The Interior Department is moving to lease parcels in the deep Pacific waters for development, which could help the state meet its clean-energy goals.
Jack Dorsey of Twitter and Marc Benioff of Salesforce, among others, are sparring over a Nov. 6 ballot initiative that would impose new corporate taxes.
A resident calls the situation a state of emergency.
No, starfish are not saved one by one.
Prosecutors had said they believed there were more victims when they charged a couple last month with drugging and sexually assaulting two women. This week, prosecutors announced additional charges.
Saudi Arabia and China are among the countries that have turned to the United States and elsewhere.
His first trip to Los Angeles was for a basketball tournament as a teenager. Friends say it planted a seed that reached full bloom when he joined the Los Angeles Lakers.
An expedition in the Gulf of California yielded photographs and video of a species nearing extinction.
Horace Roberts, 60, was released from a California prison this month after DNA evidence exonerated him in the 1998 killing of his former girlfriend and co-worker.
After a Bay Area black man was hit by police officers with a stun gun and died, executives at Facebook have used their influence to help spread the story.
Major transformations can happen in a generation. But not without government help.
Citing safety concerns, power companies in California are shutting down electricity when and where the hazard is greatest. Consumer advocates see a strong-arm strategy to change liability law.
An organization that aids immigrants denounces the conditions at the Adelanto detention center in California.
A New York Times correspondent who has covered the legalization of marijuana in California offers some suggestions on what Canadians may expect.
Susan Orlean’s “The Library Book” is an absorbing account of the 1986 fire that devastated the Los Angeles Central Library and a homage to libraries everywhere.
As weather conditions threaten another blaze, Pacific Gas and Electric Company said it turned off power for thousands in Northern California.
In her brief life, Lyric McHenry was blessed: a childhood in Beverly Hills, an elite education and a budding film career. In death, things were more complicated.
Forget the game room and formal dining. You need space for aging parents and Airbnb guests.
Behind in the polls and fund-raising, John Cox, a Republican running for governor in California, fights for name recognition in a bus tour of the state.
For Uber drivers, the workplace can feel like a world of constant surveillance, automated manipulation and threats of ‘deactivation.’
As a girl, Allison Thielmann developed a love of sewing. Now she designs scrubs for doctors, nurses and skin care specialists.
Somebody is going to get rich from legal, psychoactive drugs linked to blockchain technology one of these days, our columnist says. Why not him?
An initiative to loosen state restraints on local rent restrictions is the focus of a political battle being fought with tens of millions of dollars.
Proposition 10 in California has put a new focus on an old question: whether rent control tends to ease or compound a shortage of affordable housing.
The designer, who launched his label in 1999, is known for his spare, graphic and utilitarian accessories. Here, he shares his many inspirations with T.
Technology companies can no longer turn a blind eye to the human rights abuses of one of their largest investors.
The Dodgers and the Brewers, and their cities, have more in common than you might imagine.
The planet depends on it. California can show true leadership on climate by rejecting a ballot measure that would cut off money for mass transit.
What does life look like for girls turning 18 in 2018? We gave young women photographers around the world an assignment: Show us 18 in your community. This is 18 — through girls’ eyes.
California faces concerns about its economic stability and a possible recession just as Gov. Jerry Brown heads out the door.
As SpaceX and other companies use the Vandenberg Air Force Base launch hub near Los Angeles more often, the region can expect more spectacles like the one visible on Sunday.
A billionaire son of Greek immigrants, he bought the team in 1984 and later ceded it to his son Dean, who moved the franchise from San Diego to Los Angeles.
Gavin Newsom, the Democratic lieutenant governor, and John Cox, a Republican business executive, met on Monday for their only scheduled debate of the campaign.
After the 2000 dot-com crash and the Sept. 11 attacks, it seemed as if the era of cocky young Silicon Valley techies minting easy millions was over for good. Ha.
SingleThread, a Japanese-influenced restaurant, is the chef Kyle Connaughton’s first, born of experience, planning and a few million dollars from investors.
The city’s new mayor has made cleaner streets a top priority. Residents say it will take much more than a broom to do it.
Tech employees concerned their products are being deployed for government surveillance or censorship are increasingly asking their employers how the technology is being used.
An even bigger data breach suggests it didn’t.
Gov. Jerry Brown is still reviewing a murder case that advanced DNA testing could settle.
It begins with how we live our lives every moment of every day.
She founded City Arts & Lectures, which showcases conversation as entertainment and is broadcast on more than 100 public radio stations nationwide.
As the entertainment industry clamors for underrepresented voices, a small but thriving program has become a pipeline for the next generation of talent.
Struggling to explain construction flaws in two high-profile new buildings, city officials are calling for stricter seismic building regulations.
The city of Osaka officially ended a longstanding sister-city partnership with San Francisco over the memorial for women who were sex slaves in World War II.
The House vote making the tax law permanent, including the SALT cap, has given Democrats a hot-button issue for close races around the country.
David Silverman has created an unlikely career as the author of books about the homes of the famous in Los Angeles
The story of Freddy Negrete and his sons.
For Native American students and activists at Cal State Long Beach, the removal of the campus statue is long overdue.
Anthony Aiello of San Jose, Calif., was charged in his stepdaughter’s death after her Fitbit showed her heart stopped beating while he was in her house, the police said.
California’s about to try it.
Recently opened lodgings offer stylish rooms in a beachside enclave better known for millionaires’ mansions or bare-bones motels.
Federal inspectors found bedsheets fashioned into nooses in cells at a center in Adelanto, Calif., where several detainees have attempted suicide.
The latest move by the agency to increase pressure on e-cigarette makers to curtail marketing their products to teenagers.
In his deeply personal debut cookbook, “Season,” Nik Sharma tells his story as a gay immigrant reconciling his past and present.
In a satirical new novel, a former Google executive identifies the technology industry’s chief issue: its narrow engineering-focused bubble.
California will require companies to meet a quota for female directors on corporate boards. But that may not be the best way to improve equality.
A surging inmate population in the 1980s led to a boom in for-profit prisons. Today, privately run prisons have become the government’s default detention centers for undocumented migrants.
An inmate population surge in the 1980s led to the growth of for-profit prisons. Today, despite their mixed record, private prison companies are overseeing the vast majority of undocumented migrants.
After four terms as governor, in the 1970s and ’80s and in this decade, Jerry Brown has signed his last bills. Taken together, they cement California’s place as a liberal bastion.
The Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal by Vinod Khosla, a Silicon Valley venture capitalist whose belief in property rights outweighed his affinity for a state access law.
Federal regulators were right to rein in his reckless management, but the company and the global auto industry need him.
It wasn’t that I was looking to reclaim the road. I was open, as one needs to be, to where I would end up.
Under a new law signed by Gov. Jerry Brown, companies based in California will be required to have at least one woman on their boards by the end of 2019.
The teenager had traumatic injuries to his torso but was expected to fully recover. It was the latest shark attack on the coasts of the United States.
Discussion of maternity and paternity leave policies typically focuses on parents and employers. But what about the co-workers who have to take on extra duties?
With a fresh battery and operating system, an aging iPhone 6 seems faster than ever. Why would Apple take steps to discourage a new purchase?
The California Republican, battling charges that he misused campaign funds, said his opponent, Ammar Campa-Najjar, is “infiltrating Congress.’’
The third entry in the IQ crime series, “Wrecked,” comes out this month.
A romantic garden. A Chinese opera. And a select audience, wandering under Californian stars.
Nederlander of San Francisco asked a judge to prevent a rival theater from staging the popular shows.
Guadalupe Rosales started an Instagram account cataloging the Latina youth scene in Southern California in the ’80s and ’90s.
Alternative power sources have upended the electric grid. Ivan Penn, who covers the beat, discusses the changes and how he keeps track of them.
Yoga, skateboarding and California beauty products are just part of the fall promotion at Le Bon Marché, the LVMH-owned department store.
A Spanish-Colonial Revival bungalow in Pasadena, a 1937 house in Takoma Park and a shingled cottage on Nantucket.
A Spanish-Colonial Revival bungalow in Pasadena, Calif.; a 1937 house in Takoma Park, Md.; and a shingled cottage in Nantucket, Mass.
Gavin Newsom is running for governor of California — but you’d barely know it by following him on the campaign trail as he talks about everything but.
Talking to the governor of California about the future, plus the conservative pivot on Judge Kavanaugh and a critic’s take on his Fox interview.
He was a New Jersey native enthralled by California. “The light had such physical presence; it looked as though you could lean against it,” he said.
The monarchs that must trek southward skip reproduction and live far longer than their forebears.
The authorities believe the couple, Grant Robicheaux and Cerissa Riley, worked together to lure women, drug them and rape them.