Since 2009, I’ve freelanced as a writer, photographer and data visualization designer. My work has appeared in publications in Humboldt County, the Bay Area and on websites across the Internet. In 2014, I started developing WordPress websites on the side, along with themes and plugins, some of which can be found in the Web Development […]
The Occupy Movement defined 2011. In major cities throughout the US, following the wave of revolts in the Middle East and Northern Africa, Americans distraught about the Great Recession, growing economic inequality across the board and the lack of any real action by the federal government to alleviate these issues, particularly holding Wall Street accountable […]
Gimme Props was late to the game in terms of ballot measure coverage (published the Friday before Election Day), but we got some cool press nonetheless. All of the UC Berkeley J-School hyperlocals published articles about the project. Berkeleyside, a Berkeley-based online news site, published a post and, most epic of all, the local CBS […]
Originally published on Mission Loc@l When Lutz Plumbing first came to the 3100 block of 17th Street in 1982, Susie Hotarek was afraid to leave the building on foot. Employees would drive into the building through the garage entrance and leave the same way. What waited beyond — drug peddlers, prostitutes — was more urban […]
Originally published on the Mission Loc@l After a tense standoff with protesters at the Occupy SF encampment on Justin Herman Plaza, city officials dismantled the camp early this morning, transforming the six-week-old tent city housing hundreds of people back to its original state in a matter of hours. The much-anticipated raid came after weeks of […]
Originally published on the Mission Loc@l
Originally published on the Mission Loc@l as part of our 2011 Election Coverage.
Originally published on the Mission Loc@l All across the Mission, candidates for a number of offices gave their last-minute pitches to residents. Whether it was a decked-out trolley, a convoy of low riders or volunteers passing out signs, the Mission was alive with electioneering.
Originally published on Mission Local Naomi was a loyal Wells Fargo customers for 13 years. But after she and her husband, Michael, were turned down for a loan to help fund an adoption, Naomi transfered 90 percent of her cash to the San Mateo Credit Union. Michael split his cash between three small banks and […]
Originally published on Mission Local The flannel and V-neck T-shirts of SF Occupiers met the crisp sports jackets and polished dress shoes of city officials in an hour-long meeting Tuesday afternoon that ended with Mayor Ed Lee reassuring the occupiers that “We don’t contemplate needing police action if we are working on addressing these issues.” […]