Chip Jacobs

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Summer catchup: Vicodin and a tease, L.A. smog (in China) and a little Jerry for your August

August 2nd, 2013 · No Comments

* My latest book, The Vicodin Thieves: Biopysing L.A.’s Grifters, Gloryhounds and Goliaths, was a Vroman’s bestseller. Amazon link. Reviews coming. Here’s a little tease from one of the original articles in the collection about my older brother’s brush with Robert F. Kennedy probably a few hours before his assassination changed the trajectory of American […]

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Tags: 1968 election · AQMD · Chip Jacobs · Chip's journalism · environmental policy · EPA · execution · KPCC · Los Angeles History · Los Angeles politics · Paul Jacobs · Paul Schrade · Political assassinations · The Vicodin Thieves

Get while it’s hot. My latest book is a collection of my top narrative and investigative articles. May I present “The Vicodin Thieves: Biopsying L.A.’s Grifters, Gloryhounds and Goliaths”

April 30th, 2013 · No Comments

  In this stories collection 23-years-in-the-making, you’ll find 29 articles on a sumptuous basket of subjects originally published in the Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Los Angeles Daily News, L.A. Weekly and other publications. Hold on for the unexpected and the maddening, the heartbreaking and the mystifying. The feature, investigative and opinion pieces here by Chip Jacobs range […]

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“The Ascension of Jerry” featured on KCET, the sizzling, NPR-parodying web radio show called “This American Wife” and a few minor miracles for those unaccustomed to them

June 14th, 2012 · No Comments

* “Why is civic activism and journalism legal and who was Jerry Schneiderman” – KCET, June 11, 2012 “America,” Chip Jacobs says, “is still that enviable place on the hill.” Jacobs — journalist and gonzo author extraordinaire of titles such as “Smogtown” and “Wheeling the Deal” — is claiming American exceptionalism here with particular regard to free […]

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