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The Trace

Life in L.A.’s “Death Alley” (June 2015)
Interviews with 10 residents in LA’s most violent neighborhoods


Los Angeles Magazine

Gone Girls: Human Trafficking on the Home Front (Nov. 2014)
On the sex trafficking of minors in L.A.
Finalist for 2015 City and Regional Magazine Award for Civic Journalism


The California Sunday Magazine

The Fire Forecast: Bracing for a Dry Summer (June 2015)
A short piece about California’s impending fire season.

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