March 7, 2021


Migrants are essential to California, but are also seen as expendable. Those that died are forgotten cogs of the Golden State machine.

Millions of Golden State workers are staring down a pandemic with no clear access to an economic safety net if they take time off, after emergency sick-leave laws requiring two weeks’ paid leave expired in January. The Legislature will soon vote on whether to reinstate the mandate.

No information was immediately available on the motive for the shooting, or whether the suspects knew the victim.

Gerry Gilhool, 51, died Saturday after a collision with another surfer at Rincon Point left both men suffering head traumas.

Recent bluff collapses in the Southern California beach city of Del Mar, Calif., illustrate the need to move railroad tracks inland.

Democrats say it will help stifle voter suppression attempts. Republicans cast it as unwanted federal interference in states’ authority to conduct elections.

A closer look at what’s in the COVID-19 economic relief bill, including when the $1,400 checks would arrive and who would get unemployment.

The warning signs about Girardi, an L.A. trial lawyer and regular on “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills,” flashed year after year. Yet through it all, his record remained pristine.

The bear was spotted ambling through the neighborhood early Sunday.

Lakers star LeBron James said the decision to receive the COVID-19 vaccine was a ‘private thing’ when asked if he’d encourage other NBA players to get it.

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Conversations about a person’s wishes do not happen with most patients in most hospitals, let alone when they show up in the emergency room for the first time suffering from COVID-19.

Historian Alison Rose Jefferson takes us on a tour of what remains of Santa Monica’s once tight-knit Black community, decimated by racist policies.

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David Crosby was grieving his girlfriend’s death when he and friends made ‘If I Could Only Remember My Name.’ Panned in 1971, it’s now a classic.

The Dodgers expect pitcher Julio Urías to be an integral part of the pitching staff this season.

More than a year into a pandemic, right-wing protesters in Idaho set protective masks aflame, claiming face coverings stifle their personal liberties.

Swiss voters approved a proposal to ban face coverings, the niqabs and burqas worn by a few Muslim women and ski masks and bandannas used by protesters.

Equatorial Guinea’s state television says explosions at a military barracks in Equatorial Guinea killed at least 15 people and wounded at least 400.

In Myanmar, police are occupying hospitals and universities and reportedly arresting hundreds of people protesting the military’s seizure of power.


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