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  • Utopia is a hard sell in Jordan Downs

    Utopia is a hard sell in Jordan Downs
    Ronald Perkins and his neighbors were nearly outnumbered by the consultants and architects who showed up at the Jordan Downs community center.
  • How Smear built his brand

     
    The Times' editorial board on Monday proposed a way to resolve the lawsuit that City Atty. Carmen Trutanich filed against 10 graffiti artists, the best known of them being Cristian "Smear" Gheorghiu. Trutanich is seeking to bar them from profiting...

    Ambulance struck by hit-and-run driver; two paramedics injured

     
    Two Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics transporting a patient were injured late Saturday when their ambulance was broadsided by a hit-and-run driver in Watts, authorities said. The ambulance was traveling south on Wilmington Avenue about 11 p.m....

    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...