Flames whipped by strong winds burn though a hillside in the Cajon Pass before destroying camper vans during the Blue Cut fire in San Bernardino County, California.
George Chmiel runs at night under the stars in this 75-second long exposure image on Highway 190 on Friday, August 26, 2016 in Furnace Creek, Death Valley National Park, California. Chmiel is training to run across the USA by running 100 miles in the extreme heat of Death Valley over the course of a weekend.
Dallas Police Department Corporal Jo A. Booker is embraced as Dallas area police officers and members of the Dallas Area Interfaith (DAI) pray during a multicultural prayer vigil at the Southern Hills Church of Christ the aftermath of the fatal shooting of police officers on Sunday, July 10, 2016 in Dallas, Texas.
Doves are released during a march to the Turkish Consulate in Los Angeles on April 24, 2015 to mark the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide. Ethnic Armenians worldwide are marking the 100th anniversary of a genocide at the hands of Ottoman Turks that claimed the lives of about 1.2 million Armenians from 1915 to 1918.
Right to die advocate Christy O’Donnell stands for a portrait at her home on Friday, October 9, 2015 in Santa Clarita, CA. She died on February 6, 2016, before the law she championed for went into effect. O’Donnell, a single mother who was terminally ill with cancer, was a public advocate for the controversial End of Life Option Act signed into law by California Gov. Jerry Brown.
Protester Logan Browning wears tape over her mouth reading “I can’t breathe” while demonstrating against the shooting of a man by the Los Angeles Police Department in Hollywood, California Dec. 6, 2014.
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.
Method Man performs with Redman during the HARD Day of the Dead Halloween-themed rave at the Pomona Fairplex on Saturday, October 31, 2015 in Pomona, Calif.
James Goldstein stands for a portrait inside his home on Monday, March 28, 2016 in Beverly Hills, Calif. James F. Goldstein is a millionaire “NBA Superfan” who attends over one hundred NBA games each season usually in court side seats. His home – the Sheats Goldstein Residence – was designed by John Lautner and made famous by various movies including The Big Lebowski, it has been promised to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA).
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.
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.
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.