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Southern California Close-Ups Travel Guides
These micro-itineraries bring together two or three neighboring destinations to make a single adventure. Others stand alone, like those odd, irresistible Joshua Trees out in the desert. Try a few, and maybe you'll see L.A. anew.
Carpeted with sawdust and illuminated by a jumble of neon signs, the Grand Central Market in downtown Los Angeles dates to 1917. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
March 23, 2012