Born and raised in Orange County, I have a B.A. in English from the University of Southern California. I grew up on Star Trek, J.R.R. Tolkien, and Saturday morning PBS reruns of Doctor Who. I am also a proud volunteer with my local police department.

featured graphic for 2021 Heroes Luncheon with the Joint Color Guard of Joint Forces Training Base Los Alamitos. Photo by Katie Wiedel.

The Los Alamitos Area Chamber of Commerce hosted its second annual Heroes Appreciation Luncheon on Thursday, September 23, 2021 at the Rush Park auditorium in Rossmoor after having missed 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Members of the community joined to honor local heroes from the Los Alamitos Police Department, …continue reading

LBPD Cypress Police blotter [featured] 20200101

The items shown below are selected from the logs of the Cypress Police Department. The police blotter is not a comprehensive listing of police-related incidents in the city, and no inference of guilt is implied in showing any item in the Cypress police blotter. September 13, 2021 Disturbance (Family) – …continue reading