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  • The 90th annual Los Angeles County Fair opened on Friday featuring traditional county fair attractions like farm animal exhibits, home and garden displays, the carnival and of course the fried food.

    The 90th annual Los Angeles County Fair opened on Friday featuri...

  • Fontana resident Justin Finney, 15, tries his best to hold onto the mechanical bull on Saturday at the Los Angeles County Fair. The teen stayed on the bull for 2.5 minutes which was a pretty good time according to the operator Big Bubba’s Bull Riding.

    Fontana resident Justin Finney, 15, tries his best to hold onto ...

  • A man flies through the air while bungee jumping from a crane Saturday during the opening weekend for the Los Angeles County Fair.

    A man flies through the air while bungee jumping from a crane Sa...

  • A pair of men wait for their food outside Chicken Charlie’s on Saturday during the Los Angeles County Fair. The restaurant offers many fried foods from the traditional to the unusual.

    A pair of men wait for their food outside Chicken Charlie’s on...

  • A crowd of fairgoers pass through the shopping place exhibit area on Saturday during the second day foe the 2012 Los Angeles County Fair. The Labor Day holiday combined with the fair’s opening weekend made for large crowds.

    A crowd of fairgoers pass through the shopping place exhibit are...

  • The 90th annual Los Angeles County Fair opened on Friday featuring traditional county fair attractions like farm animal exhibits, home and garden displays, the carnival and of course the fried food.

    The 90th annual Los Angeles County Fair opened on Friday featuri...

  • Ramon Romero holds his 3-year-old daughter Alyssa as she gets her hand cast in wax on Saturday at the Los Angeles County Fair. The business called Wax Hand Jive makes the live casts as keepsakes.

    Ramon Romero holds his 3-year-old daughter Alyssa as she gets he...

  • Patrons enjoy the carnival rides as the sun sets on Saturday during the Los Angeles County Fair in Pomona. The fair opened of Friday for its 90th year with all of the traditional favorite attractions including rides, exhibits and of course the fried food.

    Patrons enjoy the carnival rides as the sun sets on Saturday dur...

  • The 90th annual Los Angeles County Fair opened on Friday featuring traditional county fair attractions like farm animal exhibits, home and garden displays, the carnival and of course the fried food.

    The 90th annual Los Angeles County Fair opened on Friday featuri...

  • David Alfaro has a tough time convincing his grandson Jacob Padilla to dance to a reggae band on Saturday at the Los Angeles County Fair. The 2 West Covina residents were visiting the fair with their family.

    David Alfaro has a tough time convincing his grandson Jacob Padi...

  • Rahul Bhoj embraces his mother Roopa Bhoj on Saturday in the home and garden exhibit of the Los Angeles County Fair. Rahul had been enjoying another part of the fair with his father and siblings and was excited to see mother who was looking at the floral

    Rahul Bhoj embraces his mother Roopa Bhoj on Saturday in the hom...

  • Los Angeles based artist David Flores created this massive mural as a tribute to Carl Benjamin recently on the side of an old building in downtown Pomona.

    Los Angeles based artist David Flores created this massive mural...

  • Beth Benjamin poses with a mural of her father artist Carl Benjamin on Friday in Pomona. The mural was created by Los Angeles artist David Flores as a tribute to Mr. Benjamin following his death last month.

    Beth Benjamin poses with a mural of her father artist Carl Benja...

  • A large plume of smoke rises above the San Gabriel Mountains on Sunday as the Williams Fire burns out of control in Angeles National Forest. The fire started earlier in the day near north of East Fork Road between Highway 39 and Camp Williams.

    A large plume of smoke rises above the San Gabriel Mountains on ...

  • A cyclist heads for the Claremont Hills Wilderness Park as a large smoke cloud develops over the distant mountains on Sunday in Claremont. The Williams Fire started around 2 p.m. near East Fork Road and Highway 39 in Angeles National Forest.

    A cyclist heads for the Claremont Hills Wilderness Park as a lar...

  • One of the more established little libraries in Claremont is this one on the corner of 9th Street and Cambridge.

    One of the more established little libraries in Claremont is thi...

  • Mills Avenue resident Marjorie Marth recently installed her own library with a box made by her friend Ruth Law.

    Mills Avenue resident Marjorie Marth recently installed her own ...

  • The little library phenomenon is taking hold in Claremont with the addition of several new locations including this one in front of Crepes de Paris at the Packing House in Village West.

    The little library phenomenon is taking hold in Claremont with t...

  • The Claremont High School girls varsity tennis team gets ready for their match against Walnut on Thursday at CHS.

    The Claremont High School girls varsity tennis team gets ready f...

  • The Claremont High School girls varsity tennis team gets ready for their match against Walnut on Thursday at CHS.

    The Claremont High School girls varsity tennis team gets ready f...

  • Number one singles player Hailey Kayatta keeps the ball afloat just before the start of her match against Walnut High School’s Kassie Truong on Thursday at Claremont High School.

    Number one singles player Hailey Kayatta keeps the ball afloat j...

  • Freshman Nikki Rival returns a shot during warm up prior to the Claremont High School girls tennis match against Walnut on Thursday in Claremont. Coach Tom Spinosa had some of his younger players on the varsity roster Thursday to see how they perform unde

    Freshman Nikki Rival returns a shot during warm up prior to the ...

  • Claremont High School girls tennis team's Jaqueline Domingo left, Dorothy Kang, Katie Chen and Abby Dahlshare laugh at the unusual summer rainstorm on Thursday at CHS. The girls had just started their pre-season match against Walnut High School when the d

    Claremont High School girls tennis team's Jaqueline Domingo left...

  • Girls’ tennis coach Tom Spinosa watches as his varsity team warms up on Thursday before their pre-season game against Walnut High School at CHS. The girls were barely into the first set when a freak cloudburst forced play to stop.

    Girls’ tennis coach Tom Spinosa watches as his varsity team wa...

  • Naomi Lin and Elizabeth Phelps walk across a rain-soaked parking lot after the Claremont High School girls’ tennis match against Walnut High School at CHS.

    Naomi Lin and Elizabeth Phelps walk across a rain-soaked parking...

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