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Joseph Serna

Joseph Serna is a Metro reporter who has been with the Los Angeles Times since 2012. He previously worked for papers in Orange County and Signal Hill, a 2.2-square-mile city surrounded by Long Beach. He was part of the team that won the Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News for coverage of the 2015 San Bernardino terrorist attack and is a graduate of California’s community college and Cal State systems.
FEMA shared California wildfire victims’ personal data with outside vendor

The federal Office of Inspector General said the information was included in applications that hurricane and wildfire victims submitted to FEMA’s Transitional Sheltering Assistance program for housing assistance and was passed on to vendors without some of it being removed.

Tanker truck catches fire and triggers explosions in South L.A., injuring 2 people

A tanker truck leaking gas caused multiple explosions and created a huge plume of smoke.

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