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

  • State inadequately investigates nursing home complaints, audit finds

    The California Department of Public Health has failed to effectively investigate nursing home complaints, a state audit released Thursday found, with a total of 11,000 unresolved complaints in its system. The department, which is responsible for monitoring more than 2,500 nursing homes, classified...

  • Man fatally shot outside Altadena restaurant

    Man fatally shot outside Altadena restaurant

    A man was fatally shot late Thursday afternoon outside a restaurant in Altadena, deputies said. The shooting occurred about 5:45 p.m. outside Fair Oaks Burgers, 2560 Fair Oaks Ave., said Lt. Robert Lewis of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Altadena Station. Witnesses told deputies...

  • Police searching for parents of children found on Long Beach street

    Police searching for parents of children found on Long Beach street

    Police are searching for the parents or guardians of two children found Thursday on the streets of Long Beach. The two boys, about 1 and 2 years old, were spotted about 8:45 a.m. on Atlantic Avenue and 60th Street after a passerby reported they were alone, the Long Beach Police Department said....

  • Berkshire Hathaway executive donates $65 million to UC Santa Barbara

    Berkshire Hathaway executive donates $65 million to UC Santa Barbara

    The vice chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. has donated $65 million to a UC Santa Barbara physics institute -- the largest single gift in the university's history. Charlie Munger's donation is funding a new visitor housing facility for the school's Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, said...

  • Man shot, fires set as Giants fans celebrate World Series victory

    Man shot, fires set as Giants fans celebrate World Series victory

    A man was shot in the arm, fires were set and bottles were thrown at police officers late Wednesday as revelers celebrated the San Francisco Giants winning the World Series, authorities said. Shortly after the game a man was shot in the Mission District, at 21st and Valencia streets, said San Francisco...

  • Gunman who opened fire from Lawndale home shot, hospitalized

    Gunman who opened fire from Lawndale home shot, hospitalized

    A 23-year-old man was shot by a deputy Wednesday after he opened fire from a home in Lawndale, prompting a neighborhood lockdown as authorities rushed to evacuate nearby residents. Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department officials said Travis Herr is hospitalized in stable condition.Aerial TV footage...

  • Man killed after paraglider crashes into mountain

    Man killed after paraglider crashes into mountain

    A 38-year-old man who was killed when the paraglider he was flying crashed into the side of a mountain near San Jacinto was identified Wednesday as David Pearson of Los Angeles. Pearson sustained fatal injuries during the crash Tuesday and was pronounced dead at the scene, the Riverside County...

  • State orders quarantine for workers who had contact with Ebola

    State orders quarantine for workers who had contact with Ebola

    California's top health officer has ordered a 21-day home quarantine for all returning medical workers or travelers who have had contact with a confirmed case of Ebola in West Africa, and invoked the possibility of imprisonment and fines if the restrictions are disobeyed. The order, issued Wednesday...

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