California stories from the pandemic

Ramon Larios, a pistachio farmer in Madera County, says his business hasn’t been affected by the coronavirus and that jobs are plentiful. His horse is named El Masqarillo, or Mask, for his white face.
(Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times)

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.