Melody Petersen

Investigative reporter covering healthcare and business for the Los Angeles Times

Investigative reporter covering healthcare and business for the Los Angeles Times 

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Did you tick the donor box when you got your driver’s license?

The big and shady business of organ harvesting

Did you tick the donor box when you got your driver’s license?

from Greater LA

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from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

When it comes to administering the coronavirus vaccine, California is faring worse than most other states.

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Zocalo commentator Joe Mathews has come with a word that describes what he calls the state’s obsessive and unhealthy aversion to red ink: budgetism.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Following the January 6 insurrection at the U.S.

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The drive to force a vote on removing Gavin Newsom from office is picking up steam, spurred on by anger over coronavirus restrictions and other conservative grievances.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Long Beach is already vaccinating residents ages 65 and older. Grocery store workers are making appointments, and educators start getting vaccinated next week.

from KCRW Features