Christina Jewett

Center for Investigative Reporting

Guest

Investigative reporter covering health and welfare for California Watch, a project of the Center for Investigative Reporting; former reporter for the Sacramento Bee

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An investigation into a drug prescribed to girls who start puberty early found long term consequences.

Drug delaying puberty linked to bone problems in early adulthood

An investigation into a drug prescribed to girls who start puberty early found long term consequences.

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Southern California’s become the center of a drug-rehabilitation racket, that specializes in charging the state’s Drug Medi-Cal program for so-called “ghost clients,” including dead…

Rampant Fraud in Southern California Rehab Clinics

Southern California’s become the center of a drug-rehabilitation racket, that specializes in charging the state’s Drug Medi-Cal program for so-called “ghost clients,” including dead…

from Which Way, L.A.?

Hantavirus is a rare cause of disease, but it can be deadly, as visitors to Yosemite Valley are finally been warned.

Hantavirus Outbreak at Yosemite

Hantavirus is a rare cause of disease, but it can be deadly, as visitors to Yosemite Valley are finally been warned.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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Two years after they fought for the right to live in vacant, state-owned houses in El Sereno, a group of activists are facing eviction. They hope to stay in the houses for good.

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A group of 14 unhoused veterans in Los Angeles have filed a civil rights lawsuit against the VA, alleging the federal agency is depriving them of housing.

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Though Disney+ has added 12 million subscribers, the company reports loss and weak Q4 profit outlook.

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LA City Councilmember-elect Hugo Soto-Martinez credits his South LA-based upbringing, union organizing, and time studying criminology at UC Irvine for giving him a different…

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As Congresswoman Karen Bass is officially announced as LA’s next mayor, the homelessness crisis here keeps growing, and Angelenos are losing trust in City Hall.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Decades ago, a legendary local soccer team called Hollywood United brought together expats from Europe, including rock musicians, movie actors, and even Milli Vanilli.

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LAHSA’s “reimagined” winter shelter program provides both beds and motel vouchers to unhoused Angelenos looking to stay warm.

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