Other Outlet Posts

Selected Clips 2000 – present

Bottled Memories PDF
Americana, March 2017

The Race of Gentlemen PDF
Americana, Winter 2017

Ricardo Breceda: Man of Steel PDF
Americana, August 2016

Surviving Cancer with Care PDF
City of Hope patients discover ongoing healing with a human touch.
Pasadena Magazine, June 2008

The Woman Behind the Business PDF
One of the restaurant industry’s few female execs, Peggy Cherng and her husband expanded a single Pasadena eatery into giant national food chain Panda Restaurant Group.
Pasadena Magazine, May 2008

Fairy-Tale Ending PDF
A California Playground Gets a Second Chance
Preservation Online, March 30, 2007

For Love of the Arroyo: New exhibit celebrates the waterway’s rural and urban landscapes LINK
The Eastsider LA, May 18, 2017

Black mustard, the pretty boy of invasive weeds, is now blooming like crazy LINK
The Eastsider LA, April 18, 2017

Five questions for the new director of the Audubon Center at Debs Park LINK
The Eastsider LA, July 21, 2016

Bowling for bargains in Northeast L.A. LINK
The Eastsider LA, June 16, 2016

Five birds you probably will see on Bird LA Day LINK
The Eastsider LA, May 5, 2016

Living – safely – with the urban coyote LINK
The Eastsider LA, October 1, 2015

Elysian Valley kayaker leaves his disability on the shore LINK
The Eastsider LA, October 1, 2015

Mount Washington’s Fan Man restores refreshing reminders of the past LINK
The Eastsider LA, August 18, 2015

Occidental College Laboratory is for the Birds LINK
The Eastsider LA, April 30, 2015

Someday is Now: The Art of Corita Kent LINK
The Tidings, July 9, 2015

Making Special Education ‘Everyday Education’ PDF
The Tidings, Jan. 31, 2003

Grief and Lessons in Life at Ground Zero PDF
The Tidings, Nov. 23, 2001

Remembering Cardinal Karol, 25 Years Later PDF
The Tidings, Aug. 24, 2001

Kitty Felde: Sharing Stories on the Air PDF
The Tidings, June 22, 2001

Bald is Beautiful at Incarnation School PDF
The Tidings, June 8, 2001

Jumping for Diego at St. John Eudes PDF
The Tidings, Mar. 23, 2001

The Backpack Kid
The Tidings, April 23, 1999


Descanso Gardens: Wildflowers Paint Native Plant Garden  PDF
Spring 2010

Descanso Gardens: Celebrating the Camellia  PDF
Winter 2009

Descanso Gardens: Paths for All Ages From Asphalt Roads to Hiking
Trails  PDF

Summer 2009

What to Put Between the Pavers PDF
California Gardener, May/June 2008

How Green is Your Nest? PDF
Why — and how — parents are going organic in the baby’s room.
B.A.B.Y. Magazine

A Time for Tree Hugging PDF
A grassroots guide to going green in L.A. – and why we should all be doing it.
L.A. Parent Magazine, Cover Story, April 2007

Breastfeeding in Public Places: Raising Eyebrows and Cultural Issues
L.A. Parent, Cover Story, June 2003

Recreating the ‘60’s PDF
MSNBC / Pencil News, Oct. 29, 2002

Summer Stories…with a lot of Junk! PDF
MSNBC / Pencil News, July 18, 2002

Griffith Park: The Urban Oasis PDF
MSNBC / Pencil News, May 31, 2001

No Fluke! Summer Migration of Whale a Good Time PDF
MSNBC / Pencil News, Mar. 27, 2001

The Age of Chivalry Reigns Again PDF
MSNBC / Pencil News, Feb. 15, 20001

Colossal Fossil Coming to L.A. PDF
MSNBC / Pencil News, Nov. 16, 2000

The Doctor is Still In: Doctor Demento PDF
MSNBC / Pencil News, Oct. 4, 2000

Series Recreates Radio Shows PDF
MSNBC / Pencil News, Oct. 4, 2000

Arroyo Monthly Posts

Selected Clips 2007 – Present

ArtCenter College of Design Case Studies

Selected ArtCenter Case Studies 2014-Present

I chronicle how ArtCenter students in the Designmatters program work on real-life challenges to learn effective design techniques and skills to activate and/or influence positive social change.  I simplify complicated topics for the general public and but still appealing to potential new program sponsors. To date, I’ve completed more than 60 case studies; each are 2,500-3,000 words. Here’s samples of recent case studies: