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  1. Tony Mendoza, California Lawmaker, Resigns Over Sexual Harassment Claims National, Yesterday

    Mr. Mendoza, a Democratic state senator from the Los Angeles area, was facing an expulsion vote. He is the third legislator in the state to resign over sexual allegations.

  2. $50 Million for the Hammer Museum, and Fresh Energy for Arts Giving in L.A. Weekend, Yesterday

    A thriving art scene is nurturing philanthropy in Los Angeles, and young artists are moving in or staying put instead of heading to New York.

  3. Extra Doorbells, Satellite Dishes: How Cities Search for People the Census May Miss Upshot, Yesterday

    For cities fearing an undercount, the 2020 census has already started.

  4. Philadelphia, a City Stalked by Overdoses, Fights Back Op Ed, February 20

    The city is trying new strategies to combat the opioid epidemic, including planning a supervised site for drug use.

  5. Still Making Art, and Sly Jokes, at Age 91 Culture, February 19

    Geta Bratescu spent most of her career in obscurity in Communist Romania. Late in life she came to international recognition, and now has a major show in Los Angeles.

  6. Why American Companies Struggle in China Video, February 16

    Venture capitalist Kai-Fu Lee, in an interview at The New York Times’s New Work Summit conference, explained what’s holding back American tech firms in China.

  7. Want Cleaner Air? Try Using Less Deodorant Climate, February 16

    Consumer products like perfume, pesticides and paint can contribute as much to city air pollution as cars.

  8. How an Abundance of Democratic Candidates Could Help the G.O.P. Hold the House National, February 14

    In a lesson in unintended consequences, a voting overhaul in California could end up keeping Democrats off the ballot in two battleground districts.

  9. Boom and Gloom: An Economic Warning for California Business, February 13

    Economists say a downturn is unlikely soon. But the state is known for highs and lows, and its longtime governor wants it to start preparing.

  10. Second Federal Judge Issues Injunction to Keep DACA in Place Metro, February 13

    The injunction by a Brooklyn federal judge spares the program for young undocumented immigrants and comes one month after a similar ruling in San Francisco.

  11. Tom Hanks to Return to the Stage in ‘Henry IV’ in Los Angeles Culture, February 13

    Tom Hanks will be making his Los Angeles stage debut, trying his hand as the comedic Falstaff in “Henry IV” alongside his wife, Rita Wilson.

  12. Yes, There Were Antiwar Officers Op Ed, February 13

    By the late 1960s, even many graduates of America’s elite military institutions opposed the fighting in Vietnam — including the six of us.

  13. A Hot, Dry Winter in California. Could It Be Drought Again? Climate, February 13

    A persistent ridge of air in the Pacific is keeping winter storms away, and the Sierra snowpack, source of much of the state's water, is suffering.

  14. Ava DuVernay Helps Start a Diversity Initiative for Hollywood Culture, February 13

    The Evolve Entertainment Fund, announced on Monday, would fund 150 internships to put women and people of color get on track for a career in film.

  15. With Qualcomm in Play, San Diego Fears Losing ‘Our Flag’ Business, February 11

    The world’s No. 1 maker of smartphone chips is the area’s biggest employer and benefactor, a role threatened by Broadcom’s $121 billion takeover bid.

  16. Justin Trudeau’s Motorcade Involved in Minor Crash in California National, February 10

    A police officer was injured, but Mr. Trudeau, the Canadian prime minister, was unhurt. The accident came after he gave a speech in Simi Valley, Calif.

  17. In Los Angeles, a Billionaire Doctor Takes On an Ailing Newspaper National, February 7

    In a city with no shortage of wealth and celebrity, the new billionaire owner of the Los Angeles Times, Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, has kept a mostly low profile. Until now.

  18. $1.3 Million Homes in California, Virginia and Indiana Real Estate, February 7

    A shingled house and guest cottage in Sacramento, a contemporary home outside Charlottesville and a brick townhouse in Indianapolis.

  19. What You Get for $1.3 Million Slideshow, February 7

    A shingled house and guest cottage in Sacramento, a contemporary home outside Charlottesville and a brick townhouse in Indianapolis.

  20. MS-13: The Homegrown Gang Trump Wants to Deport Video, February 6

    President Trump has used MS-13 to justify hardline immigration policies. But the gang he’s trying to root out was born in the United States.

  21. Through a Tijuana Turnstile and Into Tacos and Tortas Travel, February 6

    Tijuana, steps away from San Diego, is full of flavor: birria tacos, Caesar’s famous salads and creative Baja cuisine.

  22. How Silicon Valley Came to Be a Land of ‘Bros’ Sunday Business, February 5

    Why is the tech industry populated with so many aggressive dudes and so few women? Emily Chang examined the issue in her book, “Brotopia,” and shared her findings with us.

  23. New Doubts in Natalie Wood’s Death: ‘I Don’t Think She Got in the Water by Herself’ Express, February 3

    The actress’s 1981 death at sea was recently reclassified as suspicious. Robert Wagner, her husband, is not a suspect but “more of a person of interest now,” the police said.

  24. Washington Is Abuzz Over the Nunes Memo. His California District, Not So Much. National, February 2

    Constituents of Devin Nunes, the congressman at the center of the release of the classified memo, greeted the political firestorm with a collective shrug.

  25. Natalie Wood’s Drowning Now Classified as ‘Suspicious Death’ National, February 1

    Almost four decades after the actress’s death in 1981, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has reclassified her case and named her former husband, Robert Wagner, as a “person of interest.”

  26. 2 Injured in Los Angeles School Shooting, With a Suspect in Custody National, February 1

    The police said that a 12-year-old girl was in custody and that they believed the shooting was unintentional.

  27. Don’t Judge a Wine by the Grape on Its Label Dining, February 1

    Sometimes a blend makes a more complete wine than a single variety can. But it may run counter to consumer expectations.

  28. Running Dry in Cape Town Op Ed, February 1

    This South African city is running out of water, resulting in sharp restrictions that are forcing residents to reimagine how they might live.

  29. San Francisco Will Clear Thousands of Marijuana Convictions National, January 31

    With marijuana legalization, some crimes are no longer crimes. Cases as old as the 1970s will be dismissed and erased.

  30. The Super Blue Blood Moon: Pictures From an Astronomical Hat Trick Science, January 31

    Around the world, people woke up early or stayed up late to take in the cosmic coincidence of a blue moon, a supermoon and a lunar eclipse.

  31. Uber’s New Training Wheels: Testing Bike Sharing in San Francisco Business, January 31

    The company will start a pilot program that allows targeted users to rent bikes throughout the hilly city.

  32. A Paper Tears Apart in a City That Never Quite Came Together National, January 30

    The turmoil at The Los Angeles Times is the latest setback for Los Angeles, a region that has long suffered from a lack of civic institutions.

  33. Dennis Peron, Early Medical Marijuana Advocate, Dies at 71 Obits, January 30

    Mr. Peron campaigned to change the California laws that criminalized the possession of marijuana for medical use. He succeeded.

  34. Simon & the Whale Opens in the Freehand New York Dining, January 30

    The latest from Gabriel Stulman; a popular California chain takes root in the Flatiron district; and other restaurant news.

  35. Walmart’s Locking Up of Certain Beauty Products Is Racial Discrimination, Suit Claims Business, January 30

    A California woman says that products targeted at African-Americans are locked up in her neighborhood store.

  36. There’s No Place Like Home, Especially if It’s Made of Hemp Science, January 29

    Widely used in other countries, a variety of the cannabis plant is providing contractors with more efficient construction materials for houses and other structures.

  37. Tucked Into the Tax Bill, a Plan to Help Distressed America Business, January 29

    A little-noticed provision in the tax law seeks to drive investment to parts of the country that are still waiting for the economic recovery to arrive.

  38. Tech Giants Brace for Europe’s New Data Privacy Rules Business, January 28

    A stringent set of data protection rules will take effect in Europe in May. Facebook, Google and others are working overtime to be ready.

  39. We Need Protests. And Paintings. Op Ed, January 27

    Immigrants can fight ignorance and hate with works of culture.

  40. Why Wait? When You Know, You Know Society, January 26

    Two weeks after they began dating, they were engaged. Too soon for the 20-somethings? Not for him: He has wanted to be a married man since he was 5.

  41. Russell Simmons Sued Over Rape Accusation Culture, January 25

    A Los Angeles woman has filed a lawsuit in federal court saying that Mr. Simmons raped her in 2016. He called the allegations “absolutely untrue.”

  42. Artificial Intelligence’s ‘Black Box’ Is Nothing to Fear Op Ed, January 25

    We actually understand this technology better than we understand human decision-making.

  43. For Jerry Brown, the Face of California’s Old Order, the Ranch Is Calling National, January 24

    Gov. Jerry Brown, 79, says his time in public life is almost over: “I think it’s getting close to the end.”

  44. San Francisco Ousts a Mayor in a Clash of Tech, Politics and Race National, January 24

    In some ways the appointment of a venture capitalist as interim mayor exemplified a battle for the soul of the city. But contradictions abound.

  45. Tips for Interviewing Jerry Brown Insider, January 24

    For one, it’s not a good idea to use the word “legacy” in asking about the California governor’s, um, legacy.

  46. $600,000 Homes in Florida, Connecticut and California Real Estate, January 24

    A midcentury-modern house in Fort Lauderdale, an 18th-century Colonial in Litchfield County and a condominium in a 1947 Art Deco building in Oakland.

  47. What You Get for $600,000 Slideshow, January 24

    A midcentury-modern house in Fort Lauderdale, an 18th-century Colonial in Litchfield County and a condominium in a 1947 Art Deco building in Oakland.