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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

  • Donald Trump fans are not actually hard to find in California

    Donald Trump fans are not actually hard to find in California

    In a state as blue as California, does Donald Trump have any support? Absolutely. Probably not enough to take the state in November, if he's the Republican presidential nominee. But in a January poll of California's GOP voters, Trump and Ted Cruz were pretty much tied for the lead. A couple of...

  • Power grab topples another defender of California's environment

    Power grab topples another defender of California's environment

    It was like a sequel to a bad movie. One month after I watched the California Coastal Commission whack the executive whose career was devoted to preserving and assuring equal access to the state's greatest treasure, I went to Diamond Bar on Friday to watch another massacre. This time the target...

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