The California Sunday Magazine

@californiasunday  Stories and photographs from California, the West, Asia, and Latin America. Online and in print.

6 days ago

Pinkerton agent Azim Uribe moves through the streets of Shanghai. Companies hire him and others from America's oldest detective agency to protect them from China's ruthless counterfeiters. Read all about it through the link in our bio. Photograph by Wenjie Yang

1 week ago

Grizzly Bear is back. This time, as a West Coast band. Visit the link in our bio to read the story. Photograph by Joyce Kim

1 week ago

“We don’t have Mastro’s, Ruth’s Chris, or Ocean Prime in Compton… We live in the ghetto,” says Malachi Jenkins, the chef behind @therealtrapkitchen. Swipe through to see more images of South L.A.’s underground food scene, and hit the link in our bio to read the story. Photographs by Oriana Koren

2 weeks ago

A few years ago, a new wave of black underground chefs began to emerge in South L.A., posting their dishes for sale on Instagram. Among them: Autumn Collins (@thetacolady) and James Posey (@3stakxs_kitchen). “My goal,” Collins says, “is bringing quality fresh food to the ’hood.” Swipe through for a peek into their kitchens. Photographs by Oriana Koren

2 weeks ago

Our August issue is out today!

2 weeks ago

From the archive: “Venezuelans ask, how much worse can it get?” photographer Natalie Keyssar wrote in our December 2016 issue. Since President Hugo Chávez’s death in 2013, the country has been in tumult. Protests of the new administration continue to make headlines.

2 weeks ago

What happens to a mother after her son is killed by law enforcement? Mario Woods, 26, was fatally shot by San Francisco police in December 2015. Journalist Jaeah Lee spent more than a year with his mother, Gwen, for this issue’s cover story. Link in bio. Photo by Erica Deeman

3 weeks ago

How difficult is it to be mayor of Oakland? Read our profile of Libby Schaaf, who spoke to us about the job, the city’s troubles, and why people “falling out of love with government” makes her sad. Link in bio. Photo by Erin Brethauer

3 weeks ago

Last call! Our 50% off deal for an annual subscription ends today. Use code SUMMERDEAL at californiasunday.com/subscribe.

1 month ago

Hey! We're at SF Art Book Fair all weekend and we’ve got a sweet deal on magazine subscriptions for those who stop by our booth. Can’t make it? Here’s a 50% off code for a year’s subscription: SUMMERDEAL. Good through Friday.

1 month ago

The South Korean village Soseong-ri was a quiet agricultural town. Then it became home to U.S.’s Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system (THAAD), designed to shoot down missiles from the North. In their own voices, residents shared what life is like in Soseong-ri. Visit the link in our bio to see more images and read their story. Photo by Moises Saman/Magnum Photos

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