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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

  • Man in wheelchair shot in Anaheim, police say

    Man in wheelchair shot in Anaheim, police say

    Police on Wednesday night were investigating the shooting of a man in a wheelchair at an Anaheim car rally. The man, who is expected to survive, was shot about 10 p.m. in the 1000 block of North Euclid Street, Anaheim Lt. Bob Dunn said. The victim is believed to be in his 30s and sustained a face...

  • Woman found seriously injured outside burning car on O.C. toll road

    Woman found seriously injured outside burning car on O.C. toll road

    The Orange County Fire Authority said a 50-year-old woman was found seriously burned on an Aliso Viejo toll road Tuesday night outside of her smoldering car. The incident occurred about 8:40 p.m. on the San Joaquin Hills (73) toll road near the Glenwood Drive exit, authorities said. No information...

  • UCI awarded $8 million for creation of brain cell database

    UCI awarded $8 million for creation of brain cell database

    UC Irvine announced Wednesday that it had been awarded an $8-million grant to establish one of six centers around the country tasked with creating a database of brain cell activity, expected to help develop treatment for a number of diseases. The grant from the National Institutes of Health will...

  • Gold Country fire threatens buildings, disrupts traffic on I-80

    Gold Country fire threatens buildings, disrupts traffic on I-80

    Firefighters in Gold Country were battling a series of five fires on Wednesday that grew to 380 acres along Interstate 80, shutting down eastbound traffic, threatening 80 buildings and forcing evacuations. Cal Fire officials said the Applegate fire started about 1:30 p.m. in Placer County. Ponderosa...

  • Former USC professor pleads guilty to lying on grant application

    Former USC professor pleads guilty to lying on grant application

    A former USC professor pleaded guilty Wednesday to a federal fraud charge of lying on a U.S. Department of Energy research grant application, authorities said. Alexander Tartakovsky, 59, pleaded guilty to one count of making a false statement on an application he submitted to the Energy Department...

  • Arrest made in slaying of O.C. transgender activist

    Arrest made in slaying of O.C. transgender activist

    Police in Anaheim have arrested a 38-year-old man on suspicion of killing a transgender activist, whose death triggered protests and raised concerns that she’d been targeted because of her gender identity. Randy Lee Parkerson was booked Tuesday on suspicion of murder in the death of Zoraida Reyes,...

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