Members of the Los Angeles Police Department's elite Metropolitan Division participate in a simulation of a Paris-style coordinated attack. The team was tested on response time to converge on this site.
Los Angeles Unified school district buses sit idle following an "electronic threat" on Tuesday. More than 600,000 students were being sent home or told not to come to school.
(Top) A worker at Blue Creations prepares a pair of blue jeans for a crinkle effect known as "3-D whiskers." (Bottom) Employees at Blue Creations apply the destruction/distressing process to jeans by sanding, ripping and tearing them on molds.
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Beekeeper Rob McFarland (photographed last year) inspects the beehive he keeps on the roof of his Los Angeles house. The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously on Wednesday to allow residents to keep beehives in their backyards.
Daniel Harmon, a veteran of the wars in both Afghanistan and Iraq, looks out the window of his room at the Hollywood Veterans Center in Los Angeles. The facility provides housing to homeless vets.