When it comes to hate, as goes Los Angeles, so goes California?

Hate crime reports in the city of 4 million represented nearly a quarter of all reported hate crimes in the state last year, according to the state Department of Justice’s latest tally. About one-third of the 11 percent increase in California hate crimes from 2015 to 2016 came in the city.

Other large, racially diverse urban areas showed a similar trend, according to the state data. Dozens of hate crimes were reported in unincorporated Los Angeles County as well as in San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose and Riverside.

Read more in the Sacramento Bee.