March 7, 2021


Conversations about a person’s wishes do not happen with most patients. That leaves families with the biggest decisions.

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

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

The mass relief granted on Feb. 5 in San Diego Superior Court affects about 26,000 felonies and 1,000 misdemeanor cases.

The bill, with its $1,400 stimulus checks, could be signed into law as early as this week.

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.

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.

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.

A rare Kobe Bryant rookie trading card sold for $1.795 million Saturday on auction site Goldin Auctions.

Casey Affleck, Jason Segel and Dakota Johnson on real-life story of young mother’s cancer: ‘It doesn’t beat you over the head with the sadness,’ Affleck says.

Viola Davis as Ma Rainey, Andra Day as Billie Holiday, Cynthia Erivo as Aretha Franklin — these actresses transport us into the lives of singing icons.

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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.

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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Less than two weeks after a sweeping Times investigation that sparked an outcry, the HFPA has announced it is undertaking significant reforms and reviewing its practices.

A year into the pandemic, shows that let us travel vicariously have become as irritating as they are illuminating — so we’re getting back to normal.

Stanley’s band reached the Top 40 in the 1980s with the hits “He Can’t Love You” and “My Town” before going on to a long career as a radio disc jockey.

Influenced by UCLA coaching great John Wooden, Dave Holmquist has become a legend in his own right over the last 40 years at Biola University.

There has been buzz recently about honoring Kobe Bryant’s legacy by featuring his silhouette in the NBA logo. The Times’ NBA reporting crew weighs in.

The book “Defensive Outfield Play” by Sam Suplizio, who spent most of his life in baseball, is helping Joe Maddon and the Angels even today.

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

The repeated declarations from the White House and elsewhere seeking to discourage would-be migrants have failed to deter a surge of people hopeful that their turn has come.

Another woman who worked for New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is describing conduct she felt was inappropriate for the workplace.


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