Stories: Story Index (1985—present): G—K



"The Two Worlds of Lori Gonzalez," Los Angeles, Jan. 2001. 

"The Pride and Pain of a Guide to L.A.'s World of Gangs," L.A. Times, July 8, 2000. 

"Three Years on the Turf in Gang Land," L.A. Times Magazine, Feb. 19, 1995. 

"Going from the Streets to the Camera," L.A. Times, Sept. 2, 1994. 

"L.A. Gangs' New Target: Vegas Strip," L.A. Times, May 30, 1994. 

"Crips and Bloods Factions Prepare Ground for Widespread Gang Truce," L.A. Times, May 19, 1994. 

"Corrupting Power of Life on the Streets," L.A. Times, May 15, 1994. 

"Clashes Between Latino, Black Gangs Increase," L.A. Times, Dec. 26, 1993. 

"A Mission Twisted by Violence," L.A. Times, Oct. 21, 1993. 

"Mother's Lonesome Crusade for Justice," L.A. Times, Oct. 10, 1993. 

"Summit of Gangs Takes Aim at Peace," L.A. Times, May 2, 1993. 

"Praying for a Father's Return," L.A. Times, Jan. 25, 1993. 

"County's Yearly Gang Death Toll Reaches 800," L.A. Times, Jan. 19, 1993. 

"Fighting to Keep a City's Soul," L.A. Times, Dec. 31, 1992. 

"Gang Truce Leader: From Peacemaker to Prisoner," L.A. Times, Dec. 6, 1992. 

"Concern Grows over Girls' More Deadly Role in Gangs," L.A. Times, Oct. 16, 1992. 

"A Father, a Son and a Funeral," L.A. Times, Oct. 13, 1992. 

"Violence Punctuates Truce between Bloods and Crips," L.A. Times, Sept. 13, 1992. 

"August--the Hottest, Bloodiest Month," L.A. Times, Aug. 21, 1992. 

"Priest Prepares for Painful Farewell from L.A. Barrio," L.A. Times, July 19, 1992. 

"3 Face Murder Charge in Fire," L.A. Times, July 16, 1992. 

"Latino Gang Carnage Is Part of an Invisible War," L.A. Times, July 12, 1992. 

"Gangs Demand Their Place at Table of Opportunity," L.A. Times, June 20, 1992. 

"Ex-Gang Members Look to Mideast for a Peace Plan," L.A. Times, June 17, 1992. 

"Legacy of Violence Follows Children of Gang Members," L.A. Times, April 27, 1992. 

"An Ethic Dies with Gang Chief," L.A. Times, April 14, 1992. 

"Torment Drove Man Who Joined Slain Son in Death," L.A. Times, Feb. 19, 1992. 

"Hospitals Caught in Crossfire," L.A. Times, Nov. 4, 1991. 

"Jim Brown Taps Potential of ‘Baddest Cats' in City," L.A. Times, Sept. 24, 1991. 

"Police Get Few Tips in Fatal Jordan Downs Blaze," L.A. Times, Sept. 12, 1991. 

"Jordan Downs Takes First Steps toward Unity," L.A. Times, Sept. 11, 1991. 

"Segregated Housing Sought at Jordan Downs," L.A. Times, Sept. 10, 1991. 

" 'Black Dragon'--Secretive Asian Gang Traced to Alienated Viet Refugees of '70s," L.A. Times, Aug. 5, 1990. 


"Classic Mexico," Los Angeles, April 2008.  

Guest Houses 

"For Rent: Pieces of Paradise," L.A. Times, July 18, 1994. 

Harlins, Latasha 

"Conflict Brings Tragic End to Similar Dreams of Life," L.A. Times, April 8, 1991. 

Hartnett, Josh 

"Josh Hartnett," Details, June/July 2003. 


"Last Respects for a Tragic Symbol of Pain," L.A. Times, June 14, 1998. 

"Prime-time Stump for Media-Savvy Klansman," L.A. Times, June 27, 1996. 

"Fire Guts Racially Mixed Okla. Church," L.A. Times, June 14, 1996. 


"Amber Waves," Hana Hou! October/November 2012. 

"Adventures in Coffeeland," Hana Hou! October/November 2010. 

"Seven Summits," Hana Hou! December 2009/January 2010. 

"Red Dirt & Diamonds," Hana Hou! October/November 2006. 

"The Shapers," Hana Hou! August/September 2005. 

Hotel California 

"Welcome to the Hotel California," Los Angeles, March 2004. 

Hollywood, Jesse James 

"The Last Ride of Jesse James Hollywood," Los Angeles, February 2002. 


"Under the Bridge," Los Angeles, June 2004. 

"Homeless Man Dies with Few to Mourn," L.A. Times, Nov. 9, 1986. 

Irrera, Dom 

"The 25 Funniest People in L.A.: Dom Irrera," Los Angeles, June 2005. 


"An Unholy Act," Los Angeles, September 2007. 


"Little Big Men," Los Angeles, May 2001. 

Johnson, Magic 

Master of Illusion,” Los Angeles, October 2003. 

Kerkorian, Kirk 

"The Game of Love," Los Angeles, Sept. 2002. 

King, Rodney 

"Participants in King Case Try to Cash In," L.A. Times, April 25, 1993. 

"Crips, Bloods Look Back--and Ahead--with Anger," L.A. Times, March 21, 1993. 

"King Launches Media Drive to Reshape Tarnished Image," L.A. Times, Dec.13, 1992. 

"Gates Battles to Restore His and the LAPD's Image," L.A. Times, March 17, 1991.