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California

  1. politics
    Initial Maneuvering Begins for Kamala Harris’s Senate SeatIf Harris become veep, Gavin Newsom’s choice for a replacement for this very safe Democratic Senate seat could be pivotal, particularly for Latinos.
  2. education
    The Major School Districts That Will Remain Online-Only This FallPublic schools in Chicago, L.A., and San Diego will not return to campus next semester, with COVID-19 still spreading in California and Illinois.
  3. animals
    The Peacock That ‘Screams Relentlessly’ Has a PointImagine responding to this current moment with anything other than a piercing scream.
  4. coronavirus
    California Reorders Shutdowns on Indoor Activity As COVID-19 Cases SpikeGovernor Newsom cracks down on most indoor business activities with infections on the rise again.
  5. coronavirus
    Coronavirus Hot Spot States by the NumbersA rundown of states — like Arizona, Florida, and Texas — facing alarming summer outbreaks, including closures, caseloads, and hospitalizations.
  6. coronavirus
    Coronavirus Deaths Are Catching Up to the Case SurgeAs New York City has its first day in months without a COVID-19 death, the country’s new hot spots are seeing deaths spike.
  7. california
    Affirmative Action and Voting Rights Are on California’s November BallotAs always, the California airwaves will be full of ads for ballot measures that have nothing to do with who wins what office.
  8. coronavirus
    California’s Summer Coronavirus Outbreak Is Getting UglyL.A. County health officials are projecting that they could run out of hospital beds in two weeks, while ICU beds could run out sometime in July.
  9. protests
    The Police Are Still RiotingCompton, California; Columbus, Ohio; and Richmond, Virginia, all saw outbreaks of police violence against protesters on Sunday.
  10. the industry
    California Governor Gavin Newsom Allows Film and TV Production to Resume June 12Which is…next week.
  11. interesting times
    Andrew Sullivan: Larry Kramer’s SecretThe last word you might associate with him is sweet. But he often was. I also saw him as a radical conservative, of sorts.
  12. hairy situations
    Hair Appointments Are Legal Again in CaliforniaBarbershops and hair salons get the green light to reopen in a majority of the state’s counties.
  13. coronavirus
    Will the Supreme Court Force States to Let Churches Reopen?Churches are sometimes super spreaders of COVID-19. But the courts could decide their “religious liberty” interests trump everything.
  14. coronavirus
    California Settles In for the Coronavirus Long HaulL.A. County extended its shutdown, Twitter allowed employees to work from home permanently, and Cal State will remain off-campus until 2021.
  15. the grub street diet
    Rancho Gordo’s Steve Sando Avoids the Grocery Store at All Costs“I have all the beans I want, which definitely helps.”
  16. coronavirus
    California Is Reckoning With Its Huge Budget DeficitsGavin Newsom is not engaging in any happy talk about quick economic recovery. And so his state’s fiscal picture looks dark as revenues collapse.
  17. coronavirus
    State Budgets Getting Are Blown Up by the Coronavirus PandemicIf the Feds don’t help, there will be a lot of red ink and pain in governments all over the country very soon.
  18. coronavirus
    Yet Another Cruise Is Being Held Due to CoronavirusThe Grand Princess is being held off the coast of San Francisco; one of its former passengers died after contracting the virus.
  19. coronavirus
    Coronavirus Updates: Trump Admin Can’t Get Tests Out as Fast as PromisedOn Wednesday, Congress reportedly approved a significant emergency package, while the first death outside Washington was announced in California.
  20. democratic primaries
    Some Super Tuesday Lines Were So Long Voters Cast Their Ballots WednesdayIn California and Texas, people were forced to wait for as many as seven hours to cast a vote in the Democratic primary.
  21. super tuesday
    Biden’s Giant Bounce Suddenly Makes It a Two-Candidate RaceAll the talk of a contested convention is probably moot now.
  22. vision 2020
    Five Things to Watch For on Super TuesdayIt’s more complicated than just declaring a winner and some losers.
  23. election reform
    Sometimes Slow Election Results Are Good for DemocracyWe have no birthright to instant election results, particularly when a slow count reflects greater access to the ballot.
  24. feature
    A Year’s Diary of Climate ReckoningSome scientists say the best way to combat climate change is to talk about it. For 2019, my New Year’s resolution was to do just that.
  25. policing
    LAPD Is Falsely Labeling People As Gang Members. It’s Part of a Bigger Crisis.LAPD officers’ falsely labeling people as gang members reveals a bigger problem: It doesn’t take much to get yourself added to a gang database.
  26. skin deep
    Animal Testing Is Now Banned in These 3 StatesBunnies are safe here.
  27. hairy situations
    California Becomes the First State to Officially Ban Natural-Hair DiscriminationHopefully, with more states to follow.
  28. reapportionment
    Final Pre-Census Estimates Show Which States Will Gain Power After 2020The long trend toward Sunbelt gains and Rust Belt losses continues with a few exceptions.
  29. legal cannabis
    California’s Legal Pot Industry Is StrugglingTaxes, regulations, local bans, and illegal competition have all hampered legal cannabis outlets.
  30. 2020 census
    It Sure Looks Like Republicans Don’t Want an Accurate Census CountThere’s a stark partisan divide between state governments that encourage their residents to participate in the 2020 Census, and those that don’t.
  31. bernie sanders
    Sanders’s ‘Secret Weapon:’ Strong Latino SupportIt mostly has to do with Sanders’s great strength among young voters, but it will help him survive any early setbacks.
  32. voter fraud
    Bevin Blames His Defeat on ‘Vote Harvesting’ Among Students and Black PeopleLike a lot of Republicans, Bevin considers anything that helps poor people vote illegal or unethical.
  33. violence
    Multiple Injuries, Two Dead in Santa Clarita, California, School ShootingTwo students are dead after a classmate shot five other students and himself. The suspect is in “grave condition.”
  34. immigration
    California’s Prop 187: A Perpetual Warning to Immigrant-BashersA quarter century ago, California Republicans won a smashing victory in part by demonizing immigrants. It was a bad idea in the long run.
  35. reproductive rights
    Woman Charged With Murder After Delivering a Stillborn BabyAuthorities suspect she used meth while pregnant, but the rationale behind her arrest is more fraught than it may seem.
  36. the urbanist
    A Fashion Designer’s Guide to Los AngelesBYOB gourmet pizza, a semi-secret beach, and where to find ultrarare vintage clothes.
  37. wildfires
    Everything We Know About the California WildfiresHundreds of thousands of people have been ordered to evacuate in both Northern and Southern California.
  38. life after warming
    This Is What a Calm California Wildfire Season Looks Like NowA dozen wildfires are burning, and the state is at the mercy of the wind.
  39. climate change
    Trump Sues California to Kill Cross-Border Cap-and-Trade MarketIt’s just the latest in the administration’s legal battles with the country’s largest state, which particularly target action on climate change.
  40. universal basic income
    Greg Just Tries Not to Think About the Bills and the Debt and His Bad CreditHow Stockton, California’s experiment in universal basic income helped a father of four.
  41. universal basic income
    Laura Just Wants to Retire With Dignity — And Visit Her New Great-GranddaughterHow Stockton, California’s experiment in universal basic income helped a 68-year-old woman trying to get by on Social Security and a small pension.
  42. universal basic income
    Phyllis Knows She’s More Than Her CircumstancesHow Stockton, California’s experiment in universal basic income helped a family of three facing a cancer diagnosis.
  43. universal basic income
    Grace Has Too Many Big Plans to Settle for Just a JobHow Stockton, California’s experiment in universal basic income helped an aspiring entrepreneur.
  44. universal basic income
    Danielle Has Just One Goal: No Debt, No Debt, No DebtHow Stockton, California’s experiment in universal basic income helped a family of four facing $60,000 in debt.
  45. war on fur
    Fur Is Officially Banned in CaliforniaCalifornia has become the first state in the country to ban the sale of animal-fur products.
  46. public policy
    What Would You do With an Extra $500 a Month?Five people open their lives (and their accounts) in a test run of universal basic income.
  47. wildfires
    PG&E Power Shutdown: Why California Is Going DarkAs many as 800,000 California homes will have their power cut Wednesday in an attempt to avoid wildfires.
  48. vision 2020
    Biden Planning One-on-One Showdown With WarrenBiden’s plan for a Super Tuesday “firewall” in case he loses early isn’t novel. But for previous presidential candidates, it meant defeat.
  49. crime
    Democratic Donor Ed Buck Has a Staggering Number of Alleged VictimsBuck is accused of administering “dangerously large” amounts of drugs to at least ten men — two of whom died in his apartment.
  50. california
    The EPA Joins Trump’s War on CaliforniaHomelessness has become another front in the full-on war between the administration and the nation’s largest state.
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