Two people hugging at memorial with photo of deceased next to them | Still from SoCal Connected, "Who Killed Josiah?"

How L.A. Can Fix Its Iconic Eyesores

In a recent column, L.A. Times architecture critic Christopher Hawthorne slams the city's iconic public places, from LAX to the L.A. River to Pershing Square. He calls them depressing, dispiriting eyesores -- punchlines. And he has some ideas for improving them. He shares some of those ideas with Madeleine.

You can follow Christopher on Twitter at @HawthorneLAT.

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The L.A. River (Associated Photo Credit: independentman/Flickr/Creative Commons License)

 

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Who Killed Josiah?

A Humboldt town is polarized over allegations of racism and police incompetence surrounding the death of college student Josiah Lawson. 

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Born to Run

He was one of the greatest high school athletes of all time. What happened to LA’s Obea Moore?

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Access Denied

An investigation reveals how the state and many cities have let developers get away for decades with not paying their fair share when they replace affordable lodging with luxury hotels up and down California’s coast.

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Under Pressure

Parents are willing to spend thousands to get the competitive edge in the college admissions process, but at what cost? Socal Connected takes a revealing look at the high stakes world of the for-profit education consultant business.

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