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Photo: Terje "Terry" Canavarro/Freelance photog -- Crowds greeted President Obama as he arrived for an appearance on "The Tonight Show" in Burbank October 22, 2012

Campaign 2012: Polls, debates, and Obama in Burbank

President Barack Obama and GOP challenger Mitt Romney are campaigning hard in the swing states today, both trying to sway as many of the undecided voters as possible. President Obama made a stop in Chicago to vote — and to encourage other Democrats to cast their ballots early. The president picked up the endorsement of well-respected retired General Colin Powell today– who also supported Obama in 2008. The third and final presidential debate of 2012 was last Monday in Florida, but... Read More →

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Photo: Terje "Terry" Canavarro -- Thousands turned out at the Forum in Inglewood to get a close view of Endeavour, before it moved on along Manchester Boulevard to its new home at the California Science Center not too far away October 13, 2012

Endeavour at the Forum: Eyewitness account and photos!

The Space Shuttle Endeavour is due to arrive at its final home at the California Science Center in Los Angeles today after a slow trek, which began early last Friday,  from Los Angeles International Airport. Along the way the huge orbiter has overcome obstacles and been greeted by crowds of fans — among them freelance photographer and frequent Media City Groove contributor, Terje “Terry” Canavarro. Here’s Terry’s eyewitness account of Endeavour at the Forum in Inglewood yesterday. “I parked in the neighborhood nearby the Forum at 9 a.m.... Read More →

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Photo: Terje "Terry" Canavarro/Freelance Photog -- Endeavour flyover from Burbank Peak September 21, 2012

Photo Gallery: Endeavour flyover from Burbank Peak

Terrific photos of the historic flyovers of the the Southland by Endeavour, while perched atop a huge 747, still coming into Media City Groove. Here are some of the images captured by frequent contributor/freelance photographer, Terje “Terry” Canavarro. Terry took his camera to the top of Burbank Peak, also known as “The Wisdom Tree” to see Endeavour’s flyby. He says he in position at around 9:20 that morning and watched a steady stream of arrivals. Terry says the mood was festive: “We all chatted as we waited for the flyover.... Read More →

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Photo: Terje "Terry" Canavarro --- Spectators watched the USS Iowa being towed ito Los Angeles Harbor June 2, 2012

Photo Gallery: USS Iowa arrives in the Southland

The USS Iowa, a grand old battleship which served our country for more than 50 years, is on the final leg of a journey to its retirement location. The Navy decommissioned the battleship for the last time in October of 1990. The battlewagon was called into action a number of times, including World War II and the Korean War. The USS Iowa is being transformed into an interactive floating museum. Today, the battleship was towed into Los Angeles Harbor to its temporary stay at Berth 51. Next month, the USS... Read More →

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Photo: Terje "Terry" Canavarro/Freelance Photog -- Crowd cheered and waved at President Obama as his motorcade traveled Studio City streets May 10, 2012

President Obama visits Studio City — photos and more

President Barack Obama boarded Air Force One at LAX  this morning, headed for Reno, Nevada. Obama’s visit to the Southland was brief, but lucrative. Last night, the president was the main attraction at a posh dinner party at the Studio City home of actor George Clooney, which reportedly raised $15 million for his re-election bid — the most ever for a campaign fundraiser. Local freelance photographer Terje “Terry” Canavarro got pictures of  the presidential motorcade arriving in Studio City around 7 p.m. last night.  Terry shot his photos from... Read More →

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Photo: Terje "Terry"Canavarro/freelance photog -- A rare supermoon in the sky over the Southland this evening. Shot from Mulholland Drive above the Hollywood Bowl May 5, 2012

Spectacular supermoon over the Southland

A rare celestial sight is thrilling folks around the world and was caught over the Southland by local photographer Terje “Terry” Canavarro. A supermoon or perigree moon, was visible in the sky between 7:30 -9 p.m. on the West Coast tonight. Scientists say the moon travels in an elliptical path around the Earth — with one side “perigee” being closer than the other “apogee.” Full moons that occur on the perigee side appear larger and brighter. This supermoon phenomenon occurs about once a year.

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Photo: Terje "Terry" Canavarro -- A close up of a Bobcat in the brush above Burbank near the Oakwood Apartments April 18, 2012

Bobcat spotted in the Burbank area

Freelance photographer Terje “Terry” Canavarro had a close encounter with a bobcat in the Burbank area. Terry took these photos of the wildcat in brush, above Forest Lawn Drive, near the Oakwood Apartments complex. He says he spotted this bobcat prowling  around yesterday morning.  It showed little fear of him, but just “…  went on with its business.” This is an unusual meeting — since bobcats are nocturnal, therefore, rarely seen by humans. At one point, the bobcat appeared to be checking out Terry and his camera. Soon it became... Read More →

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Photo: Terje Canavarro/Freelance photographer -- Demonstrators carried signs like, "Justice for Janitors" in Media District of Burbank March 30, 2012

Photo Gallery: Demonstration in Burbank

Freelance photographer Terje “Terry” Canavarro caught this demonstration in the Media District of Burbank last Friday, March 30. Canavarro says  the demonstrators were “…a few hundred strong!” The march is one of several held across the nation recently protesting the alleged inequity of the 1% of the wealthiest Americans and the other 99%. SEIU reportedly represents more than 100,00 janitors and is working to create jobs and improve working conditions.

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Photo: Terje Canavarro/Freelance photographer -- "GP7" shot in Griffith Park March 2012

Photo Gallery: Deer wild and free in the Southland

  Here are some wonderful  pictures of deer frolicking and roaming contently in the Hollywood Hills and Griffith Park. Freelance photog Terje “Terry” Canavarro snapped these pictures recently with his digital Canon Rebel xsi . It took some extra effort and patience to get close enough to the deer to capture these images:”One of them charged at me but I kept on shooting! I hike a few miles but I don’t consider that trouble! I love it!”Canavarro explained in an email. Canavarro says he has “… been shooting photos since I... Read More →

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