California

chocolate

Inside the Valentine's Day Rush at See's Candy Factory

As you can imagine, a candy factory smells excellent.
Natalie B. Compton
2.14.19
Los Angeles

How 'Tacos for Teachers' Embodies Los Angeles

"People say, ‘We have to worry about immigration! If we don’t, we’ll have a taco truck on every corner.’ For me, and for most Angelenos, well, it’s the dream.”
Lizzy Saxe
1.18.19
crime

Longtime California Waiter Charged With Spying for Iranian Government

In addition to allegedly being a better-than-average spy, Ghorbani also seems to have been a better-than-average waiter.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.15.19
Booze

California's CBD Cocktail Ban Starts in 2019

A new bill will keep CBD-infused booze out of Californians' very relaxed hands.
Bettina Makalintal
12.21.18
doughnuts

Not Terrible: California Community Buys Doughnuts By the Dozen to Support Decades-Old Shop

Locals are making sure this Seal Beach doughnut shop sells out fast so the owner can spend more time his sick wife.
Bettina Makalintal
11.5.18
coffee

How a Suburban CA Cafe Got Their Hands on the World's Most Expensive Coffee Beans

Elida Geisha Natural set a new record, selling at auction for $803 per pound.
Sara Ventiera
10.25.18
Los Angeles

LA Will Finally Legalize Street Food Vending in 2019

Without legal protection, vendors run the risk of confiscation, jail, and in some cases, deportation.
Lauren Rothman
9.19.18
Soy

A Brief History of Conservatives Using Tofu-Eating as an Insult

Ted Cruz's recent remarks come from a long line of right-wingers mocking people for eating soy products.
Jelisa Castrodale
9.17.18
wine

How All the West Coast Wildfires Could Affect the Taste of Wine

Last year’s wildfires were so bad that many West Coast wineries were forced to dump wine made from the smoky grapes.
Lauren Rothman
9.14.18
Fast Food

Are You Really Surprised that In-N-Out Donated to the GOP?

Shake Shack would never.
Hannah Keyser
8.30.18
The Law

Inside the Fight to Sell Home-Cooked Food in California

“We’re trying to create a viable economic opportunity for stay-at-home parents, first-generation immigrants, and low income people of color."
Lauren Rothman
8.24.18
dairy

Trump's Tariffs Are Kicking California's Dairy Industry While It's Down

Nearly 140 California dairies have shuttered in just three years, and things only seem to be getting worse.
Lauren Rothman
8.8.18
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