Posted 17 May 2013 — by Michael Yanow
Category Dan Ramos, Hesperia, Marissa Padilla, Photography, Photojournalism, SAMO High School, SAMO Vikings, SAMOHI, Santa Monica, Santa Monica High School, Softball, Sports, Sports Photography
Santa Monica High School’s Marissa Padilla high fives assistant coach Dan Ramos after she
hit a walk-off sacrifice fly scoring the winning run against Hesperia on Thursday at Memorial
Park. Samohi won the CIF-Southern Section Division 4 first round game, 3-2.
Cyclists make a turn onto 2nd street during Bike to Work Day part of Bike Week initiative on Thursday, May 16, 2013 in Santa Monica, Calif. Throughout Los Angeles and Santa Monica numerous pit stops popped up to promote the event and the week. The pit stop in front of city hall of Santa Monica passed out boxes filled with red blinking lights, reflective stickers and fruit. In addition, Metro, Big Blue Bus and others are offering free rides to passengers with bicycles for the day. Happy commuting!
Jonathan Cherry poses with his bike inside his office. Cherry has an eight mile round trip commute from home to work each day. Each leg takes roughly 20 minutes to complete.
Mike Anders of Santa Monica swings on the rings at the original site of Muscle Beach on Monday, May 13, 2013 in Santa Monica, Calif. Near record highs were reported in Southern California.
Posted 06 May 2013 — by Michael Yanow
Category Gambling, Golden Soul, Hollywood Park, Hollywood Park Casino, Hollywood Park Horse Track, Horse, Horse Racing, Inglewood, Kentucky Derby, Money, Photography, Photojournalism, Racetrack, Sports Photography, Track
Richard Rios (front center) watches the monitors playing the Kentucky Derby at Betfair Hollywood Park on Saturday, May 4, 2013 in Inglewood, Calif. Rios won his bet of 2 across on Golden Soul (second place finisher) with 31-to-1 odds.
Posted 04 May 2013 — by Michael Yanow
Category Antonio Villaraigosa, assault weapons, Charlie Beck, Chief of Police Charlie Beck, City of Los Angeles Anonymous Gun Buyback, Deputy Mayor, Gang Reduction, Gift Cards, Guillermo Cespedes, Guns, LAPD, LAPD, Los Angeles, Photography, Photojournalism, Ralphs, Youth Development
An LAPD officer collects a surrendered firearm out of the trunk of a vehicle during the City of Los Angeles Anonymous Gun Buyback at LAFD Fire Academy Frank Hotchkins Training Academy parking lot on Saturday, May 4, 2013 in Los Angeles. After three hours of the six hour event the LAPD collected 833 weapons, 31 of them being assault weapons.
LAPD Chief of Police Charlie Beck (right) holds up illegal magazine clips during a press conference. The buyback program offers Ralph’s $100 or $200 gift cards depending on the type of weapon handed in. The Gun Buyback program started in 2009 by Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa. Standing to the left of Chief Beck is Guillermo Cespedes, Deputy Mayor overseeing the Gang Reduction and Youth Development programs.
Posted 02 May 2013 — by Michael Yanow
Category CA, California, Esquire Barber Shop, Hair Cut, Montana Ave., Photography, Photojournalism, Santa Monica, Street Photograph, the barber, Vic Barone
Blake Jackson, age 7 of Santa Monica, has his face brushed of loose hair after receiving his summer haircut from Vic “the barber” Barone at Esquire Barber Shop on Montana Ave. on Wednesday, May 1, 2013 in Santa Monica, Calif.
The candy draw for after haircut treat.
Posted 17 Jun 2012 — by Michael Yanow
Category 20th Annual Pasadena Chalk Art Festival, Art, CA, California, Chalk, Jerry Ortega, Pasadena, Pasadena Chalk Art Festival, Photography, Photojournalism, Street Art, Street Photograph
Jerry Ortega works on his father’s day inspired chalk mural during the 20th Annual Pasadena Chalk Art Festival on Saturday, June 16, 2012.
Berlin naps near her owners’ unfinished chalk mural during the 20th Annual Pasadena Chalk Art Festival on Saturday, June 16, 2012.
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