The Week in Photos: ‘Everything Everywhere’ Wins Oscars; drugs invade LA Metro
Hello and welcome to this week’s selection of the best picture stories.
On Sunday, “Everything Everywhere” topped this year’s Oscars, winning seven Oscars, including awards for lead actress Michelle Yeoh, and supporting categories for actor Ke Huy Quan and Jamie Lee Curtis. Browse the full list of winners and see exclusive behind-the-scenes photos.
By the time the Red Line Metro train pulled into the Wilshire/Western station, a man inside was bent over and almost motionless, his mind gone in a daze of fentanyl. Fearful of continuing to encounter the “horror” of fatal drug overdoses and crime on subway trains, Los Angeles commuters flee.
“Don’t walk too fast…let them see you.” In this California prison, inmates are in the spotlight as they graduate as alcohol and drug counselors.
A three-day strike by LAUSD teachers and staff that plans to shut down Los Angeles public schools is set to begin Tuesday.
Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass said the city would house 4,000 homeless people in its first 100 days. The mayor reaches her 100th day on Tuesday.
“We have learned that the devil is not somewhere underground – he has walked among us.” Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky spoke about Russian atrocities in Bucha. The bereaved Ukrainian town is crying out for justice. Find out why the UN might not be offering much help.
Governor Gavin Newsom will announce plans this week to transform San Quentin, one of the state’s most legendary prisons, using a Scandinavian prison model that emphasizes rehabilitation.
He eats, sleeps, walks, cycles and drives with his parrots. Chan the Birdman wants LA to love macaws as much as she loves dogs.
“We have trauma that has built up in our DNA over time, across generations.” In Indian Country, everyone seems to know someone who has gone missing or been murdered.
The buildings of a housing association for the homeless are in ruins. Intervention on city plans. / IRFA
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California faces swollen rivers, rock slides and flooded cities as storm passes
Photos: California bruised by destructive floods, evacuations
SoCal sees record rainfall as storm drives flooding, evacuations and power outages in NorCal
After homes flood in Tulare County, decision to pave creek for new homes blamed / GINA
Battered by destructive flooding, California braces for another atmospheric storm / OVALLE
Sog’s slog continues: forecast calls for even more rain through March
After major San Clemente landslide, officials warn next storm could force more evacuations / SCHABEN
Dramatic drone photos show where the earth gave way beneath cliffside residences in San Clemente/SCHABEN
Photos: Balanced on the edge of a landslide, the house is knocked over by the demolition crew
schaben / GIF landslide demolition?
Flush with rain, California plans to replenish drought-depleted groundwater with flood waters / RECENT RAIN
Water restrictions lifted for millions in SoCal, but region still urged to conserve
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