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Adam Elmahrek

Adam Elmahrek is a local government reporter with an eye for accountability. He started his journalism career in 2010 at the nonprofit news website Voice of OC, where he broke award-winning stories that exposed corruption in municipal government around Orange County. Among other misdeeds, he uncovered a highly suspicious land swap between the Santa Ana mayor and a municipal contractor, leading to investigations by the O.C. district attorney's office and state authorities.
Suspect sought in hit-and-run crash that killed two people in Sun Valley

L.A. police are asking for the public's help in tracking down a suspect in a double fatal hit-and-run Friday night in the San Fernando Valley that may have resulted from street racing.

O.C. tollway agency launches outside audit of invoices by consultants who billed $185 an hour to read news

The decision not to renew the contracts and to conduct an outside audit came a month after The Times detailed how the consultants charged millions of dollars, including up to $185 an hour to read news stories.

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