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  • Jack Jones dies at 86; former longtime Los Angeles Times reporter

    Jack Jones dies at 86; former longtime Los Angeles Times reporter
    Jack Jones, a longtime Los Angeles Times reporter who was part of a team that shared the 1966 Pulitzer Prize for the newspaper's coverage of the Watts riots and their aftermath, has died. He was 86.
  • Reading L.A.: Robert Fogelson examines a city 'hooked on growth'

     
    A post in the Reading L.A. series by architecture critic Christopher Hawthorne on Robert Fogelson's 1967 book "The Fragmented Metropolis."

    Reader photos: Southern California Moments, Day 99

     
    Watts landmark: Justin Jakobson got down on the ground Feb. 20 to take this image of the Watts Towers reflected in a street puddle. Every day of 2011, we're featuring reader-submitted photos of Southern California Moments. Follow us on Twitter...

    Two men wounded in Watts drive-by shooting

     
    Two men were wounded in a drive-by shooting about 9:15 p.m. Saturday in the 200 block of East 119th Street in Watts, police said. The men, who were not identified, were standing in front of a home when a man...

    Coming to the Festival of Books: Tayari Jones

     
    Tayari Jones talks about her inspiration for her upcoming novel "Silver Sparrow."