A California native, I’ve lived on both coasts and lots of places in between. As a result, I’m pretty liberal in my viewpoints on life, have gathered a wide array of friends from vastly different backgrounds, and learned just how similar all of us really are as mankind. That’s why you’ll discover my stories tend to celebrate everyday people, their accomplishments and the amazing things they do to enrich their communities. When I’m not reporting or editing, I enjoy traveling, listening to great music, cooking up yummy eats and devouring smart books including suspense fiction and classics like my all-time favorite, Harper Lee’s ‘To Kill a Mockingbird.’ I love teaching, mentoring and working with young people. But my real passion is philanthropy, particularly when it comes to charities that help at-risk kids, the arts, literacy and nature conservation. I currently live with my wife in New England.
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Remember Your Favorite Educator During Teacher Appreciation Week
I have a big soft spot in my heart for teachers. So many amazing educators helped make me the person I am today, from Kindergarten through college. I'm delighted that as an adult, many of them have become my dear friends and continue to inspire me even now.
Isabella Rossellini Teaches New Bedford About Sex In ‘Green Porno’ [REVIEW]
Cinema royalty arrived in New Bedford tonight when actress, model, writer, philanthropist and filmmaker Isabella Rossellini stepped onto the Zeiterion Performing Arts Center stage to present Green Porno Live!
Colin Mochrie And Brad Sherwood Are Pure Comic Genius [REVIEW]
Nothing is sacred when Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood come to town. Suddenly, everything is fodder for comedic improvisation, and between the audience participation and the duo's quick wit, hilarity is bound to ensue.
WBSM Wants To See You Take Your Child To Work
Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day is Thursday, April 23 and WBSM wants to see pictures of you taking your kids to your job. Need added incentive? Your photo could score you four tickets to the circus!
New Technology Offers More Freedom To Diabetics [INTERVIEW]
If you've ever been to a NASCAR race, you know the power of all those cars hurtling around the track at breakneck speed.
Ben and Jerry’s Thanks Customers With Free Cone Day [PHOTOS]
Yesterday was Free Cone Day at Ben and Jerry's scoop shops across the country, and area stores dished up more ice cream and frozen yogurt to customers than ever before.
Banjo Music Envelopes New Bedford At The Zeiterion
It isn't every day that you hear homespun mountain music in a New England coastal town, but that is exactly what happened when Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn performed their brilliant banjo concert at the Zeiterion Performing Arts Center tonight.
Greg Iles Takes An Unflinching Look At The Real South [INTERVIEW]
Natchez, Miss. survived the Civil War virtually unscathed. Gorgeous antebellum homes, lush gardens, and rich history continue to make this town one of the crown jewels of the South. But it is also a community rife with secrets, scandal and tragedy. These stories remained buried for years, until one …
Strong Thunderstorm Forecast To Move Through South Coast
The National Weather Service has issued a special weather statement indicating that a strong thunderstorm is forecast to move through the South Coast region.