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In Focus: Staff photos from Jan. 6-12

Chargers’ LaDainian Tomlinson goes above the Titans for a touchdown from one yard out in the fourth quarter. San Diego beat Tennessee, 17-6, for its first playoff victory since the 1994 season. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Storm clouds
Jacob Collier, 4, of Long Beach watches the sky as the sun breaks through the storm clouds rolling over Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve. A fast-moving storm system arrived in Southern California over the weekend. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
A strong storm washed debris down the Los Angeles River and out to sea, cluttering part of Long Beach’s shoreline. Although the weekend’s fast-moving storm system drenched hillsides, caused power outages and prompted voluntary evacuation orders, most of Southern California escaped serious problems. (Lori Shepler / Los Angeles Times)
Digging out
Richard Millener shovels snow -- from the roof of his Old Time Photos business in Big Bear Lake. “I wonder what corporation thought it was a good idea to make flat roofs in a place that snows?” he said angrily. (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)
An onshore breeze and a parasail with a fan provide a soaring experience at dusk near Huntington Beach Pier. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Firefighters carry an injured colleague from the scene of a blaze at the Bank Heist restaurant and club in North Hollywood. Four people, including three firefighters, suffered minor smoke inhalation. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)
Kat Von D applies the ink at High Voltage Tattoo, her West Hollywood shop. The 25-year-old was featured on “Miami Ink” for two seasons, but moved back to L.A. and now has her own TLC reality show. “L.A. is a mecca for tattooing,” she says. (Michael Robinson Chavez / Los Angeles Times)
The morning fog shrouding Lake Elsinore is not quite thick enough to prevent the sun from breaking through, providing a silhouette of fisherman Sam Pon. (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)
Chilly walk
A woman’s bright red umbrella punctures the gloomy atmosphere along the shore at Lake Arrowhead, where snow accumulates on the boat slips behind her. (Richard Hartog / Los Angeles Times)
Honda Center
The Honda Center, home of the Anaheim Ducks, is adorned in pink lights as part of “Close the Gap: Komen Community Challenge,” a movement to challenge California and 24 other states to recognize the urgency of addressing early detection of breast cancer, healthcare and treatment. (Gary Friedman / Los Angeles Times)