Matt Stevens is a former Metro reporter who covered the California drought and water issues for the Los Angeles Times. He previously told stories out of L.A.’s Westside and contributed breaking news to L.A. Now. A San Diego native and UCLA grad, Stevens joined The Times in 2011 and left in 2017. A Korean adoptee, Matt serves on the Asian American Journalists Assn.’s governing board.
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Los Angeles voters offered a strong endorsement Tuesday to policies that have brought denser development and a more urbanized lifestyle to a city once famous for its tracts of tidy single-family homes.
A Santa Barbara County Superior Court judge has dealt a blow to “Law & Order” creator Dick Wolf, tentatively siding with a local water supplier in a contentious, closely watched battle over precious Central Coast groundwater.
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Over the years his fellow Cubans left his Glendale neighborhood, along with many Anglos, part of an ethnic shift that transformed many suburban cities starting in the 1970s.
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Los Angeles police fatally shot a man in a Hollywood fast-food restaurant Tuesday, just moments after the man stabbed three others in an apparently unprovoked attack.