1. Facing Severe Droughts, Developers Seek to Reuse the Water They Have Business, Today

    Water recycling in office buildings is seen as a promising sustainability effort, as well as a smart hedge against rising costs and future shortages.

  2. Hello, From Your New Writer National, Today

    Tuesday: Introducing the new voice of the newsletter. Plus, Bay Area counties instate a universal indoor masking requirement.

  3. Bay Area Health Officials Reimpose Mask Mandate Video, Yesterday

    San Francisco and six other Bay Area counties introduced a universal indoor mask mandate, adopting a suggestion from the C.D.C. as coronavirus cases surge.

  4. Yesterday’s Covid Delta Variant Vaccine live blog included one standalone post:
  5. $3.5 Million Homes in California Real Estate, Yesterday

    A modern farmhouse in Ventura, a three-bedroom home in West Hollywood and a six-acre retreat with dramatic water views near Mendocino.

  6. What You Get for $3.5 Million in California Slideshow, Yesterday

    A modern farmhouse in Ventura, a three-bedroom home in West Hollywood and a six-acre retreat with dramatic water views near Mendocino.

  7. A California Today Farewell National, Yesterday

    Monday: Reflecting on almost three years of chronicling the biggest news in the Golden State.

  8. Beauty, Athleticism and Danger in the Pool Sports, Yesterday

    Artistic swimmers strive to look graceful, but the sport comes with significant risks, as our writer knows from experience.

  9. I No Longer Want to Shop Op Ed, Yesterday

    A year without retail therapy changed my attitude toward shopping. 

  10. A New Surge at a Santa Monica I.C.U. National, August 1

    They thought the worst of the pandemic was behind them. Then a new wave of cases arrived at the I.C.U. at Providence Saint John’s Health Center.

  11. 2 Dead in Random Shooting at ‘Purge’ Movie, Officials Say Express, July 31

    Anthony Barajas, who was popular on TikTok, and Rylee Goodrich were each shot in the head at a theater in Corona, Calif., in what the district attorney said was an unprovoked attack.

  12. More than 200 staff members at 2 San Francisco hospitals have tested positive, most in breakthrough Delta infections. Express, July 31

    Vaccinations warded off severe Covid for most of the workers, who tested positive this month; two required hospitalization.

  13. ‘This Isn’t How We’re Supposed to Live’: Residents Flee as Dixie Fire Surges National, July 30

    Thousands have had to leave their homes in what has grown into a grim ritual in wildfire-plagued Northern California. Many are demanding answers from PG&E, the large utility company.

  14. Chuck E. Weiss, Musician Who, in Love, Inspired a Hit Song, Dies at 76 Obits, July 30

    He and Tom Waits and Rickie Lee Jones were inseparable in the late ’70s, and when Mr. Weiss’s romantic life took a turn, Ms. Jones memorialized it in “Chuck E.’s in Love.”

  15. Devastation Grips California as Dixie Fire Burns Video, July 30

    The Dixie Fire continued to burn through Northern California at an alarming rate as firefighters struggled to contain the strong blaze amid record-breaking temperatures.

  16. ‘The Jetpack Guy Is Back’: Los Angeles Sighting Draws an Inquiry, Again Express, July 30

    Federal aviation officials said they, along with the F.B.I., were investigating the report of a person in a jetpack flying over Los Angeles.

  17. Western Governors Seek Federal Aid in Wildfire Battle Video, July 30

    Gov. Gavin Newsom of California and Gov. Steve Sisolak of Nevada called for more federal firefighting assistance, as the states experienced yet another catastrophic wildfire season.

  18. One of the Teams Dominating the Olympics: California National, July 30

    Friday: A guide to Golden State athletes in Tokyo and upcoming competitions to keep an eye on.

  19. Alexandra Kleeman Finds Reality All Too Surreal Books, July 30

    Her latest novel, “Something New Under the Sun,” imagines a highly imaginable California so ravaged by drought and wildfires that only the rich can afford to survive.

  20. What to Do This Summer: Los Angeles Travel, July 30

    An indoor masking order hasn’t stopped visitors from enjoying Culver City, Downtown and Venice. Here are suggestions for food, culture and sights, with an outdoors emphasis.

  21. Navy Charges Sailor With Arson in Fire That Destroyed Warship Washington, July 29

    The sailor, who was a member of the crew when the fire broke out last July, faces a hearing that will determine whether there will be a court-martial.

  22. Murals at a San Francisco School Should Stay for Now, Judge Says Culture, July 29

    In response to a lawsuit, a judge says an environmental review must take place before any action is taken to remove or hide the Depression-era murals that some consider offensive.

  23. California Wine Country Rebuilds as Threats Persist Dining, July 29

    The drought in Northern California is severe, and the risk of fires remains high. But winemakers are trying to adapt to climate change.

  24. Climate Crisis Catches Power Companies Unprepared Climate, July 29

    Utilities are fighting to keep the lights on amid extreme wildfires, heat and flooding fueled by global warming.

  25. Activision, Facing Internal Turmoil, Grapples With #MeToo Reckoning Business, July 29

    More than 1,500 employees for the video game giant, which is facing an explosive state lawsuit, have called for executives to take sexual harassment seriously.

  26. The Debate Over Masks, Mandates and Booster Shots Letters, July 29

    The changing guidance and requirements as Covid cases surge. Also: Don't count cities out; Yosemite's charred landscape; with children, and without; essential workers.

  27. What’s Ahead for the Pac-12? National, July 29

    Thursday: California’s most powerful college sports conference has a new boss, George Kliavkoff. Here’s what he has to say about the Pac-12’s future.

  28. Meet the People Burning California to Save It Video, July 29

    Frequent, low-intensity fires known as prescribed burns are one of the best ways to stop wildfires. So why isn’t California lighting more of them?

  29. The Best Thing to Eat When It’s Hot Magazine, July 28

    In paneer con tomate, bright and juicy acidity finds a perfect partner with bites of fried cheese.

  30. In California, a Mix of Support and Resistance to New Vaccine Rules National, July 27

    Some of California’s staunchest vaccine resisters are state employees and health care workers, all of whom will be required to get vaccinated or undergo testing starting next month.

  31. What to Know About the Dixie Fire National, July 27

    Tuesday: Although it rained on Monday, fire season is well underway. And the state’s biggest blaze is burning near areas scarred from the Camp Fire.

  32. The Vaccine Mandate Conundrum The Daily, July 27

    For the first time, a federal agency — the Department of Veterans Affairs — is requiring workers to receive Covid inoculations. Is this a sign of what is to come?

  33. The Best Onigiri Are All About the Rice Dining, July 27

    At these Los Angeles spots, creative Japanese rice balls inspired by home cooking are made to order.

  34. Onigiri: Rice Is Life Slideshow, July 27

    Topped, filled and wrapped onigiri are portable, but best eaten right away.

  35. ‘The Dark Part of My Life’: 5 Takeaways From Mena Suvari’s Book Books, July 27

    In her new memoir, the “American Beauty” and “American Pie” actor opens up about years of sexual abuse and drug addiction, as well as an “eerie” moment with Kevin Spacey.

  36. New York City and California to Require Vaccines or Tests for Workers Metro, July 26

    California and New York City announced the mandates for their employees, while the Department of Veterans Affairs said frontline health care workers must get vaccinated or face possible termination.

  37. Sally Miller Gearhart, Lesbian Writer and Activist, Dies at 90 Obits, July 26

    She fought anti-gay policies alongside Harvey Milk, wrote influential books, including science fiction, and founded a women-only refuge in the woods.

  38. ‘No podemos estar aislados’: trabajadores mexicanos de la frontera son vacunados en EE. UU. en Español, July 26

    Los trabajadores de las fábricas que producen bienes para Estados Unidos están recibiendo vacunas estadounidenses. Las autoridades de ambos países esperan que el programa ayude a reabrir la frontera y a restablecer sus economías.

  39. Dixie Fire Burns 200,000 Acres in California Video, July 26

    The Dixie Fire, which started more than a week ago, has become California’s largest wildfire this year.

  40. Mexican Workers on Border Get Vaccines to Aid Them, and the U.S. Economy Foreign, July 26

    Workers in factories that produce goods for the U.S. are getting American vaccines. Officials in both countries hope the program will help reopen the border and restore their economies.

  41. California Will Require Vaccinations or Weekly Testing for State Workers Video, July 26

    Gov. Gavin Newsom of California announced that all 246,000 state employees and health care workers must get the coronavirus vaccine or face regular testing one to two times per week.

  42. California will require many health care workers, and all state employees, to get shots or tested regularly. National, July 26

    The move comes as officials across the country grapple with whether to mandate vaccinations to fight off coronavirus outbreaks.

  43. $2 Million Homes in California Real Estate, July 26

    A storybook cottage in Los Angeles, a contemporary home in Long Beach and a Victorian in San Francisco.

  44. What You Get for $2 Million in California Slideshow, July 26

    A storybook cottage in Los Angeles, a contemporary home in Long Beach and a Victorian in San Francisco.

  45. It’s Hard to Have Faith in a State That Can’t Even House Its People Op Ed, July 26

    Homelessness is both a symptom and a cause of the growing political crisis. 

  46. Rodney Alcala, the ‘Dating Game’ Serial Killer, Dies Express, July 24

    A longhaired photographer who lured women by offering to take their picture, Mr. Alcala, 77, had been convicted of five murders in Orange County, Calif., and two in New York, all in the 1970s.

  47. De Blasio Urges New York Businesses to Require Employee Vaccinations Metro, July 23

    The debate over mandates is intensifying as the highly contagious Delta variant of the coronavirus surges in many parts of the United States.

  48. Testing Britney Spears: Restoring Rights Can Be Rare and Difficult Culture, July 23

    To get out of conservatorship, the pop star will likely have to undergo a psychiatric evaluation, an uneasy melding of legal standards and mental health criteria.

  49. The ‘Californization’ of the Olympics National, July 23

    Friday: A look at why California has long been a dominant athletic and cultural force at the Games.

  50. A Skateboarder’s Secret Grind Sports, July 23

    Nyjah Huston’s signature dreadlocks are stored in a box now, an artifact of his early fame. The effects of his complicated upbringing have not been so easy to cut off.

  51. Greg Knapp, a Jets Assistant Coach, Dies at 58 Sports, July 22

    Knapp, the team’s new passing-game specialist, was hit by a car while biking over the weekend and never regained consciousness, his family said.

  52. Fred Zalokar, Marathoner Who Took On Mountains, Is Found Dead in Yosemite Express, July 22

    The body of the 61-year-old, who had been missing since Saturday, was recovered on Tuesday near the summit of Mount Clark, the National Park Service said.

  53. Why Vaccinated People Are Getting ‘Breakthrough’ Infections Science, July 22

    The vaccines are effective at preventing serious illness and death, but they are not a golden shield against the coronavirus.

  54. L.A. County’s Public Health Chief Discusses the Mask Mandate National, July 22

    Thursday: A conversation with Barbara Ferrer about how Los Angeles County is grappling with the Delta variant.

  55. Communing With Redwoods on the California Coast T Style, July 22

    Every summer, the writer Barbara Jane Reyes takes a road trip in pursuit of the beauty, and the poetry, of the natural world.

  56. Jerry Lewis, Master of the Congressional Earmark, Dies at 86 Obits, July 22

    A powerful legislator, he became chairman of the House Appropriations Committee in 2005 but faced scrutiny from the Justice Department for his ties to a lobbyist.

  57. What I Saw in Yosemite Was Devastating Op Ed, July 22

    What does it mean if we can't protect even our protected land from climate change?

  58. Simone Manuel Dominated in the Pool. After Setbacks, She’s Ready to Medal Again. Interactive, July 21

    Manuel, 24, who had a banner 2019, has grappled with overtraining syndrome this year. In Tokyo, she aims to find her way back.

  59. PG&E Aims to Curb Wildfire Risk by Burying Many Power Lines Business, July 21

    The California utility said the work would involve about 10,000 miles of its network, a project potentially costing tens of billions of dollars.

  60. This Butterfly Was the First in North America That People Made Extinct Science, July 21

    New research suggests the iconic Xerces blue butterfly may have been its own species.

  61. Officials Force Evacuations as Wildfire Expands Video, July 21

    After the Tamarack fire exploded in size over the weekend, authorities have ordered residents across California to evacuate.

  62. $1.5 Million Homes in Illinois, Michigan and California Real Estate, July 21

    A brick Colonial Revival house in Highland Park, a 1935 vacation cottage in Grand Haven and a contemporary home in Oakland.

  63. What You Get for $1.5 Million Slideshow, July 21

    A brick Colonial Revival house in Highland Park, Ill.; a 1935 vacation cottage in Grand Haven, Mich.; and a contemporary home in Oakland, Calif.

  64. Meet the Water Witches of California National, July 21

    Wednesday: The demand for nonscientific water-finding services shows the desperation of farmers during a deepening drought.

  65. Up Close, the Suffering and Hope in a Desperate Covid Fight Summary, July 21

    After documenting a last-resort treatment at one hospital, a photographer who spent hours in patients’ rooms describes capturing the humanity of the struggle.

  66. The Man Who Filed More Than 180 Disability Lawsuits Magazine, July 21

    Is it profiteering — or justice?

  67. A couple face manslaughter charges after a wildfire started during a gender reveal party. Express, July 20

    A firefighter died in September while battling the El Dorado Fire in San Bernardino County, Calif.

  68. Dry Heat Fuels Tamarack Fire in California Video, July 20

    Authorities ordered evacuations in Alpine County, Calif., south of Lake Tahoe, after the Tamarack fire exploded in size over the weekend, fueled by high temperatures and dry vegetation.

  69. Man Pleads Guilty to Murder in Deadly Shooting at California Synagogue Express, July 20

    In a plea deal that spared him the death penalty, John T. Earnest admitted to killing a woman and injuring three others at a synagogue on the last day of Passover in 2019.

  70. L.A.P.D. Bomb Squad Detonates Fireworks Video, July 20

    Los Angeles Police Department bomb technicians vastly underestimated the weight of a cache of illegal fireworks seized in late June, resulting in 17 injuries and damage to homes and businesses during a demolition operation.

  71. For Now, Oakland Moves Forward With Ballpark Plan Sports, July 20

    The city council approved an amended term sheet, 6-1, but doubts were raised by its members and the team’s president.

  72. In Search of the California Barbecue Tradition Dining, July 20

    From storied Santa Maria tri-tip on the Central Coast, to barbacoa in Los Angeles, to hot links in West Oakland, the rules for slow-and-low are constantly rewritten here.

  73. Harvey Weinstein Is Transferred to California to Face Sex Crime Charges Metro, July 20

    The disgraced movie producer will soon stand trial again — this time in the city where he made his name.

  74. How to Raise a Happy Family When You’re Homeless Op Ed, July 20

    Stable, affordable housing was out of reach for a Bay Area family. In a new short film, see a personal account of building a home without a house.

  75. What You’ll Remember Video, July 20

    Stable, affordable housing was out of reach for a San Francisco Bay Area family. So they built a home without a house.

  76. Don’t Call Them ‘Shark Attacks,’ Scientists Say Express, July 20

    In recent years, researchers and wildlife officials in Australia and the United States have adopted terms like “bites,” “incidents” and “encounters.” They wish the public would, too.

  77. Who Is Running Against Newsom in the Recall? National, July 20

    Tuesday: More than 40 candidates are vying to replace Gov. Gavin Newsom if voters remove him from office.

  78. How Bad Is the Bootleg Fire? It’s Generating Its Own Weather. Climate, July 19

    Unpredictable winds, fire clouds that spawn lightning, and flames that leap over firebreaks are confounding efforts to fight the blaze, which is sweeping through southern Oregon.

  79. Wildfires Rage Across West Video, July 19

    Firefighters are battling to contain dozens of wildfires across the Western United States as a record-breaking drought and unrelenting heat have created ideal conditions for flames to quickly spread.

  80. A Rising Star’s Career Was Cut Short. His Impact Is Just Beginning. Books, July 19

    Anthony Veasna So died before the release of his first book, “Afterparties,” but his loved ones, mentors and newfound fans are making it a particularly significant debut.

  81. $900,000 Homes in California Real Estate, July 19

    A bungalow in Alameda, a Spanish-style house in Pasadena and a midcentury-modern home in Twentynine Palms.

  82. What You Get for $900,000 in California Slideshow, July 19

    A bungalow in Alameda, a Spanish-style house in Pasadena and a midcentury-modern home in Twentynine Palms.

  83. Acceptance and Anger as Los Angeles Mandates Masks Again National, July 19

    Monday: As Los Angeles County’s indoor mask requirement took effect, there was eager acceptance and stubborn refusal, mild grumbling and blurted-out outrage.

  84. A wildfire near Lake Tahoe spreads quickly, prompting evacuations. National, July 19

    Multiple blazes burning around California have strained crews.

  85. Wary and Weary, Los Angeles Largely Accepts Restored Mask Mandate National, July 18

    Los Angeles County on Sunday became the first major county to revert to requiring masks for all people indoors in public spaces.

  86. Mat George, Podcast Host, Killed in Hit-and-Run at 26 Express, July 18

    Mr. George, the co-host of “She Rates Dogs,” was struck as he crossed a street early on Saturday morning in Los Angeles, the authorities said.

  87. Scorched, Parched and Now Uninsurable: Climate Change Hits Wine Country Climate, July 18

    Sunscreen on grapes. Toilet water that is treated and used for irrigation. Napa Valley winemakers are taking extreme steps in the face of climate change.

  88. The July 18 Covid Variant Vaccine Updates live blog included one standalone post:
  89. ‘If They Don’t Approve It, It’s Over’ Sports, July 18

    A vote on Tuesday could be the final straw that pushes the Athletics out of Oakland. For a nomadic team that has moved twice before, everything old is new again.

  90. Fear, and Discord, Among Asian Americans Over Attacks in San Francisco National, July 18

    A string of attacks against older people of Asian descent has led to calls for more police officers, an idea rejected by the city’s Asian American leaders.

  91. Los Angeles County’s sheriff declines to enforce the mask mandate about to resume. National, July 17

    Sheriff Alex Villanueva has repeatedly declined to enforce Covid restrictions, including a statewide stay-at-home order last winter.

  92. Two Rods and a ‘Sixth Sense’: In Drought, Water Witches are Swamped National, July 17

    Amid California’s drought, desperate landowners and managers are turning to those who practice an ancient, disputed method for locating water.

  93. Two Men Charged With Plotting to Blow Up California Democratic Headquarters National, July 16

    The men consulted with an antigovernment paramilitary organization and hoped to start a “movement” that could keep former President Donald J. Trump in office.

  94. Dara Khosrowshahi, Dad of Silicon Valley Styles, July 16

    The Uber CEO dreams of “pushing a button and getting a piano delivered to your home in an hour and a half.” Uh … let’s start with dinner?

  95. Haunted by Past Virus Surges, California Leans on Masks and Vaccines National, July 16

    A new indoor mask requirement in Los Angeles County comes as new virus cases have nearly tripled statewide. Immunization rates, however, should keep any spike below past peaks.

  96. How to Weather the Heat National, July 16

    Friday: Why extreme heat should be treated like other natural disasters, and how you can stay safe.

  97. Can Silicon Valley Find God? Interactive, July 16

    Artificial intelligence promises to remake the world. These believers are fighting to make sure thousands of years of text and tradition find a place among the algorithms.

  98. Americans Are Flocking to Mexico. Should They Be? Travel, July 16

    U.S. arrivals are up, but so are coronavirus cases, especially in hot tourism spots like Los Cabos and Cancún. Experts urge caution, but visitors keep coming.

  99. Drought and Heat Fuel Dozens of Wildfires Video, July 15

    Over 60 active fires are burning across the Western United States, displacing hundreds of people and burning over 900,000 acres, with hot, dry conditions expected to continue.

  100. Los Angeles Criticized After Release of 17 Million Gallons of Sewage Closes Beaches Express, July 15

    Officials took more than 12 hours to alert the public about the discharge, drawing a rebuke from environmental watchdogs and elected representatives.

  101. Los Angeles County will require masks to be worn indoors as Delta variant spreads. National, July 15

    Public health officials in the county had already been urging residents to wear masks indoors. The mandate will begin Saturday night, just before midnight.

  102. The West’s fourth major heat wave will roast the northern Rockies. National, July 15

    Potentially record-setting temperatures are coming to parts of Montana, Idaho, Wyoming and Utah.

  103. Homeopathic Doctor Is Charged With Selling Fake Covid-19 Vaccine Cards Express, July 15

    Juli Mazi of Napa, Calif., also sold “immunization pellets” to patients, federal prosecutors said.

  104. Tech Workers Who Swore Off the Bay Area Are Coming Back Business, July 15

    Critics said the pandemic would make the industry flee San Francisco and its southern neighbor, Silicon Valley. But tech can’t seem to quit its gravitational center.

  105. Britney Spears Fans Wore Their Support on Their Sleeves Styles, July 14

    A crowd of supporters gathered outside a Los Angeles courthouse on Wednesday to protest the pop star’s conservatorship.

  106. We Can’t Afford to Shrink the Infrastructure Bill Op Ed, July 14

    The dangers of climate change require major spending now. Future generations will thank us for it. 

  107. In San Francisco, ‘I Dos’ Echo Throughout City Hall Styles, July 14

    As Covid restrictions are lifted, the grand building is once again filling up with couples looking to marry. Here are nine of them.

  108. Hope and Disappointment for the Homeless in Oakland National, July 14

    Wednesday: A homeless couple went from a tent to a trailer, but continues to wait after more than a year for something more permanent.

  109. The Bootleg fire in Oregon is among more than 60 wildfires in the U.S. National, July 14

    The Bootleg fire has burned more than 200,000 acres and prompted evacuations.

  110. California Theaters, Facing a Shaky Future, to Get $50 Million in Aid Culture, July 14

    Gov. Gavin Newsom and fellow Democrats responded to strong lobbying from small nonprofit theaters to support their reopening.

  111. New York City and California are sticking with their mask rules in schools. National, July 13

    The decisions come after the Centers for Disease Control relaxed guidelines, urging schools to fully reopen in the fall and to use local health data to determine measures like face coverings.

  112. Wildfires Blaze Across Western U.S. and Canada Video, July 13

    Extreme heat and drought conditions have fueled wildfires across the West, with dozens actively burning in the region. In Oregon, the Bootleg Fire has burned more than 200,000 acres.

  113. What Does the Mayor of Los Angeles Do? National, July 13

    Tuesday: As Eric Garcetti prepares to leave the job, a look at how the role compares with the responsibilities of another big-city leader.

  114. Track Wildfires in the West Interactive, July 13

    See the latest on the Beckwourth Complex, Bootleg Fire and other wildfires burning in California, Oregon and elsewhere.

  115. How About a Concierge for Your Spiritual Life? Real Estate, July 13

    The latest amenity in high-end developments takes wellness to a new level, helping residents get in touch with their inner selves.

  116. Los Angeles Goes to War With Itself Over Homelessness Magazine, July 13

    The pandemic has intensified a bitter, yearslong fight over homelessness in the city — with no end in sight.

  117. Emerging From Covid, Small Theaters in Los Angeles Face a New Challenge Culture, July 12

    A state law threatens to drive up labor costs for the city’s hand-to-mouth small theater scene as it tries to emerge from the pandemic.

  118. The Rationing of a Last-Resort Covid Treatment Investigative, July 12

    While ventilator shortages have been largely averted in the U.S., this lifesaving therapy is scarce. How to choose which critically ill patients get it?

  119. $2.6 Million Homes in California Real Estate, July 12

    A midcentury-modern house in Sierra Madre, a Tudor Revival in Burlingame and a Victorian cottage in Coronado.

  120. What You Get for $2.6 Million in California Slideshow, July 12

    A midcentury-modern house in Sierra Madre, a Tudor Revival in Burlingame and a Victorian cottage in Coronado.

  121. How the Drought Is Affecting California’s Crops National, July 12

    Monday: Consider the almond. Also: Mayor Eric Garcetti is set to go to India.

  122. More Power Lines or Rooftop Solar Panels: The Fight Over Energy’s Future Business, July 11

    The president and energy companies want new transmission lines to carry electricity from solar and wind farms. Some environmentalists and homeowners are pushing for smaller, more local systems.

  123. William Smith, Action Star Known for His Onscreen Brawls, Dies at 88 Obits, July 11

    In addition to his Hollywood legacy, the Missouri native was also a bodybuilder, a champion discus thrower and a published poet.

  124. Bootleg Fire in Oregon Scorches 150,000 Acres as Heat Wave Continues in the West National, July 11

    With record-breaking temperatures and hard-to-contain wildfires, Western states are struggling through a hellish summer.

  125. ‘I Can’t See Myself Doing Anything Else’ National, July 11

    In California, a young generation of Sikh farmers has agricultural roots that stretch back 900 years.

  126. In a 100-Mile Race That Demands Both Physical and Mental Fortitude, Women Set the Pace Sports, July 11

    Ultramarathons may be the ultimate endurance leveling ground. Half of the top 30 finishers at this year’s Western States 100-mile race were women.

  127. ‘You Just Feel Like Nothing’: California to Pay Sterilization Victims National, July 11

    More than 20,000 people, many of them disabled, poor or people of color, were forced to undergo the procedure under the state’s decades-long eugenics program.

  128. Death Valley Hits 130 Degrees as Heat Wave Sweeps the West National, July 10

    Temperatures were broiling from Utah to California as another “heat dome” led Western states to set up cooling centers and issue motel vouchers.

  129. Sorry, We Aren’t Going Back to the Movies Op Ed, July 10

    The pandemic forced Hollywood to fully embrace the home-theater experience, leaving struggling cine in the dust.

  130. Es heredero de un imperio de jugos, pero su interés principal es el arte en Español, July 10

    Un recorrido de la casa de Eugenio López Alonso en Los Ángeles ofrece un vistazo a algunas de las obras favoritas de uno de los más destacados coleccionistas de arte.

  131. Heat-Related Deaths Increase as Temperatures Rise in the West National, July 9

    Record-breaking heat was expected throughout the West Coast this weekend, days after a deadly heat wave struck Oregon and Washington State.

  132. Like in ‘Postapocalyptic Movies’: Heat Wave Killed Marine Wildlife en Masse Climate, July 9

    An early estimate points to a huge die-off along the Pacific Coast, and scientists say rivers farther inland are warming to levels that could be lethal for some kinds of salmon.

  133. Local Recalls, by the Numbers National, July 9

    Friday: Gov. Gavin Newsom is one of dozens of public officials facing recall attempts across California. Here’s why.

  134. Hosting an Airbnb Right Now Is Harder Than You Think Real Estate, July 9

    The pandemic has increased demand and also ramped up the expectations of vacationers.

  135. California Wakes Up From Its Dream Op Ed, July 9

    The wrenching process of learning to live within limits will redefine the Golden State.

  136. How Crowded Are America’s National Parks? See for Yourself. Travel, July 8

    Americans are flocking to national parks in record numbers, in many cases leading to long lines and overcrowded facilities. Here’s what four parks looked like over the holiday weekend.

  137. California Braces for Dangerous Weekend of Record-Setting Heat Express, July 8

    The West Coast is preparing for yet another extreme heat wave, with highs in the triple digits in parts of the state on Saturday.

  138. How California Will Investigate Police Killings National, July 8

    Thursday: Attorney General Rob Bonta announced a new process for investigating police officers who shoot unarmed civilians.

  139. 15 States Reach a Deal With Purdue Pharma, Advancing a $4.5 Billion Opioids Settlement Science, July 8

    The states, including Massachusetts and New York, agreed to drop opposition to the bankruptcy organization plan of the company, the maker of OxyContin.

  140. The Police Called It An Accident. She Turned to 1-800-Autopsy. Magazine, July 8

    The close ties between coroners and law enforcement have fueled an usual and unregulated industry: for-profit forensic examinations.

  141. The Gavin Newsom Recall Is a Farce Op Ed, July 8

    Most Californians want no part of this nonsense.

  142. The Gallic Allure of Jacques Marie Mage Sunglasses Styles, July 8

    A Frenchman who loves the American West and collects BMX bikes makes eyewear that touches on all sorts of cool.

  143. The July 7 Covid 19 Vaccine Coronavirus Updates live blog included one standalone post:
  144. Trump Gave Automakers What They Wanted. Biden Shouldn’t. Op Ed, July 7

    Trump gutted emissions reductions. The president must make up for time lost.

  145. Why the Recall Vote Will Be on Sept. 14 National, July 7

    Wednesday: Here’s what to know about the date of the special election that will allow voters to decide whether to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom.

  146. America Needs to Break Up Its Biggest States Op Ed, July 7

    How would you like to live in the state of New York City?

  147. Britney Spears’s Lawyer Asks to Step Down from Court-Appointed Role Culture, July 6

    The lawyer filed papers to withdraw after the singer said at a court hearing that she wanted new counsel to represent her and get her out of the conservatorship that governs her life.

  148. It’s Never Too Late to Learn How to Swim Special Sections, July 6

    Vijaya Srivastava, who lives in the San Francisco Bay Area, took her first swimming lesson at age 68. She’s now a daily swimmer.

  149. Images of Independence Day From Across California National, July 6

    Tuesday: A newly reopened state celebrates.

  150. He’s Heir to a Fruit-Juice Empire, but His Main Focus Is Art Culture, July 5

    Eugenio López Alonso divides his time between Los Angeles and Mexico, filling both homes with paintings and sculpture.