Ryan Fonseca, Los Angeles Times

Ryan Fonseca

Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Past articles by Ryan:

The Times banks on L.A.'s Latino future (and its own)

The team at De Los aims to attract an often overlooked audience by centering stories about and for the Latino community. → Read More

You don't need this report to know California's housing market is grim, but here you go

Markets have cooled a bit, but costs remain higher than before the pandemic as renters face an increasing lack of affordable options. → Read More

Are fewer Fourth of July fireworks in California's future?

Amid concerns about public safety and air quality, some cities are grounding traditional fireworks shows and opting for intricate drone shows. → Read More

California fire officials are dropping more retardant as environmental advocates fume

Firefighting officials say the chemical agent is an integral tool as Western wildfires intensify. Some forest advocates say the environmental stakes are too high. → Read More

San Gabriel Valley equestrians saddle up for a cabalgata — and protest

Local equestrians in majority Latino neighborhoods feel their slice of rural life is being threatened by the county after recent code enforcement inspections and rezoning plans. → Read More

S.F., L.A., Santa Monica want to pump brakes on driverless taxis

Officials in San Francisco, L.A. and Santa Monica say the tech companies' rapid rollouts and lack of transparency jeopardize public safety. → Read More

As a regulatory battle simmers, evidence against gas stoves is mounting

As a regulatory battle simmers, a new study finds cooking with gas stoves may be as harmful as breathing in secondhand cigarette smoke. → Read More

Study traces ‘causes and consequences’ of California homelessness — and challenges myths

Although mental health and substance abuse are factors in homelessness, researchers found financial instability and a lack of affordable housing play a role too. → Read More

Want to fully experience the beauty of 17-Mile Drive? Bike it

Driving this famously scenic route hits different on a bicycle. → Read More

What's next for Curren Price's constituents? Some fear a lack of representation at City Hall

If the City Council suspends Price, that could leave Angelenos in his district in democratic limbo. → Read More

A pivotal year for Pride puts LGBTQ+ community in the spotlight — and the crosshairs

Pride event started to honor Stonewall. In a year of vicious backlash, an expert reflects on what it means to celebrate Pride in 2023. → Read More

'Hell no,' 'OMG yes' and more reader thoughts on congestion pricing

Your responses leaned toward opposition, but with plenty of nuance mixed in about charging drivers to access high-demand roadways. → Read More

California leaders say DeSantis is behind migrant flights to Sacramento

State leaders say migrants carried documents that point to a Florida-led ploy. Atty. General Rob Bonta is considering "potential criminal or civil action." → Read More

Don't fear the fin: Great whites and humans are closely sharing California's coastal waters

A new study documents how closely the high-profile sharks swim near humans in coastal waters. → Read More

Poll shows Californians' climate anxiety is on the rise

How worried are Californians about weather whiplash getting worse — and the possibility of moving? Responses were largely divided on political lines. → Read More

L.A. could try congestion pricing. Will drivers go for it?

Charging drivers to access high-demand roadways has proven successful in some cities. Would L.A. drivers stand for it? → Read More

Who's down with a four-day work week? Readers share ideal schedules and time-off goals

Most readers expressed excitement at the prospect of having more time to knock out errands and appointments, hang with family and friends and sleep in. → Read More

Dodgers Pride Night drama can't stop this sister act

L.A.'s Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence share their mission and their reaction to a week of outrage. → Read More

Western states floated a Colorado River deal. What happens after the Band-Aid comes off?

California, Arizona and Nevada would agree to reducing water use by 3 million acre-feet between now and the end of 2026, provided the federal government compensates major water users. → Read More

Opportunities and consequences loom as UC explores hiring students without legal status

UC's regents voted last week to form a working group that will examine the legal issues involved in making jobs available to its estimated 4,000 students without legal status. → Read More