Winning from behind

"One of the least appealing jobs in journalism," says Shawn Hubler of the L.A. Times' San Francisco bureau, "is 'following' a story that has broken elsewhere. But for correspondents in bureaus, [...]

It’s the transitions, stupid!

Sometimes a story is a story simply because you will it to be. Over the course of three months, I bumped into three women trying to make it in show biz who each happened to have come to L.A. [...]