Los Angeles Times

Bettina Boxall


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

  • Small plane crashes into South Lake Tahoe house

    A single-engine plane crashed into a South Lake Tahoe house Saturday evening after taking off from the Lake Tahoe Airport. Local authorities told the Federal Aviation Administration that no one in the house in the 1600 block of Tionontati Street was injured, said FAA spokesman Allen Kenitzer. The...

  • BLM decision sets back Cadiz plan to sell Mojave groundwater

    BLM decision sets back Cadiz plan to sell Mojave groundwater

    Cadiz Inc.'s plans to sell Mojave Desert groundwater to Southern California communities have hit a major federal roadblock. In a long-awaited decision, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management says Cadiz cannot use an existing railroad right-of-way for a new water pipeline that would carry supplies from...