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In 2019, @tcurwen writes, “The urgency of the hour overshadowed the beauty of the moment.”

His introduction kicks off our Year in Review:
 https://www.latimes.com/world-nation/story/2019-12-19/year-in-review-2019 

This year, California’s major stories ranged from earthquakes and power outages, to the college admissions scandal, all the way to Washington, D.C., as the state regularly faced off against the White House.  https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2019-12-21/california-year-in-review-2019 

This was the year that the unseemly sights, sounds and smells of people living on the streets became inescapable, no matter where you lived or worked in Los Angeles.

From @Erika_D_Smith:  https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2019-12-10/homeless-housing-crisis-los-angeles 

.@TheCDZ recapped a year in entertainment that saw the continuation of the #MeToo movement, the melding of new and old Hollywood, and the curtain calls of some ratings heavyweights:  https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/story/2019-12-14/2019-entertainment-year-in-review 

For the United States, 2019 included demonstrations in Puerto Rico, the continuation of the opioid epidemic, vaping-related deaths — dubbed the medical mystery of the year by the @latimes — and still more mass shootings.  https://www.latimes.com/world-nation/story/2019-12-13/yir-national-briefs 

In the sports world, @jcherwa looks back on a year in which the Rams lost the big one, a season in which 37 horses died at Santa Anita, and twin MVP awards for Los Angeles’ NL and AL stars.  https://www.latimes.com/sports/story/2019-12-13/los-angeles-california-sports-year-in-review-2019 

Worldwide, 2019 was a year of protests.

In review:  https://www.latimes.com/world-nation/story/2019-12-16/2019-year-in-review-world-news 

IPOs that weren’t; tech’s internal fight; a housing bottleneck: These were all major business themes that The Times covered in 2019.  https://www.latimes.com/business/story/2019-12-20/year-in-review-business-stories-2019 

For @EliStokols, 2019 means 12 months of having covered the White House and President Trump, from the government shutdown to the historic impeachment hearings.

He reflects on that journey, and the struggle of its “fire hose of news,” here:  https://www.latimes.com/world-nation/story/2019-12-18/covering-the-trump-white-house 

As the numbers of migrants arriving at the U.S. southern border reached their highest levels in more than a decade, @mollymotoole writes, President Trump may have gotten closest to fulfilling his central campaign pledge.  https://www.latimes.com/politics/story/2019-12-20/year-in-review-immigration-trump-comes-closer-to-closing-americas-door 

It’s been a busy year for politics.

Here’s a brief recap:  https://www.latimes.com/politics/story/2019-12-21/2019-in-national-politics 

Read more from our Year in Review coverage here:  https://www.latimes.com/2019-year-in-review 


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