Steve Lopez

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 is a three-time Pulitzer finalist for commentary – in 2012, for his columns on elder care; in 2016, for his columns on income inequality in California; and in 2018, for his columns on housing and homelessness. 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.
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Hollister Ranch access agreement is a wipeout and a sellout, hundreds of beach lovers scream

Some have suggested that the settlement may have been the most practical outcome of a complicated set of legal entanglements and logistical challenges to beach access. But it wasn’t worth it.

Huyen de la aterradora violencia en Centroamérica y llegan a un país que arranca salvajemente a los niños de sus padres

Cerca de 2,000 niños han sido separados de sus padres, y ha habido historias de menores en jaulas y niños pequeños llorando, pidiendo por sus padres.