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Aaron Mendelson

Aaron Mendelson

Senior Data & Investigative Reporter (he/him)

I work on our journalism and investigative projects. I've reported on money in politics, police shootings, the lottery, the militarization of law enforcement and more. A story I did in 2020 on a troubled empire of rental housing was recognized by the Online Journalism Awards and the IRE Awards.

I joined this newsroom in 2014 and became a member of the investigative team in 2017.

Before moving to L.A., I attended UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism. I got my start in journalism at KFAI in Minneapolis.

When I’m not deep in a story, I enjoy biking Los Angeles and exploring the city’s parks and record stores.

We are here to investigate abuse of power, misconduct and negligence in government, business, and any venue where the public is affected. Do you have questions or know of something we should look into?
Aaron Mendelson reports on how who you are and where you live affects what kind of justice you get.

Stories by Aaron Mendelson

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