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Ben Brazil

Ben Brazil is a features writer for TimesOC. He previously covered Huntington Beach for the Daily Pilot. Before joining the Daily Pilot in September 2016, he was a reporter for City News Service, a Southern California-based news service. Brazil earned his bachelor’s degree in anthropology at UC Berkeley. (714) 356-1396
Groups battle over renaming Brea elementary school possibly linked to racist past

Opposing groups gathered at the Brea Civic Center on Monday in the latest incident regarding the possible renaming of an elementary school whose namesake may have fostered ties with the Ku Klux Klan.

CEO of Westminster nonprofit that serves Latino, Vietnamese communities plans to retire

When Abrazar opened in 1975, it was one of the first organizations to address the needs of the Latino community in Orange County.

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