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

  • Wind is the culprit in 2017's horrific wildfire season

    Wind is the culprit in 2017's horrific wildfire season

    When Forest Service meteorologist Tom Rolinski heard that a wildfire had broken out Monday evening in Ventura County, he knew it was going to be bad. The Thomas fire started in a known wind corridor on the first day of dry Santa Ana winds that are expected to buffet Southern California through...

  • El viento es el culpable de la terrible temporada de incendios de este año

    El viento es el culpable de la terrible temporada de incendios de este año

    Cuando el meteorólogo del Servicio Forestal, Tom Rolinski escuchó que un incendio forestal había estallado la noche del lunes en el condado de Ventura, sabía que iba a ser un problema. El incendio de Thomas comenzó en un conocido corredor eólico durante el primer día de vientos secos de Santa Ana...

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