1. Is ‘Flamin’ Hot’ a True Story? Well … Let Us Explain. Movies, Today

    Richard Montañez, a janitor turned Frito-Lay executive, has said he invented the spicy snack. A new film tells his story, but the evidence isn’t on his side.

  2. Overlooked No More: Lou Sullivan, Author and Transgender Activist Obituaries, Today

    In diaries, articles and letters, he pushed for the medical community’s acceptance of men who were assigned female at birth and identified as gay.

  3. A New Hiroshi Sugimoto Sculpture in San Francisco Reaches for Infinity Arts, Today

    His sliver of an artwork, “Point of Infinity,” marks the start of the city’s Treasure Island Art Program.

  4. While Downtown Flounders, This San Francisco Neighborhood Is Thriving U.S., Today

    The Outer Sunset’s success reflects how some cities have evolved during the pandemic.

  5. The ‘Haunting’ of Gary Simmons Arts, Today

    In new shows in Chicago and London, the artist uses ghostly erasure lines to look at ideas about race — forcing us to confront the images before they slip away.

  6. From Martha’s Vineyard to Cleveland: Celebrating the Day Slavery Ended Travel, Today

    Juneteenth will be commemorated across the United States on June 19 with music, art, food and fireworks. We highlight programs in five places, including Galveston, Texas, known as the birthplace of the holiday.

  7. Gavin Newsom, Please Don’t Cut Public Transit Funds. That’s Short-Term Thinking. Opinion, Today

    Even in a tough budget year, more investment in transit would be money well spent.

  8. Man Sentenced to Life in Prison For Killing of Camper in California U.S., Yesterday

    Anthony Rauda was sentenced to 119 years to life in prison for the 2018 shooting of a man who was camping with his children in Malibu Creek State Park.

  9. Eerie Days: Smoke and Haze, All Around Opinion, Yesterday

    Reaction to the smoke from the Canadian wildfires. Also: Sexism and xenophobia in Hollywood; Target’s L.G.B.T.Q. merchandise; “The View”; migrant opportunity.

  10. These Are Your Favorite Places to See Art in California U.S., Yesterday

    Readers recommended street art in Eureka, a new Chicano art museum in Riverside and more across the state.

  11. At More Skate Parks, an ‘Aggressive’ Takeover Style, Yesterday

    Aggressive skating emerged in the 1990s as a flashier, niche style of roller skating. Like other ’90s trends, it has emerged again.

  12. We Suffer Too Many Fools Who Start Wildfires Opinion, Yesterday

    With so much smoke polluting the air so early in the fire season, we should finally stop thinking of wildfires as out of our control.

  13. Liberal Prosecutors Are Revisiting Police Killings but Charging Few Officers So Far U.S., Yesterday

    Pamela Price, a new district attorney in Northern California, is the latest to reopen cases that had seemingly been shut, including one from more than 15 years ago.

  14. The San Andreas Fault Is Sleepy Near Los Angeles. Researchers Have an Idea Why. U.S., Yesterday

    A new paper in the journal Nature offers an explanation for why the major fault line is overdue for the Big One.

  15. Jay Johnston, ‘Bob’s Burgers’ Actor, Is Arrested on Jan. 6 Charges U.S., Yesterday

    The actor was banned from the animated sitcom in 2021 after he was accused of participating in the Capitol riot.

  16. With Migrant Flights, DeSantis Shows Stoking Outrage Is the Point U.S., June 7

    The flights to California illustrate the broader bet Gov. Ron DeSantis has made that the animating energy in the G.O.P. has shifted from conservatism to confrontationalism.

  17. La vaquita marina resiste: imágenes muestran al diminuto mamífero en México En español, June 7

    La exploración científica más reciente muestra que están funcionando las medidas de conservación de este tipo de marsopa, una de las especies más amenazadas del planeta.

  18. Video and Photos Show a Tiny, Critically Endangered Porpoise Still Hanging On Climate, June 7

    The latest scientific survey of vaquitas, one of the planet’s most imperiled species, suggests that new conservation measures are working.

  19. The June 7 Canada Wildfires Air Quality Smoke live blog included one standalone post:
  20. Welcome to Zev’s Los Angeles U.S., June 7

    A conversation with the Los Angeles civic leader Zev Yaroslavsky, whose new memoir illuminates the last half-century in the city.

  21. They Fled San Francisco. The A.I. Boom Pulled Them Back. Technology, June 7

    Tech entrepreneurs who left the Bay Area during the pandemic say they can’t afford to miss out on the funding, hackathons and networking of the artificial intelligence frenzy.

  22. Can a Dance Class Free Men’s Bodies in a Place Meant to Contain Them? Arts, June 7

    An arts program in a California state facility disproves the idea that “nobody dances in prison,” encouraging inmates to channel their lives and emotions into movement.

  23. $700,000 Homes in Texas, California and Massachusetts Real Estate, June 7

    A Craftsman-style house in Dallas, a desert retreat in Pioneertown and a two-bedroom condominium in Somerville.

  24. Prosecuting Florida’s Migrant Flights Would Face Legal Hurdles U.S., June 6

    Legal questions have been raised about migrant flights Florida chartered to Sacramento and Martha’s Vineyard. But state officials say they were voluntary, and proving otherwise could be tough.

  25. Founder of Sexual Wellness Company Indicted on Forced Labor Charges New York, June 6

    Prosecutors say that Nicole Daedone, who founded OneTaste on promises of nurturing women’s sexuality, abused her followers and lived off them.

  26. 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.

  27. Florida Confirms Arranging Migrant Flights to California U.S., June 6

    A spokeswoman for the Florida Division of Emergency Management said that the migrants’ relocation to Sacramento had been “voluntary.”

  28. Plans to Build in Berkeley Put Values to the Test U.S., June 6

    A conversation with Daniel Duane, who wrote in The New York Times Magazine recently about plans to develop high-density housing in his hometown.

  29. All Aboard the Most Extravagant Fashion Cruise Style, June 6

    Chanel in Los Angeles, Dior in Mexico, Gucci in Seoul. Clothes are just a tiny part of the content.

  30. Second Plane Carrying Migrants Arrives in Sacramento U.S., June 5

    As California officials accused Florida of shipping migrants to its capital city last week, about 20 more people, mostly from Venezuela, arrived on Monday on the same chartered plane.

  31. Jenny Lewis Keeps Finding the Magic Arts, June 5

    In her new album, “Joy’All,” Lewis grapples with aging and life cycles. “Having survived this moment, I felt like it was important to project something joyful,” she said.

  32. Home Insurance Is Getting Trickier. Here’s How to Optimize Your Coverage. Real Estate, June 5

    The insurance industry is reacting to natural disasters by raising rates, reducing coverage and exiting some markets entirely.

  33. He Devoted His Life to Compassion. His Killer Showed None. U.S., June 5

    After graduating from Stanford, David Breaux struggled to find his path — until he found his calling as “the Compassion Guy.”

  34. An Amateur Sleuth Heads to the Sierra in Search of the Zodiac Killer’s Tracks U.S., June 5

    Fayçal Ziraoui flew to California from France, believing that the serial killer may have left a rock formation near a desolate lake.

  35. A Gay Riot at a Doughnut Shop? The Legend Has Some Holes. Dining, June 5

    As Los Angeles prepares to commemorate the long-gone Cooper Do-nuts, accounts of a renowned 1959 uprising at one of its stores are being called into question.

  36. $1.3 Million Homes in California Real Estate, June 5

    A one-bedroom bungalow with a guesthouse in Los Osos, an 1870 Victorian in San Francisco and a three-bedroom cabin in Lake Arrowhead.

  37. California Officials Investigating Flight of Migrants to Sacramento National, June 4

    The state attorney general said the migrants carried documents that specified a Florida government agency and a company that dropped migrants in Martha’s Vineyard last year.

  38. Allstate Is No Longer Offering New Policies in California Business, June 4

    Like State Farm, which announced a similar move last week, Allstate cited worsening climate conditions that had made doing business there difficult.

  39. Steve Garvey, All-Star for the Dodgers and Padres, Explores Senate Run in California Politics, June 2

    Mr. Garvey, 74, a Republican, said he would decide in the next few weeks whether to run for the seat of Senator Dianne Feinstein, who is retiring.

  40. Imagining a New Filipino American Neighborhood Into Being, Starting With Food Dining, June 2

    In Los Angeles, a tiny pop-up market aims to become a cultural hub for a community.

  41. A Conversation With Gavin Newsom About the ‘California Effect’ National, June 2

    Conor Dougherty of The New York Times spoke with the governor about leveraging California’s market power to influence policies in other states.

  42. Summertime in America, Beneath the Surface Book Review, June 2

    A new book of photographs by Larry Sultan captures recreational swimmers at public pools in 1970s and ‘80s California.

  43. A spell-off that wasn’t, and a gantlet of schwas: Takeaways from the spelling bee. Live, June 2

    All of the finalists Thursday night could spell schwa, no doubt. It was the sound it makes that foiled many of them.

  44. Bill Cosby Accused in a Lawsuit of Sexually Assaulting a Woman in 1969 Culture, June 1

    The accusation, which Mr. Cosby denies, is contained in a suit by Victoria Valentino, who filed it under a California law that has temporarily lifted the statute of limitations in sexual assault cases.

  45. Can Californians Keep Their Lawns? National, June 1

    Some homeowners who ripped out their grassy yards say their lawns have come back to life after the recent rains.

  46. In California’s Heartland, a New Resistance Movement Is Taking Root Magazine, June 1

    How do you change a place as polluted and desperately unequal as the San Joaquin Valley?

  47. Beyoncé and Jay-Z Join the $100 Million Home Club Real Estate, June 1

    The music megastars are the newest members of the club. Here’s a sampling of some others.

  48. Greetings From ‘Mexicoland’ Magazine, June 1

    A Los Angeles shopping plaza is a preview of California’s Latino future.

  49. 36 Hours in Los Angeles Interactive, June 1

    Locals know the best spots are hiding in plain sight in the City of Angels.

  50. Danny Masterson Is Convicted of Raping Two Women Arts, May 31

    The case against a star of the sitcom “That ’70s Show” drew widespread attention because of accusations that the Church of Scientology had tried to discourage his accusers.

  51. Departures Force Los Angeles Philharmonic to Reinvent Itself, Again Culture, May 31

    Its beloved music director, Gustavo Dudamel, is leaving for New York, and its innovative chief executive, Chad Smith, is going to Boston. Now the esteemed orchestra is pondering what’s next.

  52. San Francisco’s Ousted District Attorney Has a New Job National, May 31

    A conversation with Chesa Boudin, who was rejected by voters last year, as he steps into a new role this week at U.C. Berkeley.

  53. Climate Shocks Are Making Parts of America Uninsurable. It Just Got Worse. Climate, May 31

    The largest insurer in California said it would stop offering new coverage. It’s part of a broader trend of companies pulling back from dangerous areas.

  54. First Drought, Then Flood. Can the West Learn to Live Between Extremes? Magazine, May 31

    When Californians aren’t thirsting for water, they’re drowning in it. But experts see a way to navigate climate swings.

  55. A Week With the Wild Children of the A.I. Boom Magazine, May 31

    In Silicon Valley’s hacker houses, the latest crop of young entrepreneurs is partying, innovating — and hoping not to get crushed by the big guys.

  56. How to Be a Star by Not Giving Your All Arts & Leisure, May 31

    She’s known for playing offbeat characters in “Russian Doll,” “High Maintenance” and “Girls,” but Greta Lee is winning raves for her restrained performance in “Past Lives.” It almost didn’t happen.

  57. The New York Times Magazine Devotes an Issue to California National, May 30

    Raha Naddaf, one of the magazine’s story editors, explains the decision to zoom in on the Golden State.

  58. A Tale of Paradise, Parking Lots and My Mother’s Berkeley Backyard Magazine, May 30

    Plans to build apartments have sparked a fight between progressive newcomers and nostalgic old-timers — with surprising allegiances in a writer’s hometown.

  59. More Than 1 in 4 American Homeowners Is ‘House Poor’ Real Estate, May 30

    A new study shows that homeowners in California, Florida and New York are living in houses they cannot afford.

  60. California Builds the Future, for Good and Bad. What’s Next? Magazine, May 30

    From reparations to tax revolts, the Golden State tries out new ideas all the time. What roads will its latest experiments send us down?

  61. Can the ‘California Effect’ Survive in a Hyperpartisan America? Magazine, May 30

    For decades the state has been setting policy for the whole nation. Now red states are pushing back.

  62. $900,000 Homes in California Real Estate, May 29

    A 1928 home with separate guest quarters in Los Angeles, a Colonial Revival house in Stockton and a Craftsman bungalow Oakland.

  63. Feinstein, Back in the Senate, Relies Heavily on Staff to Function Washington, May 28

    The California Democrat is surrounded by a large retinue of aides at all times, who tell her how and when to vote, explain what is going on when she is confused, and shield her from the press and public.

  64. Reparations Are a Financial Quandary. For Democrats, They’re a Political One, Too. Politics, May 27

    Republicans have criticized recent estimates of what Black Americans are owed in reparations. But for Democrats, they pose deeper problems for a party eager to retain the allegiance of Black voters.

  65. Has ‘Gig Work’ Become a Dirty Word? Sunday Business, May 27

    If work for companies like Uber and Lyft once carried some appeal for offering flexibility, the kind of labor it has come to represent is now used by some as shorthand for a raw deal.

  66. Mary Turner Pattiz, Rock D.J. During FM’s Heyday, Dies at 76 Obits, May 26

    She was known as “the Burner” for her seductive delivery, but off the air she was anything but a wild rock ’n’ roller. She later became an addiction counselor.

  67. F.B.I. Documents Detail 1983 Assassination Threat Against Queen Elizabeth II Express, May 26

    A newly released trove of documents describe a threat to kill the queen during a visit that she and her husband made to the United States 40 years ago.

  68. Stop Us if You’ve Heard This Before: The A’s Have a Stadium Deal Sports, May 26

    From faking a rainout at a World Series game to a possum in a television booth, the Athletics have rarely been happy at home. Will Las Vegas be the answer?

  69. Struggling to Attract Riders, BART Rethinks Its Service Schedule National, May 26

    The Bay Area transit agency, which has regained only 45 percent of its prepandemic ridership, will offer more service on nights and weekends.

  70. Leaders Let Problems Mount at Brutal SEAL Course, Navy Finds National, May 25

    Overzealous instructors, unchecked drug use, and inadequate leadership and medical oversight turned a tough selection course into a dangerous ordeal, investigators found.

  71. L.A.’s Bus Stops Need Shade. Instead, They Got La Sombrita. Express, May 25

    Seeking an inexpensive way to provide relief from the sun to waiting commuters, the city has installed structures called Sombritas at a handful of stops. Their design has raised eyebrows.

  72. You Shared Your Favorite Wild Animals in California National, May 25

    In the Golden State, local wildlife tends to capture the imagination.

  73. Reid Hoffman Is on a Mission: To Show A.I. Can Improve Humanity Business, May 25

    Few are as involved in so many different artificial intelligence efforts as Mr. Hoffman, a Silicon Valley investor who co-founded LinkedIn.

  74. This Reporter Wants to Know How You Got to Know Each Other Insider, May 25

    With her reported column, ‘Third Wheel,’ Gina Cherelus has made a beat with dating, relationships and sex.

  75. Weird Winter Put Bay Area Beekeepers to the Test National, May 24

    Backyard beekeeping has risen in popularity in the Bay Area, but a brisk and rainy winter proved challenging for the novices.

  76. What the Colorado River Deal Means for California National, May 23

    The plan would “mean new reductions for California,” says the New York Times reporter Christopher Flavelle.

  77. ‘Stranger Love’ Reflects the L.A. Philharmonic at Its Finest Culture, May 22

    The premiere of Dylan Mattingly and Thomas Bartscherer’s six-hour opera was presented by the orchestra — an institution at an inflection point.

  78. A Breakthrough Deal to Keep the Colorado River From Going Dry, for Now Climate, May 22

    The agreement on cuts, aided by a wet winter and $1.2 billion in federal payments, expires at the end of 2026.

  79. College Graduates, Too, Are Fleeing California’s Big Cities National, May 22

    A New York Times analysis finds that it isn’t just low-wage workers who are being priced out.

  80. She’s Out to Save Rare Wildflowers, but First She Has to Find Them National, May 22

    A wet winter has provided a narrow window for botanists to search for wildflowers that have been lying dormant for years in California.

  81. Silicon Valley, Cradle of Computer Chips, Gains Big New Research Center Business, May 22

    Anticipating federal subsidies, Applied Materials said it planned to invest up to $4 billion in the semiconductor project in Sunnyvale, Calif.

  82. $4.2 Million Homes in California Real Estate, May 22

    A midcentury-modern house in Los Angeles, a 1937 cottage in Laguna Beach and a 2021 home in Hermosa Beach.

  83. 30 Tons of Explosive Chemicals Lost During Rail Shipment Express, May 21

    The chemical, ammonium nitrate, is relatively harmless by itself but has caused deadly explosions in industrial accidents and has been used in targeted attacks.

  84. Gloria Molina, Pioneering Latina Politician, Dies at 74 Obits, May 21

    In three elections, she was a “first,” becoming one of the leading Latina politicians in California and the country.

  85. Njideka Akunyili Crosby Wants to Take it Slow, Despite Her Rapid Rise Culture, May 21

    The Nigerian artist inaugurates Zwirner’s new Los Angeles gallery with paintings that showcase her artistic vernacular.

  86. Where the Bees Are Famous (and the Goats Wear Cashmere) Styles, May 21

    Welcome to Flamingo Estate.

  87. Why Dianne Feinstein, Like Many Before Her, Refuses to Let Go Washington, May 19

    A life in Congress comes with power, prestige and perks that can be hard to leave behind. For some lawmakers who view their job as their identity, the prospect is unthinkable.

  88. Scenes From a Migrant Camp at California’s Southern Border National, May 19

    A large camp emerged this month in Jacumba Hot Springs, in the eastern San Diego desert.

  89. Feinstein Faces Growing Scrutiny, but Voters Are Still Divided on Her Fitness National, May 19

    Senator Dianne Feinstein’s constituents in California expressed sympathy for her deteriorating health. Some thought it was time for her to step down, while others said it remains her decision to make.

  90. Elizabeth Holmes Must Report to Prison on May 30 and Pay Restitution Business, May 18

    The Theranos founder, who was convicted last year of defrauding investors, lost her bid to remain free on bail while she appeals her conviction.

  91. Feinstein Suffered More Complications From Illness Than Were Publicly Disclosed Washington, May 18

    Senator Dianne Feinstein, 89, whose recent bout with shingles included contracting encephalitis, is frailer than ever. But she remains unwilling to entertain discussions about leaving the Senate.

  92. You Shared What You Love About California National, May 18

    Tributes to quaint beach towns, diverse neighborhoods and more.

  93. For a Queer Community in Los Angeles, This Public Park Is a Lifeline Interactive, May 18

    At a time when their right to exist is under attack, these young L.G.B.T.Q. adults have carved out a space of safety, intimacy and friendship for themselves.

  94. A Band’s First U.S. Tour Starts With a Rite of Passage: Getting Robbed Express, May 18

    Forests, an emo band from Singapore, ended its tour in New York in high spirits, two weeks after being robbed in California.

  95. There’s No Escape From Wildfire Smoke Op Ed, May 17

    Even distant fires can send dangerous, imperceptible pollution to your doorstep.

  96. The Push for Reparations at Dodger Stadium National, May 17

    A conversation with the New York Times reporter Jesus Jiménez about an effort by Los Angeles activists to reclaim the land under the ballpark.

  97. Read Your Way Through Los Angeles Books, May 17

    Héctor Tobar is a son of Los Angeles, a city of “perpetual cultural mixing.” Here, he guides readers through the books and writers that cut through the city’s layers.

  98. It’s Time for Biden to Out-Trump Trump on Immigration Op Ed, May 16

    The only way to have a rational discussion about immigration is to do everything possible to secure the southern border like never before.

  99. Priscilla Presley and Riley Keough to Settle Dispute Over Family Trust Culture, May 16

    Lawyers for Elvis Presley’s ex-wife and granddaughter are seeking to keep the agreement, which appears to end a battle over control of the estate, under seal.

  100. What Do We Want? Love! When Do We Want It? Now! Styles, May 16

    In Los Angeles, movie and TV writers on strike are eyeing one another with more than solidarity on their minds.

  101. Bird Flu Vaccine Authorized for Emergency Use in California Condors Science, May 16

    More than 20 of the birds, which are critically endangered, have died in recent months.

  102. Strippers Unionize at California Club After Long Fight Business, May 16

    The club agreed not to block the dancers from affiliating with Actors’ Equity in what appears to be the industry’s first unionization since the 1990s.

  103. Can Reparations Bring Black Residents Back to San Francisco? National, May 16

    San Francisco has proposed the nation’s most ambitious reparations plan, including $5 million cash payments and housing aid that aims to bring people back.

  104. Oakland Students Resume Classes as Teachers’ Strike Ends National, May 16

    A tentative agreement between the school district and the educators’ union includes several provisions meant to improve the lives of students and their families.

  105. Meet Bob’s Dance Shop, ‘World-Class Vibe Curators’ Arts & Leisure, May 16

    The group brings the inclusive spirit of viral dance challenges out into the fresh air with its joyfully queer “flash Bobs.”

  106. After Biden Predicted Chaos at the Border, a Quieter Than Expected Weekend Washington, May 16

    The days after pandemic-era immigration restrictions were lifted showed the ability of federal authorities, local governments and private nonprofits to temporarily triage the situation at the border.

  107. Boston Symphony Picks New Leader From Los Angeles Philharmonic Culture, May 15

    The departure of Chad Smith, the Philharmonic’s chief executive, is another loss for that orchestra, whose maestro, Gustavo Dudamel, is also leaving.

  108. San Francisco Fed Ties to S.V.B. Chief Attracts Scrutiny to Century-Old Setup Business, May 15

    As Greg Becker, the former C.E.O. of Silicon Valley Bank, prepares to testify before Congress, boards that oversee regional Federal Reserve branches are in the spotlight.

  109. Visiting the Migrant Camp at the San Diego-Tijuana Border National, May 15

    A sprawling and stunningly diverse camp has sprung up this month along California’s southern border.

  110. $1.9 Million Homes in California Real Estate, May 15

    A 1909 house in Echo Park, a storybook cottage in Mountain View and a new four-bedroom home in Monrovia.

  111. Coastal Cities Priced Out Low-Wage Workers. Now College Graduates Are Leaving, Too. Interactive, May 15

    Educated workers are increasingly migrating away from the country’s most expensive major metros — and have been since before the pandemic.

  112. Two Memoirs of Chinese American Hunger, Three Decades Apart Book Review, May 14

    Fae Myenne Ng’s “Orphan Bachelors” recalls her coming of age in midcentury San Francisco; Jane Wong’s “Meet Me Tonight in Atlantic City” recalls hers in 1980s and ’90s New Jersey.

  113. ‘A Daily Game of Russian Roulette’: Homeless in San Diego National, May 13

    As a record number of people die on America’s streets, Abdul Curry fights to stay alive.

  114. The Los Angeles Opera, Post-Plácido Domingo Culture, May 12

    The star tenor played a central role at the company from the start. Since his ouster, it has worked to define itself on its own terms.

  115. In Los Angeles, an Indian Chinese Feast Celebrating Female Founders T Style, May 12

    Jing Gao of Fly by Jing and Sana Javeri Kadri of Diaspora Co. hosted a dinner for the women who inspire and support them.

  116. Why P-22 Is Still Everywhere in Los Angeles National, May 12

    After his death, the mountain lion from Griffith Park was inescapable and celebrated in a museum exhibit as a “hero.”

  117. Rosie O’Donnell Lists Her Manhattan Penthouse (as Malibu Beckons?) Real Estate, May 12

    The duplex apartment on East 49th Street is on the market for $8.3 million, slightly above what the comedian and actor paid for it six years ago.

  118. ¿Qué pasa en la frontera? Un repaso fotográfico En español, May 12

    Los fotógrafos de The New York Times están documentando la experiencia en ambos lados de la frontera, desde Tijuana, en la Costa Oeste, hasta Matamoros, cerca del Golfo de México.

  119. Migrants Seeking Asylum Camp Along Mexico’s Northern Border Video, May 11

    Over 100 asylum seekers have been sleeping under tarps for days along the border wall between Tijuana, Mexico, and San Diego.

  120. Scenes From the Border as Title 42 Expires National, May 11

    New York Times photographers are documenting the experience on both sides of the border, from Tijuana on the West Coast to Matamoros near the Gulf of Mexico.

  121. Supreme Court Upholds California Law on Humane Treatment of Pigs Washington, May 11

    The court ruled that the measure did not violate constitutional limits on state laws that affect conduct beyond the state’s borders.

  122. What a New Surge at the U.S.-Mexico Border Could Mean for California National, May 11

    An influx of migrants is expected after a pandemic-era policy expires on Thursday.

  123. Putting the ‘Springs’ Back in Palm Springs Travel, May 11

    A new spa at the California resort city’s original — and only — hot spring, adds to a growing number of retreats in the Coachella Valley where you can soak the stress away.

  124. 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.

  125. 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.

  126. The March 22 Los Angeles Schools Strike live blog included one standalone post:
  127. 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.

  128. 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.

  129. 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.

  130. 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.

  131. 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.

  132. 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.

  133. 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.

  134. 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.

  135. Is Spreading Medical Misinformation a Doctor’s Free Speech Right? Business, November 30

    Two lawsuits in California have pre-emptively challenged a new law that would punish doctors for misleading patients about Covid-19.

  136. How a ‘Golden Era for Large Cities’ Might Be Turning Into an ‘Urban Doom Loop’ Op Ed, November 30

    What seemed like a transitory step to avoid infection has become a major force driving the future direction of urban America.

  137. What Covid Revealed, and Destroyed Interactive, October 21

    The pandemic has been a time of great loss — and a time of great reflection. Perhaps no one understands that more than Rachel McKibbens.

  138. We Were Three Podcasts, October 12

    A story of lies, family, America and what Covid revealed, as well as what it destroyed.

  139. Once Known for Vaccine Skeptics, Marin Now Tells Them ‘You’re Not Welcome’ National, October 2

    The wealthy California county just north of San Francisco has one of the nation’s highest Covid-19 vaccination rates after years of being known for parents who opposed shots for childhood diseases.

  140. California Approves Bill to Punish Doctors Who Spread False Information Business, August 30

    Weighing into the fierce national debate over Covid-19 prevention and treatments, the state would be the first to try a legal remedy for vaccine disinformation.

  141. San Francisco’s Art Market Struggles in the Shadow of Los Angeles Culture, August 29

    Though some small galleries are opening or expanding, the mega dealers have closed shop, a blow to an area with a vibrant artistic history.

  142. What Remote Work Debate? They’ve Been Back at the Office for a While. Business, August 1

    Cubicles are largely empty in downtown San Francisco and Midtown Manhattan, but workers in America’s midsize and small cities are back to their commutes.

  143. ¿La naturaleza sanó durante la ‘antropausa’ pandémica? en Español, July 19

    La suspensión de actividades humanas por la covid ha sido una oportunidad para entender mejor cómo afectamos a otras especies del planeta.

  144. Officials Aren’t Sounding the Alarm on Covid N Y T Now, July 18

    As the BA.5 subvariant drives a spike, many public health leaders aren’t cracking down

  145. Did Nature Heal During the Pandemic ‘Anthropause’? Science, July 16

    Covid precautions created a global slowdown in human activity — and an opportunity to learn more about the complex ways we affect other species.

  146. Comic-Con issues a mask mandate, not the costume kind, for event in San Diego. Express, July 15

    Organizers said they expected more than 135,000 people at the convention, while the community level of Covid-19 in the county is high, according to the C.D.C.

  147. The Business Lunch May Be Going Out of Business Dining, July 11

    As remote work persists and business deals are sealed online, many upscale restaurants that catered to the nation’s downtown office crowd are canceling the meal.

  148. What to Know About California’s Latest Covid Surge National, July 7

    Coronavirus cases appear to be rising as a highly transmissible variant takes root.

  149. Alameda County, Calif., home to Oakland, drops its indoor mask mandate after three weeks. National, June 27

    Daily coronavirus case rates in the county are falling, and while the number of residents hospitalized remains high, daily new admissions have stabilized, health officials said.

  150. As Some Office Workers Return, Happy Hour Sees a Wobbly Comeback Business, June 17

    Even as companies struggle to coax employees back to the office, some bars report that their after-work crowds are nearing prepandemic levels.