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Steve Lopez

Columnist

Steve Lopez is a California native who has been an L.A. Times columnist since 2001. He has won more than a dozen national journalism awards for his reporting and column writing at seven newspapers and four news magazines, and was a 2011 Pulitzer finalist for his columns on elder care. He is the author of three novels, two collections of columns and a non-fiction work called “The Soloist,” which was a Los Angeles Times and New York Times best-seller, winner of the PEN USA Literary Award for Non-Fiction, and the subject of a Dream Works movie by the same name. Lopez’s television reporting for public station KCET has won three local news Emmys, three Golden Mike awards and a share of the Columbia University DuPont Award.

Recent Articles

  • Loyola Marymount's 'Trump' wall sparks strong feelings on campus

    Loyola Marymount's 'Trump' wall sparks strong feelings on campus

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  • Loyola Marymount's 'Trump' wall sparks strong feelings on campus

    Loyola Marymount's 'Trump' wall sparks strong feelings on campus

    Diana Delgado Cornejo, now 21 and about to graduate from Loyola Marymount University, says her father delivered the shocking news to her about 10 years ago. The family had no papers. "We were in the car, and I started crying," she said. "I'd heard about all the scary illegals and I thought, 'Oh...

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