Los Angeles Times

Jeff Gottlieb

Writer

Jeff Gottlieb no longer works for the Los Angeles Times. He shared the Pulitzer Prize for public service in 2011 for uncovering corruption in Bell. He also received the George Polk and the Selden Ring awards, among others. He previously won a Polk award while working at the San Jose Mercury News for uncovering Stanford’s questionable spending of federal funds. He received a bachelor’s in sociology from Pitzer College in Claremont and a master’s in journalism from Columbia University.

Recent Articles

  • Woman says priest sexually assaulted her, sues L.A. Archdiocese

    Woman says priest sexually assaulted her, sues L.A. Archdiocese

    A longtime volunteer at a Catholic church in Manhattan Beach has filed suit against the Archdiocese of Los Angeles alleging that a priest sexually molested her while she was arranging flowers in preparation for Sunday Mass. Catherine Bergin filed the suit Tuesday in Los Angeles Superior Court,...

  • Two killed, three injured in street race in Wilmington

    Two killed, three injured in street race in Wilmington

    Two people were killed Thursday and two others were seriously injured when their car spun out of control during a street race in Wilmington and crashed into a passenger van, according to Los Angeles police. A third person, the woman driving the van, suffered minor injuries. Los Angeles police Lt....

  • Mormon Church tries to balance gay rights protections, religious freedom

    Mormon Church tries to balance gay rights protections, religious freedom

    Seven years after the Mormon Church led followers on a campaign to outlaw gay marriage in California, church leaders on Tuesday announced their support for job, housing and public accommodation protections for gays and lesbians everywhere. But in calling for a “fairness for all” approach, the church...

  • Marcus Borg, scholar who challenged literal view of Jesus, dies at 72

    Marcus Borg, scholar who challenged literal view of Jesus, dies at 72

    Marcus Borg, the theologian and writer who became one of the best known New Testament scholars to challenge the literal view of the biblical Jesus and to question the supernatural acts associated with his life, died Wednesday at his home in Portland, Ore. He was 72. He had been battling idiopathic...

  • Decision to canonize Father Junipero Serra draws divided reaction

    Decision to canonize Father Junipero Serra draws divided reaction

    He wandered beyond the edge of Christendom into a rugged land of "infidels" he sought to convert. When Father Junipero Serra and his cavalcade arrived at la bahia de San Diego in 1769, between 225,000 and 310,000 natives inhabited the territory that would become the state of California. The string...

  • Sikhs use Rose Parade float in effort to build understanding

    Sikhs use Rose Parade float in effort to build understanding

    When Minu Kaur Singh walks down the street with her husband and children, she hears the comments as people pass by. Her husband is a doctor but what people notice first is the long beard and turban he wears, following the tenets of their Sikh religion. "It's not that people do it intentionally,"...

  • Lindbergh beacon atop L.A. City Hall shows Santa the way

    Lindbergh beacon atop L.A. City Hall shows Santa the way

    The Lindbergh beacon, the revolving light atop City Hall that was turned on for the first time by President Calvin Coolidge in 1928, was lighted again Wednesday night in time for Christmas. "I want to make sure  Santa will get to the children of Los Angeles tonight and that everyone  knows L.A....

  • Armed robber steals two English bulldog puppies

    A gunman robbed a Pico Rivera pet shop of an undetermined amount of cash Wednesday and stole two English bulldog puppies worth $2,500 each, according to the Sheriff's Department. The man walked into Mr. Bulldog on Whittier Boulevard about 2 p.m., said Los Angeles County Sheriff's Lt. Sergio Escobedo....

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