ARIVACA, AZ   Jim Chilton, a fifth-generation Arizona rancher, faces threats to his ranching from the issues brought by illegal immigration.    

ARIVACA, AZ

Jim Chilton, a fifth-generation Arizona rancher, faces threats to his ranching from the issues brought by illegal immigration. 

 

  LOS ANGELES, CA    An Aztec dancer stares down East Cesar Chavez Avenue during the 68th Annual East L.A. Mexican Independence Day Parade.    

LOS ANGELES, CA

An Aztec dancer stares down East Cesar Chavez Avenue during the 68th Annual East L.A. Mexican Independence Day Parade. 

 

  HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA   A group of lifeguards competing in Saturday morning's tryouts emerge from the water and begin to make the run back to the starting point to finish the day's workouts at Huntington Beach State Beach. 

HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA

A group of lifeguards competing in Saturday morning's tryouts emerge from the water and begin to make the run back to the starting point to finish the day's workouts at Huntington Beach State Beach. 

  LOS ANGELES, CA   Anaheim resident Dung Nguyen, center, holds onto a megaphone and  participates in Tuesday's protest that drew over 300 people of the Vietnamese community to the Chinese Consulate in Los Angeles.    

LOS ANGELES, CA

Anaheim resident Dung Nguyen, center, holds onto a megaphone and  participates in Tuesday's protest that drew over 300 people of the Vietnamese community to the Chinese Consulate in Los Angeles. 

 

  LOS ANGELES, CA    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti shakes hands with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto during Peña Nieto's visit to California on Monday evening.    

LOS ANGELES, CA 

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti shakes hands with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto during Peña Nieto's visit to California on Monday evening. 

 

  LOS ANGELES, CA   LAPD Chief of Police Charlie Beck, wearing the motorcycle police officer uniform , hugs a fellow officer at the funeral service being held for Officer Chris Cortijo, a 26-year LAPD veteran who was killed by an SUV being driven by an allegedly drug-impaired driver.

LOS ANGELES, CA

LAPD Chief of Police Charlie Beck, wearing the motorcycle police officer uniform , hugs a fellow officer at the funeral service being held for Officer Chris Cortijo, a 26-year LAPD veteran who was killed by an SUV being driven by an allegedly drug-impaired driver.

  TUCSON, AZ   Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, Capt. Mark Kelly, during the vigil at the University of Arizona.

TUCSON, AZ

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, Capt. Mark Kelly, during the vigil at the University of Arizona.

  MISSION VIEJO, CA   As the injured body of Noel Starr is transported to the ambulance, Robert Augustine holds his hand over his head and griefs for his friends.Mission Viejo High School held a Mock DUI performance during 4th period. 

MISSION VIEJO, CA

As the injured body of Noel Starr is transported to the ambulance, Robert Augustine holds his hand over his head and griefs for his friends.Mission Viejo High School held a Mock DUI performance during 4th period. 

  TIJUANA, B.C.   A male performer dresses up and sings tribute songs of Jenny Rivera, who passed away last December at the Hawaii Bar in Downtown, Tijuana.    

TIJUANA, B.C.

A male performer dresses up and sings tribute songs of Jenny Rivera, who passed away last December at the Hawaii Bar in Downtown, Tijuana. 

 

  LOS ANGELES, CA    California Gov. Jerry Brown walks to the podium to begin his speech at the state Democratic Convention on March 8, 2014.     

LOS ANGELES, CA

California Gov. Jerry Brown walks to the podium to begin his speech at the state Democratic Convention on March 8, 2014. 

 

 TIJUANA, B.C.  In Pasaje Rodriguez, an alleyway in Downtown Tijuana, people get on their bicycles as they make their way to the exits.

TIJUANA, B.C.

In Pasaje Rodriguez, an alleyway in Downtown Tijuana, people get on their bicycles as they make their way to the exits.

  LOS ANGELES, CA    An inmate sits down, hand-cuffed to a metal bench inside the Los Angeles County Mens Central Jail.

LOS ANGELES, CA

An inmate sits down, hand-cuffed to a metal bench inside the Los Angeles County Mens Central Jail.

  FOUNTAIN VALLEY, CA   Anaheim resident and foreman at Smith Farms, Rafael Rosales, 48, walks through strawberry fields, harvesting the ripe strawberries. 

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, CA

Anaheim resident and foreman at Smith Farms, Rafael Rosales, 48, walks through strawberry fields, harvesting the ripe strawberries. 

  DANA POINT, CA   Marcus Walton, Chief Communications Officer at the Capistrano Unified School District,  pulls in an elephant reaching around 5 feet in height, into the room where the small elephants had been lined up. Students and faculty signed their names onto the blank elephant. 

DANA POINT, CA

Marcus Walton, Chief Communications Officer at the Capistrano Unified School District,  pulls in an elephant reaching around 5 feet in height, into the room where the small elephants had been lined up. Students and faculty signed their names onto the blank elephant. 

  SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA    Raymond Herrera, left, who opposes illegal immigration, addresses Edwin Molina, 19, from the Orange County Dream Team, as immigration-reform activists faced off in front of the Mission San Juan.   

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA 

Raymond Herrera, left, who opposes illegal immigration, addresses Edwin Molina, 19, from the Orange County Dream Team, as immigration-reform activists faced off in front of the Mission San Juan.

 

  LOS ANGELES, CA    Animal Superintendent Sky Shivers leads a young black-headed dorper onto the Metrolink train at the Los Angeles Union Station on Wednesday morning. The baby farm animals were en route to the LA County Fair and were showing how simply it is to take public transportation to the fair.     

LOS ANGELES, CA

Animal Superintendent Sky Shivers leads a young black-headed dorper onto the Metrolink train at the Los Angeles Union Station on Wednesday morning. The baby farm animals were en route to the LA County Fair and were showing how simply it is to take public transportation to the fair.  

 

  ALISO VIEJO, CA   Holocaust survivor Henry Zipper takes the shamash and one by one lights 7 out of the 8 candles on the menorah.    

ALISO VIEJO, CA

Holocaust survivor Henry Zipper takes the shamash and one by one lights 7 out of the 8 candles on the menorah. 

 

  LADERA RANCH, CA   Two girls swing high on the swing-set as the sun begins to set on Oso Grande Elementary School during the back-to-school picnic.   

LADERA RANCH, CA

Two girls swing high on the swing-set as the sun begins to set on Oso Grande Elementary School during the back-to-school picnic.

 

  LONG BEACH, CA   Long Beach resident Evans Brown holds his 5-month-old daughter Snave Brown while she high fives Claire, a puppet from The Kids on the Block, who was being controlled by Marcha Katz.

LONG BEACH, CA

Long Beach resident Evans Brown holds his 5-month-old daughter Snave Brown while she high fives Claire, a puppet from The Kids on the Block, who was being controlled by Marcha Katz.

  CAMP PENDLETON, CA   Lance Cpl. Robyn Austin shots an M32 multiple grenade launcher during a training exercise in which Marines familiarized themselves using standard weapons such as the M32 and M203 grenade launchers   

CAMP PENDLETON, CA

Lance Cpl. Robyn Austin shots an M32 multiple grenade launcher during a training exercise in which Marines familiarized themselves using standard weapons such as the M32 and M203 grenade launchers

 

  RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, CA   Trabuco Canyon resident Chase Kent, 3, smiles in excitement as he points out to the chocolate donuts that were on display at KD's Donuts on Saturday morning.   

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, CA

Trabuco Canyon resident Chase Kent, 3, smiles in excitement as he points out to the chocolate donuts that were on display at KD's Donuts on Saturday morning.

 

  CAMP PENDLETON, CA   Cpl. Evan Fraser of Rancho Cucamonga participates in a military work dog demonstration; Cpl. Fraser, wearing a bite suit, gets bitten by Lotor, a 4-year-old military work dog.    

CAMP PENDLETON, CA

Cpl. Evan Fraser of Rancho Cucamonga participates in a military work dog demonstration; Cpl. Fraser, wearing a bite suit, gets bitten by Lotor, a 4-year-old military work dog. 

 

  DANA POINT, CA   Congressman Darrell Issa, center, and guests at his ribbon cutting ceremony laugh as Issa uses a pair of novelty-sized scissors to cut the ribbon outside his new Dana Point City Hall office.    

DANA POINT, CA

Congressman Darrell Issa, center, and guests at his ribbon cutting ceremony laugh as Issa uses a pair of novelty-sized scissors to cut the ribbon outside his new Dana Point City Hall office. 

 

  LAGUNA WOODS, CA   The Norco Cowgirls Rodeo Drill team wave to the guests of the Village Horse Show in Laguna Woods during their performance. 

LAGUNA WOODS, CA

The Norco Cowgirls Rodeo Drill team wave to the guests of the Village Horse Show in Laguna Woods during their performance. 

  LAKE FOREST, CA    Paws Manager Matt Whitesell, stands in one of the playrooms made for larger dogs at the resort. The dogs in each of the different playrooms are separated by the size, age and play style.    

LAKE FOREST, CA

Paws Manager Matt Whitesell, stands in one of the playrooms made for larger dogs at the resort. The dogs in each of the different playrooms are separated by the size, age and play style. 

 

  COSTA MESA, CA   Long Beach resident Jalon Taylor II, 5, plays in the water with his family trying to cool off during a hot Sunday afternoon at the Orange County Fair.    

COSTA MESA, CA

Long Beach resident Jalon Taylor II, 5, plays in the water with his family trying to cool off during a hot Sunday afternoon at the Orange County Fair. 

 

  SANTA ANA, CA   Five different girls shared the altar on Saturday morning during a special Quinceañera mass at the Our Lady of The Pillar Parish in Santa Ana.

SANTA ANA, CA

Five different girls shared the altar on Saturday morning during a special Quinceañera mass at the Our Lady of The Pillar Parish in Santa Ana.

  LAGUNA HILLS, CA   Irvine resident Kane Haffke, 5, receives a candy cane from Santa Claus after getting his photographed taken with him. Kane was at the Laguna Hills Mall on Friday morning dressed as Santa Claus, excitedly awaiting for the arrival of Santa.

LAGUNA HILLS, CA

Irvine resident Kane Haffke, 5, receives a candy cane from Santa Claus after getting his photographed taken with him. Kane was at the Laguna Hills Mall on Friday morning dressed as Santa Claus, excitedly awaiting for the arrival of Santa.

  WATTS, CA    The East Side Riders Bike Club is an all-volunteer, grassroots bicycle club founded in 2008. Jaheim Jones, 7, holds onto his bike handles and pedals around, waiting for the remainder of the bikers to get ready to begin the route. 

WATTS, CA

The East Side Riders Bike Club is an all-volunteer, grassroots bicycle club founded in 2008. Jaheim Jones, 7, holds onto his bike handles and pedals around, waiting for the remainder of the bikers to get ready to begin the route. 

  NEWPORT BEACH, CA   Midway through his performance at the Newport Beach Jazz Festival, Saxophonist Elan Trotman, middle, jumped down from the stage and marched out to a crowd of fans.

NEWPORT BEACH, CA

Midway through his performance at the Newport Beach Jazz Festival, Saxophonist Elan Trotman, middle, jumped down from the stage and marched out to a crowd of fans.

  FULLERTON, CA   Two attendants of the annual Fullerton High School Pow Wow, Beverly Stone, left, and Ray Gilmore, right, sit on a bench near a window as they wait for the celebration to begin. 

FULLERTON, CA

Two attendants of the annual Fullerton High School Pow Wow, Beverly Stone, left, and Ray Gilmore, right, sit on a bench near a window as they wait for the celebration to begin. 

  LAGUNA NIGUEL, CA    Anaheim Ducks mascot Wild Wing walks down the aisle on one of the passenger cars of the Metrolink train as a part of the Ducks Express Party train.   

LAGUNA NIGUEL, CA 

Anaheim Ducks mascot Wild Wing walks down the aisle on one of the passenger cars of the Metrolink train as a part of the Ducks Express Party train.

 

  ALISO VIEJO, CA    Barber Shea Trettewick gives a customer a shave after finishing giving him a haircut. 

ALISO VIEJO, CA 

Barber Shea Trettewick gives a customer a shave after finishing giving him a haircut. 

  SANTA ANITA, CA    A horse trainer waits for the next race to begin during the 2013 Breeders' Cup. 

SANTA ANITA, CA 

A horse trainer waits for the next race to begin during the 2013 Breeders' Cup. 

  COSTA MESA, CA    San Clemente resident Matthew Foushee, 35, hugs his friend Phong Ouong of Costa Mesa after he finished a yoga session at Bikram Yoga. While on a trip to Mexico, Foushee was struck by a truck which left him in a coma and with several injuries. A fundraiser was held at Bikram Yoga on Wednesday to help pay for his continually growing therapy bills.

COSTA MESA, CA 

San Clemente resident Matthew Foushee, 35, hugs his friend Phong Ouong of Costa Mesa after he finished a yoga session at Bikram Yoga. While on a trip to Mexico, Foushee was struck by a truck which left him in a coma and with several injuries. A fundraiser was held at Bikram Yoga on Wednesday to help pay for his continually growing therapy bills.

  WATTS, CA   Watts resident Lydia Friend holds her hand on top a young child's head as she prays with him before the start of school.  

WATTS, CA

Watts resident Lydia Friend holds her hand on top a young child's head as she prays with him before the start of school.  

  ALISO VIEJO, CA   Deputy Robert Pequeno with the Orange County Sheriff's Department walks around a homeless person's encampment deep in the Aliso Creek; the complex encampment had different divisions that separated the areas into small rooms. 

ALISO VIEJO, CA

Deputy Robert Pequeno with the Orange County Sheriff's Department walks around a homeless person's encampment deep in the Aliso Creek; the complex encampment had different divisions that separated the areas into small rooms. 

  LAKE FOREST, CA   Dozens of 2nd and 3rd grade students run down the field towards the goal looking to score a goal. Mission Hospital is in the middle of a three-year plan to reduce the obesity rates of low-income children in south Orange County;  Olivewood Elementary School is one of the school's embracing the program. 

LAKE FOREST, CA

Dozens of 2nd and 3rd grade students run down the field towards the goal looking to score a goal. Mission Hospital is in the middle of a three-year plan to reduce the obesity rates of low-income children in south Orange County;  Olivewood Elementary School is one of the school's embracing the program. 

   TIJUANA, B.C.      A family enjoys playing on the beaches of Playas de Tijuana on Saturday evening; they are standing next to United States-Mexico border.

TIJUANA, B.C.

A family enjoys playing on the beaches of Playas de Tijuana on Saturday evening; they are standing next to United States-Mexico border.

  ARIVACA, AZ   Jim Chilton, a fifth-generation Arizona rancher, faces threats to his ranching from the issues brought by illegal immigration.    
  LOS ANGELES, CA    An Aztec dancer stares down East Cesar Chavez Avenue during the 68th Annual East L.A. Mexican Independence Day Parade.    
  HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA   A group of lifeguards competing in Saturday morning's tryouts emerge from the water and begin to make the run back to the starting point to finish the day's workouts at Huntington Beach State Beach. 
  LOS ANGELES, CA   Anaheim resident Dung Nguyen, center, holds onto a megaphone and  participates in Tuesday's protest that drew over 300 people of the Vietnamese community to the Chinese Consulate in Los Angeles.    
  LOS ANGELES, CA    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti shakes hands with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto during Peña Nieto's visit to California on Monday evening.    
  LOS ANGELES, CA   LAPD Chief of Police Charlie Beck, wearing the motorcycle police officer uniform , hugs a fellow officer at the funeral service being held for Officer Chris Cortijo, a 26-year LAPD veteran who was killed by an SUV being driven by an allegedly drug-impaired driver.
  TUCSON, AZ   Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, Capt. Mark Kelly, during the vigil at the University of Arizona.
  MISSION VIEJO, CA   As the injured body of Noel Starr is transported to the ambulance, Robert Augustine holds his hand over his head and griefs for his friends.Mission Viejo High School held a Mock DUI performance during 4th period. 
  TIJUANA, B.C.   A male performer dresses up and sings tribute songs of Jenny Rivera, who passed away last December at the Hawaii Bar in Downtown, Tijuana.    
  LOS ANGELES, CA    California Gov. Jerry Brown walks to the podium to begin his speech at the state Democratic Convention on March 8, 2014.     
 TIJUANA, B.C.  In Pasaje Rodriguez, an alleyway in Downtown Tijuana, people get on their bicycles as they make their way to the exits.
  LOS ANGELES, CA    An inmate sits down, hand-cuffed to a metal bench inside the Los Angeles County Mens Central Jail.
  FOUNTAIN VALLEY, CA   Anaheim resident and foreman at Smith Farms, Rafael Rosales, 48, walks through strawberry fields, harvesting the ripe strawberries. 
  DANA POINT, CA   Marcus Walton, Chief Communications Officer at the Capistrano Unified School District,  pulls in an elephant reaching around 5 feet in height, into the room where the small elephants had been lined up. Students and faculty signed their names onto the blank elephant. 
  SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA    Raymond Herrera, left, who opposes illegal immigration, addresses Edwin Molina, 19, from the Orange County Dream Team, as immigration-reform activists faced off in front of the Mission San Juan.   
  LOS ANGELES, CA    Animal Superintendent Sky Shivers leads a young black-headed dorper onto the Metrolink train at the Los Angeles Union Station on Wednesday morning. The baby farm animals were en route to the LA County Fair and were showing how simply it is to take public transportation to the fair.     
  ALISO VIEJO, CA   Holocaust survivor Henry Zipper takes the shamash and one by one lights 7 out of the 8 candles on the menorah.    
  LADERA RANCH, CA   Two girls swing high on the swing-set as the sun begins to set on Oso Grande Elementary School during the back-to-school picnic.   
  LONG BEACH, CA   Long Beach resident Evans Brown holds his 5-month-old daughter Snave Brown while she high fives Claire, a puppet from The Kids on the Block, who was being controlled by Marcha Katz.
  CAMP PENDLETON, CA   Lance Cpl. Robyn Austin shots an M32 multiple grenade launcher during a training exercise in which Marines familiarized themselves using standard weapons such as the M32 and M203 grenade launchers   
  RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, CA   Trabuco Canyon resident Chase Kent, 3, smiles in excitement as he points out to the chocolate donuts that were on display at KD's Donuts on Saturday morning.   
  CAMP PENDLETON, CA   Cpl. Evan Fraser of Rancho Cucamonga participates in a military work dog demonstration; Cpl. Fraser, wearing a bite suit, gets bitten by Lotor, a 4-year-old military work dog.    
  DANA POINT, CA   Congressman Darrell Issa, center, and guests at his ribbon cutting ceremony laugh as Issa uses a pair of novelty-sized scissors to cut the ribbon outside his new Dana Point City Hall office.    
  LAGUNA WOODS, CA   The Norco Cowgirls Rodeo Drill team wave to the guests of the Village Horse Show in Laguna Woods during their performance. 
  LAKE FOREST, CA    Paws Manager Matt Whitesell, stands in one of the playrooms made for larger dogs at the resort. The dogs in each of the different playrooms are separated by the size, age and play style.    
  COSTA MESA, CA   Long Beach resident Jalon Taylor II, 5, plays in the water with his family trying to cool off during a hot Sunday afternoon at the Orange County Fair.    
  SANTA ANA, CA   Five different girls shared the altar on Saturday morning during a special Quinceañera mass at the Our Lady of The Pillar Parish in Santa Ana.
  LAGUNA HILLS, CA   Irvine resident Kane Haffke, 5, receives a candy cane from Santa Claus after getting his photographed taken with him. Kane was at the Laguna Hills Mall on Friday morning dressed as Santa Claus, excitedly awaiting for the arrival of Santa.
  WATTS, CA    The East Side Riders Bike Club is an all-volunteer, grassroots bicycle club founded in 2008. Jaheim Jones, 7, holds onto his bike handles and pedals around, waiting for the remainder of the bikers to get ready to begin the route. 
  NEWPORT BEACH, CA   Midway through his performance at the Newport Beach Jazz Festival, Saxophonist Elan Trotman, middle, jumped down from the stage and marched out to a crowd of fans.
  FULLERTON, CA   Two attendants of the annual Fullerton High School Pow Wow, Beverly Stone, left, and Ray Gilmore, right, sit on a bench near a window as they wait for the celebration to begin. 
  LAGUNA NIGUEL, CA    Anaheim Ducks mascot Wild Wing walks down the aisle on one of the passenger cars of the Metrolink train as a part of the Ducks Express Party train.   
  ALISO VIEJO, CA    Barber Shea Trettewick gives a customer a shave after finishing giving him a haircut. 
  SANTA ANITA, CA    A horse trainer waits for the next race to begin during the 2013 Breeders' Cup. 
  COSTA MESA, CA    San Clemente resident Matthew Foushee, 35, hugs his friend Phong Ouong of Costa Mesa after he finished a yoga session at Bikram Yoga. While on a trip to Mexico, Foushee was struck by a truck which left him in a coma and with several injuries. A fundraiser was held at Bikram Yoga on Wednesday to help pay for his continually growing therapy bills.
  WATTS, CA   Watts resident Lydia Friend holds her hand on top a young child's head as she prays with him before the start of school.  
  ALISO VIEJO, CA   Deputy Robert Pequeno with the Orange County Sheriff's Department walks around a homeless person's encampment deep in the Aliso Creek; the complex encampment had different divisions that separated the areas into small rooms. 
  LAKE FOREST, CA   Dozens of 2nd and 3rd grade students run down the field towards the goal looking to score a goal. Mission Hospital is in the middle of a three-year plan to reduce the obesity rates of low-income children in south Orange County;  Olivewood Elementary School is one of the school's embracing the program. 
   TIJUANA, B.C.      A family enjoys playing on the beaches of Playas de Tijuana on Saturday evening; they are standing next to United States-Mexico border.

ARIVACA, AZ

Jim Chilton, a fifth-generation Arizona rancher, faces threats to his ranching from the issues brought by illegal immigration. 

 

LOS ANGELES, CA

An Aztec dancer stares down East Cesar Chavez Avenue during the 68th Annual East L.A. Mexican Independence Day Parade. 

 

HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA

A group of lifeguards competing in Saturday morning's tryouts emerge from the water and begin to make the run back to the starting point to finish the day's workouts at Huntington Beach State Beach. 

LOS ANGELES, CA

Anaheim resident Dung Nguyen, center, holds onto a megaphone and  participates in Tuesday's protest that drew over 300 people of the Vietnamese community to the Chinese Consulate in Los Angeles. 

 

LOS ANGELES, CA 

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti shakes hands with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto during Peña Nieto's visit to California on Monday evening. 

 

LOS ANGELES, CA

LAPD Chief of Police Charlie Beck, wearing the motorcycle police officer uniform , hugs a fellow officer at the funeral service being held for Officer Chris Cortijo, a 26-year LAPD veteran who was killed by an SUV being driven by an allegedly drug-impaired driver.

TUCSON, AZ

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, Capt. Mark Kelly, during the vigil at the University of Arizona.

MISSION VIEJO, CA

As the injured body of Noel Starr is transported to the ambulance, Robert Augustine holds his hand over his head and griefs for his friends.Mission Viejo High School held a Mock DUI performance during 4th period. 

TIJUANA, B.C.

A male performer dresses up and sings tribute songs of Jenny Rivera, who passed away last December at the Hawaii Bar in Downtown, Tijuana. 

 

LOS ANGELES, CA

California Gov. Jerry Brown walks to the podium to begin his speech at the state Democratic Convention on March 8, 2014. 

 

TIJUANA, B.C.

In Pasaje Rodriguez, an alleyway in Downtown Tijuana, people get on their bicycles as they make their way to the exits.

LOS ANGELES, CA

An inmate sits down, hand-cuffed to a metal bench inside the Los Angeles County Mens Central Jail.

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, CA

Anaheim resident and foreman at Smith Farms, Rafael Rosales, 48, walks through strawberry fields, harvesting the ripe strawberries. 

DANA POINT, CA

Marcus Walton, Chief Communications Officer at the Capistrano Unified School District,  pulls in an elephant reaching around 5 feet in height, into the room where the small elephants had been lined up. Students and faculty signed their names onto the blank elephant. 

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA 

Raymond Herrera, left, who opposes illegal immigration, addresses Edwin Molina, 19, from the Orange County Dream Team, as immigration-reform activists faced off in front of the Mission San Juan.

 

LOS ANGELES, CA

Animal Superintendent Sky Shivers leads a young black-headed dorper onto the Metrolink train at the Los Angeles Union Station on Wednesday morning. The baby farm animals were en route to the LA County Fair and were showing how simply it is to take public transportation to the fair.  

 

ALISO VIEJO, CA

Holocaust survivor Henry Zipper takes the shamash and one by one lights 7 out of the 8 candles on the menorah. 

 

LADERA RANCH, CA

Two girls swing high on the swing-set as the sun begins to set on Oso Grande Elementary School during the back-to-school picnic.

 

LONG BEACH, CA

Long Beach resident Evans Brown holds his 5-month-old daughter Snave Brown while she high fives Claire, a puppet from The Kids on the Block, who was being controlled by Marcha Katz.

CAMP PENDLETON, CA

Lance Cpl. Robyn Austin shots an M32 multiple grenade launcher during a training exercise in which Marines familiarized themselves using standard weapons such as the M32 and M203 grenade launchers

 

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, CA

Trabuco Canyon resident Chase Kent, 3, smiles in excitement as he points out to the chocolate donuts that were on display at KD's Donuts on Saturday morning.

 

CAMP PENDLETON, CA

Cpl. Evan Fraser of Rancho Cucamonga participates in a military work dog demonstration; Cpl. Fraser, wearing a bite suit, gets bitten by Lotor, a 4-year-old military work dog. 

 

DANA POINT, CA

Congressman Darrell Issa, center, and guests at his ribbon cutting ceremony laugh as Issa uses a pair of novelty-sized scissors to cut the ribbon outside his new Dana Point City Hall office. 

 

LAGUNA WOODS, CA

The Norco Cowgirls Rodeo Drill team wave to the guests of the Village Horse Show in Laguna Woods during their performance. 

LAKE FOREST, CA

Paws Manager Matt Whitesell, stands in one of the playrooms made for larger dogs at the resort. The dogs in each of the different playrooms are separated by the size, age and play style. 

 

COSTA MESA, CA

Long Beach resident Jalon Taylor II, 5, plays in the water with his family trying to cool off during a hot Sunday afternoon at the Orange County Fair. 

 

SANTA ANA, CA

Five different girls shared the altar on Saturday morning during a special Quinceañera mass at the Our Lady of The Pillar Parish in Santa Ana.

LAGUNA HILLS, CA

Irvine resident Kane Haffke, 5, receives a candy cane from Santa Claus after getting his photographed taken with him. Kane was at the Laguna Hills Mall on Friday morning dressed as Santa Claus, excitedly awaiting for the arrival of Santa.

WATTS, CA

The East Side Riders Bike Club is an all-volunteer, grassroots bicycle club founded in 2008. Jaheim Jones, 7, holds onto his bike handles and pedals around, waiting for the remainder of the bikers to get ready to begin the route. 

NEWPORT BEACH, CA

Midway through his performance at the Newport Beach Jazz Festival, Saxophonist Elan Trotman, middle, jumped down from the stage and marched out to a crowd of fans.

FULLERTON, CA

Two attendants of the annual Fullerton High School Pow Wow, Beverly Stone, left, and Ray Gilmore, right, sit on a bench near a window as they wait for the celebration to begin. 

LAGUNA NIGUEL, CA 

Anaheim Ducks mascot Wild Wing walks down the aisle on one of the passenger cars of the Metrolink train as a part of the Ducks Express Party train.

 

ALISO VIEJO, CA 

Barber Shea Trettewick gives a customer a shave after finishing giving him a haircut. 

SANTA ANITA, CA 

A horse trainer waits for the next race to begin during the 2013 Breeders' Cup. 

COSTA MESA, CA 

San Clemente resident Matthew Foushee, 35, hugs his friend Phong Ouong of Costa Mesa after he finished a yoga session at Bikram Yoga. While on a trip to Mexico, Foushee was struck by a truck which left him in a coma and with several injuries. A fundraiser was held at Bikram Yoga on Wednesday to help pay for his continually growing therapy bills.

WATTS, CA

Watts resident Lydia Friend holds her hand on top a young child's head as she prays with him before the start of school.  

ALISO VIEJO, CA

Deputy Robert Pequeno with the Orange County Sheriff's Department walks around a homeless person's encampment deep in the Aliso Creek; the complex encampment had different divisions that separated the areas into small rooms. 

LAKE FOREST, CA

Dozens of 2nd and 3rd grade students run down the field towards the goal looking to score a goal. Mission Hospital is in the middle of a three-year plan to reduce the obesity rates of low-income children in south Orange County;  Olivewood Elementary School is one of the school's embracing the program. 

TIJUANA, B.C.

A family enjoys playing on the beaches of Playas de Tijuana on Saturday evening; they are standing next to United States-Mexico border.

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