate and evocative portrayal of mental health issues in its tale of spectral mystery, has been named winner of the 5th Annual Dwayne McDuffie Award for...

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