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  1. Charges of Race-Baiting Rattle a Key Democratic House Primary Metro, Yesterday

    The accusations by Representative Jamaal Bowman infused an element of unpredictability into the final days of a contest that has largely been defined by differences over the war in Gaza.

  2. U.S. Investigating ‘Dutch Roll’ That Damaged a Boeing 737 During Flight Express, Yesterday

    The Southwest Airlines flight experienced a rare oscillation in May that caused “substantial” damage to its tail section and prompted investigations from federal agencies.

  3. A California Law Banning Hidden Fees Goes Into Effect Next Month National, Yesterday

    Some lawmakers are trying to carve out an exception for restaurant owners, who say simply raising prices without context would hurt their business.

  4. How California, Once Flush, Got Stuck With a Budget Shortfall National, June 13

    Lawmakers passed a preliminary budget that technically meets a legal deadline while they work out final details. State finances have fluctuated wildly in recent years.

  5. Learning to Live With Fear Special Sections, June 13

    If you defy death — and gravity — enough, everyday life stops being so scary.

  6. Warren Winiarski, Whose Fledgling Cabernet Bested the French, Dies at 95 Obits, June 13

    His $6 bottle of Napa Valley cabernet won a historic tasting in Paris in 1976, astonishing connoisseurs and putting his Stag’s Leap winery on the map.

  7. How California Grew a Service Corps Larger Than the Peace Corps National, June 13

    The state’s various programs enroll 10,000 service members a year.

  8. A New Opera Mashes Up Monteverdi and W.E.B. Du Bois Weekend, June 13

    “The Comet/Poppea” radically pares down a classic and blends it with a premiere by George E. Lewis for an original show that will travel widely.

  9. Los cazadores de hongos siguen encontrando especies misteriosas En español, June 13

    El 95 por ciento de las especies de hongos del planeta están aún por describirse. En California, micólogos y aficionados exploran bosques y chaparrales para identificar y dar a conocer nuevas especies.

  10. Miami President Named as Next U.C.L.A. Chancellor National, June 12

    Julio Frenk, a public health expert who has led the University of Miami since 2015, will take over the elite Los Angeles school that has been rocked by protests this spring.

  11. Readers Share This Year’s Highlights (So Far) National, June 12

    Big birthdays, new family members and spectacular adventures.

  12. $1.3 Million Homes in Colorado, California and Massachusetts Real Estate, June 12

    A Craftsman bungalow in Denver, a midcentury-modern home in Riverside and an 1841 Cape Cod house in Newburyport.

  13. The Miniature Secrets of Championship Rings Culture, June 12

    More diamonds isn’t enough. One jeweler is wowing sports teams with reversible faces and detachable compartments.

  14. Philanthropist Gets 15 Years to Life in Hit-and-Run Murder of 2 Boys Express, June 11

    Prosecutors said Rebecca Grossman was driving a sport utility vehicle at more than 80 miles an hour just before she struck and killed Mark Iskander, 11, and his brother, Jacob, 8, in a crosswalk.

  15. ¿Cuántas vaquitas marinas quedan? Esto dice el último conteo En español, June 11

    La tímida marsopa, el mamífero marino en mayor peligro de extinción, está en riesgo debido a la pesca. Las autoridades y los científicos han hecho un inventario en alta mar.

  16. The Most Endangered Marine Mammal Still Exists. Here’s the Latest Count. Climate, June 11

    Scientists and officials spent days at sea searching for vaquitas, shy porpoises threatened by fishing gear.

  17. At the Ojai Festival, a Star Pianist Keeps the Focus on Young Artists Culture, June 11

    Mitsuko Uchida appeared every night at her edition of the Ojai Music Festival. The rest of the time was given to other performers.

  18. How a Winter in California’s Gold Country Started Mark Twain’s Career National, June 11

    The young writer came across a tale in the Sierra Nevada foothills that would bring him national attention.

  19. The Mushroom Hunters Can’t Stop Finding Mysterious Fungi Science, June 11

    For years, mycologists and hobbyists alike have been using DNA sequencing on foraged fungi.

  20. Amid Outcry, Academy Museum to Revise Exhibit on Hollywood’s Jewish Roots Culture, June 10

    When the museum first opened, it was criticized for omitting Hollywood’s Jewish pioneers. Now it is under fire for what its new exhibit says about them.

  21. States Take Up A.I. Regulation Amid Federal Standstill Business, June 10

    California legislators have made the biggest push to pass new laws to rein in the technology. Colorado passed one protecting consumers.

  22. California’s New State Park Opens This Week National, June 10

    Dos Rios, near Modesto in the Central Valley, offers new green space in a part of the state that has little of it.

  23. $3.3 Million Homes in California Real Estate, June 10

    A hillside home in Tiburon, a ranch-style house in Calabasas and a midcentury retreat in Palm Springs.

  24. Suspect in Sacramento Mass Shooting in 2022 Dies in County Jail National, June 9

    The suspect, who faced murder and firearms charges in connection to the shooting that killed six people, was found unresponsive at the jail. Details of his death were unclear.

  25. What Retail Apocalypse? Shopping Centers Are Making a Comeback. Business, June 9

    Vacancy is the lowest it has been in two decades, at 5.4 percent, according to a recent report. The properties are thriving even as retailers like Macy’s and Express shutter many stores.

  26. The Napoleon of Your Living Room Sunday Business, June 8

    Gary Friedman, who runs RH (formerly Restoration Hardware), is out to conquer the world, one luxurious sofa at a time. Next stop, Waterloo?

  27. YouTuber Who Had Lamborghini Shot With Fireworks From a Helicopter Is Arrested Express, June 7

    Suk Min Choi, also known as Alex Choi, landed in trouble for directing the stunt recorded last year and posted to his YouTube channel, prosecutors said.

  28. What to Know About the Prosecution of David DePape National, June 7

    A judge dismissed some state charges against the assailant who broke into Nancy Pelosi’s house in 2022, but he still faces life in prison if convicted.

  29. 6 New Paperbacks to Read This Week Interactive, June 7

    Including titles by John Vaillant, Ayana Mathis, Katie Williams and more.

  30. ‘Not Sustainable’: High Insurance Costs Threaten Affordable Housing National, June 7

    Homeowners in areas battered by climate disasters are facing dizzying insurance rate increases. But builders of housing for the homeless and other low-income families are also struggling.

  31. State Supreme Court Allows U.C. Berkeley to Build at People’s Park National, June 6

    California’s highest court rejected arguments that a proposed student housing project would violate laws on noise pollution.

  32. Your Car May Soon Have to Warn You When You Are Speeding National, June 6

    California lawmakers are considering a bill that would require all new cars to be equipped to signal drivers when they exceed the speed limit by more than 10 m.p.h.

  33. When Will the Heat End? Western U.S. Braces for Peak Temperatures. Express, June 6

    Nearly 19 million people across the Southwest were under an excessive heat warning Thursday, when several cities were expected to tie or even break heat records.

  34. At 45, He Vies With Women Half His Age, Seeking an Olympic First Magazine, June 6

    If Bill May makes the U.S. Olympic team, he will become the first man ever to compete in artistic swimming, formerly known as synchronized swimming, at the Games.

  35. ‘It’s Not 2016 Anymore’: Trump Finds Friends in Silicon Valley Politics, June 6

    Donald Trump attended a fund-raiser in San Francisco, and his host, the tech entrepreneur David Sacks, hoped to portray Silicon Valley as a more MAGA-welcoming place.

  36. San Francisco Jewish Museum Has a Blank Space for Dissenting Artists Culture, June 6

    A museum’s unusual tactic in a contretemps with protesters brings visibility to their walkout.

  37. Help! A Gas Station Charged Me $1,500 and My Bank Won’t Believe It’s Fraud. Travel, June 6

    After returning home from a wedding in Mexico, a traveler found a huge charge on his credit card and suspected a gas station attendant was responsible. Wells Fargo didn’t believe him.

  38. Rock Climber Gets Life in Prison for Sexual Assaults at Yosemite Express, June 5

    The climber was sentenced on two counts of aggravated sexual abuse and one count of abusive sexual contact in the 2016 assault of a woman during a weekend trip.

  39. California City Leaders End Cloud-Brightening Test, Overruling Staff Climate, June 5

    The City Council in Alameda, Calif., voted to stop tests of a device that could one day cool the Earth. Scientists and city staff had previously concluded the tests posed no risk.

  40. Alameda City Council Votes to Stop Cloud Brightening Test National, June 5

    City officials decided to block testing of an experimental technology to fight global warming, even though experts hired by the city found that it posed no health risk to residents.

  41. Salvadoran Sweet Bread to Brighten Up Your Morning Magazine, June 5

    Earthy queso duro blando is at the heart of a Salvadoran quesadilla, which allows for interpretation.

  42. San Diego Is Once Again a Top Migrant Entry Point National, June 4

    Asylum seekers from around the world are trying to enter the United States through California, and immigrant traffic there has reached its highest level in decades.

  43. A Developing Heat Wave Will Be a ‘Shock to the System’ National, June 4

    Inland parts of the state are expected to reach triple-digit temperatures this week.

  44. To Make a Hit Los Angeles Restaurant, ‘Vanderpump’ It Dining, June 4

    The most hotly anticipated opening in the city this year might be a sandwich shop from two Bravo stars.

  45. Stolen Remains Found in Plastic Bag Traced to Woman Born 160 Years Ago Express, June 3

    Skeletal remains found in Oxnard, Calif., in 1985 have been identified as those of Gertrude Elliott-Littlehale, a musician whose grave was desecrated after her death in 1915.

  46. U.C. Strike to Expand to Three More Campuses National, June 3

    Graduate teaching assistants and researchers plan to walk off the job at U.C. Santa Barbara, U.C. San Diego and U.C. Irvine, a week before final exams.

  47. $1.9 Million Homes in California Real Estate, June 3

    A midcentury retreat in Palm Springs, a 2021 townhouse in West Hollywood and a 1912 Craftsman bungalow in San Diego.

  48. Wildfire Near San Francisco Grows to Several Thousand Acres Video, June 2

    The blaze, the fast-spreading Corral Fire, is California’s largest so far this wildfire season and has shut down major highways and prompted residents to flee their homes.

  49. Wildfire Near San Francisco Burns About 14,000 Acres Express, June 2

    The blaze, the Corral Fire, was 50 percent contained by Sunday evening. It was the largest so far in this year’s California wildfire season.

  50. Faith-Based Groups That Assist Migrants Become Targets of Extremists National, June 2

    Charities that feed, clothe and shelter border crossers fear for the safety of their employees and volunteers as the election nears and the vitriol over immigration intensifies.

  51. How Trump’s Most Loyal Supporters Are Responding to the Verdict National, June 1

    Many saw in the jury’s finding a rejection of themselves, of their values and even of democracy itself.

  52. Chobani Yogurt Founder Buys Anchor Brewing Company Express, May 31

    Hamdi Ulukaya called the craft brewer, said to be the country’s oldest, a “grand jewel.” Anchor’s former owner, Sapporo, put it into liquidation last year, citing the effects of the pandemic.

  53. California Man Accused in Slingshot Vandalism Dies at 81 Express, May 31

    Prince King, who was arrested last week, had faced five felony vandalism charges in Azusa, Calif.

  54. Wait, We’ve Been Flying the Flag the Alitos Had? San Francisco Takes It Down. National, May 31

    Critics slammed Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. after the “Appeal to Heaven” flag was flown outside his vacation home, but it had billowed in the heart of San Francisco for 60 years.

  55. Catalina Island Scraps Plan to Shoot 2,000 Deer From Helicopters National, May 31

    Officials of the conservancy that owns most of the island say they will try other ways to remove nonnative deer that are harming the ecosystem.

  56. 6 Wild Swimming Spots in California, Beyond the Coast Travel, May 31

    The beach may beckon, but these freshwater swimming holes and hot springs show another side of the state: Granite canyons, emerald pools and ancient redwood groves.

  57. 6 New Paperbacks to Read This Week Interactive, May 31

    Selected paperbacks from the Book Review, including titles by Colson Whitehead, Lorrie Moore, Jennifer Ackerman and more.

  58. Ex-Professor Gets More Than 5 Years in Prison for California ‘Arson Spree’ Express, May 30

    Gary Stephen Maynard, 49, of San Jose, Calif., admitted to setting four fires in 2021, including one behind firefighters who were already battling a large blaze.

  59. A Look at California Today, and Tomorrow Insider, May 30

    Soumya Karlamangla, who writes The Times’s California newsletter, wants to balance uplifting stories and hard news happening in the Golden State.

  60. Does P-22, the Celebrity Big Cat of Los Angeles, Have a Successor? Express, May 30

    More than a year after the death of P-22, the beloved mountain lion who made Griffith Park his home, another has been spotted nearby.

  61. Will California Have a Summer Covid Surge? National, May 30

    The answer is probably yes.

  62. New Housing Crisis for San Francisco: Where to Put the Sea Lions National, May 30

    The sea lion population at the city’s Pier 39 reached 2,000 this week, setting a record.

  63. The Very Slow Restart of G.M.’s Cruise Driverless Car Business Business, May 30

    An incident that seriously injured a pedestrian in San Francisco led Cruise to take all of its cars off the road. The question now is when they will return.

  64. ‘Bad Breath Rapist’ Is Captured After Nearly 17 Years on the Run Express, May 29

    Tuen Kit Lee, 55, who was convicted in 2007 of raping a woman in Massachusetts, had been living with a woman in California who “never knew who he really was,” the police said.

  65. In the ‘Demandingly Joyful Company’ of Socrates and Plato Letters, May 29

    Responses to an essay about the role of liberal arts in higher education. Also: Tim Scott; political violence; saving Marilyn Monroe’s house; FAFSA.

  66. This Is How Close We Live to Gun Violence National, May 29

    The New York Times mapped where and how the number of fatal shootings in the United States has grown since 2020.

  67. An 81-Year-Old ‘Serial Slingshot Shooter’ Is Arrested After Decade of Mischief Express, May 29

    Residents in Azusa, Calif., have been plagued by broken windows for years. The police say they have found the man who did it.

  68. Big Money. College Athletes and the N.C.A.A.: A Timeline National, May 29

    The landmark settlement that would create a revenue-sharing plan is part of a long arc of profits in college sports.

  69. Five New Hotels and Spas Built for Bathing T Style, May 28

    From southern Japan to the English countryside, these properties put the focus on therapeutic waters.

  70. Man Who Invaded Nancy Pelosi’s Home Apologizes for Attacking Her Husband National, May 28

    David DePape’s federal sentencing hearing was reopened to give him a chance to address the court, but his apology did not persuade the judge to change his sentence.

  71. More of the Best Books About California National, May 28

    We’re adding love letters and cautionary tales to our Golden State reading list.

  72. We Can Turn a River in Maine Into a Paradise for Salmon Op Ed, May 28

    Currently, the fish are blocked from their most important spawning tributary.

  73. Apple llega a un acuerdo para pagar hasta 349 dólares a algunos usuarios de iPhones En español, May 28

    Una demanda colectiva por problemas de audio en los iPhone 7 y 7 Plus generó un acuerdo de 35 millones de dólares, aunque la compañía niega que los teléfonos estuvieran defectuosos.

  74. Johnny Wactor, actor de ‘Hospital General’, muere tras un tiroteo En español, May 27

    La madre de actor dijo a la televisión que su hijo murió al sorprender a alguien que robaba una refacción de su auto.

  75. ‘General Hospital’ Actor Killed in Shooting in Los Angeles Express, May 27

    Johnny Wactor was fatally shot when he interrupted a person who was stealing his vehicle’s catalytic converter, the police said.

  76. $5 Million Homes in California Real Estate, May 27

    A four-bedroom house with a detached studio in Los Angeles, a 1907 Mediterranean-style home in San Francisco and a French Country-style retreat in Sonoma.

  77. 6 Beaches for Budding Swimmers, Surfers and Castle Builders Travel, May 26

    For families with children, we found half a dozen beaches in the United States and Mexico, each tailored to a particular summer activity.

  78. Foster Children Fight to Stop States From Taking Federal Benefits National, May 26

    A longstanding practice of using a child’s federal survivor and disability benefits to defray the cost of foster care is under scrutiny in Congress and statehouses.

  79. Sean Kingston Arrested on Fraud and Theft Charges After Raid at His Home Express, May 24

    Mr. Kingston, a singer and rapper, best known for his 2007 hit single “Beautiful Girls,” was taken into custody on Thursday. His mother was also arrested.

  80. U.C.L.A. Police Make First Arrest in Attack on Protest Encampment National, May 24

    Edan On, an 18-year-old, was charged with assault. The police said he beat pro-Palestinian protesters with a wooden pole.

  81. After Outcry, Chuck E. Cheese Says It Will Keep More Animatronic Bands Express, May 24

    Plans to phase out most of Chuck E. Cheese’s animatronic bands prompted fans to plead for their survival. The bands will now play on at three additional locations.

  82. How Algebra Became a Flashpoint in Schools National, May 24

    A tug of war in San Francisco over whether to teach algebra in eighth or ninth grade gets at wider national questions about serving all students fairly.

  83. The New Hospitality? Customers Can Sue Restaurants Over Pricing. Dining, May 24

    A California law aimed at banning hidden fees has put restaurant service charges at risk. But it could still change.

  84. ‘The Beach Boys’ Review: How to Make Good Vibrations Weekend, May 24

    This Disney documentary looks at the family ties and sweet harmonies that turned a California band into a popular treasure.

  85. A Test of Cloud-Brightening Machines Poses No Health Risk, Officials Say Climate, May 23

    After halting a test of controversial technology to fight global warming, the city of Alameda, Calif., said it had found no “measurable health risk” from the giant salty-mist-spraying fans.

  86. Some iPhone Customers Could Get Up to $349 in an Apple Settlement Express, May 23

    A class-action lawsuit about audio issues in iPhone 7 and 7 Plus phones has led to a $35 million settlement, though the company denies the phones were faulty.

  87. At U.C.L.A., Protesters Briefly Form Encampment and Occupy Building Before Police Move In National, May 23

    The actions came as the university chancellor testified before Congress. The university said that it was not aware of the police making any arrests.

  88. U.C.L.A.’s Chancellor Will Testify Today on Capitol Hill National, May 23

    Gene Block is scheduled to be among the latest group of university leaders to be grilled about antisemitism on campus.

  89. When Representation Forgets to Include the Jews Op Ed, May 23

    The motion picture academy’s museum finally acknowledges the industry’s debt.

  90. Some of Silicon Valley’s Most Prominent Investors Are Turning Against Biden Business, May 23

    Marc Andreessen, Chamath Palihapitiya and several other tech venture capitalists are increasingly criticizing President Biden and making their disaffection known in an election year.

  91. The Bookseller Who Brought Hardcovers to America’s Most Famous Bookstore Book Review, May 23

    In “Reading the Room,” Paul Yamazaki, the chief buyer for City Lights Booksellers, calls this “one of the richest and most rewarding times” to be a literature fan.

  92. Eric Weinberg, ‘Scrubs’ Producer, Ordered to Stand Trial in Rape Case Express, May 22

    The writer and producer was charged in October 2022 with sexually assaulting at least five women, prosecutors said.

  93. U.C.L.A. Removes Police Chief in the Wake of a Protest Melee National, May 22

    University of California, Los Angeles, officials have been widely criticized for their failure to stop attacks on pro-Palestinian protesters at a campus demonstration.

  94. Sam Bankman-Fried Transferred From Brooklyn Jail Business, May 22

    The FTX founder’s final destination wasn’t clear, but Mr. Bankman-Fried has told people close to him that he expected to be moved to a facility in Mendota, Calif.

  95. Matthew Perry: se investiga el origen de la ketamina que causó su muerte En español, May 22

    Aunque se sabe que la estrella de “Friends” llevaba terapia de infusión de ketamina, el informe de la autopsia determinó que la droga presente en su organismo no procedía de su última sesión.

  96. The L.A. Roller Rink Where the Years Glide By T Style, May 22

    Moonlight Rollerway has been hosting some of the city’s best skate parties for more than 60 years.

  97. A Reparations Effort in Palm Springs National, May 22

    Black and Latino families whose neighborhood was razed in the 1960s are seeking compensation from the city.

  98. San Francisco’s Hot Tourist Attraction: Driverless Cars Travel, May 22

    Cable cars are still trundling up the city’s hills, but robotaxis from Waymo are shaping up as the city’s latest must-do for visitors.

  99. A Running Mate’s History: $1 Billion, Cocaine, a Fling With Elon Musk Business, May 22

    Nicole Shanahan, a lawyer who was married to Sergey Brin, a Google founder, led a rarefied and sometimes turbulent life in Silicon Valley, according to a Times examination.

  100. The Algebra Problem: How Middle School Math Became a National Flashpoint Metro, May 22

    Top students can benefit greatly by being offered the subject early. But many districts offer few Black and Latino eighth graders a chance to study it.

  101. Inquiry Seeks Source of Ketamine That Caused Matthew Perry’s Death Culture, May 21

    After investigators determined that ketamine had led to the death of the “Friends” star, federal and local law enforcement officials opened an inquiry into where he got it.

  102. Kevin McCarthy’s Seat Will Be Filled by a Onetime Aide National, May 21

    Vince Fong, a Republican state assemblyman, won a special election on Tuesday to fill the remainder of Representative Kevin McCarthy’s term in Congress. Mr. Fong is now the favorite to win a full term in November.

  103. California 20th Congressional District Special Election Results Interactive, May 21

    Get live results and maps from the California special congressional election.

  104. What to Watch as Voters Head to Polls in Georgia, Oregon and Elsewhere Politics, May 21

    The Trump prosecutor Fani Willis will be on the ballot in Georgia, as will Scott McAfee, the judge overseeing the former president’s trial there.

  105. Threats of Violence Become the New Normal for Politicians National, May 21

    Some elected officials in California are rethinking public office in the face of increasing harassment.

  106. Their Palm Springs Neighborhood Burned More Than 50 Years Ago. They Want Compensation. National, May 21

    The Black and Latino families of Section 14, who made up much of the labor force of Palm Springs, are asking for reparations for what they say was a racially motivated attack.

  107. Design Popularized by Internet ‘It’ Girls Gets a Pop-Up Styles, May 20

    A crowd lined up in Los Angeles’s Echo Park neighborhood to buy designer Gustaf Westman’s curvy, chunky, bold objects.

  108. Graduate Students at U.C. Santa Cruz to Strike on Monday National, May 20

    The student workers’ union says the University of California’s handling of Israel-Hamas war protests may soon prompt walkouts at several campuses.

  109. $1.5 Million Homes in California Real Estate, May 20

    A Spanish-style house in Los Angeles, a Craftsman bungalow with a guest apartment in Sacramento and a two-bedroom home with a guesthouse in San Diego.

  110. She Wants to Make San Francisco Ballet an ‘Arrow to the Future’ Arts & Leisure, May 20

    Tamara Rojo, the company’s new artistic director, has a vision of ballet as for the people — all the people — with dances that reflect our world.

  111. Judge Reopens Sentencing Hearing for Man Who Attacked Pelosi’s Husband National, May 19

    The court said it made a mistake by not asking David DePape if he had anything to say at his sentencing hearing. The parties will be back in court on May 28.

  112. 63 Years Later, First Black Man Trained as Astronaut Goes to Space Express, May 19

    Edward Dwight was among the first pilots that the United States was training to send to space in 1961, but he was passed over. On Sunday, he finally made it on a Blue Origin flight.

  113. ‘We’ll See You at Your House’: How Fear and Menace Are Transforming Politics Politics, May 19

    Public officials from Congress to City Hall are now regularly subjected to threats of violence. It’s changing how they do their jobs.

  114. The May 18 Biden Trump Election News live blog included one standalone post:
  115. Driver Takes Down a 113-Year-Old Salt Tram Tower in Death Valley Express, May 18

    A traveler used the tower as an anchor to try to pull out a pickup that was stuck in mud at the national park in California.

  116. Is a Taco a Sandwich? No. Yes. Well, It Depends on the Law. Dining, May 18

    An Indiana judge recently ruled that tacos are sandwiches, but that’s the wrong question.

  117. Jail Death Lawsuit Is Settled for $7.5 Million Amid California Inquiry Investigative, May 18

    A violent encounter captured on video was part of a surge in jail deaths that spurred an inquiry into the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department.

  118. We’re Adding to Our California Movie List National, May 17

    Looking for a movie to watch this weekend? Here are your recommendations.

  119. At Least 12 Arrested at U.C. Berkeley After Police Order Protesters to Disperse National, May 17

    The authorities had given demonstrators until 7 p.m. to vacate a new encampment that had been erected at a fire-damaged complex on campus.

  120. She Almost Went on a Mormon Mission. She Became a Journalist Instead. Insider, May 16

    Lauren Jackson went back to church in London, Paris and Los Angeles to cover the evolution of missionary work.

  121. Charles Gaines, by the Numbers T Style, May 16

    The artist on his new work at the Freedom Monument Sculpture Park in Alabama, the development of his practice and taking drum lessons from Jimmie Smith.

  122. Wayfarers Chapel Is Coming Down National, May 16

    The famed chapel in Southern California closed this year because of severe damage from a landslide. Leaders now say it will be disassembled until a new site is found.

  123. How the Pandemic Reshaped American Gun Violence Interactive, May 14

    The footprint of gun violence in the U.S. has expanded, as shootings worsened in already suffering neighborhoods and killings spread to new places during the pandemic years.

  124. Californians Share Their Pandemic Silver Linings, Four Years After Lockdowns National, April 17

    Readers submitted small ways that the pandemic shifted their thinking for the better, or introduced a new joy into their life.

  125. Biotech Exec Gets 7 Years in Prison for False Claims About Rapid Covid-19 Test Express, April 13

    Prosecutors said Keith Berman falsely claimed he had invented a blood test that could detect Covid-19 in 15 seconds. His lawyer said he had put “genuine effort” into developing such a test.

  126. Downtown Los Angeles Places Another Big Bet on the Arts Culture, April 9

    The pandemic was tough on city centers and cultural institutions. What does that mean for Los Angeles, whose downtown depends on the arts?

  127. American Cities Aren’t Doomed After All Op Ed, February 7

    The urban “doom loop” seems to have come to a halt.

  128. California destina 2000 millones de dólares a los estudiantes perjudicados por el aprendizaje a distancia En español, February 2

    Una demanda acusó al estado de no proporcionar una educación equitativa a estudiantes de bajos ingresos, negros e hispanos durante la pandemia.

  129. California Aims $2 Billion to Help Students Catch Up From the Pandemic National, February 1

    A lawsuit accused the state of failing to provide an equal education to lower-income, Black and Hispanic students during the pandemic.

  130. California and Oregon Ease Covid Isolation Rules, Breaking With C.D.C. National, January 21

    Two of the most cautious states have bypassed the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention by letting students and workers who have the virus but are asymptomatic avoid isolation.

  131. After Rise in Murders During the Pandemic, a Sharp Decline in 2023 National, December 29

    The country is on track for a record drop in homicides, and many other categories of crime are also in decline, according to the F.B.I.

  132. San Francisco’s Montgomery Street Could Signal a Downtown Revival National, December 28

    From the revamped Transamerica Pyramid to a small public radio station broadcasting from a former copy shop, the street offers hope for recovery in the city.

  133. Feinstein’s Name Could Soon Grace an Airport Terminal and a Navy Ship National, December 18

    Since Senator Dianne Feinstein died in September, her admirers have looked for ways to honor her legacy.

  134. What Costs $1,000 Per Student and Might Help Children Learn to Read? National, December 4

    A new study found that California schools got positive results from a targeted investment in the science of reading — even with the challenges of pandemic recovery.

  135. Before World Leaders Arrive, San Francisco Races to Clean Up National, November 10

    The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation conference comes at a pivotal moment for the city as it struggles to rebound from the pandemic.

  136. The Restaurant Revolution Has Begun Op Ed, October 20

    Many restaurants are fundamentally changing how they do business after the pandemic.

  137. A Crisis in America’s Theaters Leaves Prestigious Stages Dark Culture, July 23

    As they struggle to recover after the pandemic, regional theaters are staging fewer shows, giving fewer performances, laying off staff and, in some cases, closing.

  138. With Commuters Staying Home, Transit Agencies Try to Reinvent Themselves National, June 19

    In California, Bay Area Rapid Transit has suffered so much that it needs a state bailout — and possibly a new business model.

  139. Hotelier Writes Off San Francisco, Citing ‘Major Challenges’ Business, June 6

    Park Hotels & Resorts said it stopped making payments on a $725 million loan tied to two prominent hotels in a city hit hard by pandemic-related changes.

  140. In San Francisco, a Troubled Year at a Whole Foods Market Reflects a City’s Woes National, April 30

    Tech workers have stayed home, and ongoing social problems downtown are forcing civic and business leaders to confront harsh realities about the city’s pandemic recovery.

  141. The School Where the Pandemic Never Ended Magazine, April 5

    As the nation’s schools ‘return to normal,’ teachers in an L.A. neighborhood hit hard by Covid are left to manage their students’ grief — and their own.

  142. The March 22 Los Angeles Schools Strike live blog included one standalone post:
  143. The Furniture Hustlers of Silicon Valley Sunday Business, February 25

    As tech companies cut costs and move to remote work, their left-behind office furniture has become part of a booming trade.

  144. By Adding Apartments, Malls Seek to Bring Shopping Closer to Home Business, February 16

    Facing an existential crisis over empty space, owners are trying to fill malls with residences, building on the live-work-play model sought by young adults.

  145. The Most Empty Downtown in America The Daily, February 9

    San Francisco has been held up as an economic success story, but the heart of the city is yet to recover from the pandemic.

  146. A Federal Court Blocks California’s New Medical Misinformation Law Business, January 26

    California’s law sought to punish doctors who give patients false information about Covid-19.

  147. Your Wednesday Briefing: Ukraine Cracks Down on Corruption N Y T Now, January 24

    Also, another mass shooting in California and New Zealand’s next leader.

  148. Your Monday Briefing: A Lunar New Year Shooting N Y T Now, January 22

    Also, New Zealand’s next leader and a Lunar New Year travel surge in China.

  149. The I.C.U. Nurse: A Symbol of Endurance Science, December 26

    Caring for seriously ill patients needing round-the-clock attention during the pandemic has added layers of commitment.

  150. As Covid Cases Rise in a Weary Los Angeles, So Does Apathy National, December 8

    Hospitalizations and Covid cases have increased sharply in Los Angeles since Thanksgiving. But fear — and masks — are missing this time around.