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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
L.A. City Attorney Mike Feuer sued the hospital one week ago, accusing it of illegally dumping mentally and disabled patients on Skid Row over the last four years.
Dr. Aria Sabit admits to some, but not all, charges of malfeasance. He is also one of the targets of a separate Justice Department kickbacks investigation.
A consumer coalition asks the federal government to force the state to take steps recommended by the advocates.
An indictment alleges that a businessman conspired with physicians, chiropractors and pharmacists to bilk the workers compensation system of millions of dollars.
An L.A. Unified lawyer made the admission in a court hearing Wednesday, surprising opposing counsel.
L.A. Unified admits it destroyed records dating to 1988. Meanwhile, a judge's summary of the Sheriff's investigation into Mark Berndt notes additional alleged crimes.
Covered California's chief says the website has had about 80,000 unique visitors per hour Monday, and that number could reach 1 million by midnight.
KPCC obtained a copy of the full draft report by the firm hired to investigate the creation of Central Basin's $2.7 million trust fund.
The board votes 3 to 2 to censure Chacon over taking a car allowance while not having a valid license and identifying himself as his brother in a 2011 DUI arrest.
Collins plays for the Brooklyn Nets in their game at Staples Center against the Lakers. He's the first openly gay athlete to compete in the NBA.
Federal data show 728,000 have signed up for health plans via Covered California through Feb. 1st. 'Young Invincibles' still make up 25 percent of the total.
The agency says it's still on track to meet or beat enrollment projections. New data indicate a higher percentage of Latino enrollment.
Covered California's website now has applications in Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese. But it is only providing one of the two types of applications.
Covered California officials hope the rollout of the Spanish-language application will help spur Latino enrollment, which has been lagging.
Covered California is offering the "grace period" for those who can not sign up because of technical problems or long wait times online or at call centers.