In the wake of the pandemic, the state’s health care workforce is becoming politically mobilized.
Los Angeles is the latest city where criminal justice reformers are running against traditional law-and-order incumbents.
After a natural gas accident that captured national headlines, residents of a conservative L.A. district have become environmental activists.
Aided by an incurious media, most Democratic presidential contenders have been allowed to slide around charter school issues.
Empowered by a 2016 law, the state is quietly transforming the way Californians vote.