June 11, 2013 — I realize I’m jumping right between the shooters and their targets with a bullseye on my back by writing this piece, but I can’t remain silent any longer.
Everybody knows the very best way to conduct a political campaign against incumbents is to hurl all the criticism you can muster at those in power you seek to replace. I mean, who knows how much of the muck will stick? Just keep piling it up over a period of time, and eventually some people will begin to believe there must be something to all of it, and hopefully that belief will morph into outrage and support at the polls.
June 11, 2013 — My passion for journalism developed in the eighth grade. I always found it odd that I found my supposed calling so early in my life, yet I cannot recall why I initially fell in love with the field. But, now, as a recent college graduate and a reporter for The Lassen County Times, I am eager and a little nervous to begin my new life.
As I embark on my first journey as a reporter, and let’s face it, my first journey as an adult, I look forward to meeting, studying and writing about the community in which I have just recently made my home.
I moved to Quincy for high school and became immersed in the small town community, relishing in the perks of close friends, short drives and beautiful scenery.