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Subscriber Exclusive: L.A. traffic behavior is changing. Is post-pandemic gridlock inevitable?
Transportation officials and drivers are waiting to see traffic and transit patterns altered by the COVID-19 pandemic offer clues to the future of commuting or mark only a temporary change in L.A.'s gridlock.
Column One: In Redondo Beach, it’s homeless court al fresco — with love
The city came up with workaround when the pandemic its court diversion program to a halt. Now, it’s held outdoors, in a police station parking lot.
For Indigenous street vendors, offering free meals in L.A. is more than charity
The art of guelaguetza, a Zapotec word and concept, refers to the idea that giving is as important as receiving — and that communities need to do both regularly to thrive.
Hiltzik: UC regents appear poised to surrender on Catholic healthcare restrictions
San Bernardino County fails to ensure school spending gets to its neediest students, state says
Some vaccine experts rethink rush to inoculate kids
A growing contingent of medical experts is questioning the conventional wisdom that healthy children should get COVID-19 shots as soon as possible.
Judge says sweeping L.A. criminal justice reform measure is unconstitutional
Measure J, which sets aside public funds for social services and jail diversion programs, improperly restricts supervisors from deciding how and where to spend funds, the judge says.
Lawyer in L.A. sexual harassment case seeks Garcetti aide’s private Facebook posts
Barabak: Small-time leader with a big mouth shows the problem with today’s politics
The story behind ‘Luca’s’ sea monsters and how they were brought to life
Flex Alert extended through Friday as heat wave sears California
Disneyland reveals which COVID-era changes will stay, which will go
Heffernan: Victoria’s Secret has a new sheen of female empowerment. It’s not working
On Juneteenth, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s ‘Fight the Power’ tackles the history of protest
L.A. Affairs: How my partner gave me the gift of more time — with my father
John Stamos is one of TV’s most underrated actors. It’s time he received his due
Lazarus: Don’t just accept a cut to your credit limit. You can fight back
Podcast: The fight for a beach once owned by a Black family
In a landmark move, Los Angeles County wants to give Bruce’s Beach back to the family that once owned it.
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HOW TO CELEBRATE JUNETEENTH
Hikes, food, music and more. Here are 25 Juneteenth events happening around L.A.
We couldn’t do much to celebrate Juneteenth 2020. We’re making up for it now.
Celebrate Juneteenth with these arts and culture events
A resource guide for Black liberation
Juneteenth? In a vaxxed summer? Here’s how Black L.A. is celebrating
How Chef Ray Anthony Barrett is celebrating differently this year
MUST READS
Ring tapped a network of influencers to promote its cameras. They were LAPD officers
In ‘a different California,’ these seismic shifts could help Newsom survive a recall
OPINION
Op-Ed: Giving people a license to discriminate because of their religious beliefs
Op-Ed: The California connection to Juneteenth you probably didn’t learn in school
Coronavirus in California »
14-day change
Cases
-3%
Deaths
-29%
Vaccines »
56.8%
of Californians have received a dose
48%
are fully vaccinated
Schools »
46%
of students have returned to school
  How to get your vaccine »  What's reopening »
CORONAVIRUS: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
Newsletter: California is open! Now what?
The pandemic’s toll: Lives lost in California
VISUAL STORYTELLING
A post-pandemic reunion for Boyle Heights runners group
After a 15-month pandemic-related hiatus, the Boyle Heights Bridge Runners club has resumed its weekly jogs. With Los Angeles officially reopening, the club aims to honor the lives of those lost to COVID-19 while bringing an isolation-weary community together through its gatherings.
Photos capture California as the state fully reopens
Photos: Israeli ultranationalists march through East Jerusalem, stirring animosity
LISTEN TO OUR GREAT READS
How a scrappy Chicano from L.A. came to own a Scottish castle
Chefs and cooks in the disability community share recipes for accessibility
ENTERTAINMENT & ARTS
Commentary: How Hollywood’s box-office ‘parlor game’ hurts movies like ‘In the Heights’
More Coverage
Why some are celebrating ‘In the Heights’ and others are criticizing it
‘In the Heights’ is the rare Latino blockbuster. Three Times writers on what that means
Everyone’s crazy about Bo Burnham’s Netflix special, but is his music actually good?
Victoria’s Secret retires its Angels, deciding they’re not ‘culturally relevant’
Watch an exclusive clip of Disney Junior’s ‘Marvel’s Spidey and His Amazing Friends’
SPORTS
Clippers’ ability to adapt has them on verge of eliminating Jazz
Clippers coach Tyronn Lue experimented all season with rotations and personnel because of injury problems. Their adaptability has paid off vs. Jazz.
He’s the guy the Dodgers traded for Chris Taylor. He hasn’t given up
Elliott: Naomi Osaka withdraws from Wimbledon, plans to compete in Olympics; Nadal skips both
Shohei Ohtani’s strong start, Taylor Ward’s grand slam lift Angels over Tigers
PODCASTS
Listen to ‘The Trials of Frank Carson’ with Christopher Goffard and get bonus episodes
‘Asian Enough’ returns for season 2 and explores ways in which being Asian American is defined
‘The Envelope’ podcast makes sense of the most unusual moments in film and TV
WORLD & NATION
Supreme Court saves Obamacare again, rejecting GOP challenge from Texas
More Coverage
Court rules for Catholic foster care agency over Philadelphia gay rights law
Supreme Court rules for Nestle and Cargill in child slave labor suit
North Korea vows to be ‘fully prepared for confrontation’ with U.S.
Israeli officer charged in killing of autistic Palestinian in high-profile case
3 dead, 2 missing after people floating down river on inflatable tubes go over dam
FOOD
L.A. Times Food Bowl forum to focus on food waste, accessibility
Lessons on dealing with fathers and barbecue, from pitmaster Rodney Scott
How chef Ray Anthony Barrett is celebrating Juneteenth differently this year
The perils of parenting through a pandemic
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NEWSLETTERS
Dodgers Dugout: Which Dodgers should make the All-Star team?
Are you ready to get back out there?
EVENTS AND OFFERS
EARTHQUAKE PREP
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These are some of the major earthquake risks facing California
What your pets need from you before, during and after an earthquake
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA LIVING
It’s called Neo Afro Eclectic: A groundbreaking new style transforms this DLTA loft
You never forget your first Juneteenth. Let these Black Angelenos tell you why
Get ready to cry a little: Our 11 best L.A. Affairs columns about fathers and family
This heat is stressing out your plants: 12 tips to keep them alive
5 Inspiration Points around L.A.: Which hikes are worth it?
The 10 best books for your summer beach reading
LATINO LIFE
Rita Moreno has Lin-Manuel Miranda’s back in ‘In the Heights’ colorism controversy
Arellano: A dying girl, a fateful blessing and the lessons of California’s tragic origin myth
As Biden narrows immigration focus, Dreamers try to stay optimistic
JOIN THE CONVERSATION
Editorial: It’s OK to keep your mask on even when you don’t have to
Ring tapped a network of influencers to promote its cameras. They were LAPD officers
Top Garcetti aide posted sexual innuendo, disparaging messages about city employees
LATEST STORIES
Column: Trader Joe wrote a memoir, and it’s just as much fun as you’d expect
Need a laugh? How to watch Kenan Thompson, Wanda Sykes and more riff in our Comedy Roundtable
This urban farmer transformed her lawn with collards, amaranth and sweet potatoes
What’s on TV Friday: ‘Great Performances at the Met’ on PBS; ‘Charmed,’ ‘Dynasty’ on The CW
THINGS TO DO
Rare Andy Warhol on view in Hollywood, plus 9 other best bets for the weekend
Why climb Mt. Wilson? For sundaes and stars
June 17, 2021
Chase waterfalls on this stunning road trip in far Northern California
June 17, 2021
Take Dad outdoors for Father’s Day. Here are more than 100 ideas around L.A.
June 17, 2021
WORLD, NATION & POLITICS
U.N. draft resolution calls for arms embargo, return to democratic transition in Myanmar
Massive diamond found in Botswana could be world’s third-largest
June 18, 2021
Kenneth Kaunda, founding president of Zambia and foe of colonial rule, dies at 97
June 18, 2021
Israel strikes Gaza after Hamas fires incendiary balloons
June 17, 2021
BUSINESS
Fresh off French Open victory, Novak Djokovic sells Miami Beach condo
Most stocks fall, tech holds up as markets digest Fed moves
June 17, 2021
Column: The FDA’s hasty approval of a new Alzheimer’s drug is looking worse than ever
June 17, 2021
Deepak Chopra lists his La Jolla house with a view
June 17, 2021
LAKERS & CLIPPERS
Clippers’ Kawhi Leonard will miss Game 6 vs. Jazz
What to expect at Clippers-Jazz Game 6 with capacity crowd at Staples Center
June 17, 2021
Plaschke: ‘Playoff P’ arrives in time to save the Clippers’ season
June 17, 2021
‘Playoff P’ leads Clippers to Game 5 win over Jazz, brink of history
June 16, 2021
EDUCATION
Letters to the Editor: The elite defense of higher education is insulting and unmoored from reality
This school has gone to the dogs -- and everyone likes it that way
June 17, 2021
UC San Diego graduate honors farmworker parents with photo shoot that goes viral
June 17, 2021
Decades of allegations of sexual abuse, misconduct rock exclusive Ojai boarding school
June 17, 2021
INVESTIGATIONS
USC’s Song Girls investigation has echoes in a 2016 Title IX complaint against the school
Kevin McCarthy might have had coronavirus infection when he attended son’s wedding
May 22, 2021
The man who didn’t invent Flamin’ Hot Cheetos
May 16, 2021
Top Hollywood talent agency accused of tolerating sexual harassment, misconduct
May 5, 2021
L.A. AFFAIRS
L.A. Affairs: When I came out to my father, he cried. And then he put a curse on me
L.A. Affairs: I’m a trans woman. And, for once, I wasn’t fetishized
June 5, 2021
L.A. Affairs: 15 LGBTQ love stories for Pride Month
June 1, 2021
L.A. Affairs: They’re young and in love. And they each have a secret
May 29, 2021
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