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Students and alumni from the L.A.'s most exclusive private high schools have launched Instagram campaigns sharing stories of racism and bias on campus.
Before Manhattan Beach shut it down, Bruce’s Beach was a famous Black-owned beach resort. Now, some want the city to atone for its actions.
In Central Valley and other conservative parts of California, small but significant numbers of Republican voters have turned against Trump.
Joe Biden’s shortlist for vice president includes two prominent Californians — Sen. Kamala Harris and Rep. Karen Bass — and politicos in the Golden State are divided over the choice.