Los Angeles Times

Louis Sahagun

Writer

Louis Sahagun is a staff writer at the Los Angeles Times. He covers issues ranging from religion, culture and the environment to crime, politics and water. He was on the team of L.A. Times writers that earned the Pulitzer Prize in public service for a series on Latinos in Southern California and the team that was a finalist in 2015 for the Pulitzer Prize in breaking news. He is a CCNMA: Latino Journalists of California board member, and author of the book, “Master of the Mysteries: the Life of Manly Palmer Hall.” 

Recent Articles

  • Santa Catalina Island to vote on marijuana dispensary

    Santa Catalina Island to vote on marijuana dispensary

    From a veranda overlooking Avalon harbor, real estate broker Mark Malan gazed at oceanfront cottages, a curved promenade and passing sailboats with brightly colored pennants. To tourists, it was a place to bask in sun and surf just an hour from the California coast. But that’s not what the Long...

  • #ET94 arrives: 'I wouldn’t miss this for the world'

    #ET94 arrives: 'I wouldn’t miss this for the world'

    Space shuttle tank move: ET94 arrives home May 21, 2016, 9:11 p.m. The fuel tank arrived at Exposition Park at about 6:15 p.m. It sailed through its route from Marina Del Rey to the California Science Center, arriving far ahead of schedule. 9:09 P.M. Louis Sahagun #ET94 arrives: 'I wouldn’t miss...

  • Public space: Shuttle tank delights big crowds during its ride through Los Angeles

    Public space: Shuttle tank delights big crowds during its ride through Los Angeles

    As the space shuttle external tank called ET-94 rolled toward them on Inglewood's Arbor Vitae Street on Saturday afternoon, 6-year-olds Jonah Levy and Christopher Urbano offered a play-by-play of the slow-moving action.  "It's getting closer!"  "Whoa! That's so giant!" "Look, everyone! That's ginormous!"...

  • Crossing the final frontier: Shuttle fuel tank nears L.A. finish line

    Crossing the final frontier: Shuttle fuel tank nears L.A. finish line

    Proceeding gingerly in the company of giants, Jeffrey Rudolph, president and chief executive officer of the California Science Center, strode alongside ET-94 and its 42-tire transport vehicle as it began to turn from Manchester Avenue onto Vermont Avenue. Wide roads at the intersection, roughly...

  • 'Look what we can do when we put our minds to it' #ET94

    'Look what we can do when we put our minds to it' #ET94

    Space shuttle tank move: ET94 arrives home May 21, 2016, 9:11 p.m. The fuel tank arrived at Exposition Park at about 6:15 p.m. It sailed through its route from Marina Del Rey to the California Science Center, arriving far ahead of schedule. 4:23 P.M. Louis Sahagun 'Look what we can do when we put...

  • 'I'm not about to miss the conclusion — the big gas tank' #ET94

    'I'm not about to miss the conclusion — the big gas tank' #ET94

    Space shuttle tank move: ET94 arrives home May 21, 2016, 9:11 p.m. The fuel tank arrived at Exposition Park at about 6:15 p.m. It sailed through its route from Marina Del Rey to the California Science Center, arriving far ahead of schedule. 4:21 P.M. Louis Sahagun 'I'm not about to miss the conclusion...

  • 'Things are just great,' as #ET94 heads for a final sprint

    'Things are just great,' as #ET94 heads for a final sprint

    Space shuttle tank move: ET94 arrives home May 21, 2016, 9:11 p.m. The fuel tank arrived at Exposition Park at about 6:15 p.m. It sailed through its route from Marina Del Rey to the California Science Center, arriving far ahead of schedule. 4:04 P.M. Louis Sahagun 'Things are just great,' as #ET94...

  • Fuel tank sails through one of its last hard turns #ET94

    Fuel tank sails through one of its last hard turns #ET94

    Space shuttle tank move: ET94 arrives home May 21, 2016, 9:11 p.m. The fuel tank arrived at Exposition Park at about 6:15 p.m. It sailed through its route from Marina Del Rey to the California Science Center, arriving far ahead of schedule. 2:58 P.M. Louis Sahagun Fuel tank sails through one of...

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