We could probe the universe and witness stars being born in a distant galaxy. We could find moments of grace. But we could do little to alter the course of this disease.
2020 will go down in history as the year Californians could no longer ignore climate change.
Orange County has grown more diverse and its politics increasingly purple, but in 2020, the O.C. crazy burst forth.
One can’t help but wonder: What could Trump have done — other than his tragicomic efforts after the fact — to produce a different election outcome?
We lost theaters, concerts, museums and theme parks. But Hollywood is adapting and so are audiences.
When did you realize that the COVID-19 pandemic would profoundly alter your life? For this reporter, it was the last week of February 2020.
The death of Kobe Bryant, his teenage daughter and seven others in a helicopter crash plunged Los Angeles into mourning less than a month into 2020.
Polarization has been part of American politics for decades, but in 2020, President Trump took us into dangerous new territory.
Photos look back at 2020’s wild ride in the Golden State.
What will future generations think of 2020 as they sift through the hidden caches of face masks, hand sanitizer and “I Voted” stickers? That it was a blip of infection and insanity, the moment the world changed forever — or both?
What we lost
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fervor and R&B sexuality, profoundly influencing the Beatles, James Brown (who succeeded him in one of his early bands), Jimi Hendrix (one of his backup musicians in the mid-'60s) and Bruce Springsteen. He was 87.
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Los Angeles Times television critic Lorraine Ali chooses the best TV shows of 2020.
In a year marked by COVID-19 and social unrest, music stars such as Fiona Apple, Killer Mike, Bad Bunny and Bob Dylan have risen to the occasion.
“The Bigger Picture” elevated Lil Baby from streaming champ to voice for a generation. But like everyone else, he just wants life to get back to normal.
Beyoncé, Drake, Lil Baby and Megan Thee Stallion are among the artists with tunes contending to be 2020’s song of summer.
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