Lucha libre wrestling, anyone? Reuters photographer Mario Anzuoni takes us behind the scenes at Lucha VaVOOM show in Los Angeles, California in this photo essay. Photos taken May 5.
The space shuttle Endeavour, mounted on the back of a 747, flew over several of California landmarks on it way to retirement at the California Science Center in Los Angeles.
June 12 Photo Brief: A dingo really is to blame, Los Angeles Kings win Stanley Cup, Otter predicts winner in Netherlands vs. Germany match
Los Angeles Kings defeat New Jersey Devils to win the 2012 Stanley Cup, coroner rules that a dingo snatched Azaria Chamberlain 32 years ago, otter predicts result in upcoming Netherlands vs. Germany EURO football match and more in today’s daily brief.
This week, Los Angeles and the rest of the nation reflects on the 1992 L.A. riots. Twenty years ago, Los Angeles erupted after a jury acquitted four police officers in the videotaped beating of black motorist Rodney King. City-wide riots lasted for six days as Los Angeles exploded with racially charged violence, looting, and fire. Sixty-three deaths were linked to the riots, according to the Los Angeles Times, while some 2,000 were said to have been injured. Here’s a look at the city of Los Angeles, then and now.