Kerry Cavanaugh

Kerry Cavanaugh is an editorial writer covering City Hall and local politics. Prior to joining the board, she was a public radio producer on KCRW’s “To the Point” and “Which Way, L.A.” Before that, she spent a decade at the L.A. Daily News, where she covered L.A. and California politics, budget and environmental issues, and wrote a twice-a-week front-page column on local government issues. She’s a graduate of New York University and Columbia Journalism School.
How long can Congress keep pretending marijuana legalization isn’t becoming the norm?

As more states vote to legalize adult recreational use, they are creating a powerful coalition against the federal government's intransigence on marijuana.

  • Opinion
FBI corruption probe of City Hall kicks Mayor Garcetti right in the presidential ambitions

Current and former members of Garcetti's administration are being investigated for possible criminal violations, complicating a 2020 presidential run.