Incoming UC President Michael V. Drake talks hip-hop, civil rights and climate change
Michael V. Drake, incoming president of the University of California, shares thoughts on hip-hop, civil rights and climate change in a livestreamed chat with Board of Regents Chairman John A. Perez.
Union vote highlights coronavirus crisis for California's home day care providers
After close to two decades of organizing and legislative struggle, tens of thousands of babysitters, early childhood educators and home day care proprietors will vote this month on whether to unionize, a move many hope will reinvigorate California's ailing child care system in a moment of unprecedented crisis from the coronavirus.
The inside story of how California failed mass coronavirus testing
California failed to establish an effective coronavirus testing system early on, leaving it far behind — even now — in the fight against COVID-19.
LAPD officer accused of falsifying gang records faced earlier credibility questions but stayed on elite unit
An LAPD officer charged with falsifying records and obstructing justice was allowed to work in an elite division even though questions were raised about his credibility five years ago.
San Gabriel Mission, a symbol of faith, history and oppression, is badly damaged by fire
San Gabriel Mission, a symbol of faith, history, oppression, badly damaged by fire
LA Times – Orange County
Coronavirus deaths are now rising along with cases and hospitalizations. When will the wave crest?
Officials are hoping public behavior changed toward the end of June and early July, but they won't know how that plays out for several more weeks.
Coronavirus hospitalizations jump 97% in Orange County in less than a month
The increase has prompted hospitals in the region to begin to prepare for a surge of sick patients, according to the director of the Orange County Health Care Agency.
Orange County leaves it up to restaurants to alert customers about coronavirus cases
O.C. health department doesn't make public which restaurants and businesses have closed temporarily due to coronavirus cases.
Many in Orange County resist masks even as coronavirus cases soar
Public health experts say wearing a mask can prevent the spread of COVID-19, but in Orange County many are still skeptical.
Younger people hit hard as Orange County sets coronavirus record
For the first time, Orange County reported more than 1,000 new COVID-19 cases in a single day, with young adults accounting for most new infections.
Costa Mesa sex offender, kept on mental health hold for more than 20 years, may be released
The former Costa Mesa resident has been held against his will at mental health institutions since 1999.
Coronavirus: Orange County reports 1,251 new cases and 9 new deaths
Orange County has at least 39% of its ICU beds still available, state records show.
Southern California temperatures reach triple digits; more heat coming Sunday
A high ridge of high pressure over Arizona and New Mexico was expected to keep temperatures high through early Monday, meteorologists said.
California’s iconic missions have become focal points for debate
The San Gabriel Mission, founded in 1771, was the fourth of what would become 21 Spanish missions in modern-day California, all established with the goal of converting Native Americans to Christianity and expanding the Spanish empire.
Ex-USA Gymnastics national team coach Terry Gray arrested on lewdness charges
Gray arrested late Friday, charged with 14 counts of lewdness with child under 14