| Jul 27, 2011
| 11:29 AM
Editor’s note: We’re pleased to bring you this update on Jim MacPherson’s Porsche restoration. Now that the body is getting painted its original Bahama Yellow, we wanted to show you pictures. If you missed the...
| May 20, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Gabriel Carbajal went on a group tour of the Los Angeles Times’ Olympic printing plant last week, and while he says that he found the tour fascinating, it caused him to reflect.
As much as technology has advanced at the plant over the years,...
| May 13, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Going through the past month's photos is a treat because it's interesting to see what's happening collectively with Southern California photographers and what attracted the eye of the SoCal Moments team.
This month is no different: Call it spring fever,...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 5:01 PM
A hundred years ago, California yanked a water-engineering wonder out of a desert, so why can't we conjure a thoughtful ink-and-paper magazine out of the era of digital publishing? The watery miracle worker was William Mulholland, whose spectacular and...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 2:19 PM
You’ve certainly got the eye for it, right? The only thing that stands between you and a career as a bikini-model photographer is, well, all that knowledge and training stuff. Oh, and the models.
On Saturday, prolific South Florida pinup...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Celebrity was a fresh concept at the beginning of the last century, as the movies introduced the world to a new kind of famous person: pretend heroes and ingénues glamorized on the big screen and the pages of movie fan magazines. In the silent era,...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 3:26 PM
Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles was brimming with the usual summer crowd Friday, but few visitors knew that they’d be getting their photo taken from more than 898 million miles away. After learning that NASA’s Cassini spacecraft would be...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 6:08 PM
About 300 visitors gathered on the lawn of Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles Friday afternoon to wave at the Cassini spacecraft as it took their picture from nearly 900 million miles away.
The observatory was already abuzz with visitors when curator...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 9:40 PM
Special education expert
Barbara Rossier, a special education expert who became one of the namesakes of USC's school of education after she and her husband pledged $20 million to it, died Sunday, the university announced. A resident of...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 9:54 PM
Life magazine photographer Bill Eppridge was on assignment taking pictures of wild horses in the Montana mountains in 1968 when he got word that Robert F. Kennedy was running for president.
"I jumped into my Jeep, drove about 20 miles down the worst...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 7:01 PM
Christopher Koch, one of Australia's most acclaimed novelists, whose 1978 thriller "The Year of Living Dangerously" illuminated the political and cultural turmoil in Indonesia after World War II, died of cancer Monday in Hobart, Australia. He was 81....