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Emily Elena Dugdale
General Assignment Reporter
Emily Elena Dugdale covers issues affecting Angelenos and beyond on the general assignment desk for KPCC and LAist.
She joined the station in 2018 after reporting and producing the Offshore podcast from Honolulu Civil Beat in Hawaii. An episode she produced on sex abuse in the Catholic Church on Guam won a national 2018 AAJA award for radio/audio journalism. Previously, she interned on the science and environment desk at KPCC.
Emily was born in Colombia and grew up in Seattle, Washington. She holds a masters in journalism from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Habla español.
Stories by Emily Elena Dugdale
(Archive post) Nipsey Hussle’s casket will travel just over 25 miles in a “victory lap” from Staples Center, hitting the neighborhoods where he lived and worked.
Drivers can now go online and file a report themselves for car accidents that don't involve injuries in Los Angeles.
LACMA’s controversial new design plan will cost $650 million dollars - with taxpayers footing a big chunk of the bill.
It's not just you -- it's been a rough allergy season so far for many people.
Tens of thousands of fans and friends celebrated the life of the slain rapper at a memorial service at Staples Center and on the streets of Los Angeles.
Plants are returning to areas in the Santa Monica Mountains that were devastated by wildfires last winter.
Smokers, beware.. The L.A. County Board of Supervisors voted today to expand the smoking ban that passed last October.
Hundreds of drivers turned off their Uber apps and chanted and waved colorful signs that said “Better pay now.”
You might not like sirens, but they’re pretty crucial. It’s been 50 years since the beginning of the modern Emergency Management System. L.A. was an early pioneer, and they celebrated that on Thursday at the LA County Fire Museum.
Scientists have some bad news - there’s a one in four chance mountain lions living in the Santa Monica and Santa Ana mountains could be extinct in 50 years.
When it's raining, LA's roads are slick. So naturally there'd be more accidents when the roads are full, right? Wrong. Researchers from USC's data journalism project Crosstown recently crunched traffic and weather data and found some weird patterns.
Smoking will be banned within 25 feet of restaurants and bars in unincorporated areas of the county. That includes e-cigarettes and cannabis.
Researchers combed through three years of traffic and weather data to find out.
Horses are back on the track at Santa Anita Park. Officials closed it down this week to study it after nineteen horses died in just two months.
Experts are out today at Santa Anita Park this week to examine the one-mile track that has been the scene of 21 horse deaths in just ten weeks.