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  • LAPD seeks information in deadly Watts shooting

     
    Los Angeles police were seeking the public's help Monday after a shooting in Watts left one man dead and a woman critically wounded. The two were sitting inside a parked vehicle in the 2200 block of East 105th Street last......
  • Walter Mosley makes stops in L.A. tonight, Thursday

     
    Walter Mosley comes to L.A. with his new book, When The Thrill Is Gone....
  • 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......
  • 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."...
  • Woman slain in officer-involved shooting in Watts [Updated]

     
    A woman was killed in an officer-involved shooting Wednesday night in Watts -- the area's second fatal shooting of the day involving police, authorities said. The slaying occurred about 7:20 p.m. after patrol officers responded to a "shots fired" call.......
  • Gunmen open fire at memorial party for slain gang member in Watts [Video]

     
    Los Angeles police believe three men opened fire during a memorial party for a gang member on Saturday morning, wounding seven people. The incident occurred on Holmes Avenue in Watts during an event that was arranged as a fundraiser to......
  • The 88 gig at the Echo on Saturday, discuss working with Ray Davies on 'See My Friends'

     
    "See My Friends," the recent solo album by erstwhile Kinks leader Ray Davies, has gained much attention for its boldfaced collaborators -- Metallica, Bruce Springsteen, Billy Corgan, Jon Bon Jovi, Mumford & Sons, Spoon and Black Francis among them. But......