Los Angeles Times

Monte Morin

Writer

Monte Morin covers science and health at the Los Angeles Times. A native of New England, Morin has reported on combat operations in Iraq, Afghanistan and the Horn of Africa, and also covered the court system, law enforcement and transportation. He enjoys riding and wrenching motorcycles and reads maintenance manuals for pleasure.

Recent Articles

  • Water main break closes Melrose Avenue in Beverly Grove

    Water main break closes Melrose Avenue in Beverly Grove

    A water main break in the Beverly Grove neighborhood of Los Angeles snarled traffic on Melrose Avenue on Tuesday morning as crews worked to repair the 8-inch line. The leak was reported around 1 a.m. near the intersection of Melrose and Sweetzer avenues and affected 10 residences nearby, according...

  • Twitter exec live tweets barricade drama in Pacific Palisades

    Twitter exec live tweets barricade drama in Pacific Palisades

    When an armed pursuit suspect barricaded himself in a Pacific Palisades home early Monday morning, neighbor and Twitter executive Nathan Hubbard took to the social media platform to give a blow-by-blow account of the drama. Hubbard, who had just arrived home from a trip abroad, began tweeting details...

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