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Publications include the Santa Cruz Sentinel, Santa Cruz Patch, Center for Documentary Arts and Research at UC Santa Cruz, and Airbnb.

“If a house burns down, it’s gone, but the place -- the picture of it -- stays, and not just in my rememory, but out there, in the world. What I remember is a picture floating around there outside my head. I mean, even if I die, the picture of what I did, or knew, or saw, is still out there.”


In today’s hyper-socialized and technological world, the need for personal documentation is at its most critical. With the advent of social media and mobile devices that lie within the hands of the public, our ability to capture reality no longer lies within the arms of the men of the West, no...


Originally written in Fall 2014


On April 20th, 1999 two students at Columbine High School executed a highly complex and vicious attack on their fellow students and faculty of the Jefferson County, Colorado school. Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, both seniors at Columbine, carried out a mass sh...

Originally produced for the Poetics and Politics Documentary Research Symposium

Dim lights shine yellow against the black walls and floor, chairs sparse yet full of bodies and two screens -- one large projection directing our attention, the other a plasma TV a...


1. Cabrillo women’s volleyball’s 62-game win streak: Even though a CCCAA State Championship repeat fell just short of Cabrillo women’s volleyball’s reach, their 62-game win streak — dating back to 2013 — en route to hosting the state finals was just about as close to perfect as a team could g...

The Coldwater Classic, North America's longest running surf contest, has ruled the autumn in Santa Cruz since 1987. But it will veer from tradition when it returns to Steamer Lane between Oct. 28 and Nov. 1 as the second annual O'Neill Coldwater Classic Invitational.


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Accomplishing something just once is clearly not the norm for San Lorenzo Valley High's Anna Maxwell.


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As a three-sport athlete at Soquel High, Sam Walters knows a thing or two about being a team leader.

He has the hardware to prove it.


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A few hundred dollars may not seem like much to those professional athletes who bolster millions in their bank accounts, but to four local athletes with collegiate and pro dreams, it's a starting point that means the world.


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This little package caused the big scare. Officials said the report card was mixed on how the school performed in a threatening situation.


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