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Samantha Masunaga covers aerospace and other business news for the Los Angeles Times. Before joining The Times in 2014, she worked for the Oregonian, the Orange County Register and the Rafu Shimpo, among other publications. She grew up in Southern California and graduated from UCLA and the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism.
Sarah Parvini covers California’s demographics and diverse communities for the Los Angeles Times’ Metro desk.
Susanne Rust is an award-winning investigative reporter specializing in environmental issues. She is based in the Bay Area.