Salvador Hernandez is a reporter on the Fast Break Desk, the Los Angeles Times’ breaking news team. Before joining the newsroom in 2022, he was a senior reporter for BuzzFeed News, where he covered criminal justice issues, the growing militia movement and breaking news. He also covered crime as a reporter at the Orange County Register. He is a Los Angeles native.
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Since the Oct. 7th attack by Hamas, tensions have been high on campus, with protests in support of Palestinians and Israel often happening at the same time.
Dec. 1, 2023
Newport Beach police have launched an inquiry into Oklahoma City Thunder player Josh Giddey following allegations that he had an inappropriate relationship with an underage girl.
Nov. 29, 2023
Erik Talavera stole a trailer and was shot 16 times by two deputies because he held a knife. He survived and is suing the San Diego County, alleging excessive force.
Nov. 28, 2023
Police said a man shattered a stained glass window at the historic Our Lady of Guadalupe Mission in Irwindale and ransacked the small stone chapel.
Nov. 27, 2023
The lawsuit filed by a Taco Bell worker claims a work potluck party became a booze-fueled bash, with sex and vomiting.
Nov. 22, 2023
Craig Summer Elliott faces one count of voluntary manslaughter and accusations that he recorded himself killing a homeless man in Garden Grove.
Nov. 21, 2023
Vince Ricci shot at would-be robbers outside his house. Then his concealed-carry permit was suspended. Critics of California gun laws were quick to rally.
Nov. 22, 2023
The young twins were fighting, ‘as siblings sometimes do,’ when one of them grabbed a small kitchen knife and stabbed his twin brother, officials said.
Nov. 17, 2023
About 250 pro-Palestinian protesters demanding a cease-fire in Gaza shut down westbound lanes of the Bay Bridge, bringing traffic on the crucial route to a halt.
Nov. 16, 2023
After a massive fire shut down a vital section of the I-10 near downtown, city officials are finding ways to persuade Southern Californians to take public transit.
Nov. 15, 2023