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Paul Glickman served as KPCC’s first News Director, from 2000 to 2012. In 2012, he stepped into his new role as a Senior Editor. He is currently in charge of KPCC’s health care, immigration and public safety reporters.
Paul worked for many years as a radio and print reporter in California, Central America, and Washington, D.C. In the mid-1980s he was based in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, an excellent vantage point for covering two neighboring wars: the conflict in El Salvador, where the U.S.-backed government fought Cuban-backed guerrillas, and the war in Nicaragua, where the Cuban-backed government fought U.S.-backed guerrillas.
In the 1990s Glickman was a foreign editor at National Public Radio, overseeing the network's coverage of such historic events as the Rwandan genocide and South Africa's transition from apartheid to democracy.
An L.A. native, Glickman grew up in Gardena and Sherman Oaks. He lives in Sherman Oaks with his wife Janetta and their sons Jonah and Caleb.
Stories by Paul Glickman
The plan calls for accelerating the agency's development of potential stem cell therapies.
The massacre carried out by a Muslim man and his wife has forced Muslims to once again contend with the stereotype that Islam condones terrorism.
State study finds stricken babies whose moms did not get the Tdap during pregnancy are more likely to be hospitalized, end up in the ICU and require intubation.
A state appellate court rejects the Pasadena police union's effort to keep the independent report on the fatal shooting of Kendrec McDade secret.
The suit claimed the city's at-large system denied Asian-Americans the ability to elect candidates of their choice. A district-based plan will go on the November 2016 ballot.
The insurer is fighting the state's decision to revoke its tax-exempt status. We offer a few answers to what that might mean for Blue Shield's 3.4 million California customers.
Sen. Ricardo Lara introduced SB 14 after KPCC revealed a loophole that allows defendants in civil cases to argue that minors can consent to sex with adults.
First 5 Yolo, the nonprofit that pushed for the law, believes it's the first of its kind. There have been similar moves in the private sector.
Reversing a nearly 30-year old policy, the state's medical lobby says it is now neutral on a bill that would legalize physician-assisted suicide.
The study in JAMA Psychiatry found that soldiers deployed to the wars in Iraq or Afghanistan did not have a higher rate of suicide compared with those who did not deploy.
California NARAL report echoes charges in the group's national report. The head of a large pregnancy center network calls national report "an attack on the truth."
Lawmakers plan to introduce a bill that would repeal the Personal Belief Exemption, backed by State Senators Richard Pan (D-Sacramento) and Ben Allen (D-Santa Monica).
The state health insurance exchange says about 800,000 households benefited from the federal support when buying coverage for 2014.
Those who got sick visited Disneyland or California Adventure between Dec. 15-20. Six had to be hospitalized, and at least 12 were unvaccinated.
That brings the number of people infected at Disneyland or California Adventure between Dec. 15-20 to 17.