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Paloma Esquivel

Paloma Esquivel writes about the Inland Empire. She was on the Los Angeles Times team that won the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for public service for investigating corruption in the city of Bell and the team that won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for breaking news for coverage of the San Bernardino terror attack. Prior to joining The Times in 2007, she was a freelance writer, worked in Spanish-language radio and was an occasional substitute teacher. A Southern California native, she graduated from UC Berkeley and has a master’s in journalism from Syracuse University.
Thousands more migrant children likely taken from their families than previously disclosed, report says

Federal officials still do not know how many children were separated at the border from their families by the Trump administration, according to an inspector general report.

Case against Joshua Tree homeless couple accused of child abuse is dismissed

Daniel Panico and Mona Kirk, of Joshua Tree, had been accused of child abuse after sheriff's deputies said the couple had been living for years with their three children in a desert shack without access to running water, bathrooms or sufficient food. The case was dismissed on Friday.

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