Laura Nelson

reporter for the LA Times

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Transportation reporter for the Los Angeles Times

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Southern California has long been the center of New Age culture in America. Communities embraced techniques such as yoga, reiki, and meditation.

SoCal is known for its wellness culture. Turns out it’s also a hotbed for Q-Anon

Southern California has long been the center of New Age culture in America. Communities embraced techniques such as yoga, reiki, and meditation.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

California mailed ballots to every registered voter this year because of the pandemic.

What happens when ballots are rejected because signatures don’t match what’s on file

California mailed ballots to every registered voter this year because of the pandemic.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Rain, a new rideshare system, and the busiest travel week of the year are likely to cause more stress at LAX.

Impending storm and new Uber rules at LAX: What’s a harried traveler to do?

Rain, a new rideshare system, and the busiest travel week of the year are likely to cause more stress at LAX.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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September 14 is the last day for Californians to vote in the gubernatorial recall election, and the latest polls show Governor Gavin Newsom is likely to keep his job.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Governor Newsom’s focus on the negative during the recall campaign was a missed opportunity for California unification, suggests Joe Mathews.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Federal unemployment benefits and supplements are ending on September 4.

from Greater LA

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for September 8, 2021.

California’s recall election has been powered by some small business owners who are disgruntled about pandemic-era restrictions and pessimistic about the state’s future.

from Greater LA

Josh Barro, Megan McArdle and David Dayen discuss the Texas law prohibiting most abortions, Senator Manchin’s warning shot, and the future of the Fed.

from Left, Right & Center

The Santa Ynez Band of Chumash is cultivating native plant species in its nursery — as a way to preserve its indigenous culture.

from Greater LA

LA County will soon require proof of vaccination or a recent negative COVID-19 test at bars, wineries, breweries, nightclubs, and lounges.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand