A selection of news stories I've authored, often in partnership with other reporters.
A series of investigative stories using the California Public Records Act and ground-breaking data analysis that uncovered deep-rooted problems in a safety net millions of Angelenos rely on when they dial 911.
Eric Garcetti's winning strategy in the mayor's race robbed Wendy Greuel of key strongholds in L.A.
The map, touted as a way for residents to monitor the safety of their neighborhoods, doesn't include about 19,000 serious crimes reported in other LAPD data. Officials say they're looking into it.
In a city with more than 2 million eligible voters, roughly 400,000 may cast ballots in Tuesday's election.
Is it a fixed place, with its own borders, customs and society, or only a state of mind?
Those in higher-crime areas, who vote in lower numbers, supported the proposal almost to the same extent that more affluent voters rejected it.
State regulators don’t seem worried about TXU’s lapses in reporting power plant pollution.
The nearly 300 protesters arrested near City Hall skewed young, white, male and local.
Turning up the power is a little-publicized way of getting more electricity from existing nuclear plants. But scrutiny is likely to increase in the wake of Japan’s nuclear crisis.
Federal Communications Commissioner Deborah Tate has received talking points against the proposed satellite radio XM-Sirius merger from Clear Channel Radio, one of the country's biggest radio broadcasters and an ardent opponent of the deal.
After 9/11, funding to country soars with little oversight.
The figure would have been even lower if the state hadn’t used an easier measure than it does for lower grades.
Unlike the LAPD and Sheriff’s Department, Torrance’s online crime map doesn't include rapes, shoplifting and other incidents police deem ‘confidential.’