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Photos for May 17, 2013

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Grossmont and Cuyamaca Colleges have added 240 classes for the Fall 2013 semester. The additions make up for the loss of hundreds of classes in recent years.

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Suggesting the duality in Djuna (Josephine de La Baume) in "Kiss of the Damned."

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"Kiss of the Damned" poster art.

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The city painted the bike lane along 54th Street at University Avenue green last week to help remind drivers turning right that cyclists may be going straight.

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Jose Ornelas bikes each day from his home in La Mesa to his job at Caltrans in Old Town. He brought his 11-year-old son Peter to work with him so he could share the benefits of commuting by bike.

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A scene from Act I of Verdi's "Rigoletto."

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Željko Lucic as Rigoletto, Diana Damrau as Gilda, Oksana Volkova as Maddalena, and Piotr Beczala as the Duke in Verdi's "Rigoletto."

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Piotr Beczala as the Duke and Oksana Volkova as Maddalena in Verdi's "Rigoletto."

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Diana Damrau as Gilda and Željko Lucic as Rigoletto in Verdi's "Rigoletto."

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Željko Lucic as the title character of Verdi's "Rigoletto."

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Piotr Beczala as the Duke in Verdi's "Rigoletto."

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Dwayne Crenshaw makes phone calls to voters from his campaign office.

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San Diego City Council District 4 candidate Dwayne Crenshaw talks in his campaign office.

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KPBS reporter Claire Trageser and City Council District 4 candidate Dwayne Crenshaw stand on mosaic tiling in Market Creek Plaza.

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Piotr Beczala as the Duke and Emalie Savoy as Countess Ceprano in Verdi's "Rigoletto."

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Deborah examines a 1580 Vargueño Cabinet.

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Rupert Maas (right) is fascinated by a bust of Nehru by Jacob Epstein.

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John Foster (right) sheds some light on a “Roman” pot found in the sewers.

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Myrtle Cole talks in her campaign office.

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A District 4 voter opens her door to greet Myrtle Cole while she campaigns.

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San Diego City Council District 4 candidate Myrtle Cole greets supporters at her Imperial Avenue campaign office.

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The Ruth Ellis Center helps about 5,000 young people each year.

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Gerry Leone was the district attorney for Middlesex County in Massachusetts when three people were murdered in a house in the Boston suburb of Waltham. He told reporters that police suspected the assailants and the victims knew each other.

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President Obama's commencement speeches often seem more about the big-picture state of the union than do his State of the Union addresses. On May 5, he told Ohio State students that they were graduating into a "healing" economy.

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But last year, he reminded Air Force Academy graduates that they were the first class in nearly a decade to graduate with "no Americans fighting in Iraq."

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Throughout all his graduation speeches, Obama sounds themes of shared responsibility, as when he told University of Michigan students in 2010 that "government is us."

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President Obama's commencement speeches seem to be his real State of the Union addresses. On May 5, he told Ohio State students that they were graduating into a "healing" economy.

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One of the ads for "Pieta" invoking Michelangelo's famous statue of the Virgin Mary holding Christ's dead body.

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President Obama checks to see if it's still raining as a Marine holds an umbrella for him during a joint news conference with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the White House on Thursday.

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President Obama checks to see if it's still raining as a Marine holds an umbrella for him during a joint news conference with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the White House on Thursday.

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President Obama checks to see if it's still raining as a Marine holds an umbrella for him during a joint news conference with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the White House on Thursday.

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Mel Brooks in the early 1950s.

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Mel Brooks' school photo.

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Family photo: Back Row Left To Right: Mel’s brothers Leonard and Irving; Front Row Left To Right: Cousin Merrill, Mel Brooks and brother Bernard.

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Mel Brooks, director, producer, writer and actor.

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Mel Brooks, director, producer, writer and actor.

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Mel Brooks, director, producer, writer and actor.

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A sign outside a medical marijuana evaluation clinic in Los Angeles.

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Signage outside a Los Angeles medical marijuana evaluation clinic last year.

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Carl Reiner and Mel Brooks in August 2009.

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Mel Brooks and Carl Reiner.

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Carl Reiner and Mel Brooks in their in their iconic "2000 Year Old Man" routine.

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The PBF Energy refinery in Paulsboro, N.J., uses toxic chemicals such as hydrofluoric acid. Rather than using "inherently safer" design methods, the industry says, other safety measures are taken to prevent accidents like the one in West, Texas.

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In this photograph from 2009, children play in front of the Union Carbide factory in Bhopal, India. Twenty-five years prior, in 1984, it was the site of a deadly gas leak that killed thousands of people.

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The West Fertilizer Co., shown from the air, lies in ruins after an explosion that killed 15 people, injured more than 150 and damaged houses and buildings for blocks in every direction.

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Mel Brooks drinking coffee. The photo was taken by Carl Reiner while the two were writers for "Your Show of Shows" c. 1950-54.

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Mel Brooks and Madeline Kahn taken on the set of "Young Frankenstein" circa 1974.

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Mel Brooks and Anne Bancroft at the premiere of "LA. Story" film on February 5, 1991.

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Mel Brooks, Alfred Hitchcock and Anne Bancroft.

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Mel Brooks and Sid Caesar in the early 1950s.

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Mel Brooks in "To Be or Not To Be."

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Mel Brooks in "To Be or Not To Be."

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Mel Brooks directing "Life Stinks."

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Photo taken for for Mademoiselle Magazine while Mel Brooks was filming "History of the World: Part I" in 1980-81.

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During PBS’ AMERICAN MASTERS “Mel Brooks: Make A Noise” session at the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour in Pasadena, Calif. on Monday, January 14, 2013, series creator and executive producer Susan Lacy, Mel Brooks and filmmaker Robert Trachtenberg discuss the film profiling Brooks’ life.

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Mel Brooks, director, producer, writer and actor.

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Mel Brooks, director, producer, writer and actor.

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Solana Beach residents are taking the city to court over a new land use plan.

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Just before the fall, and the sea lion's wonderful reaction.

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Mel Brooks, director, producer, writer and actor.

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Bartender Matt Carucci told NPR in 2012 that he rarely feels safe biking in the city but often rides without a helmet anyway. "There are a lot of other ways to hurt yourself," he said.

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Branded: Authorities in the state of Washington say pot grown legally in the state will need to be in a package with a label like this.

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Michael B. Grogan (right) appraises a Georg Jensen silver set, ca. 1920.

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Leila Dunbar (right) appraises 1946 World Series Cover Art & Program.

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Cmdr. Allen Maestas

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Bartender Matt Carucci told NPR in 2012 that he rarely feels safe biking in the city but often rides without a helmet anyway. "There are a lot of other ways to hurt yourself," he said.

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Sgt. 1st Class Trenton L. Rhea

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This jar holds a number of chytrid fungus victims. Pessier collected them from Central America, where frogs have been hit hard by the infection.

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Dr. Allan Pessier once saw a child asking to buy "that pretty red frog" at a local pet store. This redness is a sign that frogs are infected with the chytrid fungus.

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The African clawed frog, imported around the world in the early 20th century for use in pregnancy tests, is now spreading a deadly fungus that's decimating amphibians.

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Caleb "Kai" McGillvary.

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Los Angeles mayoral candidates Eric Garcetti and Wendy Greuel had similar records while serving together on the City Council.

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President Obama speaks during a news conference in the White House Rose Garden on Thursday. He told reporters: "Leaks related to national security can put people at risk."

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