Carmen Taylor Jones, mother of shooting victim Breon Taylor, holds on to her youngest son, Barrington Taylor, and youngest daughter, Bailey Taylor, during her funeral at Faithful Central Bible Church in Inglewood, Calif. Breon Taylor died from a gunshot wound on January 20 after gang members allegedly crashed a crowded birthday party at the Lakewood Masonic Center in East Long Beach, Calif..
Dina Korn didn’t let the rain, or the flood of water, stop her from getting lunch at Binn Doung Restaurant at the corner of Raymond Ave. and Anaheim Street in Long Beach, Calif. Long Beach received 1.43 inches of rain during an afternoon storm.
Firefighters battle the Coastal Fire near the intersection of Vista Montemar and Coronado Pointe in Laguna Niguel, CA.
Alvaro Fernandez, 82, greets his mother, Estella Fernandez, on her 108th birthday through the window at Sea Cliff Healthcare in Huntington Beach CA. In-person visits are forbidden due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Seal Beach junior lifeguard Chad Bierman stands under a firehose as shaving cream is washed from his body during the final day of a seven-week program.
Neighborhood children play in a flooded alley near Downtown Long Beach, California, after an underground pipe broke two blocks away releasing water into the roadway.
Rosaline (Chelsea Adomaitis) and Roméo (Jérôme Tisserand) during a dress rehearsal for Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo production of Romeo and Juliet at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa, CA. The show is considered by many to be the iconic ballet of renowned choreographer Jean-Christophe Maillot.
Actress Scarlett Abinante heads up Main Street during The 118th Huntington Beach 4th of July Parade in Huntington Beach, CA. It’s the largest 4th of July celebration west of the Mississippi River.
Dog owners place their Dachshunds in the starting gate during practice for the 25th Annual Wienerschnitzel Weiner Nationals at Los Alamitos Race Course in Cypress, CA.
Jefferson Malanay, dresses as Sora from Kingdom Hearts, takes a selfie with other cosplayers during the D23 Expo in Anaheim, CA.
Seven year-old Robert Ramirez looks through the bottom of a covered slide as his friend George Padilla, 7, climbs over the top of it at Centennial Regional Park in Santa Ana, California.
Kelsey Van Horn, 4, the youngest daughter of Newport Beach Police Sergeant Steve Van Horn, 48, hangs her head after placing flowers on her father’s casket during funeral services at Pacific View Memorial Park in Newport Beach, California. Van Horn died of Leukemia he contracted while on duty.
Members of Sweden’s national women’s soccer team, Hanna Ljungberg, left, celebrates her goal with teammates Frida Oestberg, top, and Anna Sjoestroem during the championship game of the 2003 Fifa Women’s World Cup at the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif.
Rachel Cushman, left, and Jacqueline Diulio join about 200 other swimmers as they jump in the 60 degree water just West of the Seal Beach (Calif.) pier during the 2nd. annual Polar Plunge. The plunge raised money for the Special Olympics.
Angela Martinez, 20, hugs her mother, Manuella Salazar, center, while she holds on to the arm of Master Sgt. Darryl Perry before the start of services for her son, Spc. Roberto Salazar, at the Church of Our Fathers at Forest Lawn in Cypress, Calif. Salazar, who died in Mosul, Iraq, after an improvised explosive device blew up near his armored Humvee during a patrol, was a graduatl of Millikan High School in Long Beach, Calif.
Mary Maldonado, center, reacts as she her name is announced as Miss. Teen Long Beach 2005 during the annual pageant at the Center Theater in Long Beach, Calif.
David Nuuhiwa, Jr. walks up the beach after a blessing called Ehhlelmai for his father, David Nuuhiwa, Sr., near the Huntington Beach (Calif.) Pier.
Gloria Tho, center, sister of shooting victim Vouthy Tho, visits her brother’s grave at Forest Lawn in Long Beach, Calif. with family family friends, Meeta San, left, and Soriya Lock, right This was the one month anniversary of the shooting that killed her brother in the Helman Area
California gubernatorial candidate, Arnold Schwarzenegger files papers to run for office at the Los Angeles county registrar office in Norwalk. California
Luke Nguyen, 2 months, floats as swimmer Greta Andersen teachers his sister, Sophie Nguyen, 3, how to rescue him if he falls in a pool during a swim lesson at the Joint Forces Training Base in Los Alamitos. Andersen, an Olympic medalist who broke the record for swimming the English Channel and was the first person to swim the Catalina Channel roundtrip, typically spends 10 hours at a time in the pool instructing babies and toddlers.
Jessica Uglesich shows off her messy face during the pie eating contest at the Long Beach Folk Revival Festival.
Troy Foster, of the 1/2 grade UCLA Bruins, carries the ball during their game Friday afternoon in Los Alamitos. The game is part of the Friday Night Football league – flag football for kids kindergarten through eight grade.
Crews re-install the historic neon Dolly Varden sign atop The Varden Hotel in Downtown Long Beach on Monday. The sign was removed eight months ago so the owners could restore the sign. It was designated as a vintage historical object and was granted “Landmark” status by the City of Long Beach in 1995
A Southwest Airlines jet flies over the aftermath a small plane crash on the 405 freeway in Irvine, California. The twin-engine Cessna 310 was on approach to John Wayne Airport when it hit the center divider of the freeway and crashed on the southbound side.
Little Miss Southern California, Isabelle Richards, left, and Little Miss Long Beach, Sydney Neumann, compare sashes after being crowned in Long Beach, Calif.
Abby Dettelbach reacts after putting handprints on a Hyundai Santa Fe during the Hyundai Hope on Wheels event at Miller Children’s Hospital in Long Beach, Calif.
Adonia Faumuina tries to the attention of her aunt, graduate Celine Yandall, as valedictorian Breana Panaguiton delivers her speech during commencement ceremonies at St. Anthony High School in Long Beach, Calif.
Kristen Brown during funeral services for her brother, Ezra Davis, on what would have been his 16th. birthday in Long Beach, Calif. Ezra Davis was shot in front of his home in the 800 block of Washington Place.
Bryce King uses a potato gun to shoot at a glider thrown in the air by J.P. Case on the sand burm near 67th. Place on the peninsula in Long Beach, Calif.
Barrington Taylor, the youngest brother of shooting victim Breon Taylor, watches a graveside service for his sister at Inglewood Park Cemetery in Inglewood, Calif. Breon Taylor died from a gunshot wound after gang members allegedly crashed a crowded birthday party at the Lakewood Masonic Center in Long Beach, Calif..
Paramount’s Antonio Salgado (13) and Norwalk’s Cesar Cayetano (16) battle for the ball during their non-league game in Paramount, Calif.
Lois Lawrence, owner of a flower shop on Jeff Davis Road, in Long Beach, Mississippi. Lawrence has owned the shop that bears her name for 48 years. She said the store is a complete loss and the only insurance she has is for fire. The water line inside her store is about 6-feet high. Long Beach was hit hard by Hurricane Katrina when a 30-foot storm surge came in from the Gulf of Mexico and completely destroyed buildings from the beach to about a half-mile inland. Almost every other building in the city had some sort of damage which gets progressively worse the closer you get to the beach.
Angel fans cheer during the City of Anaheim’s Angels’ Victory Celebration at Angel Stadium after the team one the World Series against the San Francisco Giants.
Best Trailer Park resident Naomi Rangel holds her dog, LV, as she is comforted by neighbor Jacquelin Wells after Rangels home caught fire.
Braydon Gonzalez, 3, is comforted by his mother, Laura Gonzalez, after placing flowers at a memorial near the home of Samantha Runnion in Stanton, Calif. Five year-old Samantha Runnion was brutally sexually assaulted and murdered. The crime was apparently committed by a man who asked her to help him find his dog, then grabbed and kidnapped her near her home.
Vanareth Ross, center, and Chantha Ross, left, grieve over their daughter’s casket during a funeral service at Rose HIlls in Whittier, Calif. Melody Ross was shot and killed after the homecoming game at WIlson High School in Long Beach, Calif.
Poly takes on St. John Bosco in thick fog in Long Beach, Calif.
Max Pimentel covers his face to stifle the stench of a rotting grey whale on Tuesday morning at Trestles Beach just south of San Clemente. The whale washed ashore Sunday afternoon.
Third grader Jaylene Pichinte during a fractions lesson at Westmont Visual and Performing Arts Academy in Westminster, CA.
Surfer Sage Guinaldo gets air off a wave in Huntington Beach, CA.
The Lakers’ Kobe Bryant (8) celebrates his game winning basket in overtime against the Phoenix Suns during their NBA Playoff game at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Calif. on April 30, 2006. The Lakers defeated the Suns 99 to 98.
Christina Schuetz, right, her son John Paul Schuetz, 5, and friends comfort each other as Long Beach Fire Captain Dave Rosa’s casket arrives at McCormick & Son Mortuaries in Laguna Woods, CA. Schultz’ husband, Chris Schuetz, worked with Dave Rosa. Rosa was struck and killed by gunfire while responding to reports of an explosion at a downtown Long Beach high-rise.
Firefighters work to put out a fire at the end of the Seal Beach Pier on Friday morning. The fire damaged the pier and destroyed the former site of Ruby’s restaurant which closed in 2013.
Lindsay Nelson, the winner of the women’s division of the Long Beach (Calif.) International City Bank Marathon, nearly collapses as she crosses the finish line on Shoreline Drive. Nelson finished the 26.2-mile race with a time of 2:45:08. About 24,000 people participated in the various marathon events.
jetBlue workers help passengers across a flooded Douglas Drive at Long Beach (Calif.) Airport.
Mckinzie Sprig is all smiles as her friends, Allyson Stogner, left, and Molly Brown, make her in to a sand mermaid south of the pier in Seal Beach, California.
Alex Krill, a member of the Orange Master Chorale, bows his in prayer during the September 11 Commemoration Ceremony at the Richard Nixon Library and Birthplace in Yorba Linda, California.
Visitors to the Asian Garden Mall watch firecrackers and performers from the second floor in Westminster. The Vietnamese-American community celebrates the Lunar New Year on Friday with the annual Fire Cracker Celebration, meant to bring good luck, and the opening of two three-day Tet festivals.
Homeless residents of the Santa Ana River Trail wait for a bus to take them to a motel after receiving a 30-day voucher in Orange, California.
Yuki Harata, left, winner of the GTA class of the Perelli World Challenge race celebrates with second place winner Martin Fuentes in the victory circle during the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.
The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, flying perform during the Great Pacific Airshow in Huntington Beach, CA.
Marine Combat Engineer Carlos Garcia prepares to receive a Navy and Marine Corps Achievement medal with Combat “V” (for Valor) at Camp Pendleton. Garcia, who was attached to the 3/5 battalion, lost both his legs in Afghanistan in 2010. He received the medal from Capt. Victor Garcia who was a 2nd Lt. when both served with the 3/5. The captain was with Garcia on patrol when he was injured.
The Hill Fire burns in the hills east of Conejo Center Drive in Thousand Oaks, CA.
Robert Meyers, center, joins his friend Joe Amador, as they protest DC superheros, Batman (Frank Miguel), and Superman (Peter Rourlaris) outside WonderCon in Anaheim, CA.
Molly Jensen, 6, is all smiles as she is wrapped in an aerial hammock during circus camp at The Ruby Karen Project in Costa Mesa, CA.
Ming-Na Wen is all smiles as she puts her hands in cement after receiving a Disney Legends award during the D23 Expo in Anaheim, CA.
Natalie Khay is all smiles as she joins hundreds of fellow Los Alamitos High School graduates in a car parade through Rossmoor in unincorporated Orange County, CA.
Magnolia Mitchell reacts after being baptized in the Pacific Ocean during Saturate OC in Huntington Beach, CA.
Smoke rolls across Portola Parkway at The 241 Toll Road during the Silverado Fire in Irvine, CA.
Leah Romero look up at her parents, Eileen Vazquez and Hermilo Romero, as Fabiola Jaimes Ruiz tries to get their attention for a picture on the steps of the Old Orange County Courthouse in Santa Ana, CA.
Sarena Carlin, 1, holds on to her dad, Christopher Carlin, as the meet Sadness during Touch of Disney at Disney California Adventure in Anaheim, CA. Character meet-and-greets are now distanced due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Gates Elementary School third-grade teacher Alondra Diaz reacts as she learns she is a Teacher of the Year during a surprise call in Lake Forest, CA. Ruiz is one of six teacher to receive the annual honor rewarded by the Orange County Board of Education.
Competitors battle for a flag during the California Surf Life Saving Championships at Huntington State Beach.
Lesiure World resident Alice Early shows her support for residents of Mutual #2 as they picket in front of the Seal Beach community. The residents are upset over what they claim are unfair election practices.
Steve kemp shows his respect for friend Ski Demski during his wake at his home in Long Beach, Calif. Kemp said Demski helped him stay sober. Kemp also said that emski did alot of good for alot of people and he’s sure, “Demski is giving God a ration of crap” Demski owns the World’s Largest Flag, “Superflag,” as designated by the Guinness Book of World Records. It is an American Flag. It measures 505 feet by 225 feet and weighs 3,000 pounds. It takes 500 people to unfurl. Each star is 17 feet high.
WORLD RECORD: Aaron Peirsol reacts after winning the 200 meter backstroke during the Olympic Team Swim Trials at the Charter All Digital Aquatics Centre in Long Beach, California. Peirsol set the world record with a time of 1:54.74.
Developer Dan Almquist, left, along with his children and some neighborhood kids, take a shot at turning over dirt after the official groundbreaking for River Street Marketplace in San Juan Capistrano, CA. The 60,000 square-foot restaurant and retail project will be built along the Trabuco Creek next to Zoomars.
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