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Evan Halper | Sacramento bureau chief
Anthony York | Governor
Shane Goldmacher | State budget/Campaign finance
Cathleen Decker | Political editor/"The Week" columnist
Jack Dolan | State Assembly/Agencies
Patrick McGreevy | State Senate/Agencies
Michael Mishak | State Capitol
Jean Merl | Regional politics
Seema Mehta | State politics
Michael Finnegan | State politics
Robert Faturechi | L.A. County Sheriff's Department
Richard Winton | Regional crime
Andrew Blankstein | Regional crime
Joel Rubin | Los Angeles Police Department
Jack Leonard | Criminal courts
Victoria Kim | Civil courts
Scott Glover | Federal law enforcement/Courts
Carol J. Williams | Legal affairs
Maura Dolan | California Supreme Court
Robert J. Lopez | Night reporter
Ann Simmons | Southside
Jeff Gottlieb | South Bay/Southeast
Tony Barboza | Coastal Cities
Ruben Vives | Southeast L.A.
Nicole Santa Cruz | Orange County
Hector Becerra | Eastside/Southeast Bureau Chief
Martha Groves | Westside
Corina Knoll | San Gabriel Valley/Pasadena
Kate Linthicum | Hollywood/Silver Lake/Mid-City/West Hollywood
Catherine Saillant | San Fernando Valley/Ventura County
Sam Allen | Regional government
Tony Perry | San Diego
Richard Marosi | Border issues
Maria LaGanga | Northern California/San Francisco
Lee Romney | Northern California/San Francisco
Steve Chawkins | Central Coast/Santa Barbara
Phil Willon | Inland Empire/Riverside
John Hoeffel | State enterprise
Sam Quinones | State enterprise
David Zahniser | L.A. City Hall
Maeve Reston | Local politics/L.A. City Hall
Patrick McDonnell | L.A. City Hall/Mayor
Garrett Therolf | L.A. County government
Rong-Gong Lin II | L.A. County government
Dan Weikel | Airports/Aviation
Ari B. Bloomekatz | Transportation/Commuting
Rich Connell | Rail/Local government investigations
Howard Blume | L.A. Unified School District
Carla Rivera | Education
Teresa Watanabe Education
Jason Song | Education
Larry Gordon | Higher education
Gale Holland | Higher education
Paloma Esquivel | Immigration
Ching-Ching Ni | Asian affairs
Alexandra Zavis | Poverty/Social Services
Molly Hennessy-Fiske | Public health
Mitchell Landsberg | Religion
Raja Abdulrahim | Religion
Anna Gorman | Immigration
Margot Roosevelt | Environment/Global warming
Julie Cart | Environment/Open spaces
Bettina Boxall | Environment/Water policy
Louis Sahagun | Environment/Southern California
Education: Beth Shuster
Education, higher: Rebecca Trounson
Environment: Geoff Mohan
Features: Nita Lelyveld
Immigration: Carlos Lozano
Investigative: Julie Marquis
Law enforcement: Matt Lait
L.A. City Hall: Bill Nottingham
L.A. County Government: Megan Garvey
News tips: Kimi Yoshino
Orange County: Steve Marble
Religion: Rebecca Trounson
State news: Carlos Lozano
Weekend news: Monte Morin
Web Deputy: Anthony Pesce
L.A. Now Producer: Soo Oh
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