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The California desert welcomes spring

JT, chuckwalla, Mastodon Peak35 3-15 - Copy.JPG For our money, the best version of March madness plays out not on the hardwood, but the desert floor.
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Time to ratchet down on water

Hitchster aqueduct.jpg Jerry Brown's approval of more than $1 billion in bond funding for drought response has led to statewide discussions on the adequacy of the response. Here are a number of other ideas that could move California closer to sustainable water management.
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Prize season: Journos of the year, LAT and more

cheryl-fair-spj-award.jpg It's all about the acronyms: SPJ-LA, ASNE, ACES and ASJA. Congratulations to all the winners.
sycamores-vdt.jpg Wildflowers came early
Spring in the Santa Monica Mountains in pictures. Here in Malibu
Streetscape | Burbank
warner-bros-palms.jpgOlive Avenue side of Warner Bros.
Paying a lot more for water
calif-aqueduct-sign-lao.jpgThe MWD is offering rice farmers the most ever to buy their water. Story
Wedding day
pasadena-city-hall-rolls.jpgPasadena City Hall on Saturday.
Streetscape | Blue house
s-charles-lee-home.jpgThe one-time home and office of movie theater designer S. Charles Lee on Wilshire Boulevard, formerly Orange Street, in the Westlake area.
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Look up
lookup-6th+flower.jpgA corner of the downtown LA skyline from 6th and Flower streets.
Homeless camp on Pico
homeless-pico-closer.jpgSidewalk encampment on Pico Boulevard in West LA. Photos
Of tsunamis and earthquakes
namie-pile-sign.jpgIn one part of Japan, time has stood still since the 2011 tsunami. Story and video
Music at Doheny Mansion
dacamera-doheny-iris.jpgIris Schneider takes in some chamber music with the Da Camera Society. More
The name fits in Sawtelle
sawtele-furaibo.jpgSawtelle Japantown is LA's newest blue-sign neighborhood. Kevin Roderick
Giant coreopsis bloom
giant-coreopsis-malibu-point-dume-vdt.jpgThat time again at Point Dume headlands. Here in Malibu
Villaraigosa's new crib
villaraigosa-home.jpgFormer mayor buys a $2.5 million contemporary in Beachwood Canyon.
Streetscape | Pico Boulevard
pico-bike-skeleton.jpgMan and his skeleton riding tandem in Santa Monica. Photo: Sean Roderick