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Joseph Serna

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Joseph Serna works on the Metro desk and joined the Los Angeles Times in September 2012. He previously worked for the Daily Pilot in Orange County, where he covered City Hall, crime and education. He is an Orange County native who graduated from Cal State Long Beach and enjoys hiking and traveling. He’s also a notoriously picky eater.

Recent Articles

  • How bad will California's monster storm get? Here's what you need to know

    How bad will California's monster storm get? Here's what you need to know

    A series of storms that some forecasters say could be the most severe in a decade is beginning to barrel down on Northern California. The epic system — known as an atmospheric river — could dump so much rain and snow that some ski runs and roads will be declared off-limits, with forecasters warning...

  • Massive storm system moves into Northern California

    Massive storm system moves into Northern California

    Storm slams Southern California: Expect more flooding and thunderstorms Jan. 23, 2017, 1:58 p.m. Forecasters said the weekend storm was the strongest in several years. It set new rainfall records on Sunday and caused widespread flooding after several hours of sustained, pouring rain. Key info Rain...

  • In Mammoth Lakes, preparing for a mammoth storm

    In Mammoth Lakes, preparing for a mammoth storm

    It was a postcard-perfect kind of day in Mammoth Lakes on Friday: The sky was clear. The sun shone brightly. And the snow-covered mountains beckoned to the skiers who have flocked here in recent days. “It’s a bluebird pow day, people!” the Mammoth Mountain resort tweeted, saying in gleeful skier...

  • How California went from drought to dangerous rain and snow

    How California went from drought to dangerous rain and snow

    After years of dry conditions, California is getting its winter back. A series of storms over the last month have dumped feet of snow and rain in some parts of Northern California. And Southern California had its wettest December in several years. Heavier precipitation in the north of the state...

  • Bakersfield police investigate suicide

    Police are investigating an apparent suicide Thursday morning that local media say occurred at the home of a Bakersfield City Council member. Bakersfield police were dispatched to a home in the 8600 block of Dinard Place about 11:30 a.m. regarding an apparent suicide, officials said. When they...

  • What will it take to end California's drought?

    What will it take to end California's drought?

    Storm slams Southern California: Expect more flooding and thunderstorms Jan. 23, 2017, 1:58 p.m. Forecasters said the weekend storm was the strongest in several years. It set new rainfall records on Sunday and caused widespread flooding after several hours of sustained, pouring rain. Key info Rain...

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