Kim Christensen

Writer

Kim Christensen is an investigative reporter on the Los Angeles Times’ projects team. He has more than 30 years in newspapers, starting with the Dayton Daily News in his hometown in Ohio. He has shared two Pulitzer Prizes, at the Oregonian in 2001 and at the Orange County Register in 1996, for investigations of the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service and of fertility fraud at UC Irvine. He joined The Times in 2005.

Recent Articles

  • Life after Scientology is contentious for church leader's father

    Life after Scientology is contentious for church leader's father

    After leaving the Church of Scientology and its secretive international base in the desert, Ronald Miscavige Sr. settled into small-town life in Wisconsin, his 40-year ties to the religion cut once and for all. Or so he thought, as he spent his time hawking exercise equipment online and playing...

  • Santa Barbara man is suspected of angling for discarded drugs

    Santa Barbara man is suspected of angling for discarded drugs

    A Santa Barbara man was nabbed early Sunday not for being hooked on drugs: He was arrested on suspicion of getting drugs on a hook. Christian Kulbe, 46, was taken into custody just after midnight when a Santa Barbara Sheriff’s sergeant saw him stealing items from a dropbox for discarded drugs,...

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