Max Harris did chores and collected rent at the artists’ warehouse where he lived. Now he faces trial for the deaths at a concert there — including some of his close friends.
These district attorneys should make jail the exception and eliminate cash bail.
Nearly every block in Needles, Calif., has a run-down building being renovated by a cannabis business. Community leaders have welcomed them.
Courtney Dauwalter specializes in extremely long races. But her success in winning them has opened a debate about how men’s innate strength advantages apply to endurance sports.
The long-delayed Academy Museum of Motion Pictures won’t open until late 2019. But on Tuesday it announced what visitors can expect to see.
These upscale communities offer a continuum of care from independent living to failing health, allowing people to age in one place.
Adolescent fixations can be an antidote to the compromises of adulthood.
Can an antique house ever be as green as new construction? One architect was determined to prove it was possible, using his own San Francisco home.
Can an old house ever be as green as new construction? One architect was determined to prove it was possible, using his own San Francisco home.
Ridge Vineyards has released some of its Monte Bello, a Bordeaux blend, online.
Butte County already had 2,000 homeless people and a crisis on its hands before the Camp Fire’s devastation added tens of thousands more to their ranks.
Regional productions of the Broadway hits are the subject of a legal dispute between competing theater operators.
A pickup truck with nine people in its bed crashed and flipped over in Southern California after driving over tire spikes placed by the Border Patrol.
An advocacy group says the workers are not getting the medical care they need after exposure to wildfire pollution.
After a yearlong campaign by activists, the letter combination “JAP” will no longer be issued by the state.
Another week is ending, and winners have yet to be called in a district in California and one in New York.
A downpour quickly flooded the open-air complex sheltering arrivals from Central America, reducing their few belongings to a soggy mess.
Post-Modernist monuments by Michael Graves and Philip Johnson are spared but a museum addition by Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown is being demolished.
“For us, this is one day to forget the situation we’re in and celebrate. We have to remember there’s still joy in this world.”
African-American workers have reported threats, humiliation and barriers to promotion at the plant. The automaker says there is no pattern of bias.
With a settlement in Hawaii, two-thirds of the almost 8,000 of the hotel giant’s workers who had walked out are back at work, as one of travel’s busiest seasons is underway.
A massive search for human remains in Northern California involving 10,000 specialists ended this week. But scores of people remain missing after the wildfire.
The resignation by Eric Bauman, the California Democratic chairman, came amid allegations of inappropriate sexual comments and touching.
California needs to abandon the idea that trees are always worth saving and that fire is always a threat. Instead, it should let modest wildfires burn.
In the guide’s Bay Area ratings, the highest honor goes to her Atelier Crenn, and to Single Thread.
The executive, Dan Ammann, is becoming chief executive of Cruise, which General Motors bought in 2016 to develop and commercialize autonomous cars.
Heavy metals, chemicals and biological contaminants left behind by the devastating Camp Fire demand a cleanup of extraordinary scale, before any return to Paradise and neighboring towns is safe.
As his stomach grew and the rest of his body got thinner, Hector Hernandez knew something was wrong, but he never suspected it was cancer.
Each autumn, young people flock to Northern California to find temporary work pruning cannabis bound for the state’s legal dispensaries, or black markets as far away as the East Coast.
And Representative Ro Khanna on the future of the Democratic Party
New titles include Michael Caine’s memoir, “Blowing the Bloody Doors Off,” books about The X-Files and Sex and the City and a biography of Howard Hughes.
“This is definitely an amount of weaponry that is not for personal use,” said a police spokesman in Laguna Beach, Calif.
The history behind Ms. Lange’s photograph of Florence Owens Thompson has intrigued academics and photographers for decades. But a new book sheds fresh light on the portrait’s little-explored details.
The United States government says it could be five weeks before the first arrivals from the caravan of migrants from Central America could have their interviews for admission.
P-74, the newest mountain lion electronically tracked by park rangers in the Santa Monica Mountains, was last seen in one of the first areas to be scorched in the blaze.
Federal health officials believe it’s safe to eat the lettuce if it’s grown in greenhouses or other regions — and is labeled as such.
Business leaders warned that a prolonged shutdown of the San Ysidro border crossing could have devastating economic consequences.
In “Dear Los Angeles,” the editor David Kipen compiles excerpts from the letters and diaries of a wide range of people to compose a kaleidoscopic view of the city.
Thousands of firefighters fought the Camp Fire, the most destructive in the state’s history. For every disheartening loss, there was sometimes a moment of hope.
Thousands of firefighters fought the Camp Fire, the most destructive in the state’s history. For every disheartening loss, there was sometimes a moment of hope.
In California, where a handful of grapes dominates the industry, explorations with carignan yield potential for wonderful, unpretentious wines.
Many who fled the flames ravaging Paradise, Calif., were retirees with health problems and few resources. “Half of them don’t have it in them to start all over again,” a nursing supervisor at a shelter said.
Seventeen days after it began laying waste to Northern California, the deadliest wildfire in the state’s recorded history has been fully contained.
Benefit from my hard-earned experience.
Many hunters are ditching traditional ammunition amid mounting evidence that it harms scavengers and pollutes the food people eat.
Among the blackened and charred areas in Southern California were hiking trails overlooking the ocean, summer camps and historic movie sets.
A reader talks about a changed environment after the wildfires.
The story told by the recent wildfires is grim, a portent of nature altered and convulsive.
Residents who had planned Thanksgiving feasts at home found themselves eating with thousands of fellow evacuees at a relief kitchen. Still, they were grateful.
Every storm has a few holdouts, who ignore evacuation orders and hunker down at home. In the case of Kevin Jeys, he stuck it out to save his animals.
The emergency management agency is quietly helping the state respond to and recover from the fourth-largest natural disaster in its history.
A piece of the H from the original 1923 sign has been made into plaques for the Hollywood Watch Company’s timepiece.
It’s worth noting, in a world that often seems heartless, that there are plenty of fellow citizens doing the right thing.
Northern California saw its first significant rainfall since the spring, helping to douse a devastating wildfire but adding to the woes of some evacuees.
In the 1920s, Rice brought her design aesthetic to a small village north of San Diego. Those who live there continue to respect her vision.
In the frenzied first hours of the Camp Fire as it bore down on Paradise, Calif., only a fraction of residents received emergency alerts or evacuation orders from local authorities.
The allegations, which Mr. Avenatti has denied, surfaced in a request for a domestic violence restraining order against him.
Nine people were charged in Los Angeles for paying homeless people — $1 bills and cigarettes — to sign false names to election petitions.
An estimated 870 people are listed as missing, a shocking and fluctuating figure that reveals the anguish across Northern California.
The authorities in California estimated Monday that about 700 people were missing after the fire.
They met in New York and married in San Diego, just hours before the passage of Proposition 8 banning same-sex marriage, a law later overturned.
Farms are struggling with a shrinking, aging labor force and a crackdown on immigration. Robots are both replacing humans and attracting young workers.
“We’re not in a crisis yet, but all of the trends are in a bad direction,” said the insurance commissioner for California, which had to prevent insurers from abruptly dropping fire victims.
“As a symbol of hope, compassion and healing, Donald Trump is an abject failure,” one reader says.
Photographs of Mr. Rohrer’s and Mr. Ross’s ceremony, before about 150 guests at Wattles Mansion Gardens in Los Angeles.
Chad and Chase Valencia, who own Lasa in Los Angeles, pile leftovers into sandwiches that celebrate both American and Filipino food.
A 95-year-old man describes two very different scenes, in and out of the fire zone.
A reader recalls her father’s insight.
The long-fading myth of California as Eden has been scorched but John Branch, a California-based correspondent, remains a defender of his native state.
After reporting all day and most of the night on the Thousand Oaks shooting, I was awakened just after 3 by a hotel loudspeaker: “Please collect your bags and exit immediately.”
Many in California who lost all they had when their homes were destroyed are collecting in makeshift camps, as firefighters keep struggling to contain the blazes.
She expanded the A.C.L.U’s mission to encompass civil rights, including matters of racial, social and economic justice.
Like his earlier comments about California’s forest management, President Trump’s remarks about how Finland prepares for wildfires were somewhat misleading.
The Camp Fire, which has killed dozens, quickly devastated the town of Paradise within hours of starting.
With the election of Gil Cisneros to the seat held by the retiring Representative Ed Royce, Democrats have captured six Republican seats in California.
In the incinerated remains of Paradise, the president suggested that forest management was a “very big problem” in California’s wildfire crisis.
Here are some ways to stay healthy amid the smoke and smog from California’s wildfires.
An illustrated look at the face masks that are now everywhere on the streets of San Francisco and other smoke-ridden cities.
So it is in California that as one town is only starting to comprehend its losses, another community is commemorating their last big wildfire.
The Lodge at the Presidio, set within a 1,500 acre national park, has one of the city’s best vantage points for viewing and visiting the Golden Gate Bridge.
Pacific Gas and Electric shares ended a six-day plunge after a state regulator said his agency would consider the company’s finances in setting rates.
A week after the most destructive fire in state history ripped through this small town, the flames have been replaced by a new danger: the air.
The news that more than 1,000 people are still missing in and around the Northern California town devastated by wildfire shocked even people helping with the search.
Malibu has one of the largest concentrations of rehabilitation centers and sober living homes in the United States. Several have had to evacuate clients.
An interactive map, updated every six hours, shows where the smoke, and health risk, is most intense.
They’re becoming a part of life in the West. But that doesn’t mean they have to be so destructive.
Like much of wildfire-ravaged Northern California, my hometown is engulfed in a smoky, hazardous haze.
Bill Addison of the website Eater and Patricia Escárcega of The Arizona Republic will join the newspaper as it seeks to expand its food coverage.
The social network’s top executives responded to scandals by delaying information, obfuscating problems and deflecting blame.
We asked readers for their stories of evacuating from the wildfires ravaging California.
It’s time to treat Facebook like the ruthless monopoly it is.
Whether to rent or to buy is one of life’s most daunting decisions. Owning helps build equity; but renting offers freedom. Our guide offers much-needed clarity.
Representative Mimi Walters, who has represented Orange County for two terms, was defeated by Katie Porter, a law professor from the University of California, Irvine.
With thousands of homes destroyed in the wildfires, the homeless crisis just got worse.
About 1,500 prisoners are helping to fight fires in the state, being paid several dollars a day. Yet after inmate firefighters are released, firefighting jobs are hard to find.
The president has visited the state just once since he was elected, preferring instead to attack its leaders and policies from a distance.
More people in California and other states are living in areas known as the wildland-urban interface. Wildfires in those zones pose the greatest risk.
The toxic smoke is a bleak backdrop and an apt metaphor for where Silicon Valley finds itself.
One bride said she’s grateful to have some perspective about changing plans. “We’re not in the worst situation. People are losing their homes.”
The luxury markets are booming to such an extent that brands look to ensure they can meet demand by buying companies that supply their raw materials.
We should be thinking more about how much A.I. has changed our lives already, and the future of human-algorithm collaboration.
Investigators looking for the cause of the most devastating wildfire in California history will begin with the premise that human beings were probably responsible.
Pacific Gas and Electric Company’s stock has been cut almost in half since last week as investors assess the potential payout if its equipment is found to blame.
The antique car stands out like a museum piece in a vast landscape of destruction. But that is little comfort to its owner, who lost his home and his town to the flames.
The authorities in Paradise slowly put names on the roster of the dead. Among them is Ernie Foss, a musician from San Francisco.
Why does California have so many wildfires? Also, a kitchen shortcut that's good for the planet.
When the fire broke out, many fled without the devices that would allow them to alert the world that they’d survived.
The Clippers are usually an afterthought in N.B.A. conversations, but they — not the Lakers — have taken command of the Los Angeles basketball scene.
Representative Jeff Denham lost his bid for re-election after four terms, falling to Josh Harder, a Democrat, in a district that encompasses a swath of farmland in Central California.
In the Northern California town of Paradise, specialists are scouring burned homes for the scores of people still unaccounted for.
Tyler Barriss, 25, of Los Angeles, faces at least 20 years in prison for making a hoax call to Wichita, Kan., that lead to another man’s death.
Unable to persuade the Manhattan district attorney to take her case, the “Boardwalk Empire” actress said in a lawsuit the producer raped her twice.
A reader warns of danger to future generations if we don’t act now.
In Butte County, we are flailing, trying to find the words to express what has happened, and that it’s still happening.
Students who survived the Borderline shooting talk about that night, gun control and their efforts to move on.
The enclaves of the rich and famous who live west of Los Angeles have not been spared by the out-of-control fires.
Nick Reed’s home is one of the more than 6,000 destroyed in Paradise, Calif.. He drove through his neighborhood to view the damage.
Search teams were heading back into the devastated town of Paradise on Tuesday with the grim expectation of finding more bodies in the charred remnants of the town.
What seemed like a mixed result for Republicans has turned more grim as Democrats continue to pick up seats in the House and statewide gains come into focus.
If you have a moment of down time, please tell us about your experience fighting the wildfires.
The scorched wildfire landmarks are reminiscent of war zones — not just in how they look, but in how they make the people battling the blazes feel.
California’s wildfires have claimed 44 lives since last week. Countless others up and down the state narrowly escaped harm as they scrambled to safety.
Four days after the Camp Fire blaze ripped through the small town of Paradise, Calif., more than 200 residents are still missing, the sheriff’s office said.
On Twitter, the president claimed that the state’s wildfire woes are a result of poor forest management. The truth is more complicated.
Readers are stunned by the president’s tweet blaming the state for the wildfires. One says his “lack of humanity” is “profoundly disturbing.”
As we cover the devastating fires in California, we are hoping to hear more from those who have been forced to evacuate.
Emergency workers are sifting through the ashes in a Northern California town struck by the state’s most destructive wildfire in modern history.