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Image caption: California's library system dates back 171 years.
How Cool Are Libraries?

California has gone from one library to more than 1,100 in the last 171 years.

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04/06/2024
I thought my journalism and others’ could change policy, perhaps even inspire a New Deal-style response equal to the challenge. Such was my naiveté.

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04/02/2024
It quickly became clear that Elon Musk’s SpaceX was responsible for the show. The lights were a Falcon 9 rocket carrying 22 new Starlink satellites into orbit. The rocket blasted off from Vandenberg Space Force Base at 7:30 p.m., and it’s trail was visible from Los Angeles to Joshua Tree National Park.

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03/24/2024
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Over at Hilltromper, “The Nature-worshiping, Fun-Loving Adventure Guide” that serves the South Bay Area, Santa Cruz County, and anyone who visits these beautiful places, our friend Mike Kahn has just launched a new product he named BloomTracker—“an online resource that helps you find the best places to see wildflowers, in real time, and helps reduce impacts on parks and other open spaces.”

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03/14/2024
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We know that Pi Day, 3.14, is universally celebrated by eating pie, but our friends at Sac Digs Gardening apparently prefer other delicious treats. Here you will find a bunch of desert recipes from their cookbook, Taste Spring!

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03/11/2024
The March 11 edition of the Los Angeles Times print edition will be its last at the Los Angeles Times Olympic printing plant in Los Angeles.

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03/10/2024
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From now on, girls will learn from Barbie that they live in a world where men subjugate women. They will receive this truth during a joyous cinematic spectacle.

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02/25/2024
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Home to the state capital, Sacramento County offers many amusements for visitors and locals alike. But only some require no cash outlay.

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02/17/2024
A poll indicated many Americans believe California is on the decline and some say it’s not even “American.” Columnists Mark Z. Barabak and Anita Chabria explain why it’s still the Golden State.

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02/08/2024
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Fears that pop superstar will encourage her “Swifties” to vote for Joe Biden has Trump fans declaring “Holy War.”

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02/08/2024
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CEOs of Instagram, Snapchat tell parents at Senate hearing they’re sorry for deaths of children.

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02/07/2024
UC Merced will be highlighted on an Amazon Prime show that showcases universities around the world.

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02/07/2024
Journalism and democracy are undeniably intertwined. As the late media critic James Carey put it, “No journalism, no democracy; but, equally, no democracy, no journalism.”

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02/07/2024
As the news media continues to spiral under financial pressures, the obvious solution—preventing internet platforms from profiting from news content without payment—lacks public support.

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02/05/2024
She toured the world wowing audiences, and she captured the public’s imagination for decades. No, not Taylor Swift; Ellen Beach Yaw, also known as Lark Ellen.

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02/05/2024
The Grateful Dead have broken the record for the most Top 40 albums to chart on the Billboard 200.

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02/01/2024
James Dean’s last stop before he died in a car crash was at Blackwell’s Corner, a gas station in rural Kern County. His memory isn’t the draw it once was.

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01/30/2024
A shrink-wrapped Endeavour was hoisted and then carefully placed in its final location at the still-under-construction Samuel Oschin Air and Space Center.

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01/28/2024
The proposal aims to help working artists become arts teachers in elementary schools.

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01/25/2024
A combination of tax credits, revenue sharing and coupons could bring stability, writes Steven Waldman, president of Rebuild Local News.

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01/09/2024
Pasadena is the only California city named a travel destination for 2024 by The New York Times. This comes despite the Los Angeles-area city being just the 45th-largest city in the state.
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