Jaclyn Cosgrove

Jaclyn Cosgrove is a Metro reporter at the Los Angeles Times. Previously, she worked as the health reporter at the Oklahoman. She was selected for a 2015-16 Rosalynn Carter Fellowship for Mental Health Journalism. For her fellowship project, she explored the barriers that low-income, uninsured people with mental illnesses face in finding treatment. Cosgrove is originally from Arpelar, Okla., and graduated from Oklahoma State University.
New evacuations ordered in burn areas as record rain soaks Southland

Snow on the 5 Freeway shut down all lanes of the road in both directions for five miles near the Grapevine, and a river of mud closed all lanes of Pacific Coast Highway from Malibu to Ventura County.

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The records, obtained by The Times under the California Public Records Act, show firefighters on the Woolsey line were struggling to catch up during those first critical hours, stymied by communication breakdowns and a scarcity of resources.