We do not choose the causes we believe in...They choose us.

Born to Italian-American parents in New Haven, Connecticut, Lori Carangelo is retired from 25 years of administrative positions, including 22 successful Private Industry Council job training/placement programs, and the first Office of Environmental Quality (OEQ) in Santa Barbara, California and for the City of Palm Desert (CA) Building Department. But Lori is best known for having authored over 600 published articles and more than 25 unique non-fiction adoption-themed and true crime books… with more to follow.

Book Signings

Book Signings at Borders and Barnes & Noble, Palm Desert, CA

LEFT: signing “The Ultimate Search Book 2011” with Milton Berle’s adopted son, Bill Berle, author of “My Father Uncle Milty”;

MIDDLE: signing “From Italian-America With Love” cookbook;

RIGHT: signing “The Ultimate Search Book 1997” with Stan Reyburn, author of “Biz Ops”;

Publishing & Printing

Publishing, Printing, and TV

Access Press publishes both softcover print books and e-books available on Amazon;

Garlic Press published cookbooks;

Graphic Press & Lithografix was managed and operated by Lori with Ron Frieborn, the owner-printer and her 18-year partner til he passed away in 2001.

TV Pics