Emily Alpert Reyes

Writer

Emily Alpert Reyes covers City Hall for the Los Angeles Times. She previously reported on the census and demographics, tracking how our lives are changing in Los Angeles, California and the country. Before joining The Times, she worked for the pioneering nonprofit news website voiceofsandiego.org, winning national awards for her reporting on education. She has also traveled to Bolivia as a fellow with the International Reporting Project and survived the University of Chicago.

Recent Articles

  • Tens of thousands turn L.A. Marathon into festive event

    Tens of thousands turn L.A. Marathon into festive event

    For every one of the 24,000 runners participating in Sunday’s L.A. Marathon, more than 20 people were expected to show up to watch and cheer the runners on, according to previous crowd estimates. With a serious athletic event that doubles as a festive L.A. celebration, the anticipated 500,000 spectators...

  • Beachwood Drive gate will soon be off-limits if you're trekking to Hollywood sign

    Beachwood Drive gate will soon be off-limits if you're trekking to Hollywood sign

    Los Angeles will soon stop hikers and tourists from using a Beachwood Drive gate to reach a popular trail near the Hollywood sign, city officials said Tuesday. Parks department spokeswoman Rose Watson said the city will begin redirecting pedestrians to Canyon Drive and other access points to the...

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