An LAPD motorcycle officer uses his baton to push back demonstrators as his colleagues detain a man during a rally against the Missouri grand jury’s decision to not indict Darren Wilson in his fatal shooting of Michael Brown and the LAPD’s fatal shooting of Ezell Ford, in Los Angeles.
Cyclists fly by dancers at a “@PinDropParty” in the 2nd Street Tunnel during CicLAvia in Los Angeles.
Stars fill the night sky as the International Space Station passes over the mountain village of Sentyab, Uzbekistan.
A man bathes in a stream of water at the Ysyk Ata balneoclimatic resort, near the north slope of Kyrgyz Ala-Too mountains in Ysyk-Ata, Kyrgyzstan on Friday, August 1, 2014
Louise Bernardez, grandmother of missing swimmer Marlon Fajardo, 21, looks out at the ocean as lifeguards search for the man near Redondo Beach. Divers later recovered a body.
Genevive Huizar, mourns the loss of her son with the family and friends of Manuel Diaz, including Jose Herrera, center right, on North Anna Drive near the scene where he was killed by police on Monday, July 23, 2012 in Anaheim, Calif.
Marine Ramon Barron embraces his daughter Keona Barron, 8, while pausing to remember his friend Lance Cpl. Pedro Contreras, who was among 34 Marines and one Navy Corpsman killed in Ramadi, Iraq ten years ago and honored at a memorial service at US Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton on Sunday, April 6, 2014 in Camp Pendleton, Calif. “Were these your friends Daddy?” asked Keona Barron. “They all were,” her father replied.
Firefighter Justin Romero of the New Mexico based Silver City Hotshots uses a drip torch to build a backfire up the mountain off Potrero Road to control the Springs Fire near Newbury Park, California, May 3, 2013. The fierce, wind-driven wildfire spread on along the California coast, threatening 4,000 homes and a military base.
Members of the Vietnamese group Cong Doan Tam Bien of St. Callistus Church prepare to celebrate the first Catholic Mass in the outdoor plaza outside of the Christ Cathedral on Saturday, welcoming the nearby parish of St. Callistus to its new home with about 3,000 worshipers in a trilingual service featuring English, Spanish and Vietnamese, June 29, 2013 in Garden Grove, Calif.
Competitors haul themselves, flags, and beer into the air to celebrate Independence Day and show their patriotism as part of the Iron Man competition on July 4, 2009. In the Iron Man, a Hermosa Beach 4th of July tradition for 32 years, participants must run a mile, paddle board a mile, then chug a six-pack of beer, awards are given to those who do not puke – and those who puke the best.
A boy jumps off the diving board to escape the summer heat at Veteran’s Memorial swimming pool in Lebanon, N.H., Tuesday afternoon, June 22, 2010.
Emilia Maxwell, 6, center, tries to bite into an apple on a string while Josiah King, 9, lower left, unties his apple during a game at the Boone’s Lick Folk Festival in Howard County, Mo. on Sept. 7, 2009.
An inmate looks out from his locked cell door at the Twin Towers Correctional Facility on Friday, July 12, 2013 in Los Angeles, Calif. Inmates suffering from mental illness are housed within the facilities at the Twin Towers, one of the largest populations of confined mentally ill people in the country.
Guadalupe Rangel sits for a portrait at his home in Bloomington, Calif., U.S. on Friday, Jan. 31, 2014. Rangel worked in a warehouse in Mira Loma, Calif., for eight-and-a-half years until he was hired amid a federal lawsuit over wages. His experience highlights the differences between the lot of a temp worker and that of a permanent employee.
The Space Shuttle Endeavour flies by the Hollywood sign and Griffith Observatory as it arrives in Los Angeles on the back of a 747 en route to Los Angeles International Airport September 21, 2012.
Actress Lindsay Lohan arrives for court at the Airport Branch of the Los Angeles Superior Courthouse in Los Angeles, California March 18, 2013.
Various adult toys cool in a pool of water during production at the Doc Johnson Enterprises manufacturing facility in the North Hollywood, Calif., on Thursday, April 17, 2014.
Decorating her dance routine with a Catwoman mask and sporting a Frankenstein tattoo – a homage to her love of classic horror films – “Tara” performs at Goldfingers Gentlemans club during the weekend of Comic-Con on Sunday morning, July 15, 2012 in San Diego, Calif. The club sent promoters to the convention center, which saw the Comic-Con weekend as one of it’s busiest last year.
Claudia Gutierrez, left, and Teresa Ramirez, right, sell bacon wrapped hot dogs on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, early Sunday morning, November 10, 2013 in Hollywood. For decades, the police have cracked down on street vendors in Los Angeles. Across the city, sidewalk taco stands and bacon-wrapped hot dogs are at once ubiquitous, celebrated and illegal.
Griffith Observatory glows at night as the skyline of downtown stands on Monday, June 30, 2014 in Los Angeles, Calif.