Jan. 30, 2023


Jailhouse Romance

She admitted falling for a man whose embrace she had never known, who lived his days in what he called ‘paseo de la muerte.’ Death row.

Colorado River in Crisis

As climate change and overuse threaten the Colorado River, Native American tribes seek a larger role in the river’s stewardship.


As China’s economy slows, more young people are exploring nomadic lifestyles in a rebuff of societal pressure to work hard, buy a home and start a family.

Crash investigation

Dharmesh Patel drove his wife and their 7-year-old daughter and 4-year-old son off the cliff at Devil’s Slide, a dangerous portion of Highway 1 just south of San Francisco.

Tech Layoffs

Wildly profitable tech companies are citing an as-yet national recession to make deep workforce cuts. They may have another agenda, Times columnist Brian Merchant says.

Bail Deal

Indicted crypto billionaire Sam Bankman-Fried’s $250-million bail deal was the largest ever, secured with his parents’ house. But they aren’t typical homeowners.

Food recommendations

This week’s recommendations include what might be the best chicken wings in L.A., and a drive to Simi Valley for BBQ.


Editors’ Pick

A Times series exposing labor exploitation, corruption and other problems in California’s cannabis industry spurs calls for action.


The conflict between agriculture, renewable power and water supply is playing out in the desert. In this episode of Repowering the West, L.A. Times energy reporter Sammy Roth explores how solar development is affecting farmers who supply the bulk of the nation’s winter vegetables.



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