Faith E. Pinho is a reporter for the Los Angeles Times, covering national and political news. She is also the creator and host of “Foretold,” a podcast about fate, family and fortunetelling. Since joining The Times in 2020, Pinho has covered an eclectic range of stories, from wildfires to weird-looking fish. Her story on faith and politics in the California gubernatorial recall election won a Wilbur Award. Pinho came to The Times from the Daily Pilot, where she covered coastal Orange County cities. Before that, she reported for the Indianapolis Star and public radio stations WBUR and WMRA. Aside from journalism, she spends her free time learning how to fold herself into a pretzel at yoga, exploring farmers markets and hunting down the perfect carnitas taco.
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Oct. 25, 2023
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Oct. 21, 2023
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Oct. 20, 2023
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Oct. 19, 2023
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