Brittny Mejia

Writer

Brittny Mejia is a Metro reporter for the Los Angeles Times. Previously, she worked at the Arizona Republic, the Arizona Daily Star and the Oakland Tribune, among other publications. She is a military brat who has lived all over, but calls Germany home. She graduated from the University of Arizona.

 

Recent Articles

  • Battle against Thomas fire enters second week

    Battle against Thomas fire enters second week

    The massive Thomas fire, which has burned through Ventura County for over a week and entered Santa Barbara County over the weekend, has now scorched 234,200 acres and is 20% contained, fire officials said Tuesday. The fire, which began Dec. 4, grew about 2,500 acres overnight as gusting winds pushed...

  • As the Thomas fire burns, Santa Barbara County alerts go bilingual

    As the Thomas fire burns, Santa Barbara County alerts go bilingual

    As the Thomas fire raged across Ventura County, neighboring Santa Barbara County took to its English language social media accounts targeting its Latino audience to keep them informed on el incendio. Over the last year, through disaster and crisis, the official county accounts have morphed into...

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