California stories from the pandemic
Los Angeles Times reporter Susanne Rust and photographer Carolyn Cole are embarking on a road journey throughout California. They aim to give voice to those in remote parts of California as they grapple with the worst health and economic calamity of our lifetimes.
The trains are still rolling in La Mirada. While the fallout of the coronavirus pandemic has hit the transportation industry hard, the rail freight sector is faring better than aviation and automobiles.
The Bay Area city of Richmond has yet to see many coronavirus cases, despite being densely packed, with few jobs and little access to healthcare.
As people shelter in place amid the pandemic, zoos have lost ticket revenues needed for a major expense — feeding animals.
Evidence suggests the coronavirus originated from bats in Asia. But some researchers say that, here in North America, bats face the opposite risk — of being infected by human carriers.
In the north state, the weed industry is thriving — apparently because so many customers are sheltering in place, in need of THC therapy.
In Humboldt County, a tradition endures even amid the coronavirus crisis. Logging companies continue to fell trees, as protesters try to stop them.
Many in Crescent City, Calif., live there to get away from the crowds. Now there’s a spirited debate in Del Norte County on how to stay safe from the coronavirus pandemic.
Bears, bobcats and other critters are roaming free in California’s most popular national park, closed to visitors since March 20
In Madera, friends and family paid their respects by car to a woman who died from coronavirus. She was apparently infected after attending a March 10 funeral.
Two Times journalists are embarking on a journey throughout California to safely cover the nation’s most populous and diverse state during the coronavirus crisis.