He turned last year’s season of “Vanderpump Rules” into the best in reality TV’s history — and ruined his life in the process.
Con una nueva directora ejecutiva, la famosa marca de jeans quiere convertirse en el referente de algo más que pantalones. Sus nuevas colecciones incluyen diversas prendas hechas con mezclilla.
Skyscrapers in the heart of Los Angeles were a financial failure that many people had ignored — until graffiti artists tagged their windows.
Adam Schiff’s resistance to Trump has made him a Democratic hero in California, to the frustration of candidates further to the left.
Ahead of the four-day Frieze Los Angeles art fair, partying at the Getty Villa and outbidding Dr. Dre in a roller rink turned auction house.
Last month was the fourth-wettest February in the city’s recorded history.
Elected leaders in recovery are sharing their histories of drug abuse, fueled by worry over the epidemic that’s killing so many Americans.
The California governor last year said a fast-food minimum wage law didn’t apply to Panera Bread because of the “nature of negotiation.” He changed course after a scathing report suggested otherwise.
At a high school in California, students help run a tax-return clinic. They get academic credit, breakfast burritos and life lessons.
Meteorologists issued rare blizzard warnings as heavy snow halted travel and caused ski resorts and Yosemite National Park to close. The system also triggered a tornado.
Tech layoffs, fallout from Hollywood strikes and an uptick in rural joblessness challenge a state with one of the nation’s highest unemployment rates.
A conversation with Robin Pogrebin, a Los Angeles-based arts writer for The New York Times.
The 2015 killing of Ms. Steinle on a San Francisco pier brought national attention to illegal immigration and sanctuary cities.
Por segundo año consecutivo, se espera que la zona del lago Tahoe comience el mes de marzo enterrada en nieve en polvo, profunda, y barrida por el viento.
For the second year in a row, the Greater Lake Tahoe area is expected to begin March buried in deep, powdery, windswept snow.
The water-wars thriller “Chinatown” was recommended most by readers.
In his memoir, “What Have We Here?,” the actor writes about his friendships with Hollywood icons and literary lions.
How the “Dune” actor made a home in a place he once resisted.
Spurred by population growth and new patron support, artists from China, Japan, South Korea and the Philippines are getting more recognition from museums and the market.
The Bok Kai Temple, honoring a water god, has stood in Marysville, 40 miles north of Sacramento, since the 1800s.
An 1896 Beaux-Arts mansion in St. Louis, a Spanish-style home in Pasadena and a 1923 stone house in Washington.
Marlon Brando dropped by once a week. Quentin Tarantino mixed margaritas at the bar. Casa Vega opened nearly 70 years ago in Sherman Oaks, and it’s still a beloved industry hangout.
Under a new chief executive, the brand known for jeans is aiming to be a full outfitter, working primarily through its own stores and e-commerce.
The state has received 105 percent of its average rainfall for this time of year.
The retailer, under a new chief executive and facing a takeover bid, outlined a three-year strategy to achieve “sustainable, profitable growth.”
Commonwealth and Council started in a one-bedroom apartment. Now their artists are heading to the Whitney Biennial, Venice Biennale and museums during Frieze.
For 40 years, Dr. Jane Burns has been working to find the cause of Kawasaki disease, an illness that can lead to aneurysms and heart attacks. Her work has brought together a most unlikely team.
Mr. Henley testified in a Manhattan courtroom, where three men are charged with conspiring to possess papers taken from a barn on his organic farm in Malibu.
As the principal writer for the Obie-winning San Francisco Mime Troupe, she created iconoclastic left-wing satire that courted both chuckles and outrage.
The state has invested $15 million to improve research and public education on Black history at more than two dozen California state park sites.
A recently renovated house in Yucca Valley, a three-bedroom home in Benicia and a one-bedroom condominium in Laguna Niguel.
Lynda and Stewart Resnick have directed their pistachio fortune toward large, transformational gifts, but also drawn some criticism for their water use in an often parched state.
For three decades, the iconographer Mark Doox has explored anti-Blackness in America and in the church — work that has culminated in his book, “The N-Word of God.”
At the first stop on the Guts World Tour, fans added punk accents to feminine butterflies and bows.
Everything to know about the reality TV stars and their separation.
We’re adding Amy Tan’s San Francisco classic “The Joy Luck Club,” John Steinbeck’s early novel “Tortilla Flat” and more.
AEG, the entertainment giant, is trying to organize large-scale training camps marketed to fans, as other sports have done. Will it work?
Mathilde Laurent, Cartier’s perfumer, has created a scent poem that enhances the experience of Scriabin’s synesthetic score for “Prometheus.”
The children were found in debris at the bottom of a hill that had partially collapsed near the Shasta Dam, north of Redding.
By 2025, the state’s public high schools must begin teaching the subject. But the Israel-Hamas war has made the effort much more complicated.
Doctors in six states where abortion is legal are using new laws to send abortion pills to tens of thousands of women in states where it is illegal.
A federal judge found that prosecutors were biased in pursuing charges against the two men and not against far-left activists who had also committed acts of violence at the same events.
Concerned about the future of moviegoing in the filmmaking capital, Jason Reitman and a group of distinguished directors purchased the historic Village Theater in Westwood.
A federal judge said the lawsuit, in which a California woman accused Simpson Imports of using “highly misleading” packaging, could proceed. The company says its labels do not call the product “San Marzano.”
Under intensifying scrutiny from U.S. lawmakers, top firms have pulled back from investing in Chinese start-ups.
Voters will choose nominees for president and weigh in on state and local contests that could have big ramifications.
We look at promising, evidence-based efforts to prevent suicide.
Voices from the tents, shelters, cars, motels and couches of America.
A fierce contest between Democratic members of Congress has become a strategic battle that could send the 75-year-old Republican to the general election. He still has little chance of winning office, however.
In Dana Point, three cliffside mansions teeter on the edge of beauty and peril after storms seemed to weaken the ground beneath them.
Incluso en un estado liberal como California, académicos, padres y educadores han estado en desacuerdo sobre cómo adaptar esta disciplina de nivel universitario a los estudiantes de secundaria.
The latest storm uprooted trees and collapsed part of California State Route 84.
Monday’s storm did not appear to be as damaging as the one earlier this month, but more rain is expected over the next few days.
A Mediterranean-style house in Beverly Hills, a desert retreat in Pioneertown and a Spanish-style home in San Francisco.
Millions of people in California were under a flood watch as an atmospheric river was expected to engulf much of the state in heavy rains on Sunday, forecasters said.
San Francisco has printed candidate names in Chinese characters since 1999. But now the city is cracking down on ones that some argue go overboard with flattering, flowery phrases.
What do celebrities do in their downtime? A new project by The New York Times Magazine captures the awards season’s buzziest actors in their element.
Todd Michael Schultz, the longtime partner of the infamous author, had ambitions to run for office.
While the vast majority of sporting events take place without incident, high-profile exceptions in recent years have spread unease.
Beginning Saturday and lasting until the middle of next week, the state will see back-to-back storms that could bring several inches of rain and feet of snow.
Union members reached a tentative deal with the California State University system after mounting a strike last month that was the largest by university professors in U.S. history.
State Senator Scott Wiener hopes to spur redevelopment in the struggling downtown core by eliminating a major environmental hurdle.
The transformative contribution, from an anonymous donor, is the largest in the company’s 91-year history and one of the biggest ever to an American dance group.
A ban on single-use bags included an exemption for bags meant to be reused and recycled. Except, they weren’t. New legislation aims to fix that.
Car No. 53 took a special Valentine’s Day ride up Nob Hill, stopping at the hotel where Bennett debuted “I Left My Heart in San Francisco" in 1961.
Most defunct golf courses get paved over, but a number are getting transformed into ecological life rafts for wildlife, plants — and people.
The state’s high school students will be required to take the subject, but some object to how the discipline addresses the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
I’m the Los Angeles bureau chief for The New York Times. Here are five things I’ve recently watched and heard.
On this day dedicated to love, I’m sharing readers’ poignant reflections about California.
With museums, special exhibitions and unique events, presidential libraries across the country are designed as destinations for everyone — not just scholars or academics.
Ceccarelli, who lives in California’s redwood country, is the 29th person ever recorded to reach 116.
Mark Farrell, a venture capitalist who led the city for six months in 2018, wants his old job back. His chances hinge on how far the liberal city has moved toward the center.
Para 2025, el gas natural estadounidense fluirá por una terminal de exportación en el Pacífico ubicada en territorio mexicano, una transformación del paisaje energético mundial.
A group called Fairshake recently revealed that it and two affiliated super PACs had amassed roughly $80 million combined in 2023. Now it’s planning to deploy some of that cash.
By next year, American natural gas will start flowing across Mexico to a major export terminal on the Pacific, reflecting a global energy landscape transformed by U.S. dominance in gas.
As Nancy Pelosi, 83, seeks another term in the House, The San Francisco Chronicle tempers its endorsement with hints about making way for younger Democrats.
More than 4,000 gay couples were married at San Francisco City Hall over the next month, in what supporters called the “Winter of Love.”
A midcentury-modern retreat in Palm Springs, a three-bedroom house in Santa Barbara and an island home in Belvedere.
Cuando la persona con más edad de Estados Unidos cumple años, una comunidad de California se asegura de celebrarlo.
Herbert Wigwe, the director of one of Nigeria’s leading financial institutions, died in the crash on Friday.
The authorities said there were no immediate reports of significant damage from the quake, one of several that struck near Malibu, Calif., near Los Angeles.
All sorts of spans can hold fascination, making geographic connections and, often, personal ones, too.
The Super Bowl is bringing to the surface an amusing but very real generational divide in the Bay Area.
The Marines were on a training flight in a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter that went missing east of San Diego on Tuesday.
Vroman’s is a community landmark in Pasadena, Calif. Now, its longtime owner says he’s ready to turn over the reins.
On a whirlwind trip to London, Harry met briefly with his father, King Charles III, who has cancer, but did not visit his older brother, the heir to the throne.
Rizo-López Foods recalled its dairy products this week, as officials linked some of them to an outbreak that has sickened 26 people since 2014.
The urban “doom loop” seems to have come to a halt.
KGAY in Palm Springs is geared toward Gen X and older gay men who enjoy Rihanna but still worship Donna Summer.
Sushi Park, a modest-looking L.A. restaurant located in an unassuming strip mall, has become an unlikely hangout spot.
The helicopter, which was scheduled to land in San Diego on Tuesday, went missing overnight, the authorities said.
Susan D. Anderson talks about the forgotten history of California’s earliest Black residents.
In an unlikely act of altruism observed two years ago, a male elephant seal prevented a younger animal from drowning.
Hoping to slip away with your sweetheart this month? Check out one of these intimate spots where you can sip wine, stroll, stargaze and enjoy a candlelit Valentine’s Day dinner.
When the nation’s oldest person has a birthday, a California community makes sure to celebrate.
The worker fell from a catwalk at Radford Studios early Tuesday, officials said.
Dos desastres lejanos entre sí muestran cómo una combinación climática peligrosa es capaz de ocasionar devastación en lugares conocidos por ser templados.
With the latest atmospheric river dumping nearly a foot of rain on some neighborhoods, residents are becoming used to living with dire warnings and extreme conditions.
Her triumphant performance at the Grammy Awards left fans wondering what she has been doing since she left the music world, and whether she might return.
Los expertos advirtieron que las precipitaciones adicionales en los suelos ya muy húmedos de la región de Los Ángeles podrían ocasionar deslizamientos en las laderas de la zona.
The state has agreed to use at least $2 billion meant for pandemic recovery to help students hurt most by remote learning.
Plus, Tucker Carlson spotted in Moscow.
Weather experts warned that additional rain on top of saturated soil in the Los Angeles region could still cause hillsides to collapse.
Companies are cropping up and expanding. Is the city on the cusp of a fertile chapter in its dance history?
The president addressed the public via Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass’s speakerphone to offer aid from FEMA after a deadly atmospheric river hit the state.
Mayor Karen Bass had been updating residents on the state of the storm when the president suddenly called her. He praised the city’s efforts as “one hell of an operation.”
A record-breaking storm swept much of the state on Sunday and stalled over Los Angeles on Monday. Judson Jones, a meteorologist and reporter, kept readers informed of the storm’s path.
Heavy rainfall pounded Southern California and much of the state on Monday, flooding roads and causing dangerous landslides.
Two disasters, far apart, show how a dangerous climate cocktail can devastate places known for mild weather.
Oliver Leith’s opera, based on the Gus Van Sant film that fictionalized the end of Kurt Cobain’s life, has its U.S. premiere in Los Angeles.
The districts that announced they were not closing include Los Angeles Unified, the largest in the state.
The most significant storm to hit California so far this year lashed the state on Sunday.
Plus, Taylor Swift makes history.
An adobe compound in Joshua Tree, a one-bedroom condominium in West Hollywood and a bungalow within walking distance of the beach in Aptos.
The rainfall was expected to last well into Monday, with the total in some parts of Los Angeles meeting or exceeding the average rainfall for February.
Officials said the atmospheric river would linger over the region on Monday, causing more mudslides and severe flooding.
Hurricane-force wind gusts brought down trees and power lines.
Utility providers were uncertain when the lights would come back on as outages were reported from Sacramento to just north of Los Angeles.
The Weather Prediction Center issued a rare “high risk” prediction of excessive rain for parts of Southern California, saying eight inches could fall.
The explosion of the e-commerce economy has created an opportunity for thieves — and a conundrum for the railways.
The graffiti has brought attention to the empty buildings, which have been abandoned since 2019 and are across from the venue where the Grammy Awards will be hosted on Sunday.
The likelihood is high of a storm system bringing record rainfall, significant flooding and several feet of snow to portions of California.
Una demanda acusó al estado de no proporcionar una educación equitativa a estudiantes de bajos ingresos, negros e hispanos durante la pandemia.
A lawsuit accused the state of failing to provide an equal education to lower-income, Black and Hispanic students during the pandemic.
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.
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.
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.
Since Senator Dianne Feinstein died in September, her admirers have looked for ways to honor her legacy.
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.
The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation conference comes at a pivotal moment for the city as it struggles to rebound from the pandemic.
Many restaurants are fundamentally changing how they do business after the pandemic.
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.
In California, Bay Area Rapid Transit has suffered so much that it needs a state bailout — and possibly a new business model.
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.
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.
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.
As tech companies cut costs and move to remote work, their left-behind office furniture has become part of a booming trade.
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.
San Francisco has been held up as an economic success story, but the heart of the city is yet to recover from the pandemic.
California’s law sought to punish doctors who give patients false information about Covid-19.
Also, another mass shooting in California and New Zealand’s next leader.
Also, New Zealand’s next leader and a Lunar New Year travel surge in China.
Caring for seriously ill patients needing round-the-clock attention during the pandemic has added layers of commitment.
Hospitalizations and Covid cases have increased sharply in Los Angeles since Thanksgiving. But fear — and masks — are missing this time around.
Two lawsuits in California have pre-emptively challenged a new law that would punish doctors for misleading patients about Covid-19.