Los Angeles Times

Brittny Mejia

Writer

Brittny Mejia joined the Los Angeles Times as a Metpro trainee in 2014. Previously, she worked at the Arizona Republic, the Arizona Daily Star and the Oakland Tribune, among other publications. Don’t bother asking where she’s from because she’s a military brat and won’t be able to give you a straight answer. She can, however, tell you she graduated from the University of Arizona. Bear Down! 

Recent Articles

  • CHP takes on wayward baby geese in 'slowest pursuit ever'

    CHP takes on wayward baby geese in 'slowest pursuit ever'

    By the standard of police pursuits, the one that unfolded on Interstate 80 in Berkeley wasn't the fastest or most dangerous. But it was the cutest. California Highway Patrol officers found themselves in their "slowest pursuit ever" Sunday morning, while trying to corral a gaggle of baby geese off...

  • Fire breaks out at world's largest solar power plant near Nevada border

    Fire breaks out at world's largest solar power plant near Nevada border

    A generating tower at the world's largest solar energy plant was shut down Thursday after a mirror misalignment caused sunlight to burn through electrical wiring and start a small fire, according to officials. The blaze at the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System in the Mojave Desert broke...

  • California student killed in Paris attacks receives degree posthumously

    California student killed in Paris attacks receives degree posthumously

    Nohemi Gonzalez's mother was filled with pride Thursday morning: Her daughter was receiving her bachelor's degree from Cal State Long Beach. Unlike most other parents in attendance, however, Beatriz Gonzalez accepted the honor on behalf of her daughter, who was killed in the Paris terror attacks...

  • Bruno the police K-9 dies of complications stemming from 2014 shooting

    Bruno the police K-9 dies of complications stemming from 2014 shooting

    An Anaheim police K-9, shot by a suspect two years ago, died Wednesday morning due to complications stemming from the incident. Bruno was taken to a hospital Saturday night, where he underwent emergency surgery related to complications from the shooting, said Daron Wyatt, Anaheim police spokesman....

  • 8-year-old girl gets stitches after a pit bull attack caught on camera

    8-year-old girl gets stitches after a pit bull attack caught on camera

    A young girl had to get stitches after being mauled by a pit bull in San Bernardino last week, in an attack caught on surveillance video. Eight-year-old Gabby Jones was on her way to school May 11, near L and Congress streets, when the attack happened, her mother told KTLA. "I thought I was going...

  • Pipeline company indicted in 2015 Santa Barbara County oil spill

    Pipeline company indicted in 2015 Santa Barbara County oil spill

    The company that operates a pipeline that ruptured last year near Santa Barbara, sending up to 143,000 gallons of crude oil flowing into the coast, was indicted on dozens of criminal charges and could face fines of nearly $3 million. A Santa Barbara County grand jury indicted Plains All American...

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