Paige St. John covers criminal justice, disasters and investigative stories for the Los Angeles Times from Northern California. She was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in investigative reporting in 2011. She hails most recently from Florida, where she covered state politics, hurricanes and property insurance.
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A Times series exposing labor exploitation, corruption and other problems in California’s cannabis industry spurs calls for action.
Una anciana también murió por disparos en lo que, según el sheriff, fue probablemente un ataque dirigido por un cártel de la droga. Se busca a dos sospechosos.
An elderly woman was also fatally shot in her bed in what the sheriff says was likely a targeted attack by a drug cartel. Two suspects are sought.
California ha ignorado en gran medida a los trabajadores inmigrantes que cosechan la hierba de Estados Unidos. Su explotación es una de las historias más olvidadas de la era del cannabis legal.
California has largely ignored the immigrant workers who harvest America’s weed. Their exploitation is one of the most overlooked narratives of the era of legal cannabis.
The revelations mirror a Times investigation on corruption in marijuana licensing. Citing The Times’ story, a California lawmaker wants a statewide task force to investigate.
Illegal cannabis farms are engulfing parts of California and exploiting farmworkers who labor in squalid, deadly conditions, a Times investigation finds.
A Times analysis of satellite imagery suggests California’s efforts to encourage cannabis growers into the legal market are foundering.
One of the five Marines killed in a training flight crash Wednesday was the son of former Los Angeles Dodgers player Steve Sax.
Ike Nicholas Souzer, 18, was arrested Sunday after going missing from a Santa Ana halfway house, prompting a police hunt. He had been convicted of stabbing his mother to death.