Not enough water for basic needs: Black farming communities struggle amid drought

“I don't think there's really anybody that believes that all of a sudden, there's going to be more water from somewhere. The water has to be parceled out in a socially-just way,” says writer David Bacon. Photo by Shutterstock.

Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov described the Ukraine-Russia conflict as a proxy war between Russia and NATO. White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki pushed back on that characterization. 

Critics review new film releases: “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness,” “The Twin,” “Marmaduke,” and “Happening.” 

Want to do a taco crawl but not drive all over SoCal? Get Evan Kleiman’s taco trifecta from Mercado la Paloma, a food hall in Historic South Central near USC.