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Roy Choi and Daniel Patterson’s LocoL Opening Janaury 18

Free food, a T-shirt, and “a hug” for the first 100 people in line

Before and After: A Bird’s-Eye View of 8 New L.A. Schools

This is what $19 billion worth of new tracks and chemestry labs look like from the air

Tony Hawk Thinks Skate Parks Make the World a Better Place

That’s why he hasn’t given up on opening one in Watts

Frank Gehry Unveils Design for Graceful New Building in Watts

The starchitect planned new Children’s Institute campus with the community in mind—and he did it for free

50 Years After the Watts Rebellion, Felicia Still Finds Relevance

The 1965 short film gives a glimpse into one of L.A.'s most notorious neighborhoods before it was torn apart by rioting
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6 Awesome Things to Do in L.A. This Weekend, 8/7

From Shakespeare in the park to volleyball on the beach, make this weekend count

Watts 50 Years Later

In August 1965, Watts erupted in violence at Avalon Boulevard and 116th Street. The community’s image has been largely shaped by memories of the uprising. But if you think you know Watts today, think again
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Q&A: Behind the Camera with “Watts 50 Years Later” Photog Joaquin Trujillo

Photo director Amy Feitelberg chats with the lensman about shooting our August issue photo essay

CityDig: This 1904 Tract Map Is the Beginning of Watts’ Story

A look at how one of Los Angeles' most notorious neighborhoods came to be

Meet the LAPD Marrieds to be Honored at Tonight’s State of the Union Address

Captain Phil Tingirides and his wife, Sergeant Emada Tingirides, have been working to repair community-police relations in Watts since 2011