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Christopher Goffard

Writer

Christopher Goffard is an author and a staff writer for the Los Angeles Times. He shared in the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for the paper’s Bell coverage and has twice been a Pulitzer finalist for feature writing, in 2007 and 2014. His novel "Snitch Jacket" was a finalist for the Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best First Novel. His book "You Will See Fire: A Search for Justice in Kenya," based on his Times series, was published in 2011.

Recent Articles

  • O.C. district attorney and supervisor go another round in public feud

    O.C. district attorney and supervisor go another round in public feud

    Orange County Dist. Atty. Tony Rackauckas is accusing one of his fiercest critics, county Supervisor Todd Spitzer, of “falsely impersonating” an assistant district attorney in recent robo-calls promoting an upcoming ballot measure. Rackauckas summoned reporters to a news conference Tuesday and...

  • Man pleads guilty in decades-old O.C. murder case

    On the verge of a jury trial for his role in a gruesome kidnapping and murder that went unsolved for years, a former car mechanic from Santa Ana pleaded guilty Monday to murder and is expected to receive a lengthy prison term. Shannon Ray Gries, 45, who went by the nickname “Jailbird,” was implicated...

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