Joel Rubin is an associate editor for New Initiatives and executive producer of L.A. Times Studios. He previously was an assistant editor in Metro, overseeing the criminal justice team, and prior to that covered federal courts and agencies, the Los Angeles Police Department and the region’s public schools. A native of Maine, he moved to Los Angeles in 2003 to join the Los Angeles Times.
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As police come under scrutiny, Bratton, ex-top cop of L.A. and New York and co-author of a new memoir, defends the profession and his career.
June 7, 2021
At one vaccination clinic, a Times reporter watched as about 100 people were admitted without showing proof that they worked in healthcare.
Jan. 6, 2021
Raymond Chan, a deputy mayor who oversaw economic development for L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti in 2016 and 2017, has been charged with conspiracy, bribery and other crimes.
Nov. 30, 2020
Jia Yuan USA Co. Inc. will pay a large penalty and continue cooperating with the government in its probe of L.A. Councilman José Huizar and other figures.
Oct. 7, 2020
Pro-Trump supporters and counter-protesters squared off in the streets in a skirmish that ended with one person being arrested, the latest in a series of demonstrations in the city.
Aug. 29, 2020
Longtime lobbyist and former Los Angeles City Hall official Morrie Goldman has agreed to plead guilty in pay-to-play corruption case.
Aug. 25, 2020
L.A. City Councilman Jose Huizar faces additional charges expanding on allegations that Huizar leveraged his power over real estate development for illicit gain.
July 30, 2020
Una década de llamadas al LAPD revisadas por The Times ayudan a explicar las posibilidades y desafíos de reimaginar la policía.
July 5, 2020
A decade of 911 calls to the LAPD reviewed by The Times helps explain the possibilities and challenges of reimagining police.
July 5, 2020
El Concejal de la ciudad de Los Ángeles, José Huizar, fue arrestado el martes en una investigación federal de corrupción en el Ayuntamiento.
June 23, 2020