Metpro Multiplatform Editor, Los Angeles Times
I specialize in poverty, environment and local government reporting. I have a Masters of Journalism from the University of California, Berkeley, Graduate School of Journalism and a bachelor's in journalism from San Francisco State University. I am primarily a writer and editor, but I also have experience with photography, code, design, video and audio.
Sides disagree on trees' role in wildfire and how to lessen risk. I also worked on accompanying video, primarily as an editor and researcher.
I explored the relationship between the Chevron refinery and high childhood asthma rates in Richmond, California.
This story I put together on Thanksgiving Day shopping was a collaboration.
This opinion piece on the San Francisco heat ordinance began as an assignment in my public health reporting class.
Every day, countless people make their way up and down Geary, one of the longest and busiest streets in San Francisco, staring straight ahead or down at their phones. As the...
Transgender activist talks popular photo and why he decided to pose for it.
Many people in similar situations are forced to choose between keeping their jobs and being there for their families because the U.S. has no paid leave for working families.
Teen who was left out of her high school's yearbook for wearing a tuxedo was among those honored at an annual National Center for Lesbian Rights celebration. Cover story in print.
I wrote about a plan in Richmond, Calif., to help people get around more quickly, easily and safely and created the accompanying map.
According to the San Francisco AIDS Foundation, the Tenderloin is one of the top four neighborhoods in the city with the highest numbers of people living with HIV/AIDS, and in...
Multimedia feature on WWII ship docked in Richmond. Co-produced with Manjula Varghese and Levi Bridges. Personally produced the Thinglink and map features.
Article co-written with Brad Bailey; photographs by me.
An initiative to raise the San Francisco minimum wage to fifteen dollars per hour by 2018 and eventually make it dependent on inflation will be put to city voters during the...
Get to know six of the men and one of the women who played on the San Francisco State University Gators ice hockey team in 2014.
Braden Summers started the All Love Is Equal project as a sort of commentary on the lack of commercial LGBT imagery.
I interviewed college student Robbie Herndon who was set to join the Philippines basketball team coached by boxer Manny Pacquiao.