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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.
State Controller Betty Yee disputes claim that City of Industry audit was ‘politically motivated’

Just days before her office announced a rare follow-up audit for the City of Industry in April, Yee met privately with a Democratic donor embroiled in a dispute with the beleaguered San Gabriel Valley municipality.

Garcetti appointee named in FBI warrant quits his post

Joel Jacinto, who sat on the Board of Public Works, submitted a resignation letter that went into effect immediately.

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