John Myers

John Myers joined the Los Angeles Times as Sacramento bureau chief in 2015 after more than two decades in radio and television news, much of that as an award-winning reporter covering statehouse policy and politics. During a decade of work for San Francisco's NPR affiliate, his unique online projects included everything from one of Sacramento's original politics blogs to California’s first politics podcast. He also served as the moderator of gubernatorial debates in 2014 and 2010. Often cited by state and national news organizations as one of Sacramento's top journalists, he's a graduate of Duke University and the University of California, Berkeley.
  • Newsletter
California's housing crisis won't be easily solved in Sacramento

The most sweeping effort to spur housing construction in California’s population and job centers has hit the skids in Sacramento. So what happens next?

  • Column
California's prison parole rules might hinge on quiet fight over ballot measures

A high-stakes lawsuit seeks to block a California ballot measure in 2020 from asking voters to tighten prison parole rules they loosened four years earlier.