Lisa Girion


As an investigative reporter at the Los Angeles Times, Lisa Girion produced many high-impact stories, including an investigation into alleged human rights abuses in Myanmar, which was anthologized in "Global Muckraking" (The New Press, 2014). Her investigation into the health insurance practice of dropping sick patients, known as rescission, was cited in the Affordable Care Act. She earned a bachelor's degree at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. She left The Times in 2015.

Recent Articles

  • Fumes sicken 29 employees at Jurupa Valley trucking firm

    Twenty-nine employees of a Jurupa Valley trucking company were overcome Friday evening by fumes of an unknown substance, according to the Riverside County Fire Department. Hazardous materials crews responded to reports of a noxious odor in a trailer at Swift Transportation on Mission Boulevard...

  • California man held in bomb case tried to buy lethal toxins, FBI says

    California man held in bomb case tried to buy lethal toxins, FBI says

    A San Francisco man arrested earlier this week after federal agents found a crude bomb in his apartment had attempted to buy lethal toxins over the Internet, according to an FBI affidavit unsealed Friday. The affidavit also revealed that, for more than a year, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security...

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