Abby Sewell

Journalist (Southwestern California)

Abby Sewell covers Los Angeles County government.

Abby Sewell covers Los Angeles County government. She started her journalism career at community newspapers in Molalla, Ore., and Barstow. She joined the Los Angeles Times in 2010. She was part of the team that covered municipal corruption in Bell and the cities of southeast Los Angeles County, leading to the Times’ Pulitzer Prize for public service in 2011.


Links: @sewella | (Current as of: October 1, 2015)


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News Story

Ex-inmates want L.A. County to stop dumping mentally ill inmates on skid row

Abby Sewell, Cindy Chang
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
September 28, 2015
Former Los Angeles County jail inmates file a lawsuit in order to expand services from an earlier settlement to improve the treatment of released inmates with serious mental illnesses.

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L.A. County slow to probe nursing home complaints, state statistics show

Abby Sewell
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
May 16, 2015
LA County officials say that they do not have the funding needed to timely investigate complaints of abuse, neglect, crime, and substandard conditions at California nursing homes and long-term health care facilities.



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