Los Angeles Times

Adolfo Flores

Writer

Adolfo Flores no longer works for the Los Angeles Times. He previously covered Orange County for the Metro section. Flores had reported for the Pasadena Sun and Pasadena Star-News, where he was a city hall and public safety reporter. He was awarded a fellowship by the Metlife Foundation in Aging Fellows Program in 2010 and a second-place Los Angeles Press Club award for news feature in 2013. A Los Angeles native, Flores graduated from Cal State Northridge and is a fluent Spanish writer and speaker.

Recent Articles

  • Pasadena culinary instructor, wife stabbed to death

    Pasadena culinary instructor, wife stabbed to death

    A respected instructor at a Pasadena culinary school and his wife were fatally stabbed early Monday inside their apartment in the city's historic Playhouse District. A short time later, police said, they came in contact with a bloodied man who authorities said they believe is responsible for killing...

  • American Airlines flight makes emergency landing in San Francisco

    American Airlines flight makes emergency landing in San Francisco

    Officials said an American Airlines flight on Monday made an emergency landing at San Francisco International Airport because of a pressurization problem after several interior panels shook loose and fell. Flight 2293, heading from San Francisco to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, turned...

  • $13 million awarded to California charter schools

    $13 million awarded to California charter schools

    The U.S. Department of Education said Friday that it awarded about $13 million to three charter school networks in California to help them expand. The department awarded 27 new grants in 12 states totaling $39.7 million distributed under the Charter Schools Program to high-quality school networks...

  • California now has 32 reported cases of enterovirus D-68

    California now has 32 reported cases of enterovirus D-68

    California health officials Friday said they've now identified 32 cases of enterovirus D-68 statewide, a number that's jumped quickly in recent days. In Southern California, four cases were in L.A. County, three in Orange County and one in Ventura County, according to the California Department...

  • Plane breaches restricted airspace during Obama's visit to L.A.

    Plane breaches restricted airspace during Obama's visit to L.A.

    The pilot of a small plane flew into restricted airspace over Los Angeles during a visit by President Obama, prompting an F-15 fighter jet to fly out to investigate, officials said. The Cessna 340 entered the restricted airspace over the San Fernando Valley about 5:20 p.m., said Lt. Col. Michael...

  • Police seek gunman in fatal North Hollywood shooting

    Police seek gunman in fatal North Hollywood shooting

    Police are searching for a gunman who fatally shot a man in North Hollywood Thursday evening, authorities said. The shooting occurred about 6 p.m. at Laurel Canyon and Victory boulevards, said Los Angeles Police Officer Jane Kim. The victim and the gunman are believed to have both been on foot...

  • 97,000-acre King fire is fully contained, officials say

    97,000-acre King fire is fully contained, officials say

    The 97,000-acre King fire in the Eldorado National Forest near Sacramento that destroyed 12 homes and forced thousands to evacuate was fully contained Thursday after burning for more than a month, officials said. The inferno was contained about 4:30 p.m., said Laurence Crabtree, a U.S. Forest Service...

  • Vehicle likely sparked Yosemite wildfire that pilot died fighting

    Vehicle likely sparked Yosemite wildfire that pilot died fighting

    Investigators say the 245-acre Dog Rock fire at Yosemite National Park is believed to have been caused by sparks from a vehicle. Yosemite National Park Fire Investigators and Cal Fire said the sparks could have come from trailer safety chains dragging on the pavement, vehicle brake parts or other...

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