Published Journalism

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Winner's Circle

Ready to Rumble

Second Chances

Reign Maker

Mr. Clean

Average Jim

Los Angeles Politics and Culture

Winner's Circle

Ready to Rumble

Second Chances

Reign Maker

Mr. Clean

Average Jim

Blunt Force

Money Player

Showtime at the City Council

Civic Unrest in Santa Monica

Unraveling L.A.

Power Play in East Valley

Valley of the Pols

The Big Breakup

Winning the Home Front

Intrepid Pioneers Rediscover Alternative L.A.

Op-Ed: Breaking Up is Hard to Do

Op-Ed: A Million Stories, Half From the Valley

California and the West

Legends of the San Quentin Gas Chamber

Las Vegas Courtroom Goes Ape

Ghost Canyon of the Stanislaus Reappears

Doesn't Anyone Miss Two Teenage Girls?

True Believers of Mono Lake Vanquish L.A.

Trouble in Paradise: Yosemite at 100

Summer of the Hungry Meat Bees

Peace Vote Touches a Raw Nerve in Arcata

Science and Nature

Are Sperm Whales Really Gentle Giants?

Yellow Star is One Mean Weed

Keeler's Dust Hazardous to Your Health

Chemical Spill Kills a River

A Quiet Summer Day in Yosemite Valley

Bark Beetles and Drought Devour the Forest

Los Angeles History

Epitaph: Harry Hay

Ritchie Valens' Star Burned Bright for Pacoima

The Day the Sixties Died

The Disaster That Broke Mulholland

Hometown Memories Jostled by Quake

Western Water Wars

Water Ranching for Budweiser

The New (Thirsty) Las Vegas

Rice Farmers and Proud of It

Reno Makes Water Grab on California

Style and Design

Time Management

In the Bedrooms

Neighborhoods: The San Fernando Valley

Rides, Culture and No Crowds in Downtown L.A.


The Big Chill

The Cult of Durchsetzungsvermögen

A Field of Dreams in The Cal

Oasis with Bases in the Mojave


Crazy Kayak Caper at Mono Lake

Cheapest Best Place on the SoCal Coast

Grand Ahwahnee Still the Place

Room Key to Magic Kingdom


Ghoulish Souvenirs For a Good Cause

Scary Flight to Gulf: What Else Can Go Wrong?

Berlin Airlift Had Nothing On This