Nov. 28, 2022


Times Investigation

A staffing crisis in L.A. County’s juvenile halls has led to surges in fights, attacks on officers and the use of chemical spray against children. Teens are held in isolation and denied visits with family.


The strike of 48,000 University of California workers may have long-lasting consequences to the system’s teaching and research excellence, some fear.

Conservative California

The shooting at a gay bar in conservative Colorado Springs has been painful for LGBTQ people in rural and conservative parts of California.

Local Landmark

After standing mostly vacant for the last 14 years, the iconic General Hospital is nearing a reincarnation as affordable and homeless housing.

Slap Still Stings

Tyler Perry, Tiffany Haddish and others spoke to The Times about Black creatives’ evolving attitudes toward Smith and Chris Rock since the Oscars slap.


Eight decades ago, the Mojave Desert was home to hundreds of tortoises per square mile. Today, most tortoise populations in the wild have fallen to 2 to 3 adults per square mile, largely due to climate change, loss of habitat and an increase in the raven population. Can California’s Endangered Species Act save the tortoises from extinction?



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