My Opinions

Children are Aware and Weary. 

On my way home from the anti-trump protest on Market Street in San Francisco last night, I saw this little girl on the bus. She was at the protest with her amazing sign. Instead of words and painting my opinion for this post, I'm just posting the picture I snapped of her. Pictures say a… Continue reading Children are Aware and Weary. 


Gunshots Disrupted a Bingo Night at Harvey’s Bingo Palace.

Instead of the victorious and cheerful sound of “bingo” being yelled, the sound of shots boomed throughout Harvey’s Bingo Palace Monday night, in Sacramento, when an armed robber, identified as Ted Jackson, 30, entered the building.   According to the arrest report, Jackson, entered the building and fired three shots as ordered people to get… Continue reading Gunshots Disrupted a Bingo Night at Harvey’s Bingo Palace.


Becoming An Established Reporter

As the sun pushes the clouds apart and makes its daily strut out into Downtown Oakland, Kimberly Veklerov is beginning her day at the SF Chronicle writing stories on the East Bay, cops and crime, press conferences, and arraignments.   Veklerov aspires to be working on a beat story in the next five to ten… Continue reading Becoming An Established Reporter


USF:Change the Weight from Here

(Based on a FICTIONAL PRESS CONFERENCE CONDUCTED IN CLASS) USF undergraduate students, be prepared to lose twenty-five pounds by graduation with a new physical activity program that USF’s Director of Fitness and Physical Activity, Michael Koppy, is enforcing for all USF students. “Who’s ready to drop, give me ten, and follow me on a jog… Continue reading USF:Change the Weight from Here


Midnight Fire

(Story created from bullet points in class) A cigarette sends a Castro valley home up in flames causing $150,000 in damages.   The house is located at 1789 Napa Street.   The homeowners, Barbara and Albert Lofton, were taken to Kaiser Hospital in San Leandro.   Kaiser Hospital says Barbara Lofton was treated and released. Albert… Continue reading Midnight Fire