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Laura J. Nelson

Laura J. Nelson covers transportation and mobility issues across Southern California. She was part of the team of reporters awarded the Pulitzer Prize in breaking news for coverage of the 2015 terrorist attack in San Bernardino. Before joining The Times in 2012, Nelson wrote for the Boston Globe, the Tampa Bay Times and the Los Angeles Daily News. Laura grew up in suburban Kansas City in a family of journalists and graduated from the University of Southern California.
Building L.A.'s rail system will create thousands of jobs. Can a transportation boarding school fill them?

Los Angeles County officials are proposing a free public boarding school in South L.A. that would specialize in transportation and infrastructure.

Thousands turn out for LA Pride Parade in West Hollywood

Thousands of spectators clad in rainbow flags, face paint, hats, wings and tutus flooded the streets of West Hollywood on Sunday for the 48th annual Los Angeles Pride Parade.

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