Deaths in Riverside
Just a few weeks ago, Austin Lee Edwards was hired as a deputy for a Virginia sheriff after serving as a state police officer. Authorities say he catfished a teenage girl in Riverside County, arrived at her home the day after Thanksgiving and carried out a rampage.
As 48,000 University of California academic workers push their historic strike into a third week just days before finals, tensions and anxiety are rising. ‘People are losing their minds,’ a UC Santa Barbara professor says.
Pathway to Power
Conservatives running in school board races across the state mostly fell short. Groups like the American Council say they’ll keep trying.
Unrest in China
U.S. officials say the Biden administration supports the right to protest, but have offered little more.
Ramin Rezaeian and fellow Iranian players are in a no-win situation as they face the U.S. at the World Cup.
More than nine months after AB 1020 went into effect, some hospitals still had not put up their charity care policies in readily apparent spots on their websites, The Times found.
Bass faces a tighter timeline than her two most recent predecessors, who both knew voting results shortly after the polls closed and took office about six weeks later.
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.
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?