I stopped making excuses for skipping my annual flu shot. We all should.
A local success story is a salve in these strange times.
A moment to pause and celebrate a rare journalistic collaboration.
A lifelong voter recalls casting her first ballot for JFK—and in every election since.
Mitch McConnell’s double standard makes a mockery of our government.
The art of taking things in stride.
Saltwater is supposed to heal everything, except maybe people’s opinions on the pandemic.
When can we go back to normal?
Even during a pandemic, the arts go on.
Lessons in shared resilience from Sept. 11, 2001 can help us in a time of collective trauma today.
Can (and should) social media achieve what the justice system can’t?
In times of crisis, don’t forget to take care of yourself, and each other.
Firefighters battling the Dolan Fire find themselves in a fight for their lives.
What is work all about, and a day to celebrate it?
Will the performing arts survive the pandemic?
Take your vacation days. You’re likely not using them.
A beach day may sound refreshing on Labor Day, but maybe not during a pandemic.
The San Jose organizer created viral fundraisers for Salinas, but people want to know where the money is going.
Mark Stone turned his back on newspapers.
It’s been a bad week for Cal Am as the Coastal Commission staff advises against a desalination plant.
Building a home and preparing to lose it all.
Information matters, especially during a wildfire, when there can be too much.
What’s on the other side of the road is just as important as your little corner of the world.
First came the pandemic. Then came the wildfires. And still, humanity endures.
Mother Nature wants our attention. We should listen.
Losing everything in a fire means more than just stuff.
As someone who lived in Big Sur for a decade and now Carmel Valley for six years, I’ve been through more wildfires than I can count. They range from small fires quickly extinguished by volunteer fire brigades to massive fires that ravaged upward of 160,000 acres and called upon professional …
Yes there’s a wildfire. Be ready, keep breathing (with a mask on for the smoke), and please, keep calm.
Keeping pace with life during a pandemic and wildfires is rough. Breaks, no matter how short, can help.
Will tourists keep coming even with wildfires burning? Probably, so officials plan ahead for Labor Day crowds.
Evacuations at this scale feel totally surreal, even as the danger is realer than ever.
Newspapers are in crisis mode, and California lawmakers can help.
When disasters converge, it’s full-on crisis mode of biblical proportions.
CAR WEEK IS CANCELED. WILL IT EVER BE THE SAME?
WHAT WILL IT TAKE TO PROTECT (AND SHARE) BIG SUR?
KAMALA HARRIS BREAKS MULTIPLE GLASS CEILINGS, COMING A LONG WAY FROM THE 19TH AMENDMENT.
INSPIRING BACK TO SCHOOL ADVICE, IN THE WEIRDEST YEAR EVER (SO FAR)
A DATA BACKLOG THAT MIGHT NOT MATTER
NOTHING LIKE RECEIVING A LETTER IN THE MAILBOX
Salinas nurses ask for a little more respect—and more protection in a pandemic.