Los Angeles Times Reporter Bettina Boxall

I Cover Water. And I Can’t Stand Hearing You Talk of Our State’s ‘Water Wars.’

Bettina Boxall is the water and environmental reporter for the Los Angeles Times. Before moderating a panel on how California and the world can learn to live with less water, she offered a warning in the Zócalo green room: If you know what’s good for you, you won’t mention “California’s water wars” in her presence.

Los Angeles Times Reporter Laura J. Nelson

I Cover Transportation. And Yes, I Drive to Work.

Reporter Laura J. Nelson covers transportation for the Los Angeles Times. Before moderating a panel on the future of bicycles and transportation in Southern California, she talked about the comforts …

Los Angeles Times Reporter Maura Dolan

Life On the Working Mom’s Beat

Los Angeles Times reporter Maura Dolan is based in San Francisco and covers legal affairs, including the California Supreme Court and the 9th Circuit. Before moderating a panel on what …

L.A. Times’ Tony Perry

The San Diego Bureau Chief Is Middle-Aged and Middle-Class—But Still Frisky

Los Angeles Times San Diego bureau chief Tony Perry was embedded with American marine troops in both Iraq and Afghanistan. Before moderating a panel on how veterans are changing the …

I Hope the Kochs Buy the Times

L.A. Is Terrified Its Main Paper Will Be Owned By Rightwing Zealots. I’m Not Bothered—and Here’s Why.

As you read this, I am surely reading e-mails from my former Los Angeles Times colleagues angry about the following sentence:

I’m rooting for the Koch brothers to buy the L.A. …

LAT Architecture Critic Christopher Hawthorne

A Northern California Boy Comes to Los Angeles

Christopher Hawthorne is the architecture critic for the Los Angeles Times. Before moderating a panel at Grand Park on the future of downtown Los Angeles, he pledged his loyalty to …