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Megan Hobza

Megan Hobza

Founder

Nonprofits professional Megan Hobza has lived in Whittier, CA for over 30 years. She is the publisher and editor-in-chief of local Whittier news outlet Sustainable City News, founded in January 2018.

Susan Friesen Cameron

Susan Friesen Cameron

Editor

Susan Friesen Cameron is a retired lawyer and resident of Whittier for four years. She serves as Contributing Editor for Sustainable City News.

Charley Aguirre

Charley Aguirre

Staff

Charley Aguirre is a Whittier College senior majoring in Anthropology. Charley serves as a News Intern for Sustainable City News.

Mehul Desai

Mehul Desai

Chief Digital Officer

Mehul Desai transformed the email-based Sustainable City newsletter into the beautiful and expansive digital newsroom that is Sustainable City News today. Mehul has a Master’s degree in computer science and also serves as CDO for the Fullerton Observer.

Amara Overmyer

Amara Overmyer

Author

Contributing Author Amara Overmyer is a senior in high school and an aspiring investigative journalist practicing her craft in our newsroom before she goes to college in Fall 2020 and pursues Journalism as a major.

Jim Reese

Jim Reese

Author

During his more than forty years in the design, printing, and publishing industry, Sustainable City News Contributing Author Jim Reese published or co-published more than seventy books while writing two.

Louis Rico

Louis Rico

Author

I am a resident of Whittier for the past 33 years (where my beloved missus was raised!). Thru a series of events in the last four years that played like a destined game of connect the dots. I have been privileged and honored to photograph, write and share my thoughts about Our Hometown.

Linda de Vries

Linda de Vries

Author

Linda de Vries, PhD, is a retired university professor and nationally known director of theatre, film, and media. She devotes her time to historical research and writing as a member of the Whittier Historic Resources Commission and other civic organizations.

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