Bettina Boxall

Writer

Bettina Boxall covers water issues and the environment for the Los Angeles Times. She shared the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for explanatory reporting with colleague Julie Cart for a five-part series that explored the causes and effects of escalating wildfire in the West. She began her journalism career as a photographer at a small Texas daily and reported for newspapers in Vermont and New Jersey before joining The Times in 1987.

Recent Articles

  • Obama adds six sites to California Coastal National Monument

    Obama adds six sites to California Coastal National Monument

    President Obama on Thursday added six areas to the California Coastal National Monument, including a prized parcel on the Santa Cruz County coast and some small islands off the coast of Orange County. All of the sites, totaling 6,230 acres, are currently managed by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management....

  • Is the drought coming to an end? Yes. Or at least maybe

    Is the drought coming to an end? Yes. Or at least maybe

    Updates: Heavy rains hit Southern California in the latest winter storm Jan. 13, 2017, 6:41 a.m. Today's storm is the latest of a series to dump rain on the region, which has been hard hit by six years of drought. Officials warned of potential mud flows in areas affected by wildfires last year...

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