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Redbull Flugtag Dragon Takes Flight

Redbull Flugtag Dragon Takes Flight

Five “Game of Thrones” fans walked into a bar on Cinco de Mayo and walked out with an unexpected idea drawn on a napkin. They would design a dragon-shaped aircraft to fly at the 2013 Red Bull Flugtag. Kristi Davis, a Hermosa Beach resident and pilot for Sky West Airlines, would pilot the homemade craft. […]


This story makes me smile… | On assignment | Easy Reader News

This story makes me smile... | On assignment | Easy Reader News

From Old Hollywood to New Hermosa, couple spends nearly 70 years together   Ken Green, 92, and Ann Green, 90, have been married for 67 years. “No,” said their daughter Carrie. “68.” Ann still thinks it’s 67, despite her daughter’s calculations. The couple have three children, Dona, Carrie and Kenneth, and live in a duplex […]


Beach Getaways | Slowing down in Big Sur | Beach Magazine

Beach Getaways | Slowing down in Big Sur | Beach Magazine

This is a travel cover story published in the June 2013 ‘Beach Getaways’ edition of Beach Magazine…


Hermosa Beach | Exploring a new beat | Easy Reader News

Hermosa Beach | Exploring a new beat | Easy Reader News

Newsflash for everybody who doesn’t talk to me daily (you know who you are) or follow me on Instagram… I’m no longer the Easy Reader News Redondo Beach reporter. After over a year and a half covering Redondo, I relinquished the biggest beach city to a new reporter, and I was moved to Hermosa Beach. […]


Working Life | Pet Transport | Easy Reader News

Working Life | Pet Transport | Easy Reader News

I’m working on a new “Working Life” story that I’m really excited about. It’s about a pet transportation company based in Hermosa Beach that’s being featured in a new TV show called, “Animal Movers.” The people that work there truly love all creatures great and small… (Story finished and HERE)


Dalai Lama crowd outtake

Dalai Lama crowd outtake

The Dalai Lama came to Long Beach and I had so much fun watching the crowd…


Beach Valentines: Long Distance Young Love

Beach Valentines: Long Distance Young Love

When Jordan Dobler was in 7th grade, she attended the wrong English class. Even though the lesson wasn’t right for her she had found something else that was: Alec Amescua.

“That’s when I first saw her,” said Alec, now a high school junior. “She was the most beautiful girl I had seen and I knew that I liked her a lot.”

Soon the two were torn apart.

“She switched out of the class, which really made my heart sink,” said Alec. “So, we naturally didn’t talk much after that for awhile, but all of a sudden awhile later she got my phone number from a mutual friend and we started talking more, which grew into a relationship.”


Go Kart Kid

Go Kart Kid

    Henry Morse is the fastest 12-year-old in the South Bay and he hasn’t even taken his driver’s test yet. Morse, a spry, dark-haired middle school student who wears a black, foreboding racing suit on the weekends, was the youngest racer invited to the 2012 World Kart Championship in Essen, Germany. He competes against men […]


House Hunters | Easy Reader News | Feature

House Hunters | Easy Reader News | Feature

Next week’s Easy Reader News will feature a couple’s experience on the HGTV show House Hunters… the show will air on March 11 at 10 p.m. on HGTV.  


Homeless in the South Bay: In their own words

Homeless in the South Bay: In their own words

Casio ‘Joshua’ Joshua, a 27-year-old from New York, likes to be called Casio. He was given the name by friends when left his home-state of New York at 17. He is an upbeat man with a wide chipped-tooth smile that flashes frequently. Casio wears a plaid shirt and a hat and carries a small backpack. […]


Balancing Act- A modern day circus family surviving and thriving in the 21st century

Balancing Act- A modern day circus family surviving and thriving in the 21st century

The Weiss family is one of the last modern-day circus families. They travel almost year-round in a 44-foot RV, traveling 3,000 miles and often performing two shows a day. Parents Jon and Laura were high school sweethearts. After Jon graduated from Clown College the couple married in the center ring dressed in their performing clothes; […]


Therapeutic Riding | Ride to Fly | Rancho Palos Verdes

Therapeutic Riding | Ride to Fly | Rancho Palos Verdes

I’m working on a story about therapeutic riding for our ‘health and fitness’ issue of Beach Magazine, and I’m having trouble editing 30 pictures down to 10. I think I’m going to have to cut one of my favorite images out of the story  (my friends and I call it ‘killing puppies’)… so I wanted […]