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As summer rolls on, some are predicting kids will be vectors for new, more contagious COVID strains.
Despite Democrats’ supermajority and an environmental emergency, climate bills are hitting a wall in the California Senate.
Biden’s ban on new drilling operations on public lands has been blocked for now, but the political battle rages on.
Does a crackdown loom for hundreds of homeless people?
How the American economy has left many behind and rewarded the few.
Is it too late for L.A. County to learn from its pandemic mistakes?
Pandemic restrictions are ending, whether we’re ready or not.
For millions in the Golden State, economic inequality brings a different kind of peril to daily life.
In the poorest state in the nation, a push to cancel federal support for those out of work.
Issues with death certification have led to unreliable mortality data, leaving families, vulnerable communities and epidemiologists in the dark.
California’s “State of Emergency” gets ready for the unmasked masses.
A conversation with political scientist Karthick Ramakrishnan.
Lax enforcement and major permitting problems plague hazardous waste facilities in Los Angeles.
‘Why would I put my kids in a place where there is no future?’
Selling a product many can’t afford to use, the insurance titans are setting record profits even as the pandemic wanes.
A talk with authors Morris Pearl and Erica Payne, capitalist prophets of tax fairness.
The city is opening up, but here are some landmarks and treasures that we miss already.
How state policies hurt workers and worsen income inequality.
Many American families are mortgaging their futures to pay for the present.
While the governor taps a $75.7 billion surplus, community clinics and public health departments statewide are not feeling the love.