Hoy Los Angeles city editor Jesse Linares passed away over the weekend after a battle with cancer. He was only 49.
“It is with extreme sorrow and sadness that we communicate the passing of our City Editor, colleague and friend Jesse Linares,” Hoy said in a statement on its website. “Jesse was deeply esteemed and renowned in the journalistic community of Los Angeles.”
Prior to helping Hoy launch eight years ago, Linares worked as a reporter and editor at La Opinion. Baldwin Park Patch has more details on Linares’ passing in English, if you can’t translate the Hoy link.