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California

  1. climate
    California’s Largest-Ever Wildfire Is Now a ‘Gigafire’The August complex fire has now engulfed over 1 million acres.
  2. how i get it done
    What It’s Like to Be a Firefighter in California Right NowTalking to a Los Angeles firefighter about this year’s unprecedented wildfires.
  3. fires
    Some Wildfires on the West Coast Are Getting Even WorseThe Bobcat Fire in Southern California is now only 3 percent contained.
  4. how to help
    How to Help Those Affected by the West Coast FiresAs massive wildfires tear across the West Coast, displacing thousands, here are some ways to help.
  5. climate crisis
    This Is What It Looks Like on the West Coast Right NowPhotos from the Bay Area show an apocalyptic, sci-fi landscape — except it’s our planet, right now.
  6. climate crisis
    We’re Getting Far Too Used to Living in HellThe dull horror of watch the world burn over social media.
  7. wildfires
    How Does This Keep Happening?Once again, a gender-reveal explosion has set off a massive wildfire, this time in California.
  8. climate
    Yet Again, Wildfires Are Ravaging CaliforniaA collision of extreme weather conditions are creating an unprecedented fire season in the Golden State.
  9. law
    Are Uber and Lyft Shutting Down in California?The ride-hailing companies threatened to stop operations in protest of a recent labor law. Here’s what we know.
  10. doom weather
    ‘Firenado’ Spotted Near Northern California WildfireA rare and chaotic fire tornado cropped up near the Nevada border amid a punishing heat wave.
  11. animals
    The Peacock That ‘Screams Relentlessly’ Has a PointImagine responding to this current moment with anything other than a piercing scream.
  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
    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.
  14. 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.
  15. skin deep
    Animal Testing Is Now Banned in These 3 StatesBunnies are safe here.
  16. hairy situations
    California Becomes the First State to Officially Ban Natural-Hair DiscriminationHopefully, with more states to follow.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. california
    Teacher Battling Breast Cancer Forced to Pay For Her SubstituteUnder California law, teachers have to pay for their own replacements while on extended sick leave.
  21. now smell this
    Louis Vuitton Has a Cheerful New Cologne CollectionThree California-inspired unisex scents in brightly colored bottles.
  22. pda
    Invading Elephant Seals Are Using Popular Beach for SexcationThe Elephant seals that overran a California beach are now procreating on it.
  23. collective action
    This Beach Belongs to the Elephant Seals NowThey reclaimed it during the government shutdown.
  24. national parks
    It Could Take Joshua Tree 300 Years to Recover From the Government ShutdownAccording to a former park official, the damage has been “irreparable.”
  25. politics
    Basically Everything Is Improved by an Interrupting ToddlerCalifornia governor Gavin Newsom’s son wandered on stage during his inaugural speech.
  26. power
    California Pet Stores Can Only Sell Rescue Animals From Now OnIt’s the first state to ban the sale of non-rescue dogs, cats, and rabbits in pet shops.
  27. crime
    Two Unruly Nuns Apparently Embezzled $500,000 From School, Hit the CasinoSo much for that whole vow of poverty thing.
  28. natural disasters
    The California Wildfires Death Count Rises to 65Hundreds of thousands of people have had to evacuate, and a number of celebrities have lost their homes to the fires.
  29. 2018 midterms
    Another Democrat Just Won Her Congressional Race in GOP DistrictKatie Porter won her congressional race, flipping a GOP seat for the Democrats.
  30. mass shootings
    Everything We Know About the Mass Shooting in Thousand Oaks, CaliforniaTwelve people were found dead. Here’s what happened.
  31. crime
    Six More Women Say They May Have Been Drugged, Raped by Doctor and GirlfriendProsecutors believe there could be many more victims after finding over 1,000 videos on the doctor’s phone.
  32. mass shootings
    Everything We Know About the California Shooting SpreeSix were found dead — including the gunman.
  33. thank you california
    California Is Banning Animal Testing in BeautyThey’re trying to do it by 2020.
  34. space of the week
    A Sunny California Cottage Filled With Vintage DécorWhen Corre Larkin started furnishing her family’s new house in Newport Beach with lots of antiques, her inner decorator took hold.
  35. the skin we're in
    A Swedish Tattoo Artist on Her Skin-Care RoutineMiryam Lumpini on sheet masks, freckles, and exfoliating with sugar.
  36. over easy
    I Made Sqirl’s 22-Ingredient Avocado ToastWith the help of my entire family.
  37. true crime
    Police May Have Finally Arrested the Golden State KillerThere’s been a major break in the case of the notorious serial killer and rapist.
  38. gun violence
    Everything to Know About the YouTube ShootingLate Tuesday night, senior law enforcement officials identified the alleged shooter.
  39. crime
    Parents Who Kept 13 Children Captive Facing Life in PrisonProsecutors filed charges, and new details of the siblings’ horrifying ordeal emerged.
  40. crime
    Aunt of 13 Kids Held Captive Says She’s ‘Shocked and Angry’Her sister is accused of torturing her children, aged 2 to 29.
  41. crime
    What We Know About the Case of the 13 Siblings Held Captive in Their HomeAged 2 through 29, they were found shackled to their beds and severely malnourished.
  42. true crime
    High School Soccer Coach Arrested for Human TraffickingHe’s been accused of pimping out underage girls.
  43. supreme court
    Can California Require Anti-Abortion Clinics to Provide Abortion Information?The Supreme Court will decide whether California’s Reproductive FACT Act violates clinics’ freedom of speech.
  44. first person
    More Than Vineyards Were Lost in the California FiresLast month, I watched the place I’m from burn down.
  45. sexual harassment
    Women in California Politics Have Had Enough140 women signed a letter condemning the “pervasive” culture of sexual harassment in California’s capital.
  46. terrible things
    Female Inmates Paid Little Over $2 a Day to Fight California Wildfires200 inmate firefighters receive $2 a day plus $1 per hour spent on the line.
  47. Football Star Found to Have Raped Teen, After Dad Said ‘Lots of Girls’ Want HimThe high-school player’s father claimed “a lot of girls want to be with” him.
  48. women in politics
    California’s First New Senator in 24 Years Will Be a Woman, But Which One?Democrats Kamala Harris and Loretta Sanchez are running for the same seat; here’s where they stand on the issues.
  49. sex trafficking
    CEO of Backpage.com Arrested, Charged With Pimping a MinorActivists have been lobbying for his arrest for years.
  50. sex crimes
    California Just Got Rid of the Statute of Limitations for RapePreviously, charges generally had to be filed within a 10-year window of the alleged crime.
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