Ports Labor Battle
Southern California dockworkers shut down the Los Angeles and Long Beach ports after contract talks deteriorated in recent days.
Outside Saticoy Elementary School in North Hollywood, parents protesting a Pride Day assembly clashed with police and counterprotesters supporting LGBTQ+ rights and education.
'WEALTH DEFENSE INDUSTRY'
Celebs dodged millions in L.A.’s ‘mansion tax.’ Meet the industry guarding their wealth
The ‘wealth defense industry’ — a network of accountants and consultants tasked with helping the rich stay rich — is responsible for homeowners avoiding L.A.’s ‘mansion tax.’
After the showdown
In a speech from the Oval Office, President Biden emphasized his willingness to compromise with Republicans and celebrated the passage of a bipartisan bill to suspend the debt ceiling.
Zoot Suit Riots
As L.A. observes the 80th anniversary of the unrest, much will be said about wartime xenophobia and bigotry. Less known is the story told in the Charlotta Bass mural.
Republicans and Democrats are in rare agreement over a proposal pushed by labor unions to reform the state’s century-old process for ballot referendums.
Once expected to lose, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan managed to parlay nationalism to win a historic third term after 20 years in power.
For Your Mind
Meditation is not just about sitting still. Monks from Hacienda Heights’ Hsi Lai Temple show us different ways to maintain a meditative state while carrying on everyday activities.
Clayton Kershaw has spoken out against the Dodgers’ invitation to the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence. Houston Mitchell questions if it will sway his free agency decision.
Explore your L.A.
Eighty-one years after California incarcerated its first ‘ward,’ the state’s notoriously grim youth prison system is shutting down. But will young offenders fare any better in county lockups?
Join the Conversation
Jacarandas are pretty, but there are other L.A. trees to love: deodar cedar, coast live oak, Moreton Bay fig and more. Here’s how to spot and appreciate them.
The Times’ 101 list
Weil, in partnership with husband Barry Mann, wrote the lyrics for such hits as ‘You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’,’ ‘On Broadway’ and ‘Here You Come Again.’
From franchises to Frosted Flakes, Shaquille O’Neal has changed what it means to be a retired athlete
NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal has expanded his influence beyond the basketball court to almost every corner of the business world.
The Los Angeles National Cemetery hosted its first public Memorial Day event since 2019, after halting for the pandemic.
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken says there can be no cease-fire in Ukraine unless it’s part of a deal that includes Russia’s military withdrawal.
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