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Life expectancy for U.S. whites declined by 0.8 years in 2020’s first half. For Latinos it was 1.9 years, while for Blacks it dropped 2.7 years.
Capital & Main Exclusive: A visual journal of daily life inside a small city of asylum seekers along the Rio Grande.
Hundreds attended a Lunar New Year weekend rally to decry a recent high-profile string of violent attacks on Asian and Pacific Islander people.
As pandemic-stricken businesses return to life, employees face medical risks and uncertainty. Mark Kreidler speaks to Elvia Martinez, who works at LAX’s Panda Express.
Santa Fe’s easy familiarity with energy industry representatives illustrates how one of the most powerful lobbies is treated within state government.
Differences among school districts are ignored at California’s peril.
As COVID vaccines are rolled out, a critical health care network is underused.
In the San Joaquin Valley, the homeless are being evicted in the middle of the pandemic.
What the state can learn from coal’s decline — before the oil and gas industry goes off a cliff.
Shaka King’s riveting new film looks at the charismatic Black Panther leader Fred Hampton and the man who betrayed him.
What happens when pandemic fighters are at risk themselves with preexisting medical conditions?
Since 2002, USC has spent more than $550 million on its police force. Community critics say armed officers feel more like an occupying force than a security necessity.
Lowest-paid workers take the worst hit while pandemic continues its damage.
An improbable vanguard of poor people is “reclaiming” vacant homes — forcing policymakers to rethink affordable housing strategies.
Translators claim working within whisper distance of defendants makes them especially vulnerable to the coronavirus.
Gov. Gavin Newsom says schools can reopen safely, but many campuses can’t meet the state’s most recent guidelines for being open.
A look at one of the country’s largest COVID-19 vaccination centers.
Different sets of construction regulations allow California’s charters to build without environmental oversight.
An interview with Shenita Anderson, an ER nurse at L.A.’s for-profit Olympia Medical Center, which is closing despite the COVID-19 crisis.