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Maria L. La Ganga

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Maria L. La Ganga is the former Seattle bureau chief for the Los Angeles Times, with responsibilities for the Pacific Northwest, Alaska and Hawaii. She joined The Times in 1981 as an academic intern, splitting her time between the former Metro section and National Dragster, the official publication of the National Hot Rod Assn. She has served as San Francisco bureau chief, edited in the Business section and pitched in on five presidential elections. La Ganga left The Times in 2015. 

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    Alligator in a meth lab? A place where crime is often stranger than fiction

    Mark Lindquist needed just 66 seconds. That was all it took to persuade a judge to sentence William Grisso to prison for the next 31 years. Grisso, 43, "had a complicated love life — a wife, a fiancee and a girlfriend," the prosecutor told the court. "He could have unraveled that web any number...

  • Planned Parenthood sues Texas over Medicaid funding

    Planned Parenthood sues Texas over Medicaid funding

    Planned Parenthood and 10 of its patients sued the state of Texas on Monday to block officials from cutting off Medicaid funds, calling the state’s actions political and part of a long-term pattern of denying reproductive healthcare to women. “Women in Texas today have fewer rights than they did...

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