'Birdman,' Redmayne and Moore take home SAG awards

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Various views of John Lautner's design in the Hollywood Hills. 1201Design.com
Shaker spitiruals
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Native Intelligence | Don Shirley
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InSapphoWeTrust 15th St Santa Monica2.jpgHow LA and Santa Monica will cut water use by 20 percent in two years. Column

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Streetscape | Stan the man
bench-stan-the-man-balboa.jpgIf he does say so himself. Balboa Boulevard, Granada Hills.
Playa Vista
playa-vista-hangar.jpgThe hangar where Howard Hughes built his Spruce Goose seaplane.
Streetscape | Recession over
crane-2nd-sanpedro.jpgConstruction cranes, like the one in Little Tokyo, are all across downtown LA these days.
Homicide detective retires
sal-labarbera-law-castro.jpgSal LaBarbera might be the LAPD's most prolific tweeter. More
Snowy grapevines
temecula-vineyard-snow.jpgNice photo from Temecula to go with recent cold weather. Inside
Streetscape | Pico-Robertson

sidewalk-art-pico.jpgSidewalk art on Pico Boulevard, attributed to street artist Thrashbird.

Hall of Justice
hall-of-justice-480.jpgSpiffed up to be occupied again. With palm tree.
Harpsichord haven
lao-berak-rucker.jpgCurtis Berak's basement in industrial downtown. Karen Wada
Photography masters
wales-bruce-davidson.jpgAn LA exhibit pairs photographers Bruce Davidson and Paul Caponigro for the first time. Examples and video.