Evan Halper is a national reporter for the Los Angeles Times, based in Washington, DC. He formerly served as the Times' Sacramento Bureau Chief.
It should come as no surprise that your phone is tracking you when you’re shopping online. But now you can be tracked based on where you go in the real world, like a political rally.
Feb. 20from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Women had a major impact on the midterm elections. So did $5 billion in campaign spending.
Nov. 8from To the Point
Whether its marijuana, immigration, offshore drilling or border security, California and the Trump Administration continue to find themselves on the opposite side of major policy…
Jan. 5, 2018from The Mixer
Thinking machines are finally able to think for themselves. In the US, it’s for money. In China, it’s to enforce state control.
Mar. 28from To the Point
The “Bethel effect” – named after a local church – is transforming the city of Redding in a way that even non-Christians can appreciate.
Apr. 4from Zócalo's Connecting California
For many Californians, Tax Day this year means writing a check to Uncle Sam.
Apr. 12from The Mixer
Local Democrats are moving on from Russia.
Mar. 28from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
After finding herself abandoned by society after leaving prison, Susan Burton became the aid she and so many others in her position needed.
Apr. 12from Scheer Intelligence
Public pensions are eating away at California’s future, and a misguided legal precedent is making the situation worse.
Apr. 11from Zócalo's Connecting California
Canadian show “Workin’ Moms” gained attention in the U.S. after Netflix picked it up. Now in its third season, the show follows four women and their lives after giving birth.
Mar. 19from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
More Americans are losing faith in “Fake News.” So journalist Tom Rosenstiel is writing novels.
Apr. 4from To the Point
Alex Villanueva has a mandate and he does not care who – or what – gets in his way. At least, that’s how the newly minted Sheriff of L.A.
Mar. 29from The Mixer