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

  • More than 60% of state parole agents' caseloads exceed policy limits

    More than 60% of state parole agents' caseloads exceed policy limits

    More than 60% of California’s parole agents monitoring sex offenders have caseloads that exceed department policy, a report released Wednesday from the Office of the Inspector General found. An agent can have 20 high-risk or 40 non-high-risk cases, or an equal combination of the two, according...

  • Nail salon owner in O.C. pleads guilty to attempted pimping

    The owner of a nail salon in Orange was convicted Tuesday and sentenced to two years and two months in state prison after pleading guilty to attempted pimping. Cam Da Le of Garden Grove faced pandering and pimping charges. Le, 47, was accused of inducing an employee to perform sex acts with an...

  • Pedestrian, 16, struck and killed in Palms

    Pedestrian, 16, struck and killed in Palms

    A 16-year-old was struck by at least one vehicle and killed while crossing a street in Palms on Tuesday, police said. The crash occurred about 7 p.m. at Venice and Robertson boulevards, said Los Angeles Police Officer Jane Kim. Two cars were involved, but it was not clear what role each played...

  • Anaheim police chase ends in fatal, fiery crash

    Anaheim police chase ends in fatal, fiery crash

    A police pursuit ended in a deadly, fiery crash Monday night after a van that authorities allege was involved in a homicide crashed into a freeway retaining wall in Anaheim, Orange County Sheriff's Department officials said. The crash, in which the driver was killed, occurred at about 9:25 p.m....

  • LAPD overtime for Made in America festival exceeds $475,000

    LAPD overtime for Made in America festival exceeds $475,000

    The Made in America two-day music festival over the Labor Day weekend in downtown L.A. cost $475,570 in police overtime, according to a report expected to be presented to the Los Angeles Police Commission on Tuesday. An August City Council motion requires the LAPD to provide biweekly overtime reports...

  • Fuel truck driver at LAX becomes trapped in crash with airplane

    Fuel truck driver at LAX becomes trapped in crash with airplane

    The driver of a fuel truck became trapped when his vehicle crashed into an unoccupied airplane at Los Angeles International Airport, fire authorities said. The crash occurred about 4:15 p.m. at Terminal 4, said Erik Scott, spokesman for the Los Angeles Fire Department. The driver was quickly extricated...

  • Hiker airlifted out of Griffith Park after assault

    Hiker airlifted out of Griffith Park after assault

    A man was airlifted out of Griffith Park on Monday after he was assaulted and critically injured while hiking on a trail, authorities said. A helicopter lifted the man out of an area near the 2200 block of Fern Dell Drive and took him to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, LAFD spokeswoman Katherine Main...

  • Mother of young boys found wandering Long Beach is found, questioned

    Mother of young boys found wandering Long Beach is found, questioned

    The missing mother of two toddlers found Thursday roaming a busy street alone in Long Beach has been found, police said. Shenae Dixon, 23, had been sought after her two boys, about 1 and 2 years old, were spotted about 8:45 a.m. Thursday on Atlantic Avenue and 60th Street after a passerby reported...

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