Los Angeles Times

Gertrude Baines, 114, Votes
The world's oldest person of African descent, and the daughter of former slaves, casts her ballot in Los Angeles.
Chef Hits Home Run Every Game
One baseball veteran swings for the fences and hits a home run every night: Dodger Stadium chef Dave Pearson.
Railfans at Fullerton Train Station
Die-hard railroad fanatics, known as 'foamers,' gather at stations to study, videotape and photograph trains. Here's why.
American Daredevils: Random Acts of Recklessness
Flying motorcycles, burning cars and human fireballs thrill raucous fans at the L.A. County Fair.
Fighting for Success in South L.A.
A resurrected boxing gym provides young people positive values ... and a sweaty sanctuary from the streets.
Father and Son Enlist in the U.S. Army
In hopes of growing closer, a father, 40, and his son, 19, join the Army together.
The Bronx Zoo at La Cita Bar
A downtown Los Angeles bar hosts life drawing classes of models wearing gorilla masks.
Kiana Deane: Living with Facial Paralysis
Born with Bell's palsy, an eleven-year-old girl undergoes surgery to enable her to smile.
Marlboro Marine
After a photographer makes a soldier's face an emblem of the Iraq war, the image changes both of their lives and connects them in ways neither imagined.
The Lifeline
A three-part series following wounded soldiers being medically treated in Iraq, a lifesaving process unmatched in past wars.