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Editor-in-Chief: Lewis D'Vorkin
Interim Executive Editor:
Jim Kirk
Managing Editor: Lawrence Ingrassia
Deputy Managing Editors: Colin Crawford, Scott Kraft
Assistant Managing Editors: Christina Bellantoni (Politics), Shelby Grad (Local and California), Mary McNamara (Arts and Entertainment), Kim Murphy (Foreign/National), Michael Whitley (Design)
Editor of the Editorial Pages: Nicholas Goldberg
Op-Ed Editor: Juliet Lapidos


LATIMES.COM / DIGITAL
Newsletter Editor: Scott Sandell
Digital Editors: Matt Ballinger, Kelly Corrigan, Brian De Los Santos, Denise Florez, Courtney Lewis, Sean Greene, Vanessa Martinez, Marc Olson, Tara Paniogue, Brian Park, Jessica Perez, Lora Victorio, Dan Watson, Alexandra Wigglesworth

AUDIENCE ENGAGEMENT
Director: Alexandra Manzano
Community Engagement Editors: Jessica Roy, Steve Saldivar, Colleen Shalby, Annie Z. Yu


DATA DESK
Data Editor: Ben Welsh
Digital Editors: Ryan Menezes, Anthony Pesce
Assistant Database Editor: Ben Poston
Staff Writer/Researcher: Maloy Moore
Staff Writers: Jerome Campbell, Nicole Santa Cruz (The Homicide Report)

FOREIGN AND NATIONAL
Assistant Managing Editor: Kim Murphy
Deputy Editor: Mitchell Landsberg
Enterprise Editor: Steve Padilla
Assistant Editors: Efrain Hernandez Jr., Michael Ottey, Alan Zarembo

Foreign Staff, Bureaus
Foreign Affairs Writer/Editor: Alexandra Zavis
Global Affairs Writer (D.C.): Laura King
Global Development Writer/Editor: Ann M. Simmons
Operations Chief: Mike Faneuff
Beijing: Jonathan Kaiman
Beirut: Molly Hennessy-Fiske
Johannesburg: Robyn Dixon
Mexico City: Kate Linthicum, Patrick J. McDonnell
Mumbai: Shashank Bengali

National Staff, Bureaus
Top of the Ticket Political Commentator: David Horsey
National Writers: Nina Agrawal, Mark Z. Barabak, Barbara Demick, Jaweed Kaleem, Kurtis Lee, David Montero (Las Vegas), Matt Pearce

POLITICS
Assistant Managing Editor/Politics: Christina Bellantoni
Deputy Politics Editor: Julie Westfall
California Politics Editor: Allison Wisk
Politics Columnist: Cathleen Decker
Sacramento Bureau Chief: John Myers
Sacramento Bureau: Liam Dillon, Melanie Mason, Chris Megerian, Patrick McGreevy, George Skelton (Columnist), Jazmine Ulloa
Politics Writers: Michael Finnegan, Christine Mai-Duc, Seema Mehta, Javier Panzar, Phil Willon (Sacramento), Sarah D. Wire (California Delegation, D.C.)

WASHINGTON, D.C.
Bureau Chief: David Lauter
Deputy Bureau Chief: Bob Drogin
Editors: Jackie Calmes, Edmund Sanders
Staff Writers: Brian Bennett, Noah Bierman, David S. Cloud, Evan Halper, Don Lee (Business/Economy), Noam Levey, Lisa Mascaro, Christi Parsons, Jim Puzzanghera (Business), David G. Savage, Joseph Tanfani, Tracy Wilkinson, David Willman



CALIFORNIA
Assistant Managing Editor: Shelby Grad
Deputy Editors: Mary Ann Meek, Steve Clow
Columnists: Robin Abcarian, Steve Lopez

City-County Government
Staff Writers: Melissa Etehad (County), Soumya Karlamangla (Public Health), Laura J. Nelson (Transportation)
City Hall Bureau Staff Writers: Emily Alpert Reyes, Dakota Smith, David Zahniser

City Desk
Assistant Metro Editors: Hector Becerra (Mornings), Jill Jones (Nights), Carlos Lozano (Weekends), Monte Morin (Mornings)
Staff Writers:
Eastside: Brittny Mejia
General Assignment: Esmeralda Bermudez, Makeda Easter, Corina Knoll, Benjamin Oreskes, Doug Smith
General Assignment/LGBT: Hailey Branson-Potts
Homelessness: Gale Holland
Immigration, Central L.A.: Andrea Castillo
Investigations:Adam Elmahrek, Kim Christensen, Jack Dolan, Gus Garcia-Roberts, Rong-Gong Lin II, Richard Marosi, Paul Pringle, Harriet Ryan
Long Beach/Southeast L.A.: Ruben Vives
Mornings: Joseph Serna
Narrative: Christopher Goffard
Orange County: Anh Do
South Los Angeles: Angel Jennings
Westside: Sarah Parvini

Courts/Police/Crime
Editors: Jack Leonard, Carla Rivera
Staff Writers: Cindy Chang (LAPD), Marisa Gerber (Criminal Courts), Matt Hamilton, Kate Mather (LAPD), Maya Lau (L.A. Sheriff's Department), Joel Rubin (Federal Courts and Agencies), Paige St. John (Prisons), Alene Tchekmedyian (Nights, Courts)
Crime Staff Writers: James Queally, Richard Winton

Education
Editor: Nita Lelyveld
Staff Writers: Howard Blume (LAUSD), Sonali Kohli, Anna M. Phillips (Education Affairs), Joy Resmovits (LAUSD/State and National Policy) , Teresa Watanabe (UC/Higher Education), Rosanna Xia (Higher Education & Private Universities)

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

State Bureaus, Immigration
Editor: Steve Clow
Staff Writers: Cindy Carcamo (Immigration), Maura Dolan (San Francisco/State Supreme Court), Paloma Esquivel (Inland Empire)

Specialists, Sunday, Enterprise
Staff Writers: Tony Barboza (Air Quality), Bettina Boxall (Environment/Water),
Thomas Curwen (Narrative), Victoria Kim (Koreatown/Central L.A.), Louis Sahagun (Southern California Environment), Frank Shyong (San Gabriel Valley/Asian Affairs), Joe Mozingo (Enterprise), Ralph Vartabedian (High-Speed Rail, Enterprise)

Support
Metro Assistant: Carlos Santana



OBITUARIES
Editor: Steve Marble

EDITORIAL PAGES / OPINION
Editor of the Editorial Pages: Nicholas Goldberg
Deputy Editorial Page Editor: Jon Healey
Sunday Opinion and Op-Ed Editor: Juliet Lapidos
Deputy Op-Ed Editor: Susan Brenneman
Senior Editorial Writer: Michael McGough (D.C.)
Editorial Writers: Kerry Cavanaugh, Mariel Garza, Robert Greene, Carla Hall, Scott Martelle
Letters Editor: Paul Thornton
Columnists: Doyle McManus, Patt Morrison
Senior Digital Editor: Matthew Fleischer
Executive Assistant: Linda Hall

BUSINESS
Editor: Kimi Yoshino
Deputy Editor: Dan Beucke
Assistant Editors: Nancy Rivera Brooks, Andrea Chang, Laurence Darmiento, Ben Muessig (Technology), Lauren Raab, Richard Verrier (Company Town)
Columnists: Michael Hiltzik, David Lazarus
Staff writers: Charles Fleming (Autos), Andrew Khouri (Real Estate, Orange County Business), James Rufus Koren (Banking and Finance), Don Lee (D.C., Economy), Neal Leitereg ("Hot Property"), Tracey Lien (Technology), Hugo Martin (Tourism), Samantha Masunaga (Aerospace), Russ Mitchell (Autos), Geoffrey Mohan (Agriculture), James F. Peltz (General Assignment), Ivan Penn (Energy), Melody Petersen (Investigations), David Pierson (Technology), Jim Puzzanghera (D.C.), Roger Vincent (Commercial Real Estate), Ronald D. White (Business Profiles)
Company Town Staff Writers: Stephen Battaglio, Ryan Faughnder, Meg James, Daniel Miller, David Ng

SPORTS
Editor: Angel Rodriguez
Deputy Editor: Mike Hiserman
Assistant Sports Editors: Athan Atsales, Dan Loumena, Houston Mitchell
Baseball: Mike DiGiovanna (Local MLB), Andy McCullough (Dodgers), Pedro Moura (Angels), Bill Shaikin (Enterprise)
Basketball: Tania Ganguli (Lakers), Brad Turner (Clippers)
Colleges: Ben Bolch (UCLA), Zach Helfand (USC)
Boxing/Mixed Martial Arts: Lance Pugmire
Columnists: Helene Elliott, Dylan Hernandez, Bill Plaschke, Eric Sondheimer (High School Sports)
Enterprise/General Assignment/Opinion: Nathan Fenno, David Wharton
Football: Mike DiGiovanna (L.A. Chargers), Sam Farmer (NFL), Gary Klein (L.A. Rams), Lindsey Thiry (L.A. Rams), Dan Woike (L.A. Chargers),
Hockey: Helene Elliott (National)
Horse Racing: John Cherwa
Olympics: David Wharton
Soccer: Kevin Baxter (Galaxy/International)
Web Producers/Writers: Eduardo Gonzalez, Chuck Schilken, Shotgun Spratling, Matt Wilhalme
Administrative Assistant: Maggie Barnett



ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT
Assistant Managing Editor: Mary McNamara
Senior Calendar Editor: Richard Nordwind
Arts and Entertainment Editor: Laurie Ochoa
Arts and Culture Editor: Craig Nakano
Entertainment News Editor: James Reed
Deputy Entertainment News Editor: Tracy Brown
The Envelope Editor: Elena Howe
Film Editor: Geoff Berkshire
Hero Complex Editor/Writer: Meredith Woerner
Pop Music Editor: Todd Martens
Television Editor: Sarah Rodman
Deputy Television Editor/Writer: Greg Braxton
Department Administrator: Elena Villanueva

Critics
Architecture: Christopher Hawthorne
Art: Christopher Knight
Classical Music/Dance: Mark Swed
Jazz: Chris Barton
Movies: Justin Chang, Kenneth Turan
Pop Music: Mikael Wood
Television: Lorraine Ali, Robert Lloyd
Theater: Charles McNulty

Staff Writers
Arts, Theater, Classical Music, Dance: Jessica Gelt, Deborah Vankin
Celebrity (Ministry of Gossip): Christie D'Zurilla, Nardine Saad
Culture Writer: Carolina A. Miranda
The Envelope: Glenn Whipp
Film: Tre'vell Anderson, Amy Kaufman, Mark Olsen, Josh Rottenberg, Jen Yamato
Pop Music: August Brown, Gerrick Kennedy, Randy Lewis, Randall Roberts
Senior Writer: Jeffrey Fleishman
Television: Chris Barton, Meredith Blake (N.Y.), Libby Hill, Yvonne Villarreal
Web Producers/Writers: Agnus Dei Farrant, Dave Lewis, Jevon Phillips
Television Listings Assistant Editor: Ed Stockly



FEATURES
Department Administrator: Marilyn Ruiz

Books and Culture
Editor: Carolyn Kellogg
Staff Writer: Agatha French

Food

Editor: Amy Scattergood
Deputy Food Editor: Jenn Harris
Restaurant Critic: Jonathan Gold
Test Kitchen Director: Noelle Carter

Home
Acting Editor, Home and Mind & Body: Rene Lynch
Staff Writer: Lisa Boone

Image
Fashion Editor: Marques Harper
Deputy Fashion Editor: Adam Tschorn

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



OTHER EDITORIAL DEPARTMENTS

TOP STORIES/PAGE ONE
Deputy Managing Editor: Scott Kraft
Weekend Editor: Ashley Dunn
Senior Editor: Millie Quan



DESIGN
Assistant Managing Editor: Michael Whitley
Deputy Directors: Wes Bausmith, Paul Gonzales, Steven Hawkins, Kelli Sullivan
Senior Designers: An Amlotte, Tim Hubbard, Dan Santos
Designers: James Brooks, Betty Chavarria, Jason Clark, Jade Cuevas, Allison Hong, Martina Ibanez Baldor, Allison Mann, Jan Molen, Bakr Muhammad, Hamlet Nalbandyan, Van Nightingale, Judy Pryor, Elsie Ramos



EDITORIAL FINANCE, BUSINESS AND ADMINISTRATION
Finance, Rights and Permissions Manager: Bill McElhaney
Rights and Permissions: Erica Varela



EDITORIAL LIBRARY
Director: Cary Schneider
News Researcher: Scott Wilson
Night Archiving Supervisor: Valerie Hood
Archivist: James Kim



INTERNSHIPS, METPRO AND EDITORIAL ASSISTANTS
Director of News Development: Tracy Boucher
Metpro Class of 2017-18: Maria Alejandra Cardona, Jaclyn Cosgrove, Jade Cuevas, Yadira Flores, Iris Lee, Michael Livingston, Kent Nishimura, Danielle Parenteau-Decker, Alejandra Reyes-Velarde, Ellis Simani
Metpro Class of 2016-17: Nina Agrawal, Jessica Q. Chen, Makeda Easter, Melissa Etehad, Sonaiya Kelley, Bakr Muhammad, Elsie Ramos, Andrea Roberson, Jared Servantez, Alene Tchekmedyian
Editorial Assistants: Vera Castaneda, Victoria Hernandez, Christian Orozco

LEGAL
Vice President, Legal: Jeff Glasser

MULTIPLATFORM / COPY DESK
Director: Loree Matsui
Managers: Rubaina Azhar, Steve Elders, Richard Nelson, Ruthanne Salido, Tim Trepany, Warren Wolfswinkel
Supervisors: Minh Dang, Blake Hennon, Paul Ybarrondo
Editors: David Bowman, Rebecca Bryant, Kristina Bui, Steve Devol, Anne Elisabeth Dillon, Alison Dingeldein, Fernando Dominguez, Rachel Dunn, Steve Eames, Boaz Herzog, Steve Horn, Angela Jamison, Kevin Leung, Marina Levario, Gerard Lim, Lynn Meersman, Daryl Miller, Danielle Parenteau-Decker, John Penner, Don Ragland, Dwayne Rogers, Lee Rogers, Mark Sachs, Jared Servantez, B.J. Terhune, Hans Tesselaar, Evita Timmons, Kevin Ueda, Andre Vergara, Susan Worrell



NEWS OPERATIONS
Executive News Editor: James Angius
Technology Editors: David Campbell, Diana Shantic, Katrina Ten

READERS' REPRESENTATIVE OFFICE
Readers' Representative: Deirdre Edgar

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



VISUALIZATION AND DATA
Director of Data Visualization: Len De Groot
Deputy Director of Data Visualization: Chris Keller
Senior Graphics and Data Journalists: Lorena Iñiguez Elebee, Thomas Suh Lauder, Raoul Rañoa
Graphics and Data Journalists: Joe Fox, Paul Duginski, Swetha Kannan, Kyle Kim, Priya Krishnakumar, Jon Schleuss, Ellis Simani


VISUAL JOURNALISM / PHOTOGRAPHY AND VIDEO
Deputy Managing Editor: Colin Crawford
Director of Photography:
    Multimedia, Projects, National, Foreign: Mary Cooney
    California, Sports, Features, Business, Entertainment: Calvin Hom
Deputy Director, National, Foreign, Page One: Alan Hagman
Senior Editors, California: Jeremiah Bogert Jr., Robert St. John
Photo Editors:
    Assignments: Marc Martin
    Business: Jerome Adamstein
    Daily Calendar: Hal Wells
    Image, Home, Health, Travel, Food: Kathy M.Y. Pyon
    Sunday Calendar, Envelope: Ken Kwok
Department Manager: Robbin Goddard
Technology/Multimedia Systems: Jason Neubert
Photo Systems: David Muronaka
National/Foreign Photo Correspondent: Carolyn Cole (NY)
Senior Photographer/Features: Kirk McKoy
Photographers: Maria Alejandra Cardona, Jay L. Clendenin, Gary Coronado, Ricardo DeAratanha, Katie Falkenberg, Gina Ferazzi, Robert Gauthier, Christina House, Irfan Khan, Glenn Koenig, Mel Melcon, Genaro Molina, Kent Nishimura, Francine Orr, Allen J. Schaben, Al Seib, Luis Sinco, Wally Skalij, Brian van der Brug, Marcus Yam
Video Assignment Editor: Robert Meeks
Video Journalists/Editors: Jeff Amlotte, Myung Chun, Yadira Flores, Albert Lee, Mark Potts
Department Administrator: Elsa Luna

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