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Timeless stories from our 170-year archive handpicked to speak to the news of the day.
There are two things I think about nearly every time I row out into San Francisco Bay. One is a passage from Shankar Vedantam’s The Hidden Brain, in which he…
From West of Eden: An American Place, an oral history of Hollywood and Los Angeles by Jean Stein, published this month by Random House. Stein is the author of Edie:…
From posts by residents of Oakland, California, to NextDoor and Glenfriends, two online social networks for neighbors. Read More
A California park, drawn from memories of childhood
From a May posting to a classifieds website for Stanford University students. The post sought roommates for Startup Castle, a 17,000-square-foot Tudor mansion in Woodside, California. Welcome, friends! We’re building…
A week of stand-up in Hollywood’s toughest room
William Bratton and the new police state
By Maggie Nelson, from The Argonauts, out next month from Graywolf. Nelson is the author of several books, including Bluets, The Art of Cruelty: A Reckoning, and Jane: A Murder. Read More
From questions asked by deputies of the L.A. County Men’s Jail to determine whether an inmate should be placed in a unit created to house and protect gay and transgender…
Among the apocalyptic libertarians of Silicon Valley