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Editor: Davan Maharaj
Managing Editor: Marc Duvoisin
Deputy Managing Editors: Colin Crawford, Megan Garvey, Scott Kraft
Director, Digital Strategy: Jimmy Orr
Assistant Managing Editors: John Corrigan (Arts & Entertainment), Henry Fuhrmann (Multiplatform/Copy Desk and Standards), Shelby Grad (Local and California), Kim Murphy (Foreign/National), Alice Short (Features), Michael Whitley (Design)
Editor of the Editorial Pages: Nicholas Goldberg
Op-Ed and Sunday Opinion Editor: Sue Horton
Editor at Large: Jim Newton


LATIMES.COM / DIGITAL
Director, Digital Strategy: Jimmy Orr
Deputy Managing Editor, Digital: Megan Garvey
Senior Deputy Editor, Online: Daniel Gaines
Deputy Editors, Online: Paul Olund, Tenny Tatusian
Art Director: Stephanie Ferrell
Web Designer: Lily Mihalik
SEO Chief: Amy Hubbard
Homepage Editor: Mark McGonigle
Senior Digital Editors:
   Data: Ben Welsh
   Features: Jason La
   Homepage: Tim Garrison, Lora Victorio
Digital Editors:
   Data, Digital Development: Armand Emamdjomeh, Anthony Pesce
   Homepage: John Adams, Matt Ballinger, David Johnson, Marc Olson, Patrice Roe,     Evan Wagstaff, Dan Watson
   L.A. Now: Kelly Parker
Senior Producer: Brady MacDonald
Social Media Editor: Stacey Leasca
Deputy Reader Engagement/Social Media Editor: Lindsay Barnett
Community Manager: Michelle Maltais
Deputy Mobile Editor: Laura E. Davis
Staff Writers: Rene Lynch, Deborah Netburn (Science Now), Nicole Santa Cruz (The Homicide Report), Jenn Harris (Daily Dish)



REALTIME NEWS DESK
Editor: Julie Westfall
Staff Writers: Kurtis Lee, Christine Mai-Duc, Ryan Parker, James Queally, Lauren Raab




FOREIGN
Assistant Managing Editor: Kim Murphy
Assistant Editors: Roger Ainsley, Paul Feldman, Efrain Hernandez Jr., Mitchell Landsberg
World Now: Raja Abdulrahim, Carol J. Williams, Alexandra Zavis
Operations Chief: Mike Faneuff

Foreign Bureaus
Beijing: Julie Makinen
Beirut: Patrick J. McDonnell
Cairo: Laura King
Johannesburg: Robyn Dixon
London
Mexico City: Tracy Wilkinson
New Delhi: Shashank Bengali



NATIONAL
Assistant Managing Editor: Kim Murphy
Deputy Editors: Cathleen Decker, Ashley Dunn
Assistant National Editors: Stephanie Chavez, Debbie Goffa, Steve Padilla, Connie Stewart
Nation Now Lead Reporters: Michael Muskal, Matt Pearce
Top of the Ticket Political Commentator: David Horsey
Correspondents: Mark Z. Barabak, Matthew Teague, Ralph Vartabedian, David Zucchino

National Bureaus
Houston: Molly Hennessy-Fiske
Las Vegas: John Glionna
New York: Tina Susman
Phoenix: Cindy Carcamo
Seattle: Maria La Ganga


WASHINGTON, D.C.
Bureau Chief: David Lauter
Deputy Bureau Chief: Bob Drogin
Editors: Amy Fiscus, Edmund Sanders
Staff Writers: Neela Banerjee, Brian Bennett, David S. Cloud, Evan Halper, Kathleen Hennessey, W.J. Hennigan, Don Lee, Noam Levey, Lisa Mascaro, Michael Memoli, Christi Parsons, Timothy M. Phelps, Paul Richter, David G. Savage, Rick Serrano, Joseph Tanfani, David Willman



CALIFORNIA
Assistant Managing Editor: Shelby Grad
Deputy Editor: Mary Ann Meek
Columnists: Robin Abcarian, Sandy Banks, Steve Lopez, George Skelton (Sacramento)

City Desk
City Editor: Matt Lait
Assistant Metro Editors: Jill Jones (Nights), Carlos Lozano (Weekends)
Staff Writers:
Crime: Kate Mather, Richard Winton
Earthquake Safety: Rong-Gong Lin II, Rosanna Xia
Eastside: Hector Becerra
General Assignment: Bob Pool
Investigations: Lisa Girion, Scott Glover, Harriet Ryan
Long Beach/Southeast L.A.: Ruben Vives
Mornings: Joseph Serna, Veronica Rocha
San Gabriel Valley: Frank Shyong
South Los Angeles: Angel Jennings
San Fernando Valley/West Hollywood: Hailey Branson-Potts
Westside: Martha Groves, Matt Stevens

City-County Government
Bureau Chief: Richard Connell
Deputy Bureau Chief: William Nottingham
Staff Writers: Eryn Brown (Health), Jack Dolan (Investigations), Soumya Karlamangla, Laura J. Nelson (Transportation), James Rainey (California clout), Dan Weikel (Airports/Transportation)
City Hall Bureau Staff Writers: Michael Finnegan, Emily Alpert Reyes, Catherine Saillant, David Zahniser
County Government: Garrett Therolf, Abby Sewell

Courts/Police
Editor: Jack Leonard
Staff Writers: Cindy Chang (Sheriff), Marisa Gerber (Criminal Courts), Victoria Kim (Federal Courts), Corina Knoll (Civil Courts), Joel Rubin (LAPD)

Data Analysis
Database Editor: Doug Smith
Assistant Database Editor: Ben Poston
Data Team Production Coordinator: Maloy Moore
Data Analyst: Sandra Poindexter

Education
Editor: Beth Shuster
Staff Writers: Howard Blume (LAUSD), Stephen Ceasar (K-12), Larry Gordon (UC system/higher education), Carla Rivera (Cal State, community colleges/higher education), Jason Song (higher education), Teresa Watanabe

Enterprise
Editor: Mary Ann Meek
Staff Writers: Esmeralda Bermudez, Nita Lelyveld (City Beat), Kurt Streeter (Religion)

Orange County
Editor: Steve Marble
Staff Writers: Anh Do, Paloma Esquivel, Christopher Goffard

Projects, Specialists, Environment
Editor: Drex Heikes
Deputy Editor: Brandi Grissom
Staff Writers: Tony Barboza, Bettina Boxall, Julie Cart, Kim Christensen, Thomas Curwen, Jeff Gottlieb, Joe Mozingo, Louis Sahagun, Alan Zarembo

Sacramento, State Politics and Enterprise
Editor: Linda Rogers
Staff Writers: Seema Mehta (Governor's Race), Jean Merl (Regional Politics), Paul Pringle (Investigations)
Sacramento Bureau: Melanie Mason, Chris Megerian, Patrick McGreevy, Paige St. John (Investigations), Phil Willon (Acting Bureau Chief)

Science and Medicine
Editor: Karen Kaplan
Staff Writers: Melissa Healy, Amina Khan, Geoffrey Mohan, Monte Morin, Deborah Netburn

State Bureaus, Immigration
Editor: Steve Clow
Staff Writers: Amanda Covarrubias (Central Coast), Maura Dolan (San Francisco/State Supreme Court), Gale Holland (Poverty, Homelessness), Kate Linthicum (Immigration), Scott Gold, Diana Marcum (Central Valley), Richard Marosi (Immigration, San Diego), Tony Perry (San Diego), Lee Romney (San Francisco)

Support
Metro Assistant: Carlos Santana



OBITUARIES
Editor: Claire Noland
Staff Writers: Steve Chawkins, David Colker, Elaine Woo



EDITORIAL PAGES / OPINION
Editor of the Editorial Pages: Nicholas Goldberg
Editor at Large: Jim Newton
Assistant Editorial Page Editor: Janet Duckworth
Op-Ed and Sunday Opinion Editor: Sue Horton
Deputy Op-Ed Editor: Susan Brenneman
Senior Editorial Writer: Michael McGough (D.C.)
Editorial Writers: Kerry Cavanaugh, Robert Greene, Carla Hall, Jon Healey, Karin Klein, Scott Martelle
Letters Editor: Paul Thornton
Columnists: Doyle McManus, Patt Morrison
Articles Editor: Cherry Gee
Senior Web Producer: Alexandra Le Tellier
Executive Assistant: Linda Hall



BUSINESS
Editor: Kimi Yoshino
Columnist: Michael Hiltzik
Staff writer: David Pierson (Agriculture/Marijuana Industry)

Deputy Editor: Brian Thevenot
Staff Writers: Charles Fleming (Autos), Jerry Hirsch (Autos), Tiffany Hsu (California Economy), Chris Kirkham (California Economy), David Undercoffler (Autos)

Deputy Editor: James S. Granelli
Columnist: David Lazarus
Staff Writers: Don Lee (D.C., Economy), Jim Puzzanghera (D.C.), E. Scott Reckard (Banking, Mortgage Lending), Dean Starkman (Wall Street/N.Y.)

Web Editor: Pat Benson
Staff Writer: Hugo Martin (Tourism)

Technology Editor: Russ Mitchell
Staff Writers: Andrea Chang, Paresh Dave, Tracey Lien

Real Estate Editor: Peter Pae
Staff Writers: Lauren Beale ("Hot Property" columnist), Andrew Khouri (Real Estate), Neal Leitereg ("Hot Property" blogger), Tim Logan (Real Estate), Roger Vincent (Commercial Real Estate)

Assistant Editor: Patrick McMahon
Staff Writers: Marc Lifsher (Sacramento), Melody Petersen (Aerospace), Stuart Pfeifer (Healthcare), Chad Terhune (Healthcare)

Assistant Editor: Nancy Rivera Brooks
Staff Writers: Shan Li (Retail/Restaurants), Ronald D. White (General Assignment)

SPORTS
Editor: Vacant
Deputy Editors: John Cherwa, Mike Hiserman
Assistant Sports Editors: Athan Atsales, Dan Loumena, Houston Mitchell, Barry Stavro
Baseball: Kevin Baxter (Angels/Dodgers), Mike DiGiovanna (Angels), Dylan Hernandez (Dodgers), Jim Peltz (Angels/Dodgers), Bill Shaikin (National)
Basketball: Mike Bresnahan (Lakers), Ben Bolch (Clippers, NBA), Brad Turner (Clippers)
College Basketball: Chris Foster (UCLA), Gary Klein (USC)
Boxing/Mixed Martial Arts: Lance Pugmire
Columnists: Bill Dwyre, Helene Elliott, Chris Erskine, Bill Plaschke, Eric Sondheimer (High School Sports)
Enterprise/General Assignment: Nathan Fenno, David Wharton
Football: Chris Dufresne (National College), Sam Farmer (NFL), Gary Klein (USC), Chris Foster (UCLA)
High School Sports: Eric Sondheimer
Hockey: Lisa Dillman (Kings), Helene Elliott (National), Lance Pugmire (Ducks)
Motor Sports: Jim Peltz
Soccer: Kevin Baxter (International), Jim Peltz (L.A. Galaxy)
Web Producers/Writers: Austin Knoblauch, Melissa Rohlin, Chuck Schilken, Matt Wilhalme
Administrative Assistant: Maggie Barnett



ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT
Assistant Managing Editor: John Corrigan
Arts and Entertainment Editor: Laurie Ochoa
Online Arts and Entertainment Editor: Scott Sandell
Sunday Calendar Editor: Bret Israel
Assistant Calendar Editor: Craig Nakano
Arts and Culture Editor: Kelly Scott
Film Editor: Richard Nordwind
The Envelope Editor: Elena Howe
Deputy Pop Music Editor: Chris Barton
Television Editor: Martin Miller
Company Town Editor: Joe Bel Bruno
Senior Culture Editor: Mary McNamara
Department Administrator: Elena Villanueva

Critics
Architecture: Christopher Hawthorne
Art: Christopher Knight
Classical Music/Dance: Mark Swed
Jazz: Chris Barton
Movies: Betsy Sharkey, Kenneth Turan
Pop Music: Randall Roberts
Television: Robert Lloyd, Mary McNamara
Theater: Charles McNulty

Staff Writers
Arts and Culture: Mike Boehm, Jessica Gelt, David Ng, Deborah Vankin
Celebrity (Ministry of Gossip): Christie D'Zurilla, Nardine Saad
Company Town: Ryan Faughnder, Saba Hamedy, Meg James, Daniel Miller, Richard Verrier, Yvonne Villarreal
Culture Writer: Carolina A. Miranda
The Envelope: Glenn Whipp
Film: Jeffrey Fleishman, Amy Kaufman, Rebecca Keegan, Susan King, Mark Olsen, Josh Rottenberg, Steven Zeitchik
Pop Culture: Lorraine Ali
Pop Culture (Hero Complex): Noelene Clark, Gina McIntyre
Pop Music: August Brown, Gerrick Kennedy, Randy Lewis, Todd Martens, Mikael Wood
Television: Meredith Blake (N.Y.), Greg Braxton, Scott Collins
Senior Web Producer/Writer: Patrick Kevin Day
Web Producers/Writers: Tracy Brown, Christy Khoshaba, Jevon Phillips, Andrea Wang
Television Listings Assistant Editor: Ed Stockly



FEATURES

Assistant Managing Editor: Alice Short
Associate Editor/Image Editor: Susan Denley
Mind & Body Editor: Mary MacVean
Department Administrator: Marilyn Ruiz

Books and Culture
Editor: Joy Press
Book Critics: David L. Ulin
Staff Writers: Carolyn Kellogg

Food

Editor/Columnist: Russ Parsons
Daily Dish Editor: Amy Scattergood
Restaurant Critics: Jonathan Gold, S. Irene Virbila
Staff Writer: Jenn Harris
Test Kitchen Manager: Noelle Carter

Home
Editor: Vacant
Staff Writer: Lisa Boone

Image
Editor: Susan Denley
Chief Fashion Critic: Booth Moore
Staff Writer: Adam Tschorn

Travel
Editor: Catharine Hamm
Deputy Editor: Chris Erskine
Assistant Editor: Anne Harnagel
Staff Writer: Christopher Reynolds



OTHER EDITORIAL DEPARTMENTS

COLUMN ONE
Senior Editors: Kari Howard, Millie Quan



DESIGN
Assistant Managing Editor: Michael Whitley
Deputy Directors: Wes Bausmith, Paul Gonzales, Steven Hawkins, Kelli Sullivan
Senior Designers: An Amlotte, Richard Collins, Tim Hubbard, Dan Santos, Mark Sims, Mark Yemma
Designers: Gerard Babb, James Brooks, Allison Hong, Mike McKay, Jan Molen, Van Nightingale, Judy Pryor, Bill Sheehan



EDITORIAL FINANCE, BUSINESS AND ADMINISTRATION
Senior Finance Manager: Kate Bernstein
Finance, Rights and Permissions Manager: Bill McElhaney
Rights and Permissions: Erica Verela



EDITORIAL LIBRARY
Director: Cary Schneider
News Researchers: Robin Mayper, Scott Wilson
Obituary Researcher: Kent Coloma
Night Archiving Supervisor: Valerie Hood
Archivists: James Kim, Celia Magdaleno



INTERNSHIPS, METPRO AND EDITORIAL ASSISTANTS
Director of News Development: Tracy Boucher
Metpro Class of 2014-15: Tre'Vell Anderson, Spencer Bakalar, Jerome Campbell, Taylor Goldenstein, Priya Krishnakumar, Samantha Masunaga, Brittny Mejia, Javier Panzar, Sarah Parvini, Marcus Yam
Metpro Class of 2013-14: Alicia Banks, Kristina Bui, Paresh Dave, Saba Hamedy, Soumya Karlamangla, Ryan Menezes
Metpro Class of 2012-13: Adolfo Flores, Andrew Khouri, Christine Mai-Duc, Joseph Serna
Editorial Assistants: Aaron Fischman, Denise Florez, Todd Levin, Yezmin Villarreal, Anthony Williams


LEGAL
Senior Counsel: Jeff Glasser
Executive Secretary: Maria Villarreal



MULTIPLATFORM / COPY DESK
Assistant Managing Editor: Henry Fuhrmann
Directors: Judy Cramer, Loree Matsui
Managers: Rubaina Azhar, Jim Coleman, Steve Elders, Brad Hanson, Deborah McKown, Richard Nelson, Roberta Olson, Ruthanne Salido, Elizabeth Troy, Paul Whitefield, Warren Wolfswinkel
Supervisors: Brad Bonhall, Minh Dang, Blake Hennon, Paul Ybarrondo
Editors: David Bowman, Kathie Bozanich, Rebecca Bryant, Art Buckler, Kristina Bui, Carol Covey, Mike Davis, Steve Devol, Anne Elisabeth Dillon, Alison Dingeldein, Fernando Dominguez, Laura Dominick, Rachel Dunn, Steve Eames, Mark Geers, Larry Harnisch, Steve Hensch, Boaz Herzog, Steve Horn, Kevin Leung, Marina Levario, Saji Mathai, Bruce McLeod, Lynn Meersman, Daryl Miller, Nelly Min, John Penner, Don Ragland, Dwayne Rogers, Lee Rogers, Mark Sachs, Hans Tesselaar, Evita Timmons, Tim Trepany, Kristen Walbolt, Susan Worrell



NEWS OPERATIONS
Executive News Editor: James Angius
Technology Editors: Diana Shantic, Katrina Ten
Switchboard Operator: Jerre Sanchez

PAGE ONE
Deputy Managing Editor: Scott Kraft
Weekend Editor: Mary Braswell
A1 News Editor: Ken Olsen



OTHER
Assistant to the Editors: Shirley Bermudez



READERS' REPRESENTATIVE OFFICE
Readers' Representative: Deirdre Edgar
Research Assistant: Maria Villarreal



TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE/LOS ANGELES
Managing Editor: Denise Bennett
News Editors: Carlos Selva, Phil Goldberg
Photography Editor: Timothy Schnupp



VISUALIZATION AND DATA
Director of Data Visualization: Len De Groot
Graphics and Data Editor: Javier Zarracina
Senior Graphics and Data Journalists: Lorena Iñiguez Elebee, Thomas Suh Lauder, Raoul Rañoa, Doug Stevens (DC)
Graphics and Data Journalists: Paul Duginski, Kyle Kim, Jon Schleuss



VISUAL JOURNALISM / PHOTOGRAPHY AND VIDEO
Deputy Managing Editor: Colin Crawford
Director of Photography:
    Video, Multimedia, Projects, National, Foreign: Mary Cooney
    California, Sports, Features, Business, Entertainment: Calvin Hom
Deputy Director, Online: Alan Hagman
Senior Editors:
    California: Robert St. John
    Projects, Weekend, National: Mary Vignoles
Photo Editors:
    Assignments: Marc Martin
    Metro, State, Business: Jeremiah Bogert Jr.
Features:
    Sunday Calendar, Envelope: Cindy Hively
    Image, Home, Health: Ken Kwok
    Daily Calendar: Hal Wells
  Online: Jerome Adamstein
    Online/News: Bryan Chan
    Multimedia: Albert Lee
    Online/Features: Kathy Pyon
  Sports: George Wilhelm
Department Manager: Robbin Goddard
Technology/Multimedia Systems Specialist: Jason Neubert
Photo Systems: David Muronaka
National/Foreign Photo Correspondent: Carolyn Cole (NY)
Senior Photographer/Features: Kirk McKoy
Photographers: Don Bartletti, Liz O. Baylen, Mark Boster, Bob Chamberlin, Jay Clendenin, Anne Cusack, Barbara Davidson, Ricardo DeAratanha, Katie Falkenberg, Gina Ferazzi, Gary Friedman, Robert Gauthier, Cheryl Guerrero, Lawrence K. Ho, Irfan Khan, Glenn Koenig, Robert Lachman, Rick Loomis, Mel Melcon, Genaro Molina, Francine Orr, Michael Robinson Chavez, Allen J. Schaben, Al Seib, Luis Sinco, Wally Skalij, Brian van der Brug
Photo Specialists: Veronika Derugin, Scott Harrison
Video Journalists: Jeff Amlotte, Myung Chun, Sarah Hashim-Waris, Don Kelsen, Robert Meeks, Bethany Mollenkof, Ann Simmons
Video Development Manager: Tim French
Department Administrator: Elsa Luna





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