Gary Carter brought sunshine and delight to all of us who are baseball fans. He reminded us that baseball was meant to be a game, full of passion, drama, romance, and excitement. The awards, accolades, and world series titles were simply extra acknowledgments for bringing so much happiness to a day at the ballpark. He will be missed.
A police officer positions himself in front of the federal building in Long Beach after reports of shots fired. One man was killed and another wounded in a shootout involving federal agents. (Bob Chamberlin / Los Angeles Times /February 16, 2012)